As part of its commitment to encourage soccer loving fans to watch the ongoing World Cup in Russia, the Enugu State Government has opened two viewing centres in Enugu and Nsukka.
The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN reports that the Commissioner for Sports, Mr. Joseph Udedi said the Centres were opened to encourage the people to support the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
He said the centres would enable football fans to watch and follow the World Cup matches, stating that some Local Government Chairmen in the urban areas of Enugu and Nsukka had also set up similar viewing centres in less populated areas
He said, “Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is sports-loving and has deemed it fit to avail the citizenry of the opportunity to watch the World Cup and also support the Super Eagles.
“Ugwuanyi, who played football in his younger age, wants to stimulate the passion of the residents in sports, especially football by providing the opportunity to them.
“The viewing centres can be accessed freely and they are located in open and decent environment with adequate security.”