Programs Coordinator at Silverbird News24, Ebhodaghe Ighodalo Muyi has alleged that security men attached to the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSC) were seen selling match tickets for the world cup qualifiers between Nigeria and Liberia for N1500.
The LSC had said that tickets for the 2022 World Cup qualifier will not be sold to the general public as the compliance to COVID-19 protocol continues in the state which is the epicentre in Nigeria.
The organisers only allowed 5000 fans into the Teslim Balogun Stadium as sanctioned by the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF).
Reacting after the game, Muyi, who is also a TV Director and Producer said the security men were not even ashamed of doing it publicly.
“₦500 tickets were been sold for ₦1500 by the security men attached to Lagos State sports commission they even had their uniforms on. Without shame or fear,” he wrote.
The management of LSC or the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has yet to react to this allegation.
Nigeria won the tie 2-0, with the brace coming from in-form Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho ion the first half. Nigeria currently tops the group C standings.
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