Eyes, Cameras on Kizz Daniel As He Storms Qatar With Qucci Bags for FIFA World Cup Festival Performance

Eyes, Cameras on Kizz Daniel As He Storms Qatar With Qucci Bags for FIFA World Cup Festival Performance

Babajide Orevba
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:17 PM
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  • Kizz Daniel is already in Qatar as the Nigerian music talent prepares to thrill the audience at the FIFA Fan Festival
  • Music lovers had thought the ‘Buga’ crooner would perform during the World Cup opening ceremony, but he missed out
  • He is billed to grace the main stage at the FIFA Fan Festival event which is scheduled to take place on November 23

Nigerian rave-of-the-moment act Kizz Daniel has arrived in Qatar ahead of the Fan Festival at the ongoing FIFA World Cup.

No fewer than five international artists will grace the event's main stage as part of the FIFA Sound lineup, slated for Wednesday, November 23.

The Buga crooner will hit the stage with the likes of Diplo, Nora Fatehi, Trinidad Cardona and Calvin Harris.

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Kizz Daniel arrives in Qatar ahead of FIFA Fan Festival. Photo: kizzdaniel
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The performances are an extension of FIFA Sound, an entertainment strategy designed to bring more connections between the beautiful game and music, Business Ghana reports.

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Kizz Daniel was given a special reception upon arrival at the venue, as fans and cameramen made frantic efforts to get his attention.

He was captured walking majestically along with bodyguards. He is expected to thrill the audience, playing some of his latest tracks, including the hit Cough.

Kizz Daniel misses opening ceremony

Meanwhile, a number of Nigerian fans wondered why their music stars, Kizz Daniel and CKay missed out on the FIFA World Cup opening ceremony in Qatar.

An enigmatic but colourful ceremony saw Morgan Freeman taking the world through what it should expect during the tournament, ending on December 18.

The mascot was gorgeous and scary, and the stadium was beautiful yet perplexing, with sensational performances headlining the event spectacle.

Argentina beaten in first upset

Sports Brief earlier reported that in one of the most incredible matches in FIFA World Cup history, Saudi Arabia defeated Argentina 2-1.

The Lusail Stadium in Qatar witnessed one of the most incredible moments of the Mundial so far, ending in a disaster for the South Americans.

La Albiceleste started the game on the front foot and then opened the scoring from the penalty spot, with Lionel Messi converting.

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Babajide Orevba is a CAF accredited Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.