Super Falcons interim coach, Chris Danjuma invites Oshoala and 34 others for Olympic qualifiers

Interim head coach of the senior women’s national team, the Super Falcons, Chris Danjuma has invited 35 players to begin camping for the 2016 Olympic qualifiers against Equatorial Guinea.

The players have been told to report to the CJ Planet Hotel, Area 1, Abuja, today ahead of the team’s departure to Port Harcourt for the first leg of the third round of qualifiers, coming up against Equatorial Guinea on July 18, while the return leg tie holds in Bata on August 2.

Leading the pack is the reigning African and BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year, Asisat Oshoala.

Danjuma, who replaced Edwin Okon on Monday, recalled Sweden–based defender Faith Ikidi, goalkeepers Tochukwu Oluehi and Sandra Chiichii as well as defender Joy Jegede, midfielders Amarachi Okoronkwo and Osarenoma Igbinovia and Sweden-based forward Sarah Michael.

The Full List

Faith Ikidi (Pitea IF, Sweden); Onome Ebi (FK Minsk, Belarus); Osinachi Ohale (Rivers Angels); Francisca Ordega (Washington Spirit, USA); Precious Dede (Ibom Queens); Tochukwu Oluehi (Bayelsa Queens); Ibubeleye Whyte (Rivers Angels); Sandra Chiichii (Bayelsa Queens); Charity John (Rivers Angels); Joy Jegede (Delta Queens); Mariam Ibrahim (Nasarawa Amazons); Halimat Ayinde (Delta Queens); Ngozi Ebere (Rivers Angels); Onyinyechi Ohadugha (Rivers Angels); Esther Sunday (FK Minsk, Belarus); Chisom Henry (Sunshine Queens); Cecilia Nku (Rivers Angels); Desire Oparanozie (En Avant de Guingamp, France); Josephine Chukwunonye (Rivers Angels); Asisat Oshoala (Liverpool Ladies, England); Ngozi Okobi (Delta Queens); Evelyn Nwabuoku (BIIK Kazygurt, Kazakhstan); Gladys Akpa (Sunshine Queens); Alheri Jummai Ayuba (Adamawa Queens); Ginika Ike (Confluence Queens); Sherifat Sahid (Sunshine Queens) and Osarenoma Igbinovia (Bayelsa Queens).