Tremendous Eagles Head Coach, Jose Peseiro, has described the 30,000 -capacity Godswill Akpabio Worldwide Stadium, Uyo (Nest of Champions), as a world class stadium with fashionable amenities.
Coach Peseiro was in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital as a giant visitor for the Nigeria Skilled Soccer League (NPFL) match day 35, between Akwa United Soccer Membership of Uyo and Plateau United on the weekend.
He was afterward a guided inspection of the stadium facility on Sunday by the Akwa United’s Chairman, who doubles because the Senior Particular Assistant (SSA) to the Governor on Sports activities, Elder Paul Bassey.
The Portuguese alongside his assistant, Acacio Santos, inspected the pure grass in the primary bowl, the 2 coaching pitches, dressing rooms, referees’ room, convention rooms, the stadium surroundings amongst others.
Talking after the inspection, Peseiro mentioned he was impressed with the amenities on the stadium, noting that “regardless of getting used weekly by Akwa United and Dakkada FC for his or her NPFL matches, the standard of the pitch in addition to the amenities have been correctly maintained”.
“This can be a good stadium, seems like Europe and the usual of the ability is world class. I got here right here to observe the match and to test the stadium and I need to say that the stadium is large and in a pleasant situation.
On whether or not he would impress it on the NFF to shift the subsequent Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers to Uyo, contemplating the poor turf of the MKO Abiola Stadium at Abuja, Peseiro mentioned:
“I’m glad that apart Abuja stadium now we have one other large stadium right here, I’m going spherical to examine the stadiums now we have in Nigeria and on the finish, I’ll give my recommendation and the NFF will take the choice, it isn’t as much as me,” he added.