The Edo State Governor , Godwin Obaseki, has assured players , supporters , and other visitors for the Super Eagles ’ 2021 AFCON qualifier against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone of adequate security .
The encounter holds at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City , the state capital , on November 13 .
It ’ s the Eagles ’ first competitive match following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in March , and the first major competitive game to hold at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium since its renovation .
The match holds a day after the inauguration of Governor Obaseki and his Deputy , Philip Shaibu , for a second term in office.
Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy , Crusoe Osagie , reaffirmed the readiness of the state to host the teams and lovers of football .
Osagie said , “ We are proud to play host to the AFCON qualifier between our Super Eagles and Leone Stars of Sierra Leone at the world- class Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium .