The Nigeria Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports has announced that a free bus ride will be provided for supporters willing to watch the Super Eagles Second leg World Cup playoff against Ghana.
The return leg of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled for Tuesday at the MKO Abiola Stadium Abuja.
The Nigeria Football Federation NFF in a statement on Sunday through its spokesman Ademola Olajire said the buses will be available at strategic places in Abuja.
CAF approved 60,000 fans for the MKO Abiola Stadium which was recently renovated.
The statement read, “With the Nigeria Football Federation has secured the go-ahead of CAF to fill up the Moshood Abiola National Stadium on Tuesday, a committee set up by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports and including officials of the NFF has concluded plans to give free bus ride to willing fans to the venue on match day.
“Nigeria host fierce rivals Ghana in a tie the Super Eagles must win by any margin on Tuesday, following a 0-0 draw in Kumasi on Friday.
“The buses will be available at places such as Keffi, Auta Balefi, Masaka, Maraba, Nyanya, Orozo, Kurudu, Jikoyi, Suleja Madalla, Zuba, and DeiDei.
“There will also be buses from Kubwa, Gwagwalada, Kuje, Lugbe, Mpape, Life Camp, Eagle Square, Old Parade Ground, Area 3, Kabusa, Apo Mechanic, and Gwarinpa, all heading to the Moshood Abiola National Stadium.
“The Nigeria Football Federation has assured that safety and security will be top-notch for Tuesday’s match, and warned spectators to be law-abiding and observe simple directives and instructions on the day.”
Nigeria hosts fierce rivals Ghana in a tie the Super Eagles must win by any margin on Tuesday, following a 0-0 draw in Kumasi on Friday.