CAFCL: Plateau United, Simba game to be played behind closed doors

Jos Plateau United Football Club management says fans will not be able to enter Jos International Stadium to watch the preliminary first leg against Tanzania's Simba SC on Sunday.

Jos Plateau United Football Club management says fans will not be able to enter Jos International Stadium to watch the preliminary first leg against Tanzania’s Simba SC on Sunday.

The club’s general manager, Pius Henwan, who revealed this in Jos on Saturday before the game, explained that there is no authorization from the National Center for Disease Control and the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 to have fans in the stadium.

Henwan stated that as a law-abiding club, they would not do anything in violation of the order that could put the lives of the club’s most beloved fans and spectators at risk.

While lamenting the disappointment this decision may have caused the general public, especially the club’s supporters, the general manager asked for understanding and urged them to accept it with good luck and pray that the team ensures a resounding victory against the powerhouse of East africa.

However, he stressed that all categories of people who will cover the match, such as the press, the Nigerian Football Federation, the NFF, the Plateau State Football Association, as well as invited VIPs, will only be able to enter the stadium afterwards. to properly identify yourself through a valid form. accreditation card.

Henwan warned that unauthorized persons will stay away from the stadium in their own interest, as security agencies have been duly briefed to deal decisively with anyone missing.

Jos Plateau United Football Club will host Tanzania’s Simba SC at Jos International Stadium on Sunday at 4pm Sunday.

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