27 July 2017
Home-based Eagles handler, Salisu Yusuf, has named goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, as the captain of the team ahead of next month’s crucial African Nations Championship qualifiers against the Squirrels of Benin
The choice of the FC Ifeanyi Ubah goalkeeper was announced in a tweet by Super Eagles verified twitter handle on Wednesday. Enyimba defender, Chima Akas was named as the vice-captain.
“Coach Salisu Yusuf names Ikechukwu Ezenwa as Captain and Chima Akas as Vice-captain of the CHAN team.”
The home-based Eagles are currently in camp in Kano ahead of the two-legged qualifiers against Benin Republic on August 13 and 19 in Cotonou and Kano respectively.
NPFL top scorer, Stephen Odey and teammate, Sikiru Olatubosun are among the players already in Camp.
The home-based Eagles will be guests to Benin Republic on August 13 for the first leg of the play-offs for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Kenya.