NFF confirms Nigeria vs Congo DR friendly for Port Harcourt


Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick has confirmed that Port Harcourt city will host the friendly match between the Super Eagles and Congo DR in May.

Speaking to news men in a press briefing at Government House Port Harcourt on Thursday, shortly after an inspection of the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium Port Harcourt, the NFF president assured that the international friendly between the two African countries on May 28 will be played at the venue.

“Most importantly we look at the facilities, and they are top notch, said the NFF President.

“We are happy with what we have seen so we will definitely be playing our game here on the 28 of May against the Democratic Republic of Congo, that have been confirmed, seal and delivered.”

Earlier in the day, some news outlets had speculated the Eagles friendly with Congo DR will be hosted at the National Stadium Abuja.

Pinnick however stated that the Eagles can be hosted in any part of the country and not just Port Harcourt as other cities in the country will not be neglected.

“Everywhere is home to the Super Eagles, Lagos, Kaduna, Kano, Minna, Uyo, Delta, anywhere can be home to the Eagles because they are Super Eagles of Nigeria.”


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