CHAN Eagles visit and donate cash to orphanage [Photos]

NPFL By: Ambrose Udeme | 10/08/2017

The CHAN Eagles led by its captain Ikechukwu Ezenwa on Thursday visited and donated cash to an orphanage while also taking out time to interact with the orpahans ahead of their departure to Benin Republic.

The Eagles team consisting of 20 players in a list made available by head coach Yusuf Salisu on Thursday are expected to depart for Benin Republic ahead of Sunday's 2018 CHAN qualifiers.

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Before quitting their base, the entire squad members were spotted at Nasarawa Children Home/Orphanage, as tweeted on the Eagles' official Twitter account.

"The CHAN Eagles led by captain Ikechukwu Ezenwa, earlier today, visited the Nasarawa Children Home/Orphanage to donate some cash to them."

The return leg of Sunday's fixture will take place at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Saturday August 19, with the winner over the two legs qualifying for the 5th edition of the African Nations Championship in Kenya early next year.

The Full Squad to face Benin Republic

Goalkeepers: Ikechukwu Ezenwa (FC IfeanyiUbah); Theophilus Afelokhai (Enyimba FC); Dele Ajiboye (Plateau United)

Defenders: Orji Kalu (Rangers International); Stephen Eze (FC IfeanyiUbah); Ariwachukwu Emmanuel (Akwa United); Chima Akas (Enyimba FC); Nasiru Sani (Katsina United); Osas Okoro (Rangers International)

Midfielders: Hafiz Aremu (Akwa United); Raphael Ayagwa (Lobi Stars); Ifeanyi Ifeanyi (Akwa United); Rabiu Ali (Kano Pillars); Samuel Mathias (El-Kanemi Warriors); Alhassan Ibrahim (Akwa United)

Forwards: Sikiru Olatubosun (MFM FC); Thomas Zenke (Nasarawa United); Stephen Odey (MFM FC); Kingsley Eduwo (Lobi Stars); Ifeanyi George (Rangers International)