A hard-core Arsenal fan in the Iganga District of Eastern Uganda has lost his home after losing a wager.
In a game where tempers soar, goals rain and Robin van Persie created controversy, one story following the aftermath is possible more shocking than any other.
The rivalry between Manchester United and Arsenal has always created an excitement among football fans and pundits alike.
Bragging rights are up for stake as enthusiasts indulge in the occasional bet. However, there are some fans who take it a bit too far.
Arsenal fan, Henry Dhabasani, lost his home after he bet it in a game between English clubs Arsenal and Manchester United.
Mr.Dhabasani placed his two-roomed house on the table against Manchester United fan, Rashid Yiga.
Mr.Yiga, extremely confident of his team winning bet his new Toyota Premio and even went as far as throwing in his wife to sweeten the deal.
The two fans made sure to validate their agreement by putting pen to legal paper and drawing up a contract of their own working. Local leaders and fans of the area acted as witnesses.
When hearing the result of the game, Dhabasani fainted when realising that he had lost his family home. Dhabasani has three wives and five children.
As per their contractual agreement, Rashid Yiga won the bet and Dhabasani was thrown out of his house by several Manchester United fans.
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