Man United tweeted its condolences accompanied by a photo of the iconic “Holy Trinity” statue in front of Old Trafford.

Manchester United tweeted its condolences accompanied by a photo of the iconic "Holy Trinity" statue in front of Old Trafford.

There was initial confusion surrounding the number of deaths with some local media reporting that 30 fans had died.
Nigeria police later confirmed that seven fans passed away in the incident, with 10 seriously injured.
More than 80 people were at the center when the incident occurred around 9:48 p.m. Manchester United won the game 2-1. It was played at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester.
“Our thoughts go out to the United fans, their friends and families affected by the tragedy in Calabar, Nigeria, yesterday,” Manchester United said in a tweet.
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said he was “shocked and saddened” by the deaths.
In a statement, Buhari’s aide Garba Shehu said: “The President commiserates with the government and people of Cross River State, and football fans nationwide over the unfortunate incident.”

 

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