Tragedy struck in Anara, Isiala Mbano local government area of Imo state on Saturday, when a person identified as Dominic Ejimba slumped and died earlier than he might be rushed to the hospital.
The incident befell as Ejimba was allegedly watching Arsenal vs. Stoke city fit within the ongoing English top-rated League season.
Resources stated the deceased, a die-hard Arsenal FC supporter, could not undergo it while his team conceded a purpose halfway into the second one 1/2 of the game. He became watching the encounter at a viewing centre on the Owerri-Okigwe freeway, the source said.
A Liverpool fan, Chuks Amaku, said, “Dom is dead. He slumped without delay Stoke city scored a purpose. before my uncle, Hezekiah Amaku, may want to rush him to the medical institution, he died.
“It become unfortunate because anyone have been exchanging jokes. no person was sensing any threat. We by no means knew that death became lurking. He had supported Arsenal for a very long time now. He couldn’t had taken that goal very critically.”
The deceased’s brother, Francis Onwuka, confirmed the incident to our correspondent on Sunday.
Onwuka stated, “Dom is dead. He slumped while looking Arsenal and Stoke city healthy on Friday and could not make it to the hospital.
“It is unlucky and saddening due to the fact he has left a totally young wife and three little kids. His demise pains.”
An Arsenal fan, Barrister Kissinger Ikeokwu, who additionally confirmed the death, disclosed that Gunners’ fans inside the state mourn the painful exit.