Iyalaya: Video of Funny Moment Sport Pundit Switched to Yoruba Lingua while Reporting Nigeria's AFCON Loss

Iyalaya: Video of Funny Moment Sport Pundit Switched to Yoruba Lingua while Reporting Nigeria's AFCON Loss

  • While Nigerians continue to express sadness over the Super Eagles knockout round exit from the 2021 AFCON, a sport pundit's reportage of the match outcome has caused a stir
  • The media personality went from reporting Nigeria's AFCON exit in English to using a slang in Yoruba
  • Many people marvelled at the flawlessness at which he made the switch, others found it hilarious

Amid anger, sadness and regrets over Super Eagles loss to Tunisia at the 2021 AFCON, Nigerians were given something to laugh about in a sport pundit reportage.

Mozez Praiz, a sport pundit switched from English lingua to using a Yoruba slang while reporting the outcome of Nigeria versus Tunisia's match.

Moment sport pundit switched lingua while reporting Nigeria's AFCON exit goes viral, video causes stir
He used a popular Yourba slang Photo Credit: Daniel Beloumou Olomo, @ubifranklinofficial
Source: Getty Images

It was the ease at which he made the switch for many people on live TV. A short video capturing the hilarious moment was shared on Instagram by @ubifranklinofficial and stirred massive reactions with the 'Iyalaya' word he used trending on Nigerian Twitter.

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The sport pundit's statement reads:

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"Be it Kano, be it Port Harcourt, Enugu... No matter where it is, it is disappointment and despair on the faces of Nigerians I am sure. But that's the beauty of AFCON. Iyalaya anybody can be beaten at anytime."

The word Iyalaya is a Yoruba slang that connotes 'anybody's mother.'

Watch the video below:

Social media users found it hilarious

@shakurhoodbaby said:

"He gon loose dat job watch out man on a cloud ☁️ mood."

@ultralogicstore thought:

"I laughed when I watched this part, bros provoked changed accent fast fast."

@kute_zinny opined:

"He even said they will eat breakfast before returning to Nigeria."

@bivymore remarked:

"As in when I hear this thing I just look back,niger na cruise."

@tysfabrics stated:

"This got me cracking yesterday iyalaya anybody can be beaten."

APC senator expresses sadness over Super Eagles ouster from AFCON 2021 by Tunisia

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that an APC Senator Orji Kalu had reacted to Super Eagle's loss to Tunisia in the AFCON 2021 tournament.

Senator Orji Uzor Kalu on Sunday joined other football lovers in Nigeria to express pain over the match.

However, Senator Kalu congratulated the player for their brilliant and impressive style of play and doggedness.

He noted that an improvement on the promising team is the way forward as they hope for better outings in the future.

The former Abia governor wrote:

"It is a sad evening for all of us soccer lovers; very sad we lost. An improvement on the team is the only way forward.
"I congratulate the players for their efforts as we look forward to better outings in the future."

Source: Legit.ng

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