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Nigeria's Head Coach Chris Danjuma Invites 32 Players to Training Camp Ahead of FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Colombia 2024

As the countdown to the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Colombia 2024 intensifies, Nigeria's Head Coach, Chris Musa Danjuma, has invited 32 players to a training camp in Abuja. With only eight weeks remaining until their first match, the team is gearing up for the global tournament with a focused preparation phase.

Key Players and Camp Details

The training camp, set to begin on Sunday, 7th July at the Serob Legacy Hotel in Wuye, Abuja, will feature four goalkeepers, eight defenders, eight midfielders, and twelve forwards. This comprehensive list aims to ensure that the team is well-prepared to face the stiff competition ahead.

Team captain Oluchi Ohaegbulem leads the squad, which includes notable players such as first-choice goalkeeper Faith Omilana, defenders Shukurat Oladipo and Comfort Folorunsho, midfielders Chinyere Kalu, Adoo Yina, and Rofiat Imuran, as well as forwards Janet Akekoromowei, Flourish Sabastine, and Aminat Bello.

Group Stage Challenge

Nigeria has been drawn into Group D, where they will contend with three-time winners Germany, Asian powerhouse Korea Republic, and South American representatives Venezuela. The tournament, scheduled to take place in three Colombian cities from 31st August to 22nd September, promises to be a rigorous test for the team.

Nigeria has a storied history at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, having been a fixture in the tournament since its inception as an U19 event in Canada 22 years ago. The team's preparation will be crucial in maintaining their competitive edge on the world stage.

Full List of Invited Players


- Anderline Mgbechi (Delta Queens)

- Rachael Unachukwu (Nasarawa Amazons)

- Faith Omilana (Naija Ratels)

- Shukura Bakare (Nasarawa Amazons)


- Oluchi Ohaegbulem (Nasarawa Amazons)

- Jumoke Alani (Nasarawa Amazons)

- Shukurat Oladipo (FC Robo Queens)

- Oluwabunmi Oladeji (Naija Ratels)

- Folashade Adegbemile (Delta Queens)

- Chidera Okenwa (Delta Queens)

- Comfort Folorunsho (Edo Queens)

- Taiwo Lawal


- Adoo Yina (Nasarawa Amazons)

- Olushola Shobowale (Nasarawa Amazons)

- Aminat Folorunsho (Rivers Angels)

- Chioma Olise (Edo Queens)

- Chinyere Kalu (Nasarawa Amazons)

- Joy Igbokwe (Naija Ratels)

- Rofiat Imuran (Stade de Reims, France)

- Zikora Agama (Naija Ratels)


- Delight Nwosu (Dannaz Ladies)

- Adaobi Okah (Remo Stars Ladies)

- Chiamaka Okwuchukwu (Rivers Angels)

- Chinaza Agoh (Delta Queens)

- Mary Nkpa (Heartland Queens)

- Chiamaka Osigwe (Edo Queens)

- Janet Akekoromowei (Asisat Academy)

- Mary Offor (Adamawa Queens)

- Flourish Sabastine (Stade de Reims, France)

- Sharon Ulumma (Heartland Queens)

- Aminat Bello (Otero College, USA)

- Relly Adebowale (Bohemian FC, Republic of Ireland)

As the team assembles in Abuja, the focus will be on building a cohesive unit capable of taking on the world's best. With a blend of domestic talents and players from international clubs, Coach Danjuma's squad is set to embark on a rigorous preparation journey, aiming to make Nigeria proud at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Colombia 2024.

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