The Super Eagles of Nigeria will depart the shores of the country this weekend for another training camp in South Africa 366football.com can report.
According to the Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye, the fight for inclusion in the final team has been very fierce.
Ibitoye revealed that the team has trained four times since Sunday, adding that they will be training two times daily until the leave on Saturday.
Ibitoye revealed that the team would arrive in Lagos by 7.00 a.m. on Saturday and travel to South Africa by 1.00 p.m. aboard an Arik Air flight same day.
In the absence of Chief Coach Sunday Oliseh, who has been recovering from an ailment in Belgium, the team has been led by assistant coaches, Salisu Yusuf, Jean Francois Losciuto and Tijani Babangida.
Oliseh will join the team in Pretoria, South Africa, for the final phase of preparation for the CHAN.
They will play two friendlies against Cote d’Ivoire and Angola before moving to Rwanda for the CHAN.
Nigeria is in Group C alongside Tunisia, Guinea and Niger in the championship, which kicks off on January 16.