Dennerby Invites Oparanozie, Dike, Ordega for France Friendly

Dennerby Invites Oparanozie, Dike, Ordega for France Friendly

Super Falcons Coach, Thomas Dennerby has invited France-based forward, Desire Oparanozie and US based Francisca Ordega and Courtney Dike for the friendly against France at the Stade MMArena in the city of Le Mans, France on Friday, 6th April 2018.

Dennerby, led Nigeria to a third place finish in the maiden WAFU Women Cup of Nations in Abidjan in February, with a home-based squad.

According to the NFF, 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.

Nigeria’s 17-woman list includes Rita Chikwelu, who captained the team to win an eighth continental title in Cameroon in December 2016, as well as nimble–footed midfielder Ngozi Okobi and home–based goalkeepers Onyinyechukwu Okeke and Chiamaka Nnadozie.

The Super Falcons will lodge at the Mercure Le Mans Centre.


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.

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