One Manchester United fan has reportedly killed himself after losing the sum of ₦209,359.58 naira in a bet following Arsenal’s comfortable 2-0 victory at Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
The fan named, Ogolla from Migori, Kanya, lost the sum of sum of Ksh 60,000 about ₦209,359.58 in naira after banking on his inform club to beat or score atleast a goal against Arsenal in their Premier League game on Sunday.
Manchester United recent performances away from home including their shocking 3-1 away win against PSG on Wednesday pushed Ogolla to pick the Red Devils with 3 odd to win against Arsenal.
Ogolla placed a bet of Ksh 20,000 on United to win the game but it was Arsenal who took the lead in the first half through Xhaka. Undeterred by Arsenal’s lead he staked another Ksh 20,000 this time for a goal-goal.
With just 10 minutes left on the clock Arsenal scored their second goal when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored from the 12-yard. Considering United had scored in all their recent away games, Ogolla placed another Ksh 20,000 bet this time for over 2.5.
In the end the scoreline remained 2-0, with Ogolla losing the sum of Ksh 60,000 because United failed to win, or score a goal.
After the game heartbroken Ogolla cried uncontrollably and eventually went to a nearby bush and did what you can see below.