By Johnny Edward:
Head coach of the Super Falcons, Edwin Okon has included BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year nominee Asisat Oshoala and the duo of Courtney Dike and Desire Oparanoize in his preliminary squad scheduled to depart tonight for the 7th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Canada.
According to a report on the Nigerian Football Federation’s official website, thenff.com reveals that the contingent will fly out of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja aboard an Air France aircraft and arrive in Paris on Wednesday morning before connecting another flight to Toronto, Canada.
Team skipper Evelyn Nwabuoku and forward Francesca Ordega will join the team at the training camp in Toronto.
The squad include: Precious Dede, Ibubeleye Whyte, Christy Ohaeriaku, Sandra Chii Chii, Onome Ebi, Osinachi Ohale, Josephine Chukwunonye, Ngozi Ebere, Blessing Edoho, Sarah Nnodim, Mariam Ibrahim, Ugo Njoku, Evelyn Nwabuoku, Onyinyechi Ohadugha, Halimat Ayinde, Cecilia Nku, Ngozi Okobi, Esther Sunday, Loveth Ayila, Chiwendu Ihezuo, Desire Oparanozie, Asisat Oshoala, Francisca Ordega, Iniabasi Umotong, Courtney Dike, Evelyn Nwabuoku, Francesca Ordega.