Nigeria vs Ghana: FG mourns FIFA rep, Joseph Kabungo

Nigeria vs Ghana: FG mourns FIFA rep, Joseph Kabungo

 The Federal Government has commiserated with the family, government and good people of the Republic of Zambia, FIFA/CAF and the entire football family world over the sudden death of Dr. Joseph Kabungo.

Recall that Kabungo’s death occurred after the FIFA World Cup playoff match between Nigeria and Ghana at the Moshood Abiola, National Stadium, Abuja on 29th March, 2022.

The deceased, who died of cardiac arrest was a Zambian national and FIFA/CAF appointed

Doping Control Officer for the playoff match,

A statement issued and signed by Francisca K. Omayuli, Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the late Dr. Kabungo was an official on anti-doping exercise at the game.

“He fell ill suddenly just after the match, as he began gasping for breath and was found by some FIFA/CAF officials near the visiting Team’s Dressing Room.

“Medics tried to stabilise him before he was

rushed to the Cedar Crest Hospital in Abuja where he was pronounced dead.May his soul Rest In perfect Peace.”