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2022 Women’s Afcon Qualifier: Nigeria Falcons release squad for Black Queens tie

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Women Football 2022 Women’s Afcon Qualifier: Nigeria Falcons release squad for Black Queens tie
OCT 15, 2021 LISTEN

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have released their squad for their 2022 Women AFCON qualifying fixture against the Black Queens.

The Falcons will commence camping in Lagos on Sunday, 17th October, 2021.

Ghana and Nigeria have been drawn to play each other for one slot at the next edition to be held in the summer of 2022 in the Kingdom of Morocco.

For the clash with the Black Queens, head Coach of the Super Falcons - Randy Waldrum has invited 23 players for the fierce encounter which the first leg holds at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena on Wednesday, 20th October.

ALL THE INVITED 23 PLAYERS:

  • Goalkeepers: Tochukwu Oluehi (Maccabi Kishronot Hadera, Israel); Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC, France); Yewande Balogun (California Storm, USA)
  • Defenders: Onome Ebi (Minsk FC, Belarus); Glory Ogbonna (Umea FC, Sweden); Osinachi Ohale (Deportivo Alaves, Spain); Ayomide Ojo (Edo Queens); Rafiat Imuran (Rivers Angels); Opeyemi Sunday (Edo Queens); Oluwatosin Demehin (Rivers Angels); Akudo Ogbonna (Edo Queens)
  • Midfielders: Rita Chikwelu (Madrid CFF, Spain); Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid, Spain); Toni Oyedupe Payne (Sevilla FC, Spain); Regina Otu (Minsk FC, Belarus); Goodness Onyebuchi (Edo Queens); Joy Bokiri (AIK FC, Sweden)
  • Forwards: Asisat Oshoala (FC Barcelona, Spain); Francisca Ordega (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Gift Monday (FC Robo Queens); Uchenna Kanu (Linkopings FC, Sweden); Desire Oparanozie (Dijon FC, France); Vivian Ikechukwu (Rivers Angels)

The return leg is scheduled to come off on Sunday, 24th October in Accra.

The winner over two legs will join hosts Morocco and 10 other countries for the 12th Women Africa Cup of Nations [AFCON] next year.

Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah

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