Tickets sale begins today
• Imoke reduces prices to N500, N3, 000 and N5, 000
NationSportcan report that tickets for Saturday’s 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Red Devils of Congo will go on sale today at the designated points of sale.
Cross River State commissioner for sports, Patrick Ugbe, who made this disclosure to NationSport yesterday, said the state’s governor, Liyel Imoke, had even reduced the prices of the tickets so as to give more fans the opportunity to cheer the Eagles on Saturday.
According to him, tickets for the popular side will go for N500, covered stand N3, 000 while the state box extension tickets will be sold for N5, 000 as against the N1, 000, N4, 000 and N5, 000 they were sold for in previous matches.
“The tickets will go on sale from tomorrow (today) at the designated sale points. The good thing is that the executive governor has asked us to reduce the prices of the tickets being the first match the team will play in the state this year, so that more fans will be able to come en mass to the stadium to support the Eagles on Saturday,” Ugbe told NationSport.
He also revealed that preparations are in place for a successful hosting of the match on Saturday.
“On our own part, we’ve doing all that is expected of us in ensuring that we have a smooth game on Saturday. I think everything is ready on our part and we are ready to host the best game as usual on Saturday,” Ugbe said.
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