The Embassy of Nigeria in Doha, Qatar has warned Nigerian traveling to the 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament against breaking the law.
The Embassy, in a statement on Thursday by its spokesman, Kimiebi Ebienfa while welcoming football fans from the country who might want to watch the competition in Qatar, said: “it wishes to strongly advise that Nigerian fans travelling for the soccer fiesta should endeavor to obey and respect the laws of the host country while in Qatar and ensure that they comply with all relevant guidelines/requirements for visiting fans before embarking on any trip.”
The statement further read that: “Embassy wishes to state unequivocally that the special world cup visa called Hayya card and Entry Permit cannot and will not be changed or transferred to work visa or permit. Nigerians should therefore not fall victim to unscrupulous elements spreading fake news in that regard to rip off innocent Nigerians.”
The Embassy however encouraged all visiting Fans to enjoy the best experience at the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.