Nigeria will start her African Nations Championship campaign on Monday when the Super Eagles take on the Mena of Niger at the Stade Regionale Nyamirambo in Kigali.
Coach Sunday Oliseh has a band of young players who are determined to make a name for themselves by going all the way to win the trophy.
After placing 3rd at the last edition in South Africa, the Eagles will aim to win a first ever title by winning the 2016 CHAN event, but it all starts with the game against a tough opponent, West African neighbours, Niger.
The Mena’s best ever placing is a quarter-final berth at the 2011 edition in Sudan when they were beaten 4-3 on penalties by hosts Sudan in Omdurman. Read more