Under 17 World Cup: Bank Manager Dies At Stadium During Eaglets-Korea Match

Published 9 years ago by: Shine Aduragbemi
at 12:46 PM, 12/11/2009 (9 years ago)

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Mr Okon Ikpe, the manager of a new generation bank in Calabar slumped and died during the Quarter Final match between Nigeria ’s Golden Eaglets and their South Korean counterparts, P.M News learnt last night.

Mr. Ikpe, described by a friend as a passionate football lover slumped at the U. J. Esuene Stadium in Calabar on Monday night when the South Korean Under 17 team equalised the first goal scored by Nigeria in the first half.

“He was rushed to the University of Calabar Teaching Hopital where doctors confirmed him dead,” Ann Ofor, a staff of the bank in Calabar told P.M.NEWS.

Mr. Ikpe who sat at the VIP stand, Ann said, was cheerful and happy with the progress of the match and “when the Eagles scored, he was ecstatic only for the Koreans to equalize soon after the Eaaglets’ goal, which was totally unexpected to him.”.

The manager, who is about 45 years old, was married and had kids. His body is now in the mortuary of the UCTH, Calabar.

When P.M.NEWS visited the UCTH yesterday, a doctor attached to the emergency unit of the hospital, who refused to disclose his name, said: “when the man was brought in, doctors on night duty attended to him and after examination, he was confirmed dead. Since you are not a member of the family, it would be unethical if I tell you what he died of.”

source: PM NEw

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teeco at 01:04 PM, 12/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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NAawa Ooo thing are happening

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divineproject at 03:06 PM, 12/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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Pele..............so make Eaglets try win the cup for the man ooo

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RomeoBoy at 05:32 PM, 12/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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ammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
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Brightg at 11:15 AM, 13/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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the man for wait till the match to end before...
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waco at 01:27 PM, 13/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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.......and the man died!!!!!

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just2sexy at 02:55 PM, 13/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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Nah wah 4 us

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yakubuarome at 03:35 PM, 13/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaall........? unbelievable  Huh? Huh?  :'(
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platido at 05:42 PM, 16/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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 :oi wonda how person fit die bcos of ball
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onuorahuchenna at 09:22 PM, 16/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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NAWAOOOO, THE MAN JUST DIED IN FIRST HALF, DEM FOR NO RUSH AM TO HOSPITAL MAYBE IF NAIJA SCORE GOAL HE WILL RISE FROM DEATH, THAT`S RUBBISH, SOUTH KOREA PEOPLE DON USE AM DO JUJU WEY DEM USE SCORE GOAL. LOL
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cyril4christ at 04:55 AM, 17/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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THE MAN IS HALF MAN THAT MAKE HIM AT THAT TIME...............
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onuorahuchenna at 04:59 AM, 17/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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ANYWAY NA DE MAN TIME REACH.
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Brightg at 11:36 AM, 18/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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Abi?
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blings_is_back at 12:54 PM, 18/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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zzzzzzzzzzzzzz
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simele at 01:34 PM, 18/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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Quote from: shine1177 on 12:46 PM, 12/11/2009
Mr Okon Ikpe, the manager of a new generation bank in Calabar slumped and died during the Quarter Final match between Nigeria ’s Golden Eaglets and their South Korean counterparts, P.M News learnt last night.

Mr. Ikpe, described by a friend as a passionate football lover slumped at the U. J. Esuene Stadium in Calabar on Monday night when the South Korean Under 17 team equalised the first goal scored by Nigeria in the first half.

“He was rushed to the University of Calabar Teaching Hopital where doctors confirmed him dead,” Ann Ofor, a staff of the bank in Calabar told P.M.NEWS.

Mr. Ikpe who sat at the VIP stand, Ann said, was cheerful and happy with the progress of the match and “when the Eagles scored, he was ecstatic only for the Koreans to equalize soon after the Eaaglets’ goal, which was totally unexpected to him.”.

The manager, who is about 45 years old, was married and had kids. His body is now in the mortuary of the UCTH, Calabar.

When P.M.NEWS visited the UCTH yesterday, a doctor attached to the emergency unit of the hospital, who refused to disclose his name, said: “when the man was brought in, doctors on night duty attended to him and after examination, he was confirmed dead. Since you are not a member of the family, it would be unethical if I tell you what he died of.”

source: PM NEw

may his soul rest in peace at the end the boys still mess up
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SexyJuly at 06:10 PM, 18/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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These things still dey happen?
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teeco at 07:04 PM, 18/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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yes

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shine1177 at 03:20 PM, 19/11/2009 (9 years ago)
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Quote from: SexyJuly on 06:10 PM, 18/11/2009
These things still dey happen?

may God help us. my church member even died on the day we played Germany, at 3 - 0 he gave up
and Naija equalise

May their souls rest in peace. Amen.

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ngfineface at 12:32 PM, 2/09/2015 (4 years ago)
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Chai! Obviously, its cardiac arrest. May his soul continue to RIP
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