By Izuchukwu Okosi:
Nigeria’s women national team coach Edwin Okon has named his squad for the African Women Championship to be held in Namibia between October 11-25, 2014.
The squad announced on Monday afternoon have old war horses, Perpetua Nkwocha, Stella Mbachu, Esther Sunday, Cecilia Nku, Gloria Iroka, Precious Dede and Francisca Ordega amongst others.
The Super Falcons will begin their campaign in Namibia with a game against Cote d’ Ivoireon October 11. The Falcons will on October 14 play against Zambia before rounding off their group games with a date against the hosts on October 17.
The Falcons won the first seven African championships and through 2011 lost only five games to African competition. Equatorial Guinea are the current African champions.
Falcons Squad list for the AWC:
Precious Dede (Ibom Queens)
Ibubeleye White (Rivers Angels)
Christy Ohieriaku ( Oshogbo Queens)
Osinachi Ohale (Houston Dash,United States)
Josephine Chukwunonye (Rivers Angels)
Gloria Ofoegbu (Rivers Angels)
Onome Ebi ( FK Minsk,Belarus)
Ngozi Ebere (Rivers Angels)
Ugochi Njoku ( Rivers Angels)
Evelyn Nwabuokn (Rivers Angels)
Onyinyechi Ohadugha (Rivers Angels)
Gloria Iroka (Rivers Angels)
Cecilia Nku (Rivers Angels)
Ayinde Halimat (Delta Queens)
Ngozi Okobi (Delta Queens)
Desire Oparanozie (En Avent Guingamp,France )
Perpetua Nkwocha (Sunana SK,Sweden)
Esther Sunday (FK Minsk,Belarus)
Asisat Oshoala (Rivers Angels)
Stella Mbachu (Rivers Angels)
Francisca Ordega (Pitea IFF,Sweden)