Ifeanyi Ubah football club have named Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, as their captain for the 2016/ 2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), season.
The Federation Cup winners will face Kano Pillars in the opening fixture of the 2016/2017 NPFL season at the Sani Abacha stadium on Saturday.
Ezenwa, took over from Wilson Elu, who would now act as the Deputy Skipper of the Anambra Warriors.
The experienced shot stopper linked up with the Nnewi-based side, from Sunshine Stars during the mid-season transfer window last term.
Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh will stay out of this weekend’s 2016 CHAN qualifier against Burkina Faso in Port Harcourt, owing to ill-health.
The Media Officer of the team, Toyin Ibitoye told Channels Sports that the coach will return to Nigeria from Belgium on October 18, a day after the home-based Eagles clash with the Etalons of Burkina Faso.
In his absence, his Assistants, Jean-Francois Losciuto and Salisu Yusuf will take charge of the qualifier.
Former Enyimba and Kano Pillars Coach, Yusuf, has been training the Nigeria League players for the CHAN qualifier since last week.
The return leg of the CHAN qualifier will be played the following weekend in Ouagadougou.