CHAN team captain, Ikechukwu Ezenwa
The Home Based Super Eagles
players, also known as CHAN Eagles will train in Rabat for a few days
before going to Tangiers for the African Nations Championships.

team departs from Abuja on Monday night for the 5th African
Nations Championship taking place in Morocco, 13th January – 4th
February 2018 and Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi says they will not
be going straight to Tangiers where their group games hold.

Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor told at the weekend that
the delegation will fly aboard a Turkish Airline flight from the
Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and connect Rabat from
Istanbul on Tuesday morning.

team will train for a few days in Rabat before heading to Tangiers on
Friday, 12th January,” Achor explained to

few days ago, Head Coach Salisu Yusuf named a 23 –man team to fly
Nigeria’s flag at the finals, where the 2014 bronze medallists will
play 2014 champions Libya, Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea in Group C.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa –captained squad will take on Rwanda (hosts of the
last edition of the competition two years ago) at the Stade Ibn
Batouta on Monday, 15th January, starting from 7.30pm (8.30pm Nigeria
time), before games against Libya at the same venue on Friday, 19th
January (starting from 4.30pm; 5.30pm Nigeria time) and Equatorial
Guinea in Agadir on Tuesday, 23rd January (starting 7pm Morocco time;
8pm Nigeria time).

failed to qualify for the final competition of the first two editions
of the CHAN, losing to Ghana in 2008 (ahead of Cote d’Ivoire 2009)
and beaten on aggregate by Niger Republic in 2010 (ahead of Sudan

Class of 2014 led by the late coach, Stephen Keshi qualified after
edging Cote d’Ivoire 4-3 on aggregate, and then finished third in
South Africa.

2015, the team coached by Sunday Oliseh also defeated Burkina Faso to
qualify for the finals, but lost out at group phase in the finals in
Rwanda few months later.

reach the finals this time, Salisu Yusuf’s wards edged Benin
Republic 2-1 on aggregate.


Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba FC); Oladele Ajiboye (Plateau United);
Theophilus Afelokhai (Enyimba FC)

Osas Okoro (Rangers International); Daniel James (Plateau
United); Kalu Orji Okogbue (Rangers International); Ikouwem Utin
(Enyimba FC); Abdullahi Musa (Wikki Tourists); Timothy Danladi
(Katsina United); Ifeanyi Nweke (Kano Pillars); Stephen Eze (Kano

Ifeanyi Ifeanyi (Akwa United); Rabiu Ali (Kano Pillars); Augustine
Oladapo (Enyimba FC); Ekundayo Ojo (Sunshine Stars)

Emeka Atuloma (Rivers United); Anthony Okpotu (Lobi Stars); Eneji
Moses (Plateau United); Ibrahim Mustapha (Enyimba FC); Emeka Ogbuh
(Rivers United); Sunday Faleye (Shooting Stars); Nur Muhammed
(El-Kanemi Warriors); Okechukwu Gabriel (Akwa United)

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