Abuja - Two foreign based professionals, Onome Ebi and
Desire Oparanozie topped the list of 18 member Super Falcons players named by coach
Edwin Okon for the Africa Women Championship (AWC) qualifier against Rwanda
this weekend in Kigali.
Conspicuously missing from the team are Gloria Ofoegbu,
Lilian Cole, Uchechi Sunday and Glory Iroka.
Surprised inclusion in the squad are captain of the Under-17
women that got to quarter-final of the of the recently concluded FIFA U-17
World Cup, Chiwendu Ihezuo and two members of the Under-20 women team - Asisat
Oshoala and Yetunde Adeboyejo.
Executive Committee member of the Nigeria Football
Federation, Dili Onyedinma will lead out the team that comprises four coaches
and six officials.
The full squad:
Goalkeepers: Precious Dede, Ibubeleye Whyte
Defenders: Onome Ebi, Blessing Edoho, Ngozi Ebere, Mariam
Ibrahim, Josephine Chukwunonye
Midfielders: Evelyn Nwabuoku, Onyinyechi Ohadugha, Ngozi
Okobi, Azizat Oshoala, Ceceilia Nku, Chioma Wogu, Stella Mbachu, Esther Sunday.
Strikers: Desire Oparanozie, Chiwendu Ihezuo, Yetunde
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