Emmanuel Dennis loses brother, Popti in boat mishap in Lagos

Emmanuel Dennis loses brother, Popti in boat mishap in Lagos

- Emmanuel Dennis is bereaved of his older brother Popti following a boat accident

- It is understood that Popti was involved in a boat race that saw him lose his life

- Popti has been buried with the Super Eagles striker Emmanuel in attendance

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Emmanuel Dennis is currently mourning his elder brother Popti following a tragic boat accident in Lagos.

Popti is understood to have lost his life after his boat capsized during a boat race in the commercial city of Lagos.

Emmanuel Dennis loses brother, Popti in boat mishap in Lagos
Emmanuel Dennis loses brother, Popti in boat mishap in Lagos. Photo by Peter De Voecht
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He has since been buried on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, as Super eagles striker Emmanuel is expected to return to his base with Club Brugge in Belgium.

Brugge released an official statement regarding the loss of Emmanuel's brother Popti on their official Twitter handle.

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Popti represented Nigeria at the All African Games and was also a member of the Nigerian Navy, he also regularly participated in international regattas.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Emmanuel Dennis angrily dropped from FC Brugge's team bus before their Champions League loss to Borussia Dortmund.

According to Belgian outlet Het Laatste Nieuws, the Nigerian international was not allowed to seat where he wanted and this got him furious as he sensationally dropped from the bus.

The reports also stated that Brugge were observing the social distancing rules in their team bus and the striker would be fined for his unruly behaviour.

And the coach of the team, Philippe Clement confirmed the absence of the 23-year-old before the Dortmund game, stating that he was fit but was placed under discipline.

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Legit.ng also reported that Emmanuel Dennis was seen in a clip listening and dancing to a track in Wizkid’s ‘Made in Lagos’ album which was launched on October 29, 2020.

Award-winning Nigerian artiste, Ayo Balogun aka 'Wizkid' recently had his fans over the moon after he released his much-anticipated album.

Fans of the musician waited up all night to bless their ears with the new songs and it appeared many of them were quite impressed going by comments on social media.

Super Eagles Emmanuel Dennis seems delighted with the album as well as he posted a video of himself listening and wining to ‘Grace’, a track from the album.

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