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Super Falcons New coach Dennerby releases team list for WAFU Cup

Thomas Dennerby has selected the players to represent Nigeria at the WAFU Women's Cup

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Super Falcons play Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has released a list of 21 players for the WAFU Cup (CAF)

New Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has released the list of players to prosecute the upcoming West African Football Union (WAFU) Women’s Cup of Nations.

The Nigerian women’s senior team will compete in the regional tournament which is scheduled to hold in Côte d’Ivoire starting Wednesday, February 14.

Dennerby who was recently unveiled by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has released a list of 21 players to represent Nigeria at the tournament, from an initial 35 players invited.

The Swedish coach who took charge of the Falcons final stage training has decided to invite players from the Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL).

Thomas Dennerby play The WAFU Cup will be the first tournament for Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby (Super Falcons/Twitter)


List of Players

Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie (Rivers Angels); Rita Akarekor (Delta Queens); Onyinyechukwu Okeke (Edo Queens)

Defenders: Mary Ologbosere (Rivers Angels); Joy Jegede (Delta Queens); Glory Ogbonna (Ibom Angels); Lilian Tule (Bayelsa Queens); Ujunwa Okafor (Delta Queens); Opeyemi Aiyenibereun (Sunshine Queens); Oluwakemi  Famuditi (Confluence Queens)

Midfielders: Osarenom Igbinovia (Bayelsa Queens); Ihuoma Onyebuchi (Sunshine Queens); Peace Efih (Edo Queens); Amarachi Okoronkwo (Nasarawa Amazons); Ogechi Ukwuoma (Delta Queens)

Forwards: Rasheedat Ajibade (FC Robo Queens); Chioma Wogu (Rivers Angels); Aminat Yakubu (Bayelsa Queens); Alice Ogebe (Rivers Angels); Anam Imo (Nasarawa Amazons); Chinaza Uchendu (Rivers Angels)

Super Falcons Schedule

The Super Falcons are housed in group B and will battle neighbours Benin Republic, Senegal and Togo

The Falcons are Eight time African Champions and will start their campaign at the tournament against Benin Republic, on Thursday, February 15 (4pm Nigerian time), before taking on Senegal on Saturday, February 17, and play their final group match against Togo on Monday, February 19.

Super Falcons Arrive In Abidjan

The Super Falcons have arrived the city Abidjan for the WAFU Women’s Cup.

The team of 21 players and coaching crew led by Thomas Dennerby (Head Coach), Omobolanle Taiwo (Assistant Coach), Modupe Shabi (Team Administrator) and also Wemimo Mathew and Maureen Madu, (Team Doctor and Physiotherapist) will join the team on Wednesday.

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