By James Agberebi:
The home-based Super Eagles are expected to be in camp on Thursday to start preparation for their second round 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier against either Benin Republic or Togo, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
This was announced on the Super Eagles official Twitter handle on Sunday.
The 2018 CHAN will hold in Kenya from January 11 to February 2.
It however stated that the venue for the camp will be made known in a later date, although Kano has been mentioned as a possible host city.
“Our camp for the #2018CHAN qualifiers vs Benin Rep/Togo will now open on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Camp site will be communicated later,” the Super Eagles handle wrote.
The home-based Eagles, coached by Salisu Yusuf, will be away to either Benin Republic or Togo in the first leg on August 11.
They will host the second leg on August 19 with the winner qualifying for the 2018 CHAN tournament.
The first leg, first round qualifier between Togo and Benin Republic, comes up today (Sunday) in Lome.