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AWCON Qualifiers: Oshoala, Oparanozie, 17 Other Super Falcons Off To Gambia On Monday

AWCON Qualifiers: Oshoala, Oparanozie, 17 Other Super Falcons Off To Gambia On Monday

Nigeria’s Super Falcons, including stars Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozie and Francesca Ordega, are scheduled to fly out on Monday to Banjul, capital of Gambia, for the first leg of their 2018 Women Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Gambia.

The Gambians defeated Burkina Faso in the earlier round as eight-time champions Nigeria drew bye.
The first leg is billed for Wednesday at the Independence Stadium in Bakau, a short distance from Banjul.

NFF’s Head of Women’s Football, Ruth David, told thenff.com that the Falcons’ delegation will fly aboard an Air Peace aircraft from Lagos on Monday morning, to arrive Banjul by 11am. The team left Abuja for Lagos on Sunday night.

The return leg will take place at the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Monday, 11th June. The fixture is the last qualifying round for the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Ghana later in the year.

Osarenoma Igbinovia, Joy Jegede, Christy Ohiaeriaku, Amarachi Okoronkwo, Tochukwu Oluehi, Glory Ogbonna, Josephine Chukwunonye, Ngozi Ebere, Anam Imo, Alaba Jonathan, Esther Sunday, Onome Ebi, Faith Michael, Halimat Ayinde, Ngozi Okobi, Chinaza Uchendu, Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozie, Francisca Ordega, Christy Ucheibe

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  • We have been so consumed with Super Eagles that we forgot our darling Falcons!

    Esther Sunday, Desire Oparanozie, Ordega, Oshoala, Okobi and the rest of you, I throwaway salute.

    The recent heavy defeat to France was disappointing but we march on…..

    Make no mistake about it ladies, we love you…….

    Good luck in the qualifiers.

  • Why are they playing in Agege Stadium. How will women football grow when we treat them like this? Agege Stadium!!!

    • Who goes to stadium to watch womens footbsll or are you going there to watch? Agege stadium is not bad for ladies if they want to get crowd

      • Fans like Neo and I go to watch women’s football, actually.

        Women’s football pull quite a lot of crowd.

        I agree with Neo, women’s football should be accorded more respect.

        If you won’t play men’s football in Agege stadium then women’s football should not be played there either.

  • Fabulous 3 years ago

    success I wish you guys… one love

  • Clinton nnamaka 3 years ago

    This is african champion,WHY agege stadium?