CHAN 2018: Panic Grips Home Eagles Ahead Final Squad Announcement

CHAN 2018: Panic Grips Home Eagles Ahead Final Squad Announcement

By Adeboye Amosu‎: There is a air of apprehension in the home- based Super Eagles camp as the day for the submission of the final list for the 2018 African Nations Championship in Morocco draws near, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

The deadline set for submission of the final list by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) is January 3 2018, same day Home Eagles coach , Salisu Yusuf is expected to release his final 23-man list for CHAN 2018.

Competition for places in the team has been fierce with majority of the players churning out impressive performance in training on a daily basis.

Completesportsnigeria.com scooped from a reliable camp source that majority of the players are keen to know their fate and can’t wait for the squad announcement.

“I can confirm to you that majority of the players are eagerly awaiting the announcement of the final list for the CHAN tournament,” the source informed Completesportsnigeria.com.

“There are some of them who are regulars who know that, barring injury or any unforeseen circumstances, they will make the team to Morocco, while there are quite a number of them who are not sure of their status and are keen to know their fate.

“I must commend all the players in camp for their spirited efforts, but it’s unfortunate that not all of them will have the privilege of travelling with us to Morocco.”

The Home Eagles are expected to depart for Rabat, Morocco on Wednesday for the final lap of their preparation for the competition.

They are drawn in Group C with Rwanda, Libya and Equatorial Guinea.

The competition will start on January 12 and end February 4.

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