The Nigerian government has expressed readiness to host the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in 2020, Concise News understands.
The FIFA Inspection Team has been in the country since Monday to inspect proposed facilities as Nigeria hopes to land the hosting rights.
According to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who made the statement when the team visited him in Abuja, Thursday, Nigeria had everything to successfully host the competition.
“Going round this country you will have noticed that practically every Nigerian is a football fan. We are excited about the prospect of hosting the competition,” he told the FIFA delegation.
“The Federal Government is backing Nigeria’s bid fully and we are prepared to do all that is required for the adequate comfort of our guests and fans,” he added.