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Falconets coach calls 30 players to camp

20 September 2016, 16:15Israel Ojoko

Lagos - Head Coach of the U20 Women National Team, Peter Dedevbo has invited forward Chinwendu Ihezuo and 29 other players to camp to kick –start preparations for the 8th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup taking place in Papua New Guinea later this year.

The Falconets, who pounded Liberia, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Africa home and away in the qualifying series, will tackle Japan, Canada and Spain (in that order) at the finals scheduled for 13th November – 3rd December in the tiny nation located in the Pacific Ocean.

Among those invited are goalkeeper Sandra Chichi, defenders Ugochi Emenayo, Esther Elijah, midfielders Joy Bokiri and Tessy Biawho and forwards Uchenna Kalu, Yetunde Adeboyejo and Chinaza Uchendu.

Also read: Dedevbo has no fear for Spain, Canada ahead of U20 Women’s W/Cup

All the invited players are to report at the Serob Legacy Hotel, Abuja on Tuesday, 27th September with their training kits, birth certificates and international passports.

All the invited players

Sandra Chichi (Sunshine Queens); Patience Kalu (Rivers Angels); Kemi Famuditi (Confluence Queens); Chinwendu Ihezuo (BIIK Zazygurt, Kazakhstan); Yetunde Adeboyejo (Bayelsa Queens); Ugochi Emenayo (Nasarawa Amazons); Uchenna Kanu (Orlando Kicks, USA); Chinaza Uchendu (Nasarawa Amazons); Ogechi Ukwuoma (Delta Queens); Glory Ogbonna (Ibom Queens); Ginika Ikeh (Nasarawa Amazons); Amarachi Ojinma (Rivers Angels); Tessy Biahwo (Nasarawa Amazons); Christy Ohiaeriaku (IFKO Stersund, Sweden); Mercy Vincent (Confluence Queens); Mary Ologbosere (Ibom Queens); Aminat Yakubu (Minsk FC, Belarus); Ihuoma Onyebuchi (Sunshine Queens); Esther Elijah (Osun Queens); Onyinye Okeke (Edo Queens); Joy Bokiri (Bayelsa Queens); Valerie Awelewa (Genk FC, Belgium); Lilian Atule (Bayelsa Queens); Adebisi Hameevah (FC Robo); Ekaete Akpata (Ibom Queens); Shenken Lima (Garden City Bronc Busters, USA); Fubiana Briggs (Ibom Queens); Opeyemi Aiyeniberu (Sunshine Queens); Charity Chetachukwu (Ibom Queens); Bashirat Amoo (Osun Queens)

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