Oshoala headlines Nigeria squad for Ghana clash

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Super Falcons coach Randy Waldrum has invited 23 players for Nigeria’s 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations qualifier against Ghana.

Barcelona star Asisat Oshoala headlines the squad which is filled with a number of players who ply their trade at some of Europe’s top clubs.

The West Africans must find their way past arch-rivals Ghana if they are to qualify for the continental showpiece set to be held in Morocco.

Atletico Madrid’s Rasheedat Ajibade, AIK FC’s Joy Bokiri, Paris FC’s Chiamaka Nnadozie and Madrid CFF’s Rita Chikwelu have also made the cut.

According to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the camp is expected to open on Sunday, with the first leg taking place on the 20th of October at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena.

The reverse fixture takes place four days later in Accra as the winners on aggregate join host nation Atlas Lionesses and ten others for the 12th edition of the tournament.

GOALKEEPERS

Tochukwu Oluehi (Maccabi Kishronot Hadera, Israel), Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC, France), Yewande Balogun (California Storm, USA).

DEFENDERS

Onome Ebi (Minsk FC, Belarus), Glory Ogbonna (Umea FC, Sweden), Osinachi Ohale (Deportivo Alaves, Spain), yomide Ojo (Edo Queens), Rafiat Imuran (Rivers Angels), Opeyemi Sunday (Edo Queens), Oluwatosin Demehin (Rivers Angels), Akudo Ogbonna (Edo Queens).

MIDFIELDERS

Rita Chikwelu (Madrid CFF, Spain), Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Toni Oyedupe Payne (Sevilla FC, Spain), Regina Otu (Minsk FC, Belarus), Goodness Onyebuchi (Edo Queens), Joy Bokiri (AIK FC, Sweden).

FORWARDS

Asisat Oshoala (FC Barcelona, Spain), Francisca Ordega (CSKA Moscow, Russia), Gift Monday (FC Robo Queens), Uchenna Kanu (Linkopings FC, Sweden), Desire Oparanozie (Dijon FC, France), Vivian Ikechukwu (Rivers Angels).

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By FARPost Reporter