The 2016 African Nations Champions (CHAN) second leg clash between Burkina Faso and Nigeria will now hold on Sunday,October 25,2015 366football.com has gathered.
According to a tweet on the official handle of the Super Eagles, @NGSuperEagles, Confederation of African Football (CAF) moved the fixture a day later but no reasons where given for the new date.
The team will now depart for Ouagadougou on Friday
“CAF moves #2016CHANQualifier 2nd leg vs Burkina Faso to Sunday,October 25,2015.Our team now leaves Port Harcourt on Friday,Oct 23.” the tweet viaa @NGSuperEagles reads.
Recall that goals from Bature Yaro and Gbolahan Salami secured a 2-0 triumph in the first leg in Port Harcourt; Oliseh’s third win in five games since he took charge last month.
The winner of this fixture will qualify for the competition scheduled for Rwanda next January.
Meanwhile Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has called up Etim Matthew as a back up to Solomon Kwambe who is currently nursing an injury according to a tweet on the official handle of the Super Eagles.
The Warri Wolves right back who starred for the Home Eagles in last Saturday’s first leg African Nations Champions (CHAN) 2-0 win over Burkina Faso in Port Harcourt is a major doubt for the second leg billed for Ouagadougou.