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Nigeria 2009:

LOC Commends Delta State Government.


22/09/2008

The Delta State Government has been commended for its readiness to host the FIFA under 17 Championship tagged Nigeria 2009.

This commendation was made at the Warri City Stadium, by the Second Vice Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee, Chief Mike Umeh, while inspecting the facilities on ground.

Expressing delight at the level of job done at the Warri City Stadium, Chief Mike Umeh said that of all the stadias visited, it was only at the Warri Stadium that work was in progress.

Chief Umeh said from what they saw on ground, Delta State is prepared to host the global youth football competition.

He added that the LOC hopes that all the contracts awarded as regards the stadium will be completed on time, saying that they were also impressed with the hotels, hospitals and the Osubi airport already inspected.

On his part, the Chairman of the Delta State Sports Council, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, said the state government has directed all contractors awarded jobs to complete their work in three months time.

Mr. Pinnick who is also the Chairman of the Warri Sub-seat for the tournament said before the end of the year the Warri stadium will wear a new look with the state of the art equipment.

Areas inspected include the dressing rooms for teams and officials, offices, medical centre, press gallery, playing pitch amongst others.

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