Ahead of Nigeria’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup third round fixture against Congo, Coach Christopher Danjuma has released a list of 31 players for the double leg encounter and will begin camping on Saturday, 6th of November, 2021.
The U20 ladies will take on their Congolese counterpart in Brazzaville on 5th of December, and will will host the return leg at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos on Thursday, 16th December.
The list has four goalkeepers, nine defenders, ten midfielders and eight forwards.
Having brushed aside Central African Republic 11-0 on aggregate in the previous round of the qualifiers, The Falconets will face a tougher test from the Congolese who saw off Egypt’s U20 girls 3-1 on aggregate.
Meanwhile, all the 31 invited players have been asked to report at the Serob Hotel in the Wuye district of Abuja latest on Sunday, 7th November with their training kits, international e-passports and certificates of birth.
However, four players of Rivers Angels FC of Port Harcourt that is taking part in the maiden edition of the CAF Women’s Champions League holding in Egypt 5th – 19th November, have been excused to report in camp after their engagement in Egypt.
Two foreign based players are also expected in camp towards the end of the month.
ALL THE INVITED PLAYERS:
Goalkeepers: Christiana Uzoma (Nasarawa Amazons); Nelly Eke (Sunshine Queens); Iyems Etim (Abia Angels); Monle Omini (Bayelsa Queens)
Defenders: Jumoke Anani (Edo Queens); Paulina Ali (Naija Ratels); Motunrayo Ezekiel (Lakeside Ratels); Omowunmi Oshobukola (Edo Queens); Oluchi Ohaegbulem (Confluence Queens); Oluwabunmi Oladeji (Naija Ratels); Chidinma Ogbuchi (Robo Queens); Blessing Sunday (Edo Queens); Oluwatosin Demehin (Rivers Angels)
Midfielders: Deborah Abiodun (Rivers Angels); Basirat Amoo (Nasarawa Amazons); Esther Onyenezide (Robo Queens); Rafiat Imuran (Rivers Angels); Yina Adoo (Nasarawa Queens); Celine Attah (Bayelsa Queens); Blessing Okpe (Rivers Angels); Chinyere Kalu (Bayelsa Queens); Mary Aderemi (Osun Babes); Amarachi Odoma (Nasarawa Amazons)
Forwards: Juliet Adebowale (Briton Hovers, England); Joy Jerry (Bayelsa Queens); Mercy Idoko (Nasarawa Amazons); Adaobi Udoka (Edo Queens); Flourish Sebastine (Bayelsa Queens); Joy Omewa (B94 FC, Denmark); Taiwo Lawal (Robo Queens); Precious Vincent (Bayelsa Queens)