Akwa Ibom begins preparation for Eagles/Squirrels’ AFCON qualifier

Wed Nov 6th, 2019 - Akwa Ibom

The Super Eagles will battle with Squirrels of Benin Republic in an AFCON qualifier in Uyo… next week.

The Akwa Ibom State government has affirmed its readiness to host next week’s African Cup of Nations qualifier between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Squirrels of Benin at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo.

The Akwa State government has also inaugurated 30 sporting associations as a move to improve the fortunes of the state in next year’s sports festival in Benin.

The state’s Commissioner for Sports, Mr. Monday Ukoh, said the state already has structures and organizational capacity for such high profile games while calling on Nigerians and Akwa Ibom people not to forget in a hurry the state’s capability in previous similar assignments.




source: Guardian