Falconets: Nigeria names final squad for World Cup


Ghana’s African counterpart in next months World Cup in France Nigeria have named their final squad ahead of the tournament.

The Falconets who will be making their ninth straight appearance at the tournament have announced a strong team for the competition.

Nigeria’s list includes the joint-top scorer in the qualifying Rasheedat Ajibade, who has already played for senior women’s team.

The team will also have the likes of captain Oluwakemi Famuditi joins regulars Glory Ogbonna, Bashirat Amoo and Gift Monday on the list.

Nigeria will open against Germany in Group D on 6 August, before games against debutants Haiti and tricky China.

Below are the players who represent Nigeria:

Goalkeepers: Akarekor Rita, Okeke Onyinyechukwu, Nnadozie Chiamaka.

Defenders: Sunday Opeyemi, Ezekiel Blessing, Ogbonna Glory, Famuditi Oluwakemi, Duru Joy, Ologbosere Mary.

Midfielders: Saheed Adebisi, Saiki Mary, Ucheibe Christy, Efih Peace, Amoo Bashirat, Igboamalu Grace, Odueke Taibat.

Forwards: Ajibade Rasheedat, Monday Gift, Imo Anam, Okeke Chidinma, Bello Aishat.

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