The Nigeria Football Federation has given firm assurance of adequate security and safety to the delegation of Senior National Team of Chad that will arrive in Nigeria on Thursday for this weekend’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Super Eagles.
Speaking in Abuja on Monday, while receiving officials of the Embassy of Chad in Nigeria, NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi declared that all arrangements have been made not only for a hitch-free match, but also for adequate security, transportation, feeding and accommodation of the visitors.
“Apart from always being the big and affable brother, we are known to be among the best hosts in the world. All arrangements have been concluded for security and hospitality for your team and we are on top of ensuring a hitch –free match on Saturday.
“The Nigeria Football Federation is known worldwide for taking good care of our visitors. Things will not be different this time around.”
Sanusi received in his office in Abuja, the Deputy Ambassador of the Embassy of Chad, Dr. Mahamat Bechir Niam and another official, Captain M. S. Ayakmo Ernest.
The NFF Marketing department has again confirmed that tickets into the Ahmadu Bello Stadium for Saturday’s match will go on sale in selected outlets in Kaduna on Thursday.
The match will be the first by the Super Eagles on the natural turf of Ahmadu Bello Stadium since a 4-0 international friendly victory over the Stallions of Burkina Faso on September 10, 2013.
Tickets into the VIP stand at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium for Saturday’s match will cost the sum of N2,000, with the grandstand to go for N500 and the popular area to be sold for N300 only.