By Chineze Ogugua
The Falconets of Nigeria have departed Austria for France where the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup will be hosted from the 5th – 24th of August. The female U20 team is placed in Group D alongside Haiti, China and Germany.
The twice World Cup finalists currently coached by Christopher Danjuma, brushed past Tanzania’s U-20 team, Morocco U20 team and the South African U20 team and have been in Austria for camping since last month.
The travelling squad consists of 21 players and an 11-man coaching crew.
FULL LIST OF PLAYERS
GOALKEEPERS: Okeke Onyinyechukwu (Edo Queens), Nnadozie Chiamaka (Rivers Angels) Akarekor Rita (Sunshine Queens).
DEFENDERS: Ogbonna Glory (Ibom Angels) Famuditi Oluwakemi (Confluence Queens) Duru Joy (Nasarawa Amazons) Ologbosere Mary (Rivers Angels) Sunday Opeyemi (Sunshine Queens) Ezekiel Blessing (Rivers Angels).
MIDFIELDERS: Saiki Mary (Rivers Angels), Ucheibe Christy (Nasarawa Amazons) Efih Peace (Edo Queens) Saheed Adebisi (Bayelsa Queens) Amoo Bashirat (Confluence Queens) Igboamalu Grace (Nasarawa Amozons) Odueke Taibat (Edo Queens).
FORWARDS: Monday Gift (FC Robo), Ajibade Rasheedat (FC Robo), Imo Anam (Nasarawa Amazons) Okeke Chidinma (FC Robo) Bello Aishat (Nasarawa Amazons).
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