in ,

Russia 2018 Qualifiers: “Moroccan Fans Will Only Have 201 Seats of 60,000” – Ivorian Football Federation Reveals

The last match between Ivory Coast and Morocco counting for the qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, will be held on November 11 in Abidjan. The key to this match, one of three valuable remaining places for African countries, to join Nigeria and Egypt already qualified for the world competition. A few days before this crucial meeting, the vice is tightening and tension is rising in both camps, especially between the supporters.

Following a bad memory of the first leg in Morocco, the National Committee of Support to Elephants (CNSE) intends to return the favor to its Moroccan hosts.


“In the first leg, the Moroccans gave up only 200 seats in a stadium with a capacity of 60,000 seats. In Abidjan, to return the good they have done to us, the Moroccan fans will be entitled to 201 seats, “said Perfect Kouassi, president of the CNSE. With a place more than what had been entitled to the CNSE seems very nice. However, this decision is to the advantage of Côte d’Ivoire, which will have more seats for its supporters and thus increases its chances of winning this crucial match.

Always in the preparations for this great meeting, the Ivorian Football Federation (IFF) has already communicated the rates and the different places where to get the tickets. The tichets are available at the Félix Houphouët Boigny stadium (meeting place) and Robert Champroux stadium (Marcory), at the town halls of Adjamé and Yopougon.

Beginning Sunday, November 5, fans of Elephants and those of Lions Atlas of Morocco will be able to purchase tickets for access to the stadium whose prices vary between 1000 F and 10.000F for the official stands.

In addition, the list of 23 Ivorian players selected by Marc Wilmots, must be known this November 2nd. Information that will give more motivation to supporters of Ivory Coast elephants to go to the stadium Felix Houphouet Boigny to follow the meeting.


Written by How Africa

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

six − four =

Here Is Why 75% Of New Ivorian Graduates Preferred Private Universities – Study

Nigeria's Ex-President, Obasanjo

Nigeria’s Ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo Finally Reveals Why Boko Haram Was Created

Back to Top