CAF Confederation Cup: Edo government provides free buses, jerseys for fans
Godwin Obaseki, the governor of Edo State, has urged fans of sports in Edo to turn out in large numbers to support Bendel Insurance Football Club in their matchup with ASO Chlef FC of Algeria.
On Saturday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin, the CAF Confederation Cup's opening preliminary match is scheduled to feature the Benin Arsenals and their Algerian adversaries, ASO Chlef.
During a press conference at the Stadium, the Governor made the call through his chief press secretary, Andrew Okungbowa.
Okungbowa claimed that the government has arranged for 30 plush (ECTS) buses to transport football supporters to the stadium in order to support their team to victory.
He stated that following the game, fans would be picked up and taken back to their points of entry.
Ramat Park, the Ring Road by the ECTS main terminal on Mission Road, the Ugbowo-Uniben Main Gate, and Oluku by NIFOR Junction are among the routes.
Others are Winners Chapel by Sapele Road; ADP and Estate Gate by Airport Road; Ojemai Farms by Upper Ekenhuan Road; Channel 55 by Upper Siluko Road; Pipeline and Idokpa Aduwawa Axis; Total Filling Station by New Benin; Gorretti; and 3rd East Circular Junction.
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