Nigeria’s senior girls, Super Falcons continue the pursuit of a ticket to the women’s football tournament of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics when they fly to Abidjan, capital city of Cote d’Ivoire on Tuesday, ahead of a second round, initially leg clash with their Ivorian counterparts on Thursday.
The nine-time African champions and three- winners on aggregate more than Algeria in the initially round will travel aboard Air Cote d’Ivoire, and arrive in Abidjan in the evening early adequate to have a stroll-out. They will have the official education session at the match venue on Wednesday.
Acting Head Coach Chris Danjuma has chosen seven overseas-primarily based and 11 dwelling-primarily based specialists for the clash, with new captain and FC Barcelona ace Asisat Oshoala top the 18 –woman playing physique. There are also defenders Chidinma Okeke and Osinachi Ohale, midfielders Ngozi Okobi and Chinaza Uchendu and forwards Francisca Ordega and Rasheedat Ajibade from overseas.
Goalkeepers Tochukwu Oluehi and Chiamaka Nnadozie, defenders Ugochi Emenayo, Glory Ogbonna and Maryam Ibrahim, midfielders Amarachi Okoronkwo, Cecilia Nku, Ihuoma Onyebuchi and Regina Otu, and forwards Present Monday and Rafiat Sule total the roster.
The Nigeria Football Federation has currently scheduled the return leg of the fixture for the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Monday, 7th October 2019.
18 FALCONS FOR ABIDJAN
Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie Tochukwu Oluehi
Defenders: Ugochi Emenayo Glory Ogbonna Osinachi Ohale Chidinma Okeke Maryam Ibrahim Ihuoma Onyebuchi
Midfielders: Amarachi Okoronkwo Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene Regina Otu Cecilia Nku Chinaza Uchendu
Forwards: Asisat Oshoala Francisca Ordega Present Monday Rafiat Sule Rasheedat Ajibade