Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and defender, Chima Akas have been appointed captain and vice captain of the CHAN team by coach Salisu Yusuf.
The decision was announced on the Super Eagles official twitter handle on Wednesday.
It read: “Just in. Coach Salisu Yusuf names Ikechukkwu Ezenwa as Captain and Chima Akas as Vice captain of the CHAN team
— Nigeria Super Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) July 26, 2017
Nigeria will face Benin Republic on August 13 for the first leg of the play-offs for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Kenya.