Tokyo 2020: Super Falcons off to Abidjan

Super Falcons continue the pursuit of a ticket to the women’s football tournament of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics when they fly to Abidjan on Tuesday for second round, first leg clash with their Ivorian counterparts on Thursday.

The Nigeria Football Federation has already scheduled the return leg of the fixture for the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Monday, 7th October 2019.

Coach Christopher Danjuma has named a star-studded 18 for the West African tie.

Nigeria squad for Abidjan trip:

Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie; Tochukwu Oluehi.

Defenders: Ugochi Emenayo; Glory Ogbonna; Osinachi Ohale; Chidinma Okeke; Maryam Ibrahim; Ihuoma Onyebuchi.

Midfielders: Amarachi Okoronkwo; Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene; Regina Otu; Cecilia Nku; Chinaza Uchendu.

Forwards: Asisat Oshoala; Francisca Ordega; Gift Monday; Rafiat Sule; Rasheedat Ajibade.

By Olamide Oyetunji

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