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Nasarawa United stadium to get facelift ahead continental fixture

26 December 2015, 06:58

Lagos - The Lafia Township Stadium, home ground of Nasarawa United, is set to undergo a facelift ahead of their CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round fixture against Senegalese outfit, Generation Foot in February.

The ‘Solid Miners’ finished third in the 2015 Nigeria Professional Football League season, and earned the right to one of Nigeria’s Confederation Cup slots, and club officials have informed that their home ground will undergo some improvements in time for their participation on the continent.

Also read: NPFL Final Day showdown as Giwa, Nasarawa and Wikki fight on

It is understood that the stadium will now have an artificial turf, as well as several upgrades expected to be made to the stands and the dressing rooms.

Nasarawa will host the Senegalese club in the first leg, on the weekend of 12-14 February and in a bid to pass the CAF stadium inspection test, the club have decided to upgrade facilities at the venue.

The return leg will then hold on the weekend of 26-28 February, in Dakar. The other Nigerian team playing in the CAF Confederation Cup is Akwa United, winners of the 2015 Federation Cup.

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