All Is Now Set For The Epoch-Making Opening Ceremony Of The Akwa Ibom International Stadium

Stadium photos from Rhoda (4)

Akwa Ibom State is set to unveil her most current wonder of uncommon transformation on Friday, November 7, 2014.

Governor Godswill Obot Akpabio will receive Mr President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan in company of two visiting West African leaders – The President of Côte d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara and the President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama.


Together, they will commission the brand-new, 30,000-seater ultramodern stadium in Uyo, the state capital, begun and completed in a record time of just 2 years.

Stadium photos from Rhoda (1)

Akwa Ibom State is already the toast of football world, It will on the opening day host the home-based Super Eagles and the Black Meteors of Ghana in an international friendly; and has also been penciled down to play host to the crucial world cup qualifying encounter between Nigeria and South Africa on November 19, 2014.

Also expected at the stadium opening are representatives from World Football ruling bodies such as FIFA, The Confederation of African Football, CAF and the Nigeria Football Federation.

more details on this event coming soon.

Photo Credit: Nectaryn

11 thoughts on “All Is Now Set For The Epoch-Making Opening Ceremony Of The Akwa Ibom International Stadium

  1. fiona spencer

    Orji the stadium is really international standard and for sure FIFA will host world cup there one day.

  2. fiona spencer

    Govt Akpabio is working and the people of Akwa ibom state will never forget him. The stadium is big and has all the facilities. I will be there

  3. orji

    I believe that some day We r going to b hosting The FIFA world cup, just as Americans r imitating d way that we handled Ebola to contain theirs……. Up Nigeria Good people nd strong Nation

  4. orji

    The stadium is an international sstandard nd the best in west Africa, kudos to his execellency Govornor Godswill Akpabio

  5. paul sylvester

    The Akwa Ibom International Stadium Uyo is christened ‘The Nest Of Champions’ #AkwaIbomInternationalStaduim #AkwaIbomStateadook

  6. paul sylvester

    For those of you asking for ticket pls there is nothing like ticket come Friday 7th it official opening no ticket thank you

  7. Chidi Isaac

    Seriously the stadium is Awesome. This is the type of development we are looking forward to seeing in Nigeria. Congratulations


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