The Nigeria Football Federation has announced that the 2016 African Nations Championship final round, first leg qualifier between the Home –based Senior National Team, Super Eagles B, and the Etalons of Burkina Faso, will now take place on Saturday.
Though no reason was given for the change in date, the NFF said the venue remains the Adokiye Amiesieamaka Stadium, Port Harcourt, with kick –off scheduled for 4pm.
The highly anticipated clash in the Garden City was previously fixed for Sunday October 18 but will now be played 24 hours earlier.
Nigeria is seeking to be among the 16 African countries to compete in Rwanda.
After earlier misses, the country made her debut show in the CHAN 2014 edition in South Africa where they settled for Bronze with Libya emerging as the surprise winners.