2018 CHAN: Salisu Picks 44 players for camping

Super Eagles chief coach, Salisu Yusuf has selected 44 players for camping as Nigeria gear up for the qualifiers of the 2018 Africa Nations Championship CHAN Qualifier tie which will hold between August 11th and 20th later in the year.

Nigeria drew bye in the first round of qualifiers but they will be in action in the second and final round of qualifiers where they are expected to take on the winner of the tie between Togo and Benin Republic.

Former Kano Pillars coach, Salisu Yusuf who has been put in charge of the team by Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr to tinker the team which is solely for players playing in the Nigeria Professional Football League.

Yusuf has revealed that preparations for the competition will start after the Eid el Fitri celebrations with 44 players already pencilled down.

However, the coach said the 44 names on his list will still be trimmed down to a manageable number that would be accommodated by the Nigeria Football Federation.



Aisha JM