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Victor Osimhen Releases Statement As Chief Angus Osondu Who Died During AFCON 2023 Is Buried

Nigerian international Victor Osimhen has released a statement over the passage of Nwoye Osondu Angus, who collapsed during a semi-final game at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations...READ THE FULL STORY HERE▶

The remains of the late football enthusiast was buried in his home town of Amanuke, Anambra State, on Saturday, April 6.

Until his death, the Igbo tribe chieftain was the President Director General of Groupe Auto Promotion, in Abidjan, the Ivorian capital.

It was gathered that Angus was the first Nigerians who invested in sales of automobile spare parts in the country.

Recall that he died during the high tensioned AFCON semi-final clash between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Bafana Bafana of South Africa, Anambra People reports.

That game ended 1-1 at regulation time, but the Super Eagles went on to win via a penalty shootout to proceed to the final.

Reports from several sections of the media claim that the Abidjan-based real estate mogul collapsed during while watching the game inside the Stade de la Paix in Bouake.

Osimhen who was in the thick of action for Nigeria during that encounter has condoled with the family in a statement.

He wrote on his Insta Story:

“My deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Chief Angus Osondu who lost his life while supporting the team (Super Eagles) during AFCON.
“May God grant his family the strength and comfort during this tough time.”

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