Lagos - The 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier between Nigeria
and Algeria will be played in Port Harcourt and the Rivers State Government
says it’s poised to play the perfect host.
The game, a Group B 2018 World Cup qualifier will be played
at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt on November 7, 2016.
It will be the second 2018 World Cup qualifier involving
both countries as Nigeria will face Zambia in Ndola on October 9, 2016 while
Algeria and Cameroun go toe to toe the same day in Blida.
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Rivers State Commissioner of Sport, Boma Iyaye says Port
Harcourt is ready to play the perfect host ahead of the big fixture.
“Rivers State is ready to play the perfect host to the Super
Eagles and the international community ahead of this important game.
“The Super Eagles and Olympic football team have played
competitive and friendly matches here in Port Harcourt in the past so this is
not novelty in any way.
“It is the utmost desire of the Rivers State Government to
support the Super Eagles to ensure qualification for the 2018 Fifa World Cup
finals in Russia,” he said.
that Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr has named Chelsea midfielder
John Obi Mikel, Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi and Manchester City striker Kelechi
Iheanacho for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia on October 9.For
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