The Rivers State Government has called on football followers to come out
in numbers and support the senior men's national team in its match against
The two sides are scheduled to play a 2018 World Cup
qualifier at the Adokiye Amesiemaka Stadium, Port Harcourt on Tuesday.
Rivers Deputy Governor, Ipalibo Harry Banigo, appealed to
people of the state to come to the stadium and cheer the Super Eagles to
She said the state government had thrown the gates open
for all football loving Nigerians to watch the match live and free.
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Banigo said the state had always provided the needed
victory to the Super Eagles in all their matches in Port Harcourt and Tuesday
encounter would not be an exception.
She urged the players to ensure victory at the encounter
with the Swaziland national team.
“Although the team was held to a goalless draw
by Shilangu of Swaziland in Lobamba, the Super Eagles has the capacity and
potentials to be victorious and proceed to the next round of the
qualification,” Banigo said.
- CAJ News