Nigeria ‘B’ team will fly out of Johannesburg, South Africa, this morning for Rwanda ahead of this year’s CHAN.
The team will depart 8am local time and officials said flying time to Kigali is estimated to be three hours.
The team, made up of players from the Nigerian domestic league have been training in Pretoria, South Africa, since January 2 in readiness for the CHAN.
CHAN Eagles are so far unbeaten in both competitive and friendly matches.
They finished third on their debut at the 2014 CHAN in South Africa.
They will play their opening match in the competition on Monday against Niger.
Tunisia and Guinea are also in their first round group.