CHAN eagles to hit morocco tuesday

Nigeria  CHAN eagles will hit rabat on Tuesday  for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) finals taking place in Morocco, 13th January – 4th February 2018.

Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor told the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) official website that the local-based Super Eagles will fly aboard a Turkish Airline flight from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and connect Rabat from Istanbul on Tuesday morning.

“The team will train for a few days in Rabat before heading to Tangier on Friday, 12th January,” Achor explained to thenff.com.

The Super Eagles 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, 23rdJanuary (starting 7pm Morocco time; 8pm Nigeria time).

The team will be under the guidance of Salisu Yusuf, who is also serving as the Nigeria senior national team assistant coach.


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Born July 13, 1965, Fred Edoreh hails from Umeh, Isoko South, Delta State. He attended St. John Primary School, Iselegu, Mater Dei Collage Ashaka, St. Patrick’s Grammar School, Asaba for HSC and graduated in English and Literary Studies at Bendel State University, Ekpoma.
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