AFCON: Edo Govt opens free viewing centres for Nigeria/South Africa clash

As Nigeria’s Super Eagles clash with the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the semi final stage in the ongoing African Cup of Nations, AFCON, today, the Edo State Government has set up free viewing centres across various locations within the Benin metropolis.

DAILY POST reports that the State Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Chris Nehikhare, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the centres are to enable residents to watch the live transmission of the match. Nehikhare said the centres are strategically located and adequately secured to guarantee the safety and comfort of viewers and residents. According to him, the viewing centers are located in Main Gate, by Nadia Bakery, New Benin by Total fuel filling station, Ekehuan Campus Gate by Garick Memorial School fence, Oliha Market, on top of the red commercial decking building by the traffic light, and Ramat Park at Ikpoba Hill, all in Benin City.

He added that more locations will be announced before the start of the game. Nehikhare, who opined that the government understands the unifying power of sports, urged all football enthusiasts, supporters and members of the public to join the government for an exciting and captivating experience, as it cheers the Super Eagles to victory.

AFCON: Edo Govt opens free viewing centres for Nigeria/South Africa clash

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