The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have released squad numbers of the home-based Super Eagles ahead of the African Nations Championship (CHAN 2016) tournament.

The number 10 jersey will be taken by Sunshine Stars of Akure midfielder Paul Onobi who is already establishing himself in the Super Eagles midfield.

The number nine jersey will go to Onobiís club teammate Tunde Adeniji who is expected to lead the front line while key midfielder Usman Mohammed will wear the number 4.

Captain Chima Akas will wear the number 3 shirt, while the teamís vice- captain, Austin Obaroakpo, will wear the number 5 shirt.

Ifeanyi Matthew will wear wear the number 8 shirt.

Their opening game is against Niger on Monday at the Stade Regional Nyamirambo, Kigali.

The squad numbers:
1. Ikechukwu Ezenwa
2. Orji Kalu
3. Chima Akas
4. Usman Mohammed
5. Austin Obaroakpo
6. Jamiu Alimi
7. Prince Aggreh
8. Ifeanyi Mathew
9. Tunde Adeniji
10. Paul Onobi
11. Ezekiel Bassey
12. Ikechukwu Ibenegbu
13. Chisom Chikatara
14. Etim Mathew
15. Ibrahim Salawu
16. Femi Thomas
17. Osas Okoro
18. Bature Yaro
19. Chris Madaki
20. Ifeanyi Onyedikachi
21. Stephen Eze
22. Samson Gbadebo
23. Okiemute Odah