Abuja - Ahead of the final preparations for the 5th FIFA U17
Women’s World Cup, Jordan 2016, Coach Bala Nikyu has invited to camp 30 players
who will arrive in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Sunday.
At the head of the pack is team captain Rasheedat Ajibade,
who plays for FC Robo Queens in the Nigeria Women Football League. There is
also nifty midfielder Peace Efih and the experienced left back Patience Dike
and forward Cynthia Aku.
Nigeria, quarter finalists at the 2010, 2012 and 2014 FIFA
U17 Women’s World Cup, has been drawn against Korea DPR, Brazil and England at
the fifth edition of the competition starting in Jordan on the last day of
All the invited players have been directed to report at the
Agura Hotel, Abuja on Sunday, 31st July with their training kits, birth
certificates and international passports.
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The Flamingoes defeated Sierra Leone, Namibia and South
Africa home and away on the route to qualifying for the finals in Jordan.
News24 reported that Nikyu was in Jordan for the draws held in May.
The full list
Rasheedat Ajibade (FC Robo Queens), Cynthia Aku (Rivers
Angels), Mercy Omokwe (Abia Angels), Yetunde Fajobi (Young Talented FC), Arit
Ifu (Rivers Angels), Abidemi Ibe (Ibom Angels), Folashade Ijamilusi (Spring
Soccer Academy), Catherine Kenneth (Rivers Angels), Esther Adeboye (Young
Talented FC), Opeyemi Sunday (Sunshine Queens), Peace Efih (Edo Queens),
Christy Ucheibe (Nasarawa Amazons), Christiana Obia (Martins White Doves),
Chiamaka Nnadozie (Abia Angels), Patience Dike (Abia Angels), Rebecca Ajimuda
(Edo Queens), Margaret Etim (Delta Queens), Agnes Ajibade (Osun Queens), Ramat
Abdulkareem (Abia Angels), Joan Benedict (Akwa Ibom Queens), Maryam Ezenagu,
Ikekhua Brume (Delta Queens), Uchechi Onyechere, Akudo Ogbonna (FC Robo
Queens), Chinyere Igbomulis (Nasarawa Amazons), Patricia Innocent (Sunshine
Queens) Hodo Williams (Pelicans FC), Seun Bello (Confluence Queens), Effioawan
Ekeng (Pelicans), Helen Oga (Confluence Queens) .
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