When your a football fan in Nigeria the struggle is too real. Almost all Nigerian men love football and they would totally ditch all other life’s activity to watch their favourite team play.
And their major prayer is that the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF improves our local league to be as interesting as what the have in Europe. Well, INFORMATION NIGERIA brings you the 12 real struggles of a football fanatic in Nigeria.
When NEPA decides its time to switch off the light even when they are well aware that Nigeria would be playing Ghana for World cup qualifiers.
And when the local channel where your seeing the match suddenly starts to loose reception at the time when it looked like Mikel was about to score
When your watching the match in a viewing centre but the guy sitting beside you has the bad breathe that caused the tomato scarcity in Nigeria
When your girlfriend asks you to choose between watching your favourite team play or cuddle in bed with her
But how you absolute escape before she blinks her eyes
Or how she expects you to be very happy and act like nothing happened because its just football when your favourite team looses or crashes out of the tournament.
When you used your house rent money to bet on your favourite team but they failed to even score one lousy goal in the match
When nobody gets why you have to go watch the match at a viewing centre with other fans even when your subscription on Super sports is till very active but your girl friend insists you watch it at home.
How to keep track of the time differences because we all know most competitive matches are played in Europe and there is a time difference between Nigeria and most of Europe
How you watch the Super Eagles match these days
And when they finally didn’t qualify for the Nations cup twice in a row
And when the NFF has refused to improve Nigerian football, no matter whose administration it is.