Africa Soccer Super Falcons coach Waldrum named squad for Turkish Women’s Cup

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Super Falcons head coach Randy Waldrum released a 23-woman squad who will take part in the Turkish Women’s Cup starting from 15th to February 24th.

The Nigerian Football Federation cleared Waldrum’s team to participate in this tournament in late December.

The team included most of the stars in the Nigerian women team and will serve of preparations for the new coach.

The players will also be eager to achieve after their non-expected exit from Tokyo Olympics games by Cote d’Ivoire.

Read more : NFF confirms Super Falcons participation in Turkish tournament

Super Falcons celebrating during a game.
Super Falcons celebrating during a game.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers: Tochukwu Oluehi (C.D. Pozoalbense, Spain); Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC, France); Christy Ohiaeriaku (Edo Queens)

Defenders: Onome Ebi; Glory Ogbonna (Edo Queens); Osinachi Ohale (Madrid CFF, Spain); Mariam Ibrahim (Nasarawa Amazons); Chidinma Okeke (Madrid CFF, Spain); Habeebat Akinwande (FC Robo)

Midfielders: Rita Chikwelu (Madrid CFF, Spain); Esther Sunday (ALG SPOR, Turkey); Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene (Eskilstuna, Sweden); Antoinette Payne (Sevilla FC, Spain); Halimatu Ayinde (Eskilstuna, Sweden); Christy Ucheibe (SL Benfica, Portugal); Patricia George (Sands FC, Germany)

Forwards: Asisat Oshoala (FC Barcelona, Spain); Uchenna Kanu (Linkopings, Sweden); Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid, Spain); Francisca Ordega; Chinwendu Ihezuo; Gift Monday (FC Robo); Charity Adule (SD Eibar, Spain)

In addition, Ukraine, Serbia, India, Bulgaria, Uzbekistan and Equatorial Guinea have also confirmed their participation in the tournament.

The main goal of Nigeria is to do better than Ghana’s Black Queens who earned a third-place finish last year as Chile won the trophy.

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