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5,000 Spectators To Watch Super Eagles Vs Liberia Clash In Lagos

5,000 Spectators  To Watch Super Eagles Vs Liberia Clash In Lagos

The Confederation of African Football has approved for the Nigeria Football Federation to have only 5,000 spectators at next week’s FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Nigeria and Liberia at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.

The NFF originally applied to have 12,000 spectators at the venue.

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“As it is known, we would like to reiterate that the CAF and FIFA covid-19 match protocols clearly state that all matches must be played behind closed doors. Nonetheless, CAF analysed and assessed your request from a medical, stadium requirements compliance, and safety & security perspective in your venue. Accordingly, a decision has been taken to exceptionally allow the presence of 5,000 spectators in the aforementioned match,” CAF wrote in the letter signed by Raul Chipenda, Development Director.

The encounter will kick off at 5pm Nigeria time.

The Super Eagles will face the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde in their match day two fixture on Tuesday September 7 at the Estádio Municipal Adérito Sena on the island of Mindelo.

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  • Komba Koudio 3 years ago

    We all know that the match is just like a training for Super Eagles. Check and test matches against Spain, Germany or Italy for Super Eagles. Playing with Liberia means nothing.

    • Bello Abayomi Samson 3 years ago

      Don’t be surprised on the outcome my brother. Matches like this always reveal Super eagles weakness. They have no choice but to take it like they are playing Germany.

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