Super Falcons off to Cote d’Ivoire for Tokyo 2020 qualifier

Super Falcons

Nigeria’s senior women team, Super Falcons will today (Tuesday) leave the shores of the country to Cote d’Ivoire as they continue their pursuit of a ticket to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

They fly to Abidjan, capital city of Cote d’Ivoire ahead of a second round, first leg clash with their Ivorian counterparts scheduled for Thursday.

The nine-time African champions will have the official training session at the match venue on Wednesday.

Acting Super Falcons Head Coach, Chris Danjuma has selected seven overseas-based and 11 home-based professionals for the clash, with new captain and FC Barcelona ace Asisat Oshoala leading the 18 –woman playing body.

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has already scheduled the return leg of the fixture for the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Monday, 7th October 2019.


Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie; Tochukwu Oluehi

Defenders: Ugochi Emenayo; Glory Ogbonna; Osinachi Ohale; Chidinma Okeke; Maryam Ibrahim; Ihuoma Onyebuchi

Midfielders: Amarachi Okoronkwo; Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene; Regina Otu; Cecilia Nku; Chinaza Uchendu

Forwards: Asisat Oshoala; Francisca Ordega; Gift Monday; Rafiat Sule; Rasheedat Ajibade

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