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Falconets 35 players invited for FIFA U-20 World Cup

The Falconets are one of Africa's representatives to the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

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Falconets play 35 Falconets have been invited to begin preparations (NFF)

Head Coach of Nigeria’s U-20 women’s team Falconets Chris Danjuma has invited 35 players in preparations for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup which will take place in France.

Nigeria's Falconets are one of Africa's representatives at the tournament.

The players are expected to arrive at the Serob Legacy Hotel for the first phase of preparations on Thursday, May 10.

The Falconets who progressed to the semifinals of the World Cup in 2010 and 2014 were drawn in group D alongside Haiti, China, and Germany.

In preparation to perform better than the last outing the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) are putting plans today for the showpiece which will take place from Sunday, 5th August till Friday, August 25 across several venues in France.

FIFA Under 20 Women's World Cup play The Falconets will face China, Germany and Haiti at the tournament (FIFA Under 20 Women's World Cup)


35 Falconet players invited

Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie (Rivers Angels); Mercy Vincent (Confluence Queens); Onyinyechukwu Okeke (Edo Queens); Rita Akariko (Sunshine Queens); Nelly Ekeh (Ibom Angels)

Defenders: Joy Duru (Nasarawa Amazons); Blessing Ezekiel (Rivers Angels); Oluwakemi Famuditi (Confluence Queens); Chidinma Uchegbu (Heartland Queens); Glory Ogbonna (Ibom Angels); Mary Ologbosere (Rivers Angels); Opeyemi Sunday (Sunshine Queens); Lilian Tule (Bayelsa Queens); Honesty Essien (Pelican Stars); Margaret Etim (Delta Queens); Rebecca Ajiga (Edo Queens)

play The Falconets have never failed to qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup (NFF/Twitter)


Midfielders: Taibat Odueke (Edo Queens); Adebisi Saheed (Delta Queens); Christy Ucheibe (Nasarawa Amazons); Folasade Ijamilusi (Spring Soccer); Hannah Yusuf (Rivers Angels); Peace Efih (Edo Queens); Ramat Abdulkarim (Confluence Queens); Mary Saiki (Rivers Angels); Esther Ndubuisi (FC Robo); Esther Onyenezidie (FC Robo)

Forwards: Rasheedat Ajibade (FC Robo); Anam Imo (Nasarawa Amazons); Grace Igboamalu (Nasarawa Amazons); Charity Reuben (Ibom Angels); Aishat Bello (Nasarawa Amazons); Kafayat Bashiru (Jokodolu Babes); Gift Monday (FC Robo); Chidinma Okeke (FC Robo); Dooshima Tarnum (Nasarawa Amazons)

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