Olympic qualifiers: Ex-Atletico Madrid star headlines South Africa’s preliminary squad checklist forward of Nigeria conflict

Olympic qualifiers: Ex-Atletico Madrid star headlines South Africa’s preliminary squad checklist forward of Nigeria conflict

South Africa coach Desiree Ellis has named a 29-woman preliminary squad forward of the essential Olympic qualifiers in April, Soccernet.ng stories.

The Tremendous Falcons haven’t certified for the Girls’s soccer competitors of the Olympic video games since 2008. Nevertheless, they’re only one step from ending their lengthy hiatus within the competitors.

Randy Waldrum’s ladies must get previous the Banyana Banyana of South Africa to get a ticket to the Olympics, but it surely won’t be a simple one for them. Nigeria noticed off opponents like Cameroon and Ethiopia, whereas South Africa noticed off DR Congo and Tanzania.

Nigeria and South are set to sq. off on April 1 and April 9, and forward of the sport, Banyana Banyana boss Ellis has invited 29 players. And, in fact, their star lady, former Atletico Madrid star Thembi Kgatlana, was not neglected. Different notable additions are Jermaine Seoposenwe, Hilda Magaia, and Lonathemba Mhlongo.

Full Squad

The gamers will open camp on March 25, and the group will probably be trimmed all the way down to 23 gamers afterwards.

Nigeria will play the primary leg on the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja on April 1. Then, they’ll journey to South Africa eight days later.

In the meantime, the NFF is but to disclose Nigeria’s squad for the sport. However not like the Banyana Banyana, coach Randy Waldrum is anticipated to disclose his ultimate 23-woman checklist without delay.

Nigeria and South Africa are two of the most important groups on the continent, and the sport is anticipated to be a troublesome one.

Kelvin Omachonu

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