Ajibade, Oshoala, Nnadozie lead Tremendous Falcons squad for Paris Olympics qualifiers in opposition to South Africa

Ajibade, Oshoala, Nnadozie lead Tremendous Falcons squad for Paris Olympics qualifiers in opposition to South Africa

Coach Randy Waldrum has introduced the listing of gamers invited to signify the Nigerian ladies’s nationwide crew, the Tremendous Falcons, within the upcoming Paris Olympics ultimate qualifying fixture in opposition to South Africa, Soccernet.ng reviews.

Among the many 22 gamers called up are familiar faces resembling captain Rasheedat Ajibade, Africa queen Asisat Oshoala, and goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie.

The squad additionally contains Saudi Arabia-based defender Ashley Plumptre, veteran Osinachi Ohale, and midfielder Deborah Abiodun.

Notable remembers have been made for 2019 World Cup star Chidinma Okeke and ahead Chiwendu Ihezuo, whereas U20 defender Shukurat Oladipo earns her first invitation.

The Tremendous Falcons will face South Africa in a two-legged tie, with the primary leg scheduled for April fifth on the MKO Abiola Nationwide Stadium in Abuja.

The return leg will happen on April ninth on the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria. The winner of the tie will safe considered one of Africa’s two tickets to the Girls’s Olympic Soccer Match.

Coach Waldrum has additionally retained regulars like wing-back Michelle Alozie, midfielders Christy Ucheibe and Halimatu Ayinde, and ahead Present Monday within the squad.

Full listing of invited gamers:

Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC); Tochukwu Oluehi (Shualat Alsharqia FC, Saudi Arabia); Linda Jiwuaku (Bayelsa Queens)

Defenders: Osinachi Ohale (Pachucha Membership de Futbol, Mexico); Ashleigh Plumptre (Ittihad Girls, Saudi Arabia); Shukurat Oladipo (FC Robo Queens); Michelle Alozie (Houston Sprint, USA); Nicole Payne (Portland Thorns FC, USA); Chidinma Okeke (Mynavi Sendai Girls, Japan)

Midfielders: Deborah Abiodun (College of Pittsburgh, USA); Halimatu Ayinde (FC Rosengard, Sweden); Christy Ucheibe (SL Benfica, Portugal); Jennifer Echegini (Juventus Girls, Italy); Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid FC, Spain); Toni Payne (Sevilla FC, Spain)

Forwards: Omorinsola Babajide (Coasta Adeje Tenerife Egatesa, Spain); Esther Okoronkwo (Changchun FC, China); Ifeoma Onumonu (SLC Utah, USA); Asisat Oshoala (Bay FC, USA); Uchenna Kanu (Racing Louisville, USA); Present Monday (Coasta Adeje Tenerife Egatesa, Spain); Chiwendu Ihezuo (Pachucha Membership de Futbol, Mexico)

N.B: What are your ideas about Randy Waldrum’s squad in opposition to South Africa? Depart your feedback under.

Ayomide Oguntimehin

Ayomide Oguntimehin

Ayomide Oguntimehin is a CAF-accredited sports activities journalist and an Editor at Soccernet.ng, with a confirmed monitor report in conducting interviews with Tremendous Eagles stars resembling William Troost-Ekong, Taiwo Awoniyi, Vivid Osayi-Samuel, Ademola Lookman, and lots of others. He has additionally made a big influence in breaking switch information tales.

Grounded in video modifying, video journalism, social media administration, and content material technique, Ayomide brings a wealth of experience to his work.

With a Bachelor’s diploma in English Language from Adeyemi Faculty of Schooling and a Grasp’s Diploma in Faculty Library and Media Know-how from the College of Ibadan, Ayomide is well-prepared to excel within the area.

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