AFCON 2023: Nigerian Men in Hospital Leave Their Beds to Support Super Eagles in Semi-Final Match

AFCON 2023: Nigerian Men in Hospital Leave Their Beds to Support Super Eagles in Semi-Final Match

  • People were touched by a heartwarming video of Nigerian men in hospital cheering their team as they watched the Nigeria vs South Africa match
  • The video showed the men leaving their beds and gathering around a TV in the hospital ward to witness the game
  • One of the men had a drip attached to him, but he did not let that distract him from the action

An online video that captured the emotional moment some Nigerian men in hospital braced the odds to support the Super Eagles has melted the hearts of many viewers.

The video revealed how the men, despite their possible health conditions, left their beds and joined their fellow patients in front of a TV screen in the hospital ward.

Photo of patients in hospital
The men showed passion. Photo credit: @mayowa403/TikTok
Source: TikTok

They were eagerly watching the Nigeria vs South Africa game in the semi-final of the ongoing 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament.

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One of the men, who had a drip connected to his arm as shown in a video shared by @mayowa403, showed his passion and dedication for the game by ignoring his discomfort and focusing on the screen.

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The men’s joy and excitement were evident as they witnessed Nigeria defeat South Africa and secure their spot in the AFCON final.

Watch the video below: compiled some of the reactions below:

Sir.Lee ty reacted:

“As Naija won this match, I pray for y'Il patients that you will win over that sickness disturbing you, Amen.”

Oluwatayo Ukoni said:

“Doctor discharge them tomorrow morning dey are all fine.”

Chooseoffer wrote:

“The Bp go just increase if Nigeria loose.”

Bluperry commented:

“See as that man carry he drip for hand because of ball.”

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Emmadoski Ad:

“Passion for the country is too much God please remove all this useless politicians for us I love Nigeria.”

Frontline Commando:

“Imagine we have good Government in this our beloved country.”

Ikeoluwa Glorious:

“Chaii!Good God pls see our hearts.. oo! very happy and innocent, even wit this economy that our govt has brought!have pity on us and help.”

Tom Tom:

“When he clearly understands the slogan for this year I am not surprised. he no gree for sickness.”


“There will be healing and breakthrough.”


“How much is bag of rice now???”

AFCON: Kizz Daniel promises to surprise fan

Meanwhile, earlier reported that the recent AFCON match between Nigeria and South Africa became a blessing for a social media user who could soon visit the UK thanks to Kizz Daniel.

Kizz Daniel on Wednesday, February 7, disclosed he is set to fulfil a vow he made to a fan who requested to attend his show in the UK if Nigeria qualifies for the AFCON 2023 finals.


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