Oshoala, Oparanozie, 28 others Invited for AWCON camp

Head coach of the Super Falcons, Florence Omagbemi, has called up 30 players to camp, as preparations for the 10th Women’s Africa Cup of Nations begin.

The list is made up of eight foreign-based and 22 home-based players.

Arsenal Ladies’ Asisat Oshoala who is the reigning Africa Woman Player of the Year, leads the foreign-based contingent.

The tournament kicks off in Cameroon from November 19 to December 3.

Nigeria are in Group B together with perennial rivals Ghana’s Black Queens, Mali and newcomers Kenya.


Ibubeleye Whyte, Osinachi Ohale, Gladys Akpa, Ugo Njoku, Chioma Wogu, Glory Iroka (Rivers Angels); Blessing Edoho (Pelican Stars); Osarenoma Igbinovia, Alaba Jonathan (Bayelsa United); Nkemakola Uwandu (Inneh Queens); Rita Akarekor, Alice Ogodo (Delta Queens); Seun Bello, Maureen Toyla (Confluence Queens); Nnenna Eke (Ibom Angels); Gladys Abasi, Sherifat Saheed, Yetunde Aluko, Ijeoma Obi (Sunshine Queens); Anam Imo (Nasarawa Amazons); Nnenna Julius, Chioma Nwankwo (Adamawa Queens)

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