World Cup 2022: Davido Reportedly Set To Perform at Closing Ceremony

World Cup 2022: Davido Reportedly Set To Perform at Closing Ceremony

Ibitoye Shittu
December 8, 2022 at 3:40 PM
  • Nigerian music star Davido will be performing at the closing ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup
  • This was confirmed by Hong Kong billionaire Stephen Hung who claimed to have spoken with Davido
  • Davido has not performed on stage since he recently lost his three-year-old son, Ifeanyi, in Lagos State

Hong Kong billionaire Stephen Hung has revealed that famous Nigerian musician Davido will perform at the closing ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup going on in Qatar.

This latest development will come as a cheerful news for many Nigerians and fans of the music icon in many parts of the world as they will have the chance to see him again.

Davido is currently bereaved having lost his dear son, Ifeanyi, who drowned in the swimming pool in their mansion in Lekki, Lagos State.

Stephen Hung, Davido, World Cup 2022, Qatar
World Cup 2022: Hong Kong billionaire Hung reveals Davido will perform at closing ceremony. Photo by Robert Okine
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Ever since the shocking and heartbreaking demise of the three-year-old, Davido has been keeping his privacy until he was recently spotted in Osogbo, Osun State.

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What Davido went to do

Davido was on 27th November spotted in Osogbo where he attended the swearing in ceremony of his uncle, Ademola Adeleke, who is the new Governor elect of Osun State.

There were also reports that Davido had to cancel many shows after the death of his son so as for him to be with his family.

Stephen Hung's confirmation

63-year-old Hung took to his Instagram story to reveal that he has spoken with Davido who confirmed that he will be in Qatar for the closing ceremony.

Who is Stephen Hung?

The big businessman is the chairman of The Taipan Investment Group and vice-chairman of Rio Entertainment Group, which operates the Rio Hotel & Casin in Macau.

Kizz Daniel misses opening ceremony

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how a number of Nigerian fans are wondering why their music stars missed out during the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

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

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

Nigerian acts Kizz Daniel and CKay were earlier touted to perform during the event, but none of them had the opportunity to grace the stage.

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