Dikko leads Eagles to Burkina Faso

Thenationonlineng– Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC) Shehu Dikko will lead Nigeria’s delegation to this weekend’s 2016 CHAN qualifier in Burkina Faso.

Nigeria won the first leg in Port Harcourt 2-0 a week ago with the overall winners advancing to the CHAN final tournament in Rwanda in January.

A chartered ARIK Air aircraft will fly out of the Port Harcourt International Airport at about 5.30pm Nigeria time, and will land in the Burkinabe capital after about two-and-half hours.



NFF 2nd Vice President. Shehu Dikko will lead a delegation that also includes chairman of NFF technical committee, Felix Anyansi-Agwu; deputy general secretary Emmanuel Ikpeme; deputy director of competitions, Ayobola Oyeyode and assistant director of communications, Ademola Olajire.

There will also be 22 players, 13 technical and backroom staff, a number of stakeholders, some NFF staff, a couple of media representatives and members of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club.

The Super Eagles will have the official training at the August 4 Stadium in Ouagadougou on this evening, with the match to start at 4.00pm (5pm Nigeria time) on Sunday at the same venue.

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