AFCON Qualifier: Gov Umo Eno Doles Out Free 5,000 Tickets To Spectators 



No fewer than 5,000 free tickets are to be given out free to spectators who will watch this Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group-A qualification match between Nigeria and São Tomé and Principe live at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State

The tickets, our correspondent learnt, will go to first 5,O00 spectators who will arrive the stadium from 2.30 pm on the match day.

The State’s Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, who visited the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Thursday, at Four Points by Sheraton hotel, Ikot Ekpene, where the Super Eagles are camped, has purchased 5,000 tickets of various categories for free distribution.

This was contained in a statement signed and made available to journalists on Friday, by the Akwa Ibom State organizing committee for the iconic international match.

The statement further indicated that match tickets have been released and will be available at designated centres across the state from today, Friday, September 8, at N200 for regular, N500 for VIP and N1,000 for VVIP. 

Nigeria, who have already qualified for the continental showpiece, sit atop Group-A of the qualifiers with twelve points from five matches, need to avoid defeat against São Tomé and Principe, who anchor the standings with one point, to finish as group leaders. The match will kick off at 5:00pm.


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