Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has picked two players from 2018 CHAN to be part of his World Cup preparations.
They are former Sunshine Stars duo,Ikechukwu Ezenwa and
Nigeria reached the final of the CHAN in Morocco, where they lost to the home team.
Goal tender, Ezenwa, was already widely tipped for Russia 2018 after his five-star displays in more recent World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon and Zambia.
Stephen Eze, on the other hand, has for months been on the radar of Rohr since the CHAN qualifiers in Cotonou last year.
Rohr has already announced he will name his squad for two important World Cup warm-up matches against Poland and Serbia by the first week of next month.
The Eagles are away to Poland on the 23rd of next month, before they battle Serbia four days later in London.