Friday, 10 March 2017

Barcelona Fan Dies In Yola, Adamawa While Celebrating His Team's Victory


Wednesday's encounter between Barcelona FC and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) which saw the latter come out victorious did not end too well for a fan in Yola, Adamawa State who died  after Sergi Roberto’s 95th minute goal of the round of 16 clash against PSG.

The fan, identified as Teri, died while celebrating the goal. Some witnesses said he died of “over excitement”

“Teri was watching the match at football show centre and he jumped up to celebrate the last goal scores by Barca unfortunately died celebrating,” a former chairman of Yola Central Development Area said.

He said Mr. Teri, a trader in Luggere area of Yola and a “diehard” fan of Barcelona, went to watch the match with some of his relations, who later rushed him to hospital after he slumped.

The body was later deposited at the mortuary of the nearby Yola Specialist Hospital, he said.

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