Akure Stadium ready to host NPFL matches

Akure Township Stadium, Ondo

FILE PHOTO: Akure Township Stadium, Ondo

By Segun Giwa`

General Manager of Ondo State Sports Council (OSSC), Henry Babatunde, said the state sports complex in Akure is ready to host Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches.

Sunshine Stars FC has been playing their home matches at Dipo Dina Stadium in Ijebu Ode, Ogun.

Babatunde stated this in an interview with newsmen after inspecting the level of repairs done at the stadium.

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He noted that the council, in collaboration with Sunshine Stars FC management, had carried out some repairs, as demanded by League Management Company (LMC).

The general manager said that with the completion of the repairs, the team could now return to play their home games in Akure.

“Authoritatively, I can say that the stadium is now ready. We have been able to do a number of repairs and I want to say that Sunshine Stars FC can now come back home when the proper inspection is carried out.

“We are hopeful that with what we have done, the stadium is in order and we can now use it for the league,” Babatunde said.

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