Ghana’s Minister for Youth and Sports activities, Mustapha Ussif, has assured Nigerian supporters of their safety once they journey to Ghana to assist the Tremendous Eagles to play in opposition to the Black Stars within the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying playoff first leg match on Friday on the Baba Yara Stadium, Kumasi.
Ussif made the pledge when he acquired a delegation, led by the Nigerian Excessive Commissioner to Ghana, Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, to debate issues referring to the upcoming match and the necessity to preserve the cordial relationship between the 2 nations regardless of the significance of the match and the fierce rivalry that exist between the groups.
“I’ve been in common communication with my colleague minister in Nigeria and I’ve knowledgeable him of our readiness to host and defeat our brothers within the two-leg World Cup qualifiers,” the minister stated.
He additionally reiterated to the Nigerian Excessive Commissioner protocols and pointers for the sport wherein CAF’s authorised ticket allocation of 5 % could be launched to the Nigerian group at no cost.
This gesture, he hoped could be replicated in Nigeria for the return leg on Tuesday, March 29
The Nigerian envoy thanked the minister for his reception and the preparation for the sport and gave an assurance that Nigerians would abide by the protocols and pointers to make sure an incident-free encounter in Kumasi on Friday.