FIFA President, Gianni Infantino has revealed how Nigeria can be made a destination for top Grade A football matches and FIFA competitions. Infantino on Thursday, in Abuja, revealed how Nigeria can be made a destination for top Grade A football matches.


Infantino gave the insight when the Minister of Youth and Sports
Development, Sunday Dare took him on a tour of the renovated main
bowl of the Moshood Abiola national stadium.


The FIFA boss, who was visibly happy with the re-grassed pitch at the
stadium, said well-maintained stadia with good pitches were key to
hosting grade A matches.


He said FIFA was ready to work more closely with Nigeria to develop
the game and host more grade A matches in the country.
Earlier, the minister said the Federal Government will continue to invest
in sports development and facilities.


FIFA President, in the company of the minister, had earlier visited
President Muhammadu Buhari at the Statehouse, as part of his
engagement.

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