The Super Eagles were held by the Pharaohs on Friday but it was the scenes inside the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna that have drawn global attention.

UK Guardian headline;

A major disaster was avoided on Friday as an estimated 40,000 supporters packed into the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna to watch Nigeria’s 1-1 draw with Egypt.

Yahoo sports;

According to Fifa rules, “The maximum number of spectators admitted into the stadium shall not exceed the stadium’s agreed maximum safe capacity,” but Friday’s crowd was double and almost triple the stadium’s capacity.


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