Arsenal & PSG Ladies Stars, Veteran Midfielder Chikwelu, 27 Others Called Up To Nigeria Get-Together
Published: October 10, 2016
Arsenal & PSG Ladies Stars, Veteran Midfielder Chikwelu, 27 Others Called Up To Nigeria Get-TogetherHead Coach Florence Omagbemi has invited 30 players to the camp of the Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons, as preparations begin for the 10th Women Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2016.

The list is headlined by Arsenal striker Asisat Oshoala, PSG Ladies stopper Ngozi Ebere and Swedish-based duo Rita Chikwelu (Umeå IK) and Ngozi Okobi (Vittsjo GIK).

Eight foreign-based professionals and twenty-two players in the domestic championship will attend the get-together in Abuja.

Cameroon will host the 10th Women Africa Cup of Nations finals from 19th November – 3rd December 2016 in two cities.

Invited Players

Goalkeepers (5) : Chioma Nwankwo (Adamawa Queens), Ibubeleye Whyte (Rivers Angels), Seun Bello (Confluence Queens), Alaba Jonathan (Bayelsa Queens), Rita Akarekor (Delta Queens)

Defenders (9): Ngozi Ebere (PSG Ladies), Faith Ikidi (Pitea IF), Sherifat Saheed (Sunshine Queens), Akpa Gladys (Rivers Angels), Abasi Gladys (Sunshine Queens), Edoho Blessing (Bayelsa Queens), Ugo Njoku (Rivers Angels), Okpalla Maureen (Confluence Queens), Osinachi Ohale (Rivers Angels)

Midfielders (7): Rita Chikwelu (Umeå IK), Evelyn Nwabouku (En Avant Guingamp), Ngozi Okobi (Vittsjo GIK), Nneka Julius (Adamawa Queens), Nneka Ike (Ibom Angels), Osaremoma Igbinovia (Bayelsa Queens), Gloria Iroka (Rivers Angels)

Attackers (9): Francisca Ordega (Washington Spirit), Asisat Oshoala (Arsenal Ladies), Desire Oparanozie (En Avant Guingamp), Chioma Wogu (Rivers Angels), Alice Ogebe (Delta Queens), Aluko Yetunde (Sunshine Queens), Uwandi Nkem Vivian (Edo Queens), Anam Imo (Nasarawa Amazons), Ijeoma Obi (Sunshine Queens)

Igho Kingsley

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