Abuja - The Nigeria Football Federation has given approval
to Super Falcons Coach Edwin Okon to beef the team up with the invitation of eight
foreign based professionals players ahead of the African Women Championship
(AWC) qualifier against Rwanda.
Team administrator, Ruth David disclosed that letters of
invitation have been sent to the clubs of all the players listed by the coach
for the May 24 date with Rwanda.
She explained that all the invited players are expected to
report at the Abuja camp of the Super Falcons on May 13 to enable them have a
minimum of five days training with the other players before picking a squad
that will play Rwanda.
The players invited are Perpetua Nkwocha (Sunnana
SK,Sweden), Sarah Micheal (KIF Orebro,Sweden), Francisca Ordega (Pitea
IF,Sweden), Onome Ebi (Minsk FC,Belarus),
Osinachi Ohale (Houston Dash,United States), Faith Ikidi (Pitea
IF,Sweden), Desire Oparanozie (Atasehir Belediyespor,Turkey) and Helen Ukaonu
The foreign based players are to join the 24 home based
players who have been in camp for close to one month in Abuja.
Coach Edwin Okon insists that all the foreign based players
must report early enough to ascertain their fitness level adding that only
players who are able to prove themselves would face Rwanda.
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