Manchester United has commiserated with friends and families of 30 Nigerians who died in a stampede on Thursday.

According to Channels TV, the football fans were said to have assembled at the centre to watch a UEFA Europa League quarter-final match between Manchester United and Anderlecht on satellite television, a game the host won 2-1 (3-2) on aggregate to advance to the semi-final.

They lost their lives after a high tension electricity cable broke from its mooring and fell on the roof of the building.

Manchester United twitter on Friday to commiserate with the families of those who lost their lives.

“Our thoughts go out to the United fans, their friends and families affected by the tragedy in Calabar, Nigeria, yesterday.

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