Groundsmen Work Late To Fix Uyo Stadium Pitch For Cameroon Match

Groundsmen Work Late To Fix Uyo Stadium Pitch For Cameroon Match

By Kayode Ogundare (pix: Ganiyu Yusuf) in Uyo

As at 8pm on Thursday night, groundsmen at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium were working frantically to get the pitch in perfect condition in expectation of the titanic battle that will take place when the Nigerian Super Eagles take on the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in a 2018 World Cup qualifying game.’s checks inside the mainbowl of the magnificent edifice revealed workers stooping all over the pitch with various implements to get it in tip top shape before the 5pm kick-off on Friday.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr described the stadium pitch as the best in the country and the 30,000 capacity stadium as been rated one of the best in Africa since it was opened in 2014.


  • wait,ps don’t use use that cursed stadium where we’ve never won anything important.

  • Femi Odun Ayo, the same thoughts came to my mind too, that stadium is cursed!

  • Guys, I dnt think the stadium has anything to do with the Eagles winning today, as long as d team is well prepared, victory is sure. Ganiyu Pls Wht time will d game kick off?

    • queen B 1 year ago

      I second that… if we have that kinda mentality…. we’ll surely lose.

  • Queen B 1 year ago

    The game is 5pm