Lagos - The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will likely
host Nigeria’s next CHAN 2016 qualifiers against Burkina Faso in Kaduna.
Kaduna have come under attack lately because of the security
situation in Northern Nigeria, but it appears the NFF are comfortable with the
state with most of the board members citing the high turnout of fans, as a
factor they want games played in Kaduna.
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News24 gathered from sources close to the NFF that they
already considering moving the October tie to the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, same
venue that has been picked to host Super Eagles AFCON 2017 qualifiers against
Egypt next year.
The Nigeria home base team are not entirely new to Kaduna
state as they played their last qualifiers for the 2014 event held in South
Africa against Ivory Coast in the state, a tie they won 4-1.
Nigeria’s last campaign at the CHAN championship saw them
finish third beating Zimbabwe 1-0 in the losers final.
-Soccer Laduma For
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