Ordega, Oparanozie among 17 players invited for France friendly

The Super Falcons will take on France in an international friendly on Friday, April 6.

The eight-time champions of Africa will take on France in an international friendly scheduled for Friday, April 6.

The game between the Falcons and the French women team will hold at the Stade MMArena, Le Mans.

The encounter with France will be Head Coach Thomas Dennerby’s first match against European opposition since he was unveiled as coach of the Super Falcons.

After a bronze medal at the , Thomas Dennerby has extended an invitation to foreign-based players to prosecute the friendly against France.

Members of the Super Falcons team that emerged African champions in December 2016 make a return to the setup.

The 17-woman list includes Rita Chikwelu, Ngozi Okobi but a notable exemption is the absence of reigning who demanded more matches for the Super Falcons before the announcement of the friendly.

The Super Falcons are expected to depart for France on Tuesday, April 3 where the home-based contingent will be joined by their foreign counterparts.

The 17-woman Super Falcons list

Goalkeepers: Onyinyechukwu Okeke; Chiamaka Nnadozie

Defenders: Josephine Chukwunonye; Ngozi Ebere; Faith Ikidi; Ugo Njoku; Osinachi Ohale; Glory Ogbonna

Midfielders: Rita Chikwelu; Ngozi Okobi; Ini-Abasi Umotong; Ogonna Chukwudi

Forwards: Francisca Ordega; Desire Oparanozie; Courtney Dike; Esther Sunday; Anam Imo

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