Head Coach Randy Waldrum has picked Captain Onome Ebi and 24 different gamers to symbolize Nigeria on the twelfth Ladies Africa Cup of Nations going down in Morocco, 2nd – twenty third July.
The record of the nine-time champions is an attention-grabbing mixture of the previous guard and new blood, with veterans Tochukwu Oluehi, Ebi, Rita Chikwelu, Osinachi Ohale, Francisca Ordega and Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene on board, in addition to defenders Ashleigh Plumptre, Nicole Payne and Michelle Alozie, midfielder Regina Otu and forwards Vivian Ikechukwu, Present Monday and Ifeoma Onumonu.
Dropped from the contingent that made the camp in Abuja had been goalkeeper Rita Akarekor, defenders Chidinma Okeke, Ngozi Emenayo and Opeyemi Sunday, midfielders Suliat Abideen, Amanda Uju Mbadi and Charity Adule, and ahead Anam Imo.
The Tremendous Falcons will confront South Africa’s Banyana Banyana of their first match of the event on Monday, 4th July earlier than different video games in opposition to Botswana (seventh July) and Burundi (tenth July).
All 4 semi finalists on the championship in Morocco will qualify to symbolize Africa on the 2023 FIFA Ladies’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
The Falcons’ contingent will depart Nigeria for Morocco on Monday, twenty seventh June.
Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC, France); Tochukwu Oluehi (Maccabi Kishronot Hadera, Israel); Yewande Balogun (Coppermine United, USA)
Defenders: Glory Ogbonna (Santa Teresa FC, Spain); Onome Ebi (En Avant Guingamp, France); Osinachi Ohale (Deportivo Alaves, Spain); Ashleigh Plumptre (Leicester Metropolis, England); Nicole Payne (West Virginia College, USA); Michelle Alozie (Houston Sprint, USA); Akudo Ogbonna (Edo Queens)
Midfielders: Peace Efih (Kiryat Gat, Israel); Halimatu Ayinde (Eskilstuna FC, Sweden); Toni Oyedupe Payne (Sevilla FC, Spain); Regina Otu (Minsk FC, Belarus); Christy Ucheibe (SL Benfica, Portugal); Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid, Spain); Rita Chikwelu (Madrid CFF, Spain); Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene (Eskilstuna FC, Sweden)
Forwards: Francisca Ordega (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Vivian Ikechukwu (WFC Gintra, Lithuania); Chinonyerem Macleans (GSK Gornik Leczna, Poland); Ifeoma Onumonu (NY/NJ Gotham FC, USA); Uchenna Kanu (Tigres Femenil, Mexico); Asisat Oshoala (FC Barcelona, Spain); Present Monday (Bayelsa Queens)