CHAN Ea­gles off to Burk­ina Faso Thurs­day

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N i g e r i a ’ s home-based team will de­part for Burk­ina Faso on Thurs­day for a re­turn leg 2016 CHAN qual­i­fier.

Nige­ria de­feated Les Etalons 2-0 on Satur­day in Port Har­court and the over­all win­ners of this

fix­ture will qual­ify for next year’s CHAN in Rwanda.

A squad of 18 play­ers from the 23 in the train­ing camp will be named for the trip to Oua­gadougou.

It has been gath­ered coach Sun­day Oliseh will stick with the team who were in­volved in the first leg in Port Har­court.

Goal­keep­ers Ikechukwu


and Femi Thomas, de­fend­ers Austin Oboroakpo, Chima Akas, Orji Kalu, Jamiu Alimi as well as mid­field­ers Ba­ture Yaro, Ifeanyi Matthew, Us­man Mo­hammed and Paul Onobi will make the trip.

Strik­ers Gbo­la­han Salami, Chi­som Chikatara, Ezekiel Bassey and Osas Okoro have also been pen­ciled down for the trip.

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