Home Eagles to play Ghana or Benin In CHAN qualifier
The Super Eagles will compete for a spot in the 2022 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Algeria against either Ghana or the Benin Republic.
In July, Ghana and Benin Republic will face off in the first round.
The overall victors of the two-legged competition will meet the Home Eagles in the second round, scheduled for August/September.
After missing out on the last edition, which was hosted by Cameroon, the Home Eagles are hoping to return to the biennial championship.
The Eagles finished second in the 2018 edition, which was held in Morocco.
For the first time in the history of the competition, 18 teams will compete for the ultimate prize.
Algeria will host the competition from January 8–31, 2023.
The CHAN is organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), exclusively featuring players from the respective national championships.
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