The Continental ruling football body CAF has released the list of approved stadiums that can be used for the CAF Confederations Cup playoffs round according to CAF Source.
The list, which consists of 8 stadiums in Nigeria, has the home ground of Rivers United, the Adokiye Amasiamaka Stadium, on the list. Others are Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos, MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja, which is the adopted stadium for Plateau United.
The remaining five stadiums are Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Enyimba International Stadium, Aba, Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba, Remo Stars Stadium in Ikenne and Samuel Ogbemudia stadium in Benin City.
Nigeria has the second highest number of stadiums listed for the CAF Confederations Cup, while South Africa, which has the highest, has 13 stadiums.
The duo of Rivers United and Plateau United who crashed out in the CAF Champions League will fly Nigeria’s flag at the tournament when it kicks off.