Prolific Strikers Rasheedat Ajibade, Aku Headline Nigeria 21-Player World Cup Roster
Published: September 23, 2016
Prolific Strikers Rasheedat Ajibade, Aku Headline Nigeria 21-Player World Cup Roster Nigeria U17s coach Bala Nikyu has announced a 21-player for the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup that will be staged in Jordan from September 30-October 21, 2016.

An analysis of the roster revealed that 3 goalkeepers, 8 defenders, 3 midfielders and 7 attackers will be on the plane to Amman in the coming days.

Top scorer in the African qualifiers, Rasheedat Ajibade, prolific forward Cynthia Aku, Patience Dike and Peace Efih have a chance to display their wares during the tournament having made the squad list.

The Flamingos open Group C play against Brazil on October 1, before facing off against England and North Korea.

Nigeria 21-Player Squad

Goalkeepers (3) : Chiamaka Nnadozie, Christiana Obia, Agatha Thompson

Defenders (8)
: Abidemi Ibe, Patience Dike, Catherine Kenneth, Esther Adeboye, Akudo Ogbonna, Joy Michael, Opeyemi Sunday, Happiness Titus

Midfielders (3): Christy Ucheibe, Folashade Ijamilusi, Peace Efih

Strikers (7): Oghenebrume Ikekhua, Mercy Omokwo, 
Rasheedat Ajibade, Arit Itu, Chidinma Okeke,  Cynthia Aku, Mary-Ann Ezenagu

Ifeanyi Emmanuel

Photo Credit : fifa.com
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