Nigerians willing to watch the Super Eagles face South Africa’s Bafana Bafana at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg in the all-important Africa Cup of Nations qualifier must be ready to part away with N1,500.
South Africa Football Association (SAFA) on Friday confirmed that the popular area will go for 60 rands which is N1,500 while Children under the age 12 can pay 10 rands which is the equivalent of N250.
Both prices are the cheapest for the encounter which comes up on November 17. Other seats such as the reserved and the corporate hospitality tickets which excludes vat have been pegged at N3,000 and N54,000 respectively.
Meanwhile the nation’s football governing body have designated certain outlets for the sale of the tickets to ease the burden of buying it at the point of entry into the stadium.
SAFA reduced the amount for the popular sides to enable fans and lovers of the game attend the clash after their home team shocked the Eagles 2-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in the first leg in June last year.
Meanwhile, respected Gambia referee Bakary Papa Gassama has been appointed to officiate the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier involving Bafana Bafana of South Africa and the Super Eagles of Nigeria on November 17.
Gassama who at 39 has officiated several high profile matches, was among the few Africans selected by the international football governing body (FIFA) to handle matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Before Russia 2018, Gassama who has won the CAF referee award was one of the 25 referees picked for the 2014 edition in Brazil and officiated the third group B match between the Netherlands and Chile.
Coming back to Nigeria, Gassama was in charge Nigeria’s FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo which the Eagles won 3-1.
Nigeria leads Group E with 9 points from four matches, and need either a draw or win to qualify for the tournament in Cameroon while South Africa need a win.