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FIFA World Cup Play-off: CAF announces new dates for Nigeria, Ghana battle

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has informed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), that the FIFA World Cup play-off matches between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and…

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has informed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), that the FIFA World Cup play-off matches between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Black Stars of Ghana will now take place on new dates.

NFF’s Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

According to the statement, the opening leg at the Cape Coast Stadium will now take place on Friday, 25th March, starting from 7.30pm Ghana time, which will be 8.30pm in Nigeria.

It was earlier scheduled to be played on Thursday, 24th March.

As against the earlier date of Sunday, 27th March, the return match between both fierce rivals will now hold at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Tuesday, 29th March, starting from 6pm Nigeria time.