MKO Abiola stadium
Sports Minister, John Enoh, has assured that government would ensure the resuscitation of facilities at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, not only to meet international best standards, but also because it is a ‘definitive national monument.’ Speaking, after his first official inspection tour of the edifice, Enoh said the facility has the capacity to become…
The sorry state of the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja, was one of the reasons the Confederation of African Football (CAF) did not approve the arena for Nigeria’s remaining African Cup of Nations qualifiers. CAF, instead, approved the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, for the rest of the qualifiers.
If the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) wants to see the best of the Super Eagles, it should take the senior national team’s games to Mobolaji Johnson Arena, former First Bank midfielder, Belock Zuokemefa, has said.
The country’s hope of returning to the Olympic Games, after missing the Japan 2020 edition, hangs on a balance, as the Guinean U-23 team played a goalless draw with Nigeria in Abuja, yesterday.
24 Oct 2022
A stadium facilities construction and maintenance firm, United Logistics, has accused the Federal Ministry of Sports of re-awarding the contract for the installation of the electronics scoreboard and laying of the tartan tracks at the National Stadium..