Edwin Okon Unveils 21 - Woman AWC Squad List?

Published: September 30, 2014
Edwin Okon Unveils 21 - Woman AWC Squad List?Coach of the Falcons, Edwin Okon, on Monday unveiled his 21 - woman squad list for the African Women’s Championship scheduled to begin in Namibia on October 11, subject to the ratification of the Nigeria Football Federation.

Some of the headline names on the list include Asisat Oshoala, Perpetua Nkwocha, Desire Oparanozie and Onome Ebi.

An analysis of the roster revealed that 3 goalkeepers, 6 defenders, 6 midfielders and 6 strikers have been named in the squad, with Rivers Angels contributing 11 players to the pool.

Six players plying their trade outside the shores of the country, including Houston Dynamo center back Ohale Osinachi, will be on the plane to Namibia.

Nigeria are in Group A of the tournament alongside Ivory Coast, Zambia and Namibia.

Falcons AWC Squad

Precious Dede (Ibom Queens) Ibubeleye White (Rivers Angels) Christy Ohieriaku ( Oshogbo Queens)

Osinachi Ohale (Houston Dash,United States) Josephine Chukwunonye (Rivers Angels) Gloria Ofoegbu (Rivers Angels) Onome Ebi ( FK Minsk,Belarus) Ngozi Ebere (Rivers Angels) Ugochi Njoku ( Rivers Angels)

Evelyn Nwabuokn (Rivers Angels) Onyinyechi Ohadugha (Rivers Angels) Gloria Iroka (Rivers Angels) Cecilia Nku (Rivers Angels) Ayinde Halimat (Delta Queens)Ngozi Okobi (Delta Queens)

Desire Oparanozie (En Avent Guingamp,France ) Perpetua Nkwocha (Sunana SK,Sweden) Esther Sunday (FK Minsk,Belarus) Asisat Oshoala (Rivers Angels) Stella Mbachu (Rivers Angels) Francisca Ordega (Pitea IFF,Sweden)

Photo Credit : fifa.com

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