Okpotu Anthony of Nigeria celebrates goal with Salisu Yusuf, coach of Nigeria during 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations match between Ghana and Nigeria at Cape Coast Sports Stadium in Cape Coast, Ghana on 18 September 2017 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

*Camp opens January

Home-based Super Eagles Coach, Salisu Yusuf, is expected to reveal the final list of players that would prosecute the journey for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) next week, reports.

Coach Yusuf disclosed that the team would be leaving for Morocco in January, as preparations for the tournament gathers momentum.

“We will be leaving for Rabat, Morocco on January 2nd for the final stage of our preparation for CHAN 2018,” Salisu Yusuf disclosed.

The CHAN team seem to have a positive mindset to execel at the competition which will run from January 13 to February 4 in Morocco.

The team will face Rwanda in their first Group C game in Tangier on January 15, alongside Libya and Equatorial Guinea.

At the last edition, the Home-Based Eagles failed to make it beyond the group stage in Rwanda.