The Confederation of African Football, CAF has approved the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja for the venue of Super Eagles match against the Black Stars of Ghana in March.
This information was made available by the Special Assistant to the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Toyin Ibitoye at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.
According to the former Media Officer of the Super Eagles,
the Continent Football Governing Body, CAF has given approval to MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja to host the Super Eagles and other matches.
The first match will be the match between the Falconets of Nigeria and the Lioness of Cameroun in an Under 20 World Cup qualifiers for Costa Rica. The next match will be the second leg of the Qatar 2022 playoff against Black stars of Ghana in March.
It would be recalled that the stadium was abandoned, but after recent renovation, CAF Inspection Team visited the edifice last month before giving approval.
Before now, the Super Eagles were playing their international matches at stadia across the country before they settled for the Calabar Stadium in Cross River, switched over to Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, before finally moving to the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.