Super Falcons departs Nigeria for 4-Nation Tournament in China

Super Falcons departs Nigeria for 4-Nation Tournament in China

Nigeria’s Super Falcons has departed the country to China for a 4-Nation Tournament as which is part of their preparations for the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup taking place in France this summer.

16 players and nine officials left the shore of the country Nigeria via an Egypt Air flight from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Monday afternoon and was expected to touch down in China on Tuesday evening.


Hosts China, Romania, and the Korea Republic are the other teams participating in the four-day invitational starting on 17th January.


Goalkeepers: Tochukwu Oluehi; Christy Ohiaeriaku; Chiamaka Nnadozie


Defenders: Glory Ogbonna; Faith Michael; Onome Ebi; Osinachi Ohale; Ugochi Emenayo; Josephine Chukwunonye


Midfielders: Amarachi Okoronkwo; Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene; Rita Chikwelu; Halimat Ayinde


Forwards: Anam Imo; Rasheedat Ajibade; Francisca Ordega; Chinaza Uchendu; Chinwendu Ihezuo; Ini-Abasi Umotong; Alice Ogebe


The notable absentees are Asisat Oshoala and Francisca Ordega while Faith Michael, midfielder Rita Chikwelu and forwards Ini-Abasi Umotong and Chinaza Uchendu are expected to join the team from Europe.

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