Sports minister reveals plan to play Eagles vs Zambia match in Surulere National Stadium

Sports minister reveals plan to play Eagles vs Zambia match in Surulere National Stadium

Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Solomon Dalung has revealed that the Nigeria Football Federation is considering Surulere National Stadium, Lagos, to host Nigeria against Zambia 2018 world cup qualifying match scheduled for Oct 2, 2017.

Read also: Ebenezer Obey reveals his battle with diabetes for 43 years

Dalung hinted this on Wednesday in Lagos during an inspection of the stadium alongside Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode in preparatory for the handing over of the stadium to Lagos State government.

The minister, who lamented the sorry state of the multi-purpose stadium, expressed confidence in the ability of the State Government to transform it.

“We have gone round and we have seen the edifice in a sorry state. Whatever we can do to arrest the situation, we must do it. In my village, there is an adage, which says once there is fire disaster, there is no choice of liquid and any liquid that can contribute to extinguishing the fire, must be mobilized including liquor. But today, we have a disaster and we must do everything possible to extinguish it.

“I want to thank the Governor for finding time to come. I have received what I can call football gossip from football federation that if the Surulere Stadium is handed over to Lagos and renovated in six months, the next match of Nigeria against Zambia would be played here,” he said.

Name
Email *


Related Articles

Olympics-bound Nigerian athlete begs for money on internet

A Nigerian athlete, Regina George, bound for Rio Olympics has turned to the public for help after setting up a

Pep Guardiola bans his players from having sex – Nasri

Manchester City player, Samir Nasri, who is on loan from the English premiership side to Spanish side, Sevilla, has said

GARETH BALE’S GIRLFRIEND’S FATHER ON REMAND IN US PRISON AFTER BEING EXTRADITED OVER £3M FRAUD

He may have become the world’s most expensive footballer, but Gareth Bale has by his side a devoted childhood sweetheart


x

Related Posts

Young Shall Grow MD quizzed for allegedly blackmailing his father in-law
Report has it that the police in Abuja are investigating the MD of Young Shall Grow Motors Group, Vincent Obianodo, and the company’s IT Manager,...
Kemi Adeosun clears air on $2m Scandal
Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, on Wednesday, cleared the air on allegation that she hired a British Public Relation consultant, Africa Practice,...
Nigerian jailed in UK in identity theft case
A Nigerian living in the UK, and working as an estate agent, Ayodele Oladuti, has been jailed for identity theft. The modus operandi of the 29...
powered by RelatedPosts