CHAN qualifier: Super Eagles meets Burkina Faso team, Sunday
Text by Simon E. Sunday @SimonEchewofun he Federation Burkinabe which came only five days to the de Foot-Ball (FBF), match, as against a minimum of 10 Burkina Faso’s football days enshrined in the regulations. governing body, has moved this “It means we will now have weekend’s Burkina Faso-Nigeria to alter all our arrangements to clash in the 2016 African Nations play the CHAN qualifier match Championship (CHAN) qualifiers on Sunday,” Local news agency from Saturday to Sunday. quoted NFF General Secretary,
The Nigeria Football Mohammed Sanusi as saying. Federation (NFF), in a statement The development means the said the FBF notified it last Super Eagles will now travel to Monday. Ouagadougou on Friday evening,
The final qualifying match is have the official training in the the second leg tie of the fixture evening of Saturday and play on between the Super Eagles and the Sunday. Etalons. NAN reports that they are
NFF said it had immediately scheduled to depart Ouagadougou protested the change in the date immediately after the match billed of the tie, saying the change was for the August 4 Stadium. coming less than the 10 days Nigeria has a 2-0 advantage stipulated in the rules. in the CHAN fixture, with goals
“We have complained to the from Yaro Bature and Gbolahan Confederation of African Football Salami in the first leg game in Port (CAF) about this change in date, Harcourt on Saturday.