Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, says the state is ready to host the world during the 2020 FIFA Under 20 Women’s World Cup.
Obaseki stated the readiness of the state as the world’s football governing body commenced a tour of facilities in Nigeria, following the country’s bid to host the competition.
The governor said Edo state governments is delighted at the endorsements of their facilities by the visiting FIFA delegation led by FIFA Consultant, Mainasarawa Illo.
The governor added that the remodelling work on the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium would soon be completed while work on other sporting facilities was progressing.
In his remarks, Illo noted that the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City was one of the venues proposed for use by FIFA.
Illo was accompanied on the tour by NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, among others.