The Minister of Sports, Youth and Social Development, Sunday Dare, on Wednesday inspected the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State ahead of Super Eagles’ AFCON 2021 qualifier against the Lone Star of Sierra Leone.
Dare revealed this via his Twitter handle: @SundayDareSD.
According to him: :Yesterday I was in Asaba to inspect facilities at the Stephen Keshi Stadium ahead of the March 27th African Cup of Nations Qualifier against Sierra Leone.
“Impressive pitch, PA system, score board, multi media and security. I meet a stadium buzzing with sporting activities.”
The Super Eagles have been zoned in Group L alongside the Leone Star, Benin Republic and Lesotho in the race to earn a berth to Cameroon.
The three-time African champions’ clash against the West Africans will be staged in the Delta State capital on March 27.
According to the NFF, the return leg could be held on March 31 at Freetown’s Siaka Stevens Stadium.
Nigeria placed third in their last outing in the biennial competition, having silenced Tunisia 1-0 in the third-place playoff.