What could be the appropriate translation of the word 「項目」in the next sentence?

① <...>
② <...>

⑧ <...>

I translated it on my own as:

I would like to ask you again to follow the directions mentioned in the next 8 points:
① <...>
② <...>

⑧ <...>

But as for me, neither "points", "items" nor "categories" are suitable in the English version...

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I can see nothing wrong if you translated this 項目 as points. Is it unnatural?

The more literal translation of this sentence would be:

What I would like to ask you again are the following 8 points.

  • Thank you. Actually, I am not a native speaker, so I can be wrong.
    – Fara
    Commented May 8, 2016 at 15:04
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    As a native speaker of English, "items" seemed the best but "points" seems perfectly fine. Either can be used in a speech...
    – virmaior
    Commented May 8, 2016 at 16:03

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