Morocco 2022: Oshoala, 22 others to start tenting for Ghana match


9-time African champions, Gigantic Falcons will intensify preparations for his or her 2022 Girls folks AFCON qualifying fixture against the Black Queens of Ghana when they advance within the Lagos camp on Sunday.

Nigeria and Ghana clashed within the last match of the inaugural version of the Girls folks Africa Cup of International locations in 1998, by which the Falcons acquired 2-0.

On the opposite hand, both solid stallions within the African ladies folks’s football flee-course had been drawn to play one one more for one slot at the next version to be held within the summer season of 2022 within the Kingdom of Morocco.

As phase of their preparations for this potentially –explosive qualifying fixture, the Gigantic Falcons featured within the USWNT Summer Series within the US of The US in June, sorting out their may perhaps presumably perhaps well against Portugal, Jamaica, and USA senior ladies folks groups, and then featured at the six-nation Aisha Buhari Invitational Match hosted by the Metropolis of Lagos in September.

They’d earlier taken phase in and acquired all three suits at the Turkish Girls folks’s Cup in Antalya in February.

For the conflict with the Black Queens, which the first leg holds at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena on Wednesday, October 20 Head Coach Randy Waldrum has invited goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie, defenders Onome Ebi and Osinachi Ohale, midfielders Rasheedat Ajibade and Regina Otu, forwards Asisat Oshoala (captain), Gift Monday and Vivian Ikechukwu, and 15 others.

There are additionally defenders Glory Ogbonna, midfielders Rita Chikwelu and Toni Payne, and forwards Need Oparanozie, Uchenna Kanu, and Francisca Ordega.

The return leg is scheduled for Sunday, 24th October in Accra. The winner over two legs will doubtless be half of hosts Morocco and 10 other countries for the 12th Girls folks Africa Cup of International locations next year summer season.

23-Woman Squad

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); Ayomide Ojo (Edo Queens); Rafiat Imuran (Rivers Angels); Opeyemi Sunday (Edo Queens); Oluwatosin Demehin (Rivers Angels); Akudo Ogbonna (Edo Queens)

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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); Need Oparanozie (Dijon FC, France); Vivian Ikechukwu (Rivers Angels)

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