Nigerian Professional Football League club Shooting Stars Sports Club have been actively involved in mobilizing support for the Olympic Eagles when they take on Tanzania on Saturday.
Nigeria will face Tanzania in the second leg of their Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifiers at the stars home ground Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan.
The game on Saturday October 29, 2022 will see the Olympic Eagles attempt to better the 1-1 first leg result or at least get a goalless draw to reach the next qualifying round.
To ensure the Coach Salisu Yusuf tutored Nigeria U-23 Eagles team get adequate support from the stands for the game, Shooting Stars Sports Club took to their social media handle to call on fans to turn up.
A post on the 3SC Facebook page read
“Live this Saturday on our home ground
The government and the good people of Oyo State are ready
The fans are ready
The arena is ready
The team is ready
The stage is set.
*🏆Second leg U-23 AFCON Qualifier
*📅Saturday, October 29, 2022
*🏟️Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan
*V.I.P Extensions – 3,000.00
*Popular side – 1,000.00
*Tickets will be sold on matchday at the Swimming pool side, outside the Sports Complex, beside the Recreation Club, between 12noon and 2.00pm
👋🙌🤞Let’s come out enmass to cheer our 👕U-23 boys to victory.”
In a related development, Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa has promised to gift the team 500,000 naira for every goal scored against Tanzania on Saturday evening.
Musa’s reward is aimed at motivating the boys to bang the goals needed to push Nigeria into the third and final qualifying round for the Morroco 2023 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations.
Nigeria have consistently qualified for Africa U-23 Cup of Nations since the Competitions inception in 2011 and were crowned Champions of the 2015 edition in Senegal.