Lagos - Tickets for Saturday’s World Cup qualifying match
between Nigeria and Algeria at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo
will go for the sums of N1000 and N500 for covered seats and popular side
Speaking in Uyo on Tuesday, the Permanent Secretary in the
Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mr. Nse Edem stated: “Given the
importance of the match and the high expectation of Nigerians, the match
tickets are certainly worth more than what they are being offered.
“However, His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Akwa
Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has charged the Organizing Committee headed by
the Secretary to the State Government, Sir Etekamba Umoren to make the tickets
affordable so that we can have a full house to cheer the Super Eagles on the
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Edem, who is also Chairman of the Media and Publicity
Committee for the big game, assured that the Akwa Ibom State Government,
working in harmony with the Nigeria Football Federation will deliver a hitch
–free game on Saturday.
Also present at the briefing on Tuesday were Elder Albert
Patrick (State Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists), Aniedi Dickson
(Director of Sports), Emmanuel Ibah (Chairman, Akwa Ibom FA) and Mr. Paul
Bassey, Chairman of Sports Services in Akwa Ibom State who has been saddled
with general coordination by the State Government.
that the Super Eagles will be playing their 50th World Cup qualifying home
match when they take on the Fennecs of Algeria at the Godswill Akpabio International
Stadium, Uyo on Saturday.For
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