By Adeboye Amosu in Kano: Home-based Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf will reshuffle his squad for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) with players who have made an impact at the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League invitational tournament in Kano to be offered the chance to stake claims for spots in the squad, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
CHAN will run from January 13 to February 4 in Morocco.
Salisu released a 30-man list for the NPFL invitational last week, a competition his team is using to prepare for CHAN.
Already the duo of Joseph Osadiaye and Destiny Ashade have been ruled out of the competition due to injury.
Plateau United forward Tosin Omoyele and Enyimba new arrivals Wasiu Alalade and Chinedu Udeagha have impressed in the competition.
“The NPFL invitational is a big chance to discover new players for CHAN and the (coach) is ready to give players who impress here the opportunity to go to Morocco,” a reliable source at the team’s Tahir Palace Hotel informed Completesportsnigeria. com.
“Already, we have pencilled down some names and they will be invited immediately the competition is over.
” The players who are already in the team know the stake is high and we are happy others are fighting hard to come in, which is another good reason to have a competition like this.
“The second phase of our pre-season will start early next year and we hope all the players will give their all.”