A squad of 23 players led by Asisat Oshoala and Chiamaka Nnadozie will lead Nigeria to the final round of the WAFCON with Michelle Alozie missing.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has released a list of 23 Super Falcons players invited for the decisive final round of matches in the
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The nine-time champions will host Cape Verde in the first leg clash slated for the M.K.O Stadium in Abuja on November 30.
According to a communique from the NFF, the coach of the side Justin Madugu made the list public on Monday ahead of the decisive clash.
Oshoala leads the squad alongside talented goalkeeper, Nnadozie, with Atletico Madrid’s Rasheedat Ajibade also invited for the clash.
While other popular names were also called up, new star, Omorinsola Babajide gets a recall to the team, there was no place for Houston Dallas star, Alozie and Saudi Arabia-based Ashleigh Plumptre.
Meanwhile, Esther Onyenezide of Robo Queens, Remo Stars’ Akudo Ogbonna and Rihanat Kasali of Bayelsa Queens are the home-based stars in the team.
Full List of the Players
Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC); Tochukwu Oluehi (Shualat Alsharqia FC, Saudi Arabia); Christiana Obia (Edo Queens)
Defenders: Osinachi Ohale (Pachuca FC, Mexico); Glory Edet (FCF TP Mazembe, DR Congo); Rihanat Kasali (Bayelsa Queens); Oluwatosin Demehin (Stade de Reims, France); Akudo Ogbonna (Remo Stars Ladies); Rofiat Imuran (Stade de Reims, France)
Midfielders: Christy Ucheibe (SC Benfica, Portugal); Esther Onyenezide (FC Robo Queens); Peace Efih (Sporting Club de Braga, Portugal); Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid FC, Spain); Deborah Abiodun (University of Pittsburgh, USA); Toni Payne (Sevilla FC, Spain); Jennifer Echegini (Florida State University, USA)
Forwards: Omorinsola Babajide (Coasta Adeje Tenerife Egatesa, Spain); Asisat Oshoala (FC Barcelona Feminine, Spain); Esther Okoronkwo (Coasta Adeje Tenerife Egatesa, Spain); Uchenna Kanu (Racing Louisville, USA); Gift Monday (Coasta Adeje Tenerife Egatesa, Spain)
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