Did Afrobeat Singer Kizz Daniel Disappoint His Fans By Not Performing At FIFA Qatar 2022 World Cup?

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Singer Kizz Daniel has left his fans confused, as well as disappointed over his absence at the FIFA Qatar 2022 World Cup opening ceremony on Sunday, November 20m, 2022.

The ‘Buga’ star had seemingly confirmed he would be performing at the opening ceremony on his social media accounts, months after he expressed interest in performing at FIFA Qatar 2022.

However, his fans became worried when the singer did not show up on stage alongside another Nigerian singer, CKay who was also slated to perform.

The main vocalist of the Korean pop band BTS, Jung Kook, lit up the Al Bayt Stadium during the event, but no Nigerian artiste was seen on stage.

Nigerians stormed Twitter to express concern over the singer’s absence and others at the event.
Kizz Daniel is yet to react as to why he was absent from the opening ceremony.

Netizens Tweets

JulioKitoko wrote: Shey be Davido, Kizz Daniel & Co suppose perform for the World Cup opening ceremony… wetin come happen wey we no see them.”

Ajoke wrote: “I thought Kizz Daniel said he’ll be performing at the World Cup?”

FaiBoris added: “I did not see. Kizz Daniel or Davido at the World Cup opening ceremony. After all the hype from Nigerians and me in particular, looking forward for him to ginger and Buga the crowd. What went wrong? Did lack of electricity stop Nigerians from not being updated in time?”

Steeze wrote: “I thought you people said Kizz Daniel and Davido were going to perform at the World Cup open ceremony? What happened?”

Kakosa wrote: “Ah did Kizz Daniel performed at the World cup opening ceremony? I missed that session.”

Roland wrote: “Kizz Daniel what happened to your performance at the world cup?”

FIFA Confirms Kizz Daniel To Perform At World Cup

FIFA has confirmed that Nigerian singer, Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe, better known by his stage name, Kizz Daniel will perform at the FIFA Fan Festival event in Doha, Qatar.

This was confirmed by the football governing body on via its verified Instagram page, where it shared a poster of performers.

The ‘Buga’ crooner is expected to perform on November 23.

The 2022 FIFA World Cup, which is the 22nd edition of the competition, will be played from November 20 to December 18 in Qatar.

Other music artists scheduled for performance are Diplo, Nora Fatehi, Trinidad Cordona, and Calvin Harris.

However, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will not be present at the tournament in the Arab country after losing out on a qualification ticket to Ghana back in March.

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