The News Agency of Nigeria reports that first-half goals by Alex Iwobi and Victor Osimhen secured Nigeria’s victory.
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The match, played at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja, was the final round of the World Cup qualifier.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports presence of security officers including police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Department of State Security, at different locations around the stadium.
Speaking at the event held at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Shinya Tomonari, President of J-ABS, said the objective of the MoU was to develop the game in Nigeria.
In his submission, the Chairman of the Committee, DIG Sanni Mohammed (Rtd) thanked the Federal Government, through the Minister, for finding the committee members worthy of the assignment, stating the Committee adhered strictly to the terms of reference and did its utmost to make far-reaching recommendations.
The Delta Force topped the eight-team Phase 1 Group 3 table with 12 points in March.
In the Match Day 25 fixture at the main bowl of Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Pillars held on to their first half lead to win.
The upper chamber equally invited the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick and other agencies involved in the maintenance of stadium.
The NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, spoke on the development on behalf of the football body on Friday.
NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi regretted that the team failed to qualify despite the enormous support of Government and the good people of Nigeria who turned out in throngs to fill up the 60,491-capacity Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja for the clash with Ghana’s Black Stars on Tuesday.
Kabungo, a Zambian medical practitioner, was said to have died shortly after Ghana stopped Nigeria from qualifying for the 2022 World Cup on Tuesday.
The Eagle Online had late on Monday reported that the Black Stars team for the match were in the dark at the stadium.
Addo stated the position of the Ghanaians to newsmen at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja on Monday.
The Black Stars earlier today arrived in Abuja where the crucial encounter against their West African rivals will be staged tomorrow.
Youth and Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare announced this on Sunday evening, after a meeting of the organizing committee put in place by the Ministry and which include officials of the NFF.
Nigeria host fierce rivals Ghana in a tie the Super Eagles must win by any margin on Tuesday, following a 0-0 draw in Kumasi on Friday.
The team had returned to Nigeria in the early hours of Saturday after a goalless draw with Ghana on Friday in the first leg
Three –time African champions Nigeria and four –time African champions Ghana clash for one of Africa’s slots at the 22nd FIFA World Cup finals, with Ghana hosting the first leg in Kumasi on Friday and the Nigeria hosting the fierce arch rivals in Abuja on Tuesday next week.
At their first training session ahead of the two big games, captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong, defender Abdullahi Shehu and forwards Odion Ighalo and Victor Osimhen expressed delight with the turn-around of the turf and admitted it enabled the team to roll the ball the way they wanted.
Dare, who was led to the Sports Arena by the State’s Governor Aminu Tambuwal stated this while speaking with journalists after inspecting the sports facility undergoing construction.