According to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), The Nigeria’s Senior Women Football Team, Super Falcons, head to Banjul, Gambia today for their first leg of their 2018 Women African Cup of Nations against the Gambia Senior Women Team.
Super Falcons win Bronze NFF’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire quoted the Head of Women’s Football, Ruth David as saying that the team left Abuja for Lagos on Sunday night.
”The Falcons’ delegation will fly aboard an Air Peace aircraft from Lagos on Monday morning, to arrive Banjul by 11am. ”The return leg will take place at the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Monday, June 11,” the Olajire quoted David as saying. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the fixture is the last qualifying round for the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Ghana later in the year.
The 20 players going for the trip include Osarenoma Igbinovia, Joy Jegede, Christy Ohiaeriaku, Amarachi Okoronkwo, Tochukwu Oluehi, Glory Ogbonna, Josephine Chukwunonye and Ngozi Ebere. Others are Anam Imo, Alaba Jonathan, Esther Sunday, Onome Ebi, Faith Michael, Halimat Ayinde, Ngozi Okobi, Chinaza Uchendu, Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozie, Francisca Ordega, Christy Ucheibe NAN reports that the match will hold on Wednesday, June 6, for at the Independence Stadium in Bakau.