Ivorian Man In Viral AFCON Video Shares What He Was Telling The Lady, Apologises To His Family

Ivorian Man In Viral AFCON Video Shares What He Was Telling The Lady, Apologises To His Family

  • Anselme Santos, the man who was captured on camera speaking to a lady during the Côte D'Ivoire's AFCON celebration against Senegal, has spoken
  • Anselme apologised to his wife and children and confessed that he asked for the lady's number in the viral video
  • The video gained attention, showcasing the unexpected aftermath of the AFCON victory celebrations

Côte D'Ivoire experienced a surprising victory over Senegal in the 2023 AFCON at the round of 16 stage.

In a viral video, a man wearing an Ivorian jersey was captured getting too close to a lady who appeared uncomfortable with his advances amidst the post-match revelry. Images from the video have become meme material on social media.

According to sportsbrief.com, the man has been found. His name is Anselme Santos, and he shared what he was telling the lady then.

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Ivorian Man In Viral AFCON Video Shares What He Was Telling The Lady
A collage of Anselme Santos making advances to a woman and Ivorian players jubilating after the win. Photo credit: @ActuFoot_ & @CAF_Online
Source: Twitter

Ivorian man confesses asking woman for her number

Anselme Santos confessed to asking for the lady's number during the celebration and expressed remorse for his actions. He apologised to his wife and children for putting up such an act.

In a post on X, @ActuFoot_ shared what Anselme Santos said:

“In the euphoria, I told her 'give me your number.' It wasn't mean, but she didn't want to. So I didn't insist. I would like to take this opportunity to apologise to the lady, my wife and my children."

Côte D'Ivoire secured a quarterfinal spot against Mali after defeating Senegal on penalties in a thrilling match that ended 1-1 after regulation and extra time.

The incident has gained attention online, showcasing the unexpected twists and turns in the aftermath of the AFCON matches.

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GFA Apologises To Ghanaians For Black Stars' Early AFCON Exit

Meanwhile, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has formally apologised for the Black Stars' early exit from the 2023 AFCON, accepting responsibility and acknowledging the team's failure to meet national expectations.

Following the disappointing campaign, Coach Chris Hughton was dismissed, and a new head coach is being sought through a committee led by GFA Vice President Mark Addo.

The GFA expressed deep regret, promising a thorough review of various aspects and commitment to rebuilding and elevating the standard of Ghanaian football with the support of stakeholders.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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