The tickets for Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria on Saturday, will be sold for N1,000 and N500 for covered seats and popular side respectively, the Akwa Ibom State Government has announced.
This was made known by the Mr. Nse Edem, the Permanent Secretary in the Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Youth and Sports.
He said: “Given the importance of the match and the high expectation of Nigerians, the match tickets are certainly worth more than what they are being offered.
“However, His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has charged the Organizing Committee headed by the Secretary to the State Government, Sir Etekamba Umoren, to make the tickets affordable so that we can have a full house to cheer the Super Eagles on the day.”
Edem, who is also Chairman of the Media and Publicity Committee for the game, also added that the state government and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), were working to make the match incident-free.