Falconets head coach, Peter Dedevbo has invited prolific striker, Chinwendu Ihezuo and 29 others to kick-start preparations for the 8th FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Papua New Guinea later in the year.
The Falconets, who edged Liberia, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Africa home and away in the qualifying series, will tackle Japan, Canada and Spain at the finals scheduled for November 13 – December 03 in the tiny Pacific Ocean state. Among the invited players are goalkeeper, Sandra Chichi, defenders, Ugochi Emenayo, Esther Elijah, midfielders, Joy Bokiri and Tessy Biawho and forwards, Uchenna Kalu, Yetunde Adeboyejo and Chinaza Uchendu. The players are to report in Abuja on Tuesday, September 27 with their training kits, birth certificates and international passports. The full list: Sandra Chichi (Sunshine Queens), Patience Kalu (Rivers Angels), Kemi Famuditi (Confluence Queens), Chinwendu Ihezuo (BIIK Zazygurt, Kazakhstan), Yetunde Adeboyejo (Bayelsa Queens), Ugochi Emenayo (Nasarawa Amazons), Uchenna Kanu (Orlando Kicks, USA), Chinaza Uchendu (Nasarawa Amazons), Ogechi Ukwuoma (Delta Queens), Glory Ogbonna (Ibom Queens), Ginika Ikeh (Nasarawa Amazons), Amarachi Ojinma (Rivers Angels), Tessy Biahwo (Nasarawa Amazons), Christy Ohiaeriaku (IFKO Stersund, Sweden), Mercy Vincent (Confluence Queens), Mary Ologbosere (Ibom Queens), Aminat Yakubu (Minsk FC, Belarus), Ihuoma Onyebuchi (Sunshine Queens), Esther Elijah (Osun Queens), Onyinye Okeke (Edo Queens), Joy Bokiri (Bayelsa Queens), Valerie Awelewa (Genk FC, Belgium), Lilian Atule (Bayelsa Queens), Adebisi Hameevah (FC Robo), Ekaete Akpata (Ibom Queens), Shenken Lima (Garden City Bronc Busters, USA), Fubiana Briggs (Ibom Queens), Opeyemi Aiyeniberu (Sunshine Queens), Charity Chetachukwu (Ibom Queens), Bashirat Amoo (Osun Queens)