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WAFU B Tournament: Danjuma calls up 30 Falconets to camp

FALCONETS head coach Chris Danjuma has invited 30 players to camp to begin preparations on Monday for the WAFU B U-20 Women’s Championship taking place in Ghana next month.

Some of the players invited took part in the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica, where they reached the quarter-finals.

Members of the bronze medal-winning Flamingos from the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in India are also included in the squad.

Goalkeeper Faith Omilana, defenders Blessing Sunday and Miracle Usani, midfielders Esther Onyenezide and Taiwo Afolabi, and forwards Opeyemi Ajakaye and Flourish Sebastine are some of the World Cup players in the squad.

The WAFU B U-20 Women’s Tournament will take place in Ghana from May 20 to June 4.

The Nigeria Football Federation stated that the invited players are expected to arrive at the Serob Hotel, Wuye, Abuja tomorrow.

FALCONETS SQUAD

Goalkeepers:
Inyene Etim (Abia Angels); Faith Omilana (Naija Ratels); Mgbechi Anderlin (Delta Queens); Shukurat Bakare (Edo Queens)

Defenders:
Jumoke Alani (Edo Queens); Shakirat Oyinlola (Naija Ratels); Alake Kasali (Bayelsa Queens); Oluchi Ohaegbulem (Nasarawa Amazons); Motunrayo Ezekiel (Naija Ratels); Chidinma Ogbuchi (Robo Queens); Blessing Sunday (Edo Queens); Monica Eleojo (Nasarawa Amazons); Oluwadamilola Kuku (Osun Queens); Miracle Usani (Abia Queens)

Midfielders:
Taiwo Afolabi (Delta Queens); Chioma Olise (Edo Queens); Esther Onyenezide (Robo Queens); Comfort Folorunsho (Delta Queens); Chinyere Kalu (Nasarawa Amazons); Shukurat Oladipo (Robo Queens); Vera Samuel (Delta Queens); Blessing Emmanuel (Naija Ratels)

Forwards:
Blessing Okpe (Rivers Angels); Grace Ezeasor (Delta Queens); Goodness Chukwuamaka (Confluence Queens); Christabel Chiamaka (Rivers Angels); Chinaza Ogor (Delta Queens); Opeyemi Ajakaye (Robo Queens); Flourish Sebastine (Bayelsa Queens); Ehpeyon Effiom (Delta Queens)

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