The Nigeria Sports Ministry and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have secured no fewer than 20,000 tickets. The tickets will be distributed among fans, ahead of the country’s 2022 World Cup playoff against Ghana on Tuesday.
The effort is to rally support for the Super Eagles, by ensuring that the Moshood Abiola Stadium, which holds up to 60,000 spectators is filled to its capacity.
“We will buy 20,000 of the tickets and give to fans at designated centres on Monday and Tuesday morning. We want to ensure maximum support for the Super Eagles by filling up the stands.
“The NFF have done well to secure maximum capacity of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium for the match. This move will guarantee us a full house,” Sports Minister Sunday Dare said.
The first leg of the tie ended in a goalless draw in Kumasi.
Nigeria needs an outright win to clinch one of five tickets to represent Africa at Qatar 2022.