History: Nigeria Super Falcons Squad to USA 99 FIFA Women's World Cup

The FIFA Women's World Cup in 1999 was held in USA and 16 teams participated in the tournament as Nigeria Super Falcons were knocked out in the quarter-final. After a 3-3 draw in the normal time, Brazil edged Nigeria with golden goal rule, Sissi 104 minutes strike was enough to send the South Americans to the Semifinal.

Below is the Squad that represented Nigeria in the tournament.

NIGERIA SUPER FALCONS SQUAD TO USA 1999
1. Ann Chiejine GK.
2. Yinka Ikudaisi DF.
3. Martha Tarhemba MF.
4. Adanna Nwaneri DF.
5. Eberechi Opara DF.
6. Kikelomo Ajayi DF.
7. Stella Mbachu FW.
8. Rita Nwadike FW.
9. Gloria Usieta MF.
10. Mavis Ogun DF.
11. Prisca Emeafu DF.
12. Judith Chime GK.
13. Nkiru Okosieme MF.
14. Florence Omagbemi MF.
15. Maureen Madu MF.
16. Florence Iweta DF.
17. Nkechi Egbe FW.
18. Patience Avre FW.
19. Mercy Akide FW.
20. Ifeanyi Chiejine MF.

Coach: Ismaila Mabo

USA in the final beat China PR 5-4 on a penalty shootout following a goalless 90 minutes and extra time to win their second FIFA Women's World Cup Tittle.

Photo Credit: Getty Image

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