Spanish league stars, Ajibade, Chikwelu, others hit Falcons Houston camp




Super Falcons training

By Harry Awurumibe, Editor, Abuja Bureau

At last, the much-awaited Spanish leaque stars have joined the Super Falcons camp in Texas, United States (US) with the arrival on Wednesday of five more players to camp.

They are Rasheedat Ajibade (Athletico Madrid), Charity Adule (SD Eibar), Tochi Oluehi (Pozoalbanse), Rita Chikwelu and Chidinma Okeke (Madrid CFF) who arrived the Marriott Marquis in Houston at 2:00pm local time to the warm embrace of the Nigerian delegation.

Although team captain and Belarus-based experienced defender, Onome Ebi were not in the entourage that arrived from Spain, there was huge relief for Super Falcons gaffer, Randy Waldrum who has grown grey hairs in the last few days waiting for the arrival of the invited players
for the 4-Nation invitational tournament tagged .

The tournament is featuring USA, Nigeria, Portugal and Jamaica. It holds from June 10 to 16 in Houston and Austin respectively.

With the arrival of the five players the number of players in camp at the time of this report swell to 21 just as the 16 that arrived on Tuesday had earlier trained at the BBVA Stadium, venue for the first two games between Nigeria and Jamaica on Thursday and Portugal on June 13.

exclusively gathered that two “uninvited” Nigeria-American players sought permission to train with Super Falcons in the absence of full squad in their first work-out on Wednesday morning.

The late arrivals were expected to join the evening training ahead of the clash with Reggae Girlz of Jamaica later Thursday

FALCONS IN CAMP

  • Francisca Ordega
  • Rita Chikwelu
  • Tochi Oluehi
    *Rasheeda Ajibade
  • Charity Adule
  • Chidinma Okeke
  • Toni Payne
  • Ifeoma Onumonu
  • Onyinyechi Zogg
  • Roosa Ariyo
  • Nicole Payne
  • Yewande Balogun
  • Glory Ogbonna
  • Abidemi Ibe
  • Joy Bokiri
  • Gift Monday
  • Amanda Mbadi
  • Vivian Ikechukwu
  • Inyene Etim
  • Tosin Dimehin
  • Akudo Ogbonna

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