Fears of the cold weather in Kigali affecting the home Eagles in their campaign at the African Nations Championships CHAN 2016 has been played down by Head Coach Sunday Oliseh.
Speaking with NPFL.ng in Kigali, Oliseh admitted that it was quite cold in Kigali but he was quick to assure that the Home Eagles would soon get acclamitize thus sure weather conditions will not pose any real threats.
“We can’t fully acclimatize in one day or two, but I’m positive we are better than we were before we went to South Africa and I think it is good for us.
CHAN 2016 is Here & Oliseh Assures Of Good Weather
“When we got to Pretoria the players were breathing heavily because of the weather but after a few days they got better. They will also get well with the weather soon. The Eagles gaffer assured.
With two training sessions under their belt since arriving in Kigali from Pretoria, the Nigeria team will begin their mission at the CHAN 2016 with a tricky clash against the Mena of Niger Republic.
The game is billed for 5pm Nigeria time.