The President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has announced where the Senior National team of Nigeria would host it’s opponent in a World Cup Qualifying game.
The team has been impressive so far under German tactician, Gernot Rohr, but his contract is set to expire next year June. and talks of a possible renewal is on going.
“This is a historic city and you cannot talk about Nigerian football without talking about Edo state,” Pinnick.
“At a time we had five (Nigeria) Premier League clubs from Benin City: Flash Flamingoes, Bendel United, Bendel Insurance and all these clubs were in Benin and they paraded most of the Super Eagles players so football is coming home and that’s why we are bringing the first World Cup qualifying match to Benin City,”.