NFF laments poor condition of football stadiums in Nigeria
By Abdulgafar Oladimeji
Nigeria Football Federation,, NFF stadia inspection delegation , led by Nasiru Jubril , Sunday at Sani Abacha stadium in Kano has expressed worries over the poor state of football stadia across the country.
The ex-international football turn football technocrat , speaking to sports writers, after inspecting the main bowl at Sani Abacha stadium , Kofar Mata ahead of the commencement of the 2023/2024 Nigeria Premier League, NPL season disclosed that his delegation has inspected the bulk of the stadiums designated to host matches in the Nigeria Premier League, NPL saying they need repair works.
Nasiru who spoke in Hausa language said his inspection team though were yet to inspect the stadiums in Gombe, Lafiya and Awka, adding all the stadia so far visited by his team are in need of dire repairs.
He though decline further comments on the general state of football stadia in the country, he however said it is a banal global tradition for football stadia to undergo repairs often.
He revealed that the committee in the coming week will file its report to the football authorities, in it stating the outcome of their findings
Speaking on the outcome of their visit to Sani Abacha stadium, he said they inspected the press gallery, dressing rooms amongst others, Nasiru then appealed to eager Kano football fans to await the outcome of their findings, which will be communicated to the public through the appropriate channel.