SUPER FALCONS

Oshoala, Ebi, and 30 others invited for AWCON camp in Morocco

After missing the games against Canada Oshoala is back to save the Super Falcons ahead of the AWCON.

The Super Falcons of Nigeria aim to get revenge against Canada in the 2nd friendly

On Monday, May 16 the Super Falcons of Nigeria provisional list for the for the upcoming Women Africa Cup of Nations (AWCON) was released.

Randy Waldrum head coach of the Super Falcons has invited 32 players as they ramp up preparation for the tournament.

The 12th Women Africa Cup of Nations is set to take place place in Morocco the city selected for the Super Falcons to ramp up.

The camp in Morocco will take place for two weeks and several stars are returning to the team.

The Super Falcons are part of the 12-team tournament and are in Group C along with South Africa’s Banyana Banyana, Botswana and Burundi.

The Super Falcons will have a two-week intensive training programme led by captain Onome Ebi who recently turned 39.

Other stars on the team are Francisca Ordega, Desire Oparanozie who missed the last two friendly games.

Former captain Oshoala missed the qualifiers against the Ivory Coast and then friendly games against Canada.

Oshoala returns to the team after finishing the season in Spain as the top scorer despite missing several games.

All players are expected to arrive in Rabat on 17th June as the training camp will start on 18th June in the North African kingdom.

Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC, France); Tochukwu Oluehi (Maccabi Kishronot Hadera, Israel); Rita Akarekor (Nasarawa Amazons); Yewande Balogun (Coppermine United, USA)

Defenders: Opeyemi Sunday (Edo Queens); Glory Ogbonna (Santa Teresa FC, Spain); Onome Ebi (En Avant Guingamp, France); Osinachi Ohale (Deportivo Alaves, Spain); Ugochi Emenayo (Konak Belediyespor Izmir, Turkey); Ashleigh Plumptre (Leicester City, England); Nicole Payne (West Virginia University, USA); Michelle Alozie (Houston Dash, USA); Akudo Ogbonna (Edo Queens)

Midfielders: Peace Efih (Kiryat Gat, Israel); Amanda Uju Mbadi (Atasehir Belediyespor, Turkey); Halimatu Ayinde (Eskilstuna FC, Sweden); Charity Adule (Deportivo La Coruna, Spain); 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); Suliat Abideen (Edo Queens)

Forwards: Anam Imo (Pitea IF, Sweden); Francisca Ordega (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Desire Oparanozie (Wuhan Chegu Jianghan, China); Vivian Ikechukwu (WFC Gintra, Lithuania); Chinonyerem Macleans (GSK Gornik Leczna, Poland); Chinwendu Ihezuo (Meizhou Hakka Club, China); Ifeoma Onumonu (NY/NJ Gotham FC, USA); Uchenna Kanu (Tigres Femenil, Mexico); Asisat Oshoala (FC Barcelona, Spain)

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