Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has revealed that the Stephen Keshi Stadium will be ready by next month.
According to him, contractors handling the stadium construction in Delta State has assured that it would be ready by May and that national assignments and competitions cam also take place there.
The new stadium is named after late Super Eagles player and manager Stephen Keshi for his immense contributions to Nigerian football before his demise.
In his words via Vanguard, the Delta State Governor said: ” I am told by the contractors that looking onto the month of May they should be completing this project and I believe that once the stadium is completed some of these national assignments and competitions will also take place here, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation has already spoken towards that because once something is good it cannot be hidden”.
“We are in the plan to grow a lot of sporting activities as we are actually concerned with youth sport development and i am sure that a lot of activities will be taken place here, recently we have been using the Ozoro stadium; we will not stop using it but this obviously will be a higher quality stadium.” he added.