Nigeria has released the list of the Senior Women’s Football Team, Super Falcons that will play a friendly match against France.
Three-time African player of the year Asisat Oshoala is an obvious omission on the list.
The eight-time champions of Africa will take on France in an international friendly scheduled for Friday, April 6.
Coach Thomas Dennerby, whose maidens composed entirely of home –based professionals took third place at the WAFU Women Cup of Nations in Abidjan in February following penalty shoot-out defeat by Ghana in the semi finals, will have the complement of foreign –based
gladiators as well when they pitch battle with France as from 9pm on Friday next week.
THE FULL LIST
Goalkeepers: Onyinyechukwu Okeke; Chiamaka Nnadozie
Defenders: Josephine Chukwunonye; Ngozi Ebere; Faith Ikidi; Ugo Njoku; Osinachi Ohale; Glory Ogbonna
Midfielders: Rita Chikwelu; Ngozi Okobi; Ini-Abasi Umotong; Ogonna Chukwudi
Forwards: Francisca Ordega; Desire Oparanozie; Courtney Dike; Esther Sunday; Anam Imo
Nigeria Football Fedeation’s spokeman Ademola Olajire, in a statement on Thursday said U.S –based forward Courtney Dike and Ordega would be first arrivals in Le Mans on Tuesday, 3rd April – the same day the delegation from Nigeria will depart from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
According to him, the Super Falcons will lodge at the Mercure Le Mans Centre.