Hosting a global event like the World Cup is a logistics nightmare. We’re talking millions of football enthusiasts storming the host country to celebrate their favourite sport.

The question is, could Nigeria ever? We attempted something similar with the U-17 FIFA World Cup in 2009, but the World Cup is an entirely different game. Nigerians know this too. That’s why they’ve had the most hilarious responses to an X user’s simple question: “What if Nigeria hosts a World Cup?”

Chaotic Scenarios to Expect if Nigeria Hosts the World Cup, According to Nigerians

We compiled the most hilarious responses that’ll have you going from “God, abeg” to “Wetin be this?”

The popo will have a field day

Ronaldo would fly in his own cleaners

This shouldn’t be funny, but…

Insecurity, please now

Africa Magic, na your mate?


Not our prized Lagos stadium

They must beg

It’s really our time

He’s got moves

No Nigerian barber slander, please

Sorry for the laugh

NURTW, I think you’re seeing this?

Power to small businesses!


One thing about Poco Lee? MTN

Make ancestors do normal

With Canadian loud, the feeling is different 

Sunscreen might be the next big boom

Can you people be serious?


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