Ministry, NFF fine tune hosting plans for U20 Women’s World Cup


The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development ended a meeting with the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) late Monday with a resolve to update FIFA on the progress Nigeria has made in the bid to host the 2020 Under-20 Women’s World Cup.

The meeting chaired by the Minister, Mr. Sunday Dare, had reviewed the progress made by the country since FIFA’s inspection earlier in this year.

On its part, to show the world that Nigeria is ready for the hosting, the Vice -president of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has thrown weight behind the NFF and promised them of total government support. Also, Lagos state government has intensified plans to make sure that training pitches as well as match venues are upgraded to meet FIFA standard following observation raised by the world football governing body which are being largely addressed.

The Minister had told the meeting that time is of essence in presenting the update to FIFA


source bsnsport