NFF writes to CAF as regards shift in date for Libya tie


Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Dr Sanusi Mohammed has stated that the federation has written to question the decision of CAF to shift the date of Super Eagles’ 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Libya from Saturday to Friday.

Nigeria are in Group E of the AFCON qualifiers and occupy third spot with three points from two games.

They have been scheduled to host Libya at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in the matchday3 of the qualifiers.

“We have officially communicated our position to CAF as regards shifting the game from Saturday to Friday.”

We are baffled by the decision,” Sanusi Mohammed said in an interview with

“It is the prerogative of the host nation to decide the day they want to play their match, even as we await whatever explanation that CAF will be giving to us.”


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