By Adeboye Amosu:
Falcontets head coach, Christopher Danjuma, has picked his final 21-woman list for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France, Completesportsnigeria. com reports.
The squad is made up of three goalkeepers, six defenders, seven midfielders and five strikers.
FC Robo forward, Rasheedat Ajibade, Saheed Adebisi, Monday Gift and Ucheibe Christy, the team’s top stars were included in the team.
Nigeria will battle Haiti, China and Germany in Group D at the competition.
The Falconets’ opening match is against perennial foes Germany (who beat Nigeria in the 2010 and 2014 Final matches) at the Stade de Marville in Saint-Malo on Monday, 6th August, before clashes with Haiti at the same venue on Thursday, 9th August and against China in Dinan/Léhon’s Stade de Clos Gastel on Monday, 13th August.
The team is currently in Austria for a 12-day training exercise ahead of the tournament.
They are expected to leave Austria on August 2nd for France.
Goalkeepers : Okeke Onyinyechukwu [Edo Queens]; Nnadozie Chiamaka [Rivers Angels]; Akarekor Rita [Sunshine Queens]
Defenders : Ogbonna Glory (Ibom Angels]; Famuditi Oluwakemi Confluence Queens]; Duru Joy [Nasarawa Amazons]; Ologbosere Mary [Rivers Angels]; Sunday Opeyemi [Sunshine Queens]; Ezekiel Blessing [Rivers Angels];
Midfielders : Saiki Mary [Rivers Angels]; Ucheibe Christy [Nasarawa Amazons]; Efih Peace [Edo Queens]; Saheed Adebisi [Bayelsa Queens]; Amoo Bashirat [Confluence Queens]; Igboamalu Grace [Nasarawa Amozons]; Odueke Taibat [Edo Queens];
Forwards: Monday Gift [FC Robo]; Ajibade Rasheedat [FC Robo]; Imo Anam [Nasarawa Amazons]; Okeke Chidinma [FC Robo]; Bello Aishat [Nasarawa Amazons]