The home-based Super Eagles on Tuesday began preparations for a CHAN qualifier against Burkina Faso in Port Harcourt, with 17 players in camp.
Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Salisu Yusuf, led the team’s first training session which was held in morning. Another training will also hold in the evening.
The players already in camp include Gbolahan Salami, Solomon Kwambe, Osas Okoro, Stephen Eze, Bature Yaro, Tunde Adeniji and Abdulrazaq Aliyu.
Abia Warriors forward, Chisom Chikatara, has replaced Godwin Obaje of Wikki Tourists.
The team faces South Africa U-23 team in a test game on Tuesday, October 13 in Port Harcourt, ahead of the qualifier on October 18.
Midfielder, Obinna Nwobodo, has being released by the Nigeria Under–20 national team, Flying Eagles, to feature for Enugu Rangers in a Federation Cup round of 32 clash against Insurance of Benin in Abuja on Thursday.
Nwobodo, is one of several players from the domestic league taken in by the Flying Eagles recently and Rangers Coach, John Obuh, requested for the mercurial midfielder, who has been one of the most exceptional players in the national team camp.
Other players who were released for the Federation Cup by Flying Eagles Coach, Manu Garba, are Seun Olulayo and Tunde Adeniji from Sunshine Stars, Segun Alebiosu from Kwara United and midfielder, Ifeanyi Matthew for another cup tie involving El Kanemi.
The Flying Eagles will play against Lesotho in the African Youth Championship final qualifying tie in August.