The Delta State Government have increased the prices of tickets for the Super Eagles matches
Scheduled to hold at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba on Friday and Tuesday
The Commissioner for Information in the state, Patrick Ukah, announced this on Wednesday at a news conference in Asaba.
According to Ukah, the new rates were introduced to enhance crowd management
He explained that the crowd of football fans who visit the stadium to watch matches was always huge and there was a need to effectively control the situation.
“The Stephen Keshi Stadium will now have new gate fees. The VIP box is now N10,000 with lots of refreshment and entertainment for ticket-holders.
“The covered stand will now go for N3,000, while the popular stand still remains N1,000,” Ukah said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that before the new rates, the VIP stand was usually free for those who were allowed in with invitation cards.
These were usually the State Governor and his entourage, as well as other dignitaries as may be determined by the match hosts.
The covered stand used to go for N2,000.00.
The Super Eagles will on Friday host the Pirates of Seychelles in their final game of the qualifiers for the 2019 Africa Cup of nations (AFCON).
They will also take on the Pharaohs of Egypt in a friendly encounter at the same venue on Tuesday.