Teenager stabs friend to death dur­ing foot­ball match

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Eu­gene Agha, Lagos

A friendly foot­ball match held at Okota area of Lagos yes­ter­day morn­ing ended in a heated ar­gu­ment amidst which one Kay­ode Babayanju al­legedly stabbed his friend, Michael Tanko.

Daily Trust gath­ered that the vic­tim bled to death be­fore he could get to hos­pi­tal.

The in­ci­dent, which oc­curred at no 47 Oseni Laide Street, Okota, was said to have started as fun for both teams as they played foot­ball on the street.

A mis­un­der­stand­ing had en­sued be­tween the op­pos­ing teams, es­ca­lat­ing into the phys­i­cal con­fronta­tion that saw Babayanju stab Tanko.

The state Po­lice Pub­lic Re­la­tions Of­fi­cer, Do­lapo Bad­mos, con­firmed the in­ci­dent.

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