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Burkina Faso, Home Eagles CHAN Clash Shifted

Burkina Faso, Home Eagles CHAN Clash Shifted

The Confederation of African Football have moved the 2016 African Nations Champions second leg clash between Burkina Faso and Nigeria to Sunday, Completesportsnigeria.com can report.

The match was earlier scheduled for Saturday.


According to the tweet on the official handle of the Super Eagles, the Nigeria team will now depart for Ouagadougou on Friday for the fixture and not Thursday as earlier scheduled.

“CAF moves #2016CHANQualifier 2nd leg vs Burkina Faso to Sunday,October 25,2015. Our team now leaves Port Harcourt on Friday,Oct 23.” a tweet via ‏@NGSuperEagles states.

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Goals from Bature Yaro and Gbolahan Salami earned the Super Eagles a 2-0 victory on Saturday in Port Harcourt ahead of the return leg.

The winner of this tie will qualify for the competition scheduled for Rwanda next January.

Meanwhile, Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has called up Etim Matthew as replacement for Solomon Kwambe who is currently nursing an injury.

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.

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  • Can someone please explain to me why we change our departure time too. I feel reaching there on Thursday, have a rest, have a feel if the place before Sunday. What if it is a false mail to postpone?