The Super Eagles lost 2-0 on the day, but millions turned out to watch the game.  An own goal from new Stoke recruit Oghenakaro Etobo, and a spot kick from Luka Modric were enough to break hearts in Africa.  But many fans would have been spared the agonizing loss – as the power went out across swathes

of the nation.  Local media reported a total collapse of “all the nation’s power plants.”  The report said: “A top executive of one of the nation’s electricity distribution companies, told our correspondent on condition of anonymity that the national grid first collapsed on Friday. “When contacted to find out the cause of the outage in parts of Lagos he said ‘It’s a general thing; it is a system collapse’. CONTINUE