By Richard Jideaka, Abuja:
Confederation of African Football, CAF, has turned down request for a shift in the date for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations first leg qualifier between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Pharaohs of Egypt.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF had written to CAF requesting that the match scheduled for Kaduna be played on March 26 instead of the earlier date of March 23 at the same venue while the return leg in Egypt be played on March 29.
But CAF in its response rejected the NFF request on the basis that the March 26 the Nigerian federation are requesting will not be conducive for the two countries to travel and rest before the second leg.
Consequently, CAF has directed the NFF to refer back to the earlier date or pick another date earlier than March 26.
Completesportnigeria.com gathered that the NFF are expected to pick a new date before the end of the week.
NFF Head of competition department, Bola Oyeyode when asked for confirmation stated that CAF turned down the proposed date because of closeness in the dates for the two legged game.
4years ago My wife left me,because i was too WEAK in bed,but today she calls me Bed Champion.Now i finally discovered a Natural Solution that forces women to ask for more. " - CLICK HERE To See My Breakthrough. PROFITABLE FOREX TRADING; We GUARANTEE 37% weekly profit trading your forex account for you! WhatsApp +2348030797998 - CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS. How I Permanently Cured My Premature Ejaculation And Low Sperm Count Problem Without Any Side Effects Within 72hrs.And Confidently Last Over 35 Minutes Per Round In Bed.