ABC: Super Falcons hold full training at Legacy Pitch




Super Falcons training

By Harry Awurumibe, Editor Bureau 

Super Falcons Head Coach, Randy Waldrum, earlier Tuesday took his team to the field for full training as all but three players have reported to camp ahead of the Six-Nation invitational tournament dubbed Aisha Buhari Cup starting in Lagos on Wednesday, September 15, 2021.

Those who took part in the Tuesday morning training were team captain Asisat Lamina Oshoala of FC Barcelona feminine and all three goalkeepers, Chiamaka Nnadozie of Paris FC, Yewande Balogun of California Storm and Isreal-based Toochukwu Oluehi. 

Also at the training ground were veterans Rita Chikwelu, Faith Ikidi-Michael, Onome Ebi and Francisca Ordega as well as Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene.

Others were Esther Adeboye, Monday Gift, Joy Bokiri, Glory Ogbonna, Uchenna Kalu, Mitchell  Alozie,  Regina Otu,  Vivian lkechukwu,  Goodness Onyebuchi and Opeyemi.

Coach Waldrum invited 23 players made up of 19 overseas-based players and four domestic players for the Lagos 6-Nation Invitational matches. 

Nigeria will take on Mali tomorrow in the first of the two matches the Super Falcons will play at Mobolaji Johnson Arena Onikan, Lagos. 

The full list of invited players:

Goalkeepers: Tochukwu Oluehi (Maccabi Kishronot Hadera, Israel); Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC, ); Yewande Balogun (California Storm, USA)

Defenders: Onome Ebi (Minsk FC, Belarus); Glory Ogbonna (Umea FC, Sweden); Osinachi Ohale (Deportivo Alaves, Spain); Faith Ikidi (Pitea DFF, Sweden); Michelle Alozie (Houston Dash, USA); Akudo Ogbonna (Edo Queens); Oluwatosin Demehin (Rivers Angels)

Midfielders: Rita Chikwelu (Madrid CFF, Spain); Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene (Eskilstuna United, Sweden); Tony Payne (Sevilla FC, Spain); Regina Otu (Minsk FC, Belarus); Goodness Onyebuchi (Edo Queens); Joy Bokiri (AIK Sweden FC, Sweden)

Forwards: Asisat Oshoala (FC Barcelona, Spain); Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid, Spain); Francisca Ordega (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Gift Monday (FC Robo Queens); Uchenna Kanu (Linkopings FC, Sweden); Desire Oparanozie (Dijon FC, ); Esther Okoronkwo (Saint Etienne, ).

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