CHAN 2023: Home Eagles off to Cape Coast Friday for Ghana clash


The home-based Super Eagles will depart Abuja on Friday for Cape Coast ahead of Sunday’s 2023 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier against the Black Galaxies of Ghana.

The highly anticipated encounter will take place at the Cape Coast Stadium.

Head coach of the team, Salisu Yusuf, according to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will release a list of 22 players that will make the trip on Friday morning.

Yusuf has been working with 34 invited players for the past few weeks.

The team have also been engaged in a series of friendly matches in Abuja ahead of the game.

CAF has picked Beninoise officials to take charge of the encounter, with Issa Mouhamed as the referee.

His compatriots Eric Ulrich Ayimavo will be assistant referee 1, with Koudogbo Kougbemede as assistant referee 2 and Tanisla Ahomlanto as the fourth official.

The game will kick off at 4pm Ghana time (5pm Nigeria time).

The reverse fixture will take place at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja on September 3.

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