during the 2018 CHAN Qualifier match between Nigeria v Benin Republic on August 19, 2017 at Sani Abacha Stadium © Kabiru Abubakar/fotodezamora

The Home-Based Super Eagles have moved camp to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja for the next phase of preparations for the forthcoming 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), to be hosted by taking place in Morocco from 13th January 2018, reports.

Immediately after NPFL Super Six Tourney, Coach Salisu Yusuf told that preparations would move into the second phase where some of the lapses seen in the team would be corrected and some fresh players called up.

“I am very impressed with the team. We did not have any elaborate
preparation before the Super Six tournament and yet these boys raised
their game, improved with every match and won the trophy. Icongratulate them, but this is the beginning of real hard work for us.

“We will begin the next phase of preparations immediately. We want to
also see some new players in certain positions and correct somemistakes we made during some of our games in Kano while strengthening and consolidating on our strong areas.”

The Eagles will be camped at the Bolton White Hotels and Apartments for what promises a more intensive phase of training before they jet out to Morocco in the first week of January.