AFCON 2023 Nigeria vs Leone Stars : Football fans  MKO Abiola stadium ban subsists says NFF


AFCON 2023: Football fans remains’  banned from Nigeria vs Leone Stars match, next Thursday , NFF Insists

Nigeria’s football governing body, Tuesday maintained that the banned of football fans from MKO Abiola stadium subsists, adding that soccer fans will not be allowed to watch the AFCON clash between Super Eagles against  Leone Stars  next Thursday. live

NFF .com quoted NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi said in Abuja on Tuesday that the situation is a consequence of the one-match ban placed on the country by world football –governing body, FIFA over the fracas that followed the end of 2022 FIFA World Cup playoff round against the Black Stars of Ghana in March.

“We want to appeal to our very passionate football fans to take heart for this one game. It is only a one-match ban, after which they can again start trooping out to support the Super Eagles. The match against Sierra Leone will be without fans as a consequence of what happened after the match against the Ghanaians.

“Nonetheless, we want to urge all our football fans, and indeed all Nigerians, to support the team whichever way they can and pray for success against the Sierra Leoneans on Thursday.”

The Super Eagles take on the Leone Stars at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja in a Day 1 game of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations starting from 5pm on Thursday, 9th June.



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