Super Eagles may return to Kaduna

Shehu Dikko, Dayo Enebi and Gernot Rohr
Nigeria's Super Eagles may return to Kaduna in continuation of the AFCON 2019 qualifying games.

This is as a result of Gernot Rohr's visit to the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna for inspection on Wednesday.

Nigeria play away to Seychelles in Victoria on Match day 2 of the series on Friday, 7th September and must then entertain Libya’s Mediterranean Knights in Nigeria on Matchday 3 in the second week of October.

Rohr checked out the facilities at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in company with NFF’s 2nd Vice President, Shehu Dikko and Super Eagles’ Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor.

Officials confirmed to that former Germany defender Rohr will on Friday this week release his list of invited players for the away clash with Seychelles.

After hosting Libya on 10th October, Nigeria will play away to the Knights three days later, before flying to South Africa for the return against the Bafana Bafana on 17th November.

The last match of the series will see the Eagles hosting Seychelles on 22nd March 2019.

In the opener to the series in June 2017, the Eagles lost 0-2 to the Bafana Bafana in Uyo.

The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba had been rumoured to be on the cards to host the Libya game while the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt got a test tun in the pre- World Cup friendly game against Congo.

The last time Nigeria played in Kaduna was a 2017 AFCON qualifier against Egypt that ended 1-1.

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