The Cabo Verdean Football Association’s Technical team have have continued preparing for Sunday’s 2022 African Nations Championship ( CHAN) first leg qualification against Sierra Leone

Head Coach Janitor Carvalho listed his final of 23 players for the doubleheader in Morocco.

On Monday, the home Stars took to their first official training session at Estadio da Varzea stadium, in Praia, Cape Verde.

The Central Atlantic Ocea Side will battle with their West African Counterparts on Sunday , July 24 in the first leg of this year’s CHAN qualifier at the Stade de Grand Stade de Marrakech, 2pm Kickoff ( Sierra Leone).

The return fixture is on the Wednesday 27th July at the same venue. The aggregate winner over-legged matches will face Mali in the Mall In the Next Stage.

Sierra Leone was eliminated by Senegal 4-2 on aggregate during the 28 African Nations Championship qualifiers.

Sierra Leone was eliminated by Senegal 4-2 on aggregate during the 2018.

Sierra Leone was ineligible for the 2020 tournament due to FIFA Sanction.

Meanwhile, Malian official Sory Ibrahima Keita will be in charge of this tie. Nouhoum Bamba is the AR one, Amadou belly Guisee Amadu is the AR2 and Abdoulaye Sissoko the fourth official.

Sierra Leone’s Songhor Koedoyama is the Covid 19 officer Match commissioner Miss from Mauritania.

The final tournament is slated to be played in Algeria from 8-31 January 2023