World Football governing body FIFA, have confirmed Nigeria’s U-20 women’s, Falconets, squad for this year’s U-20 Women’s World Cup in France.
On Thursday, FIFA confirmed all 21 players listed for each of the 16 countries that will participate at this year’s edition on their official website.
Among the players who made the Falconets’ squad are: Oluwakemi Famuditi, Rasheedat Ajibade, Glory Ogbonna, Mary Ologbosere, Adebisi Saheed, who were all at the 2016 U-20 World Cup in Papua New Guinea.
The Falconets are in Group D alongside three-time winners Germany, China and Haiti and will open their account against Germany on August six.
At the 2016 edition, the Falconets crashed out in the group stage.
The 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup will run from 5th to 24th, August.
Falconets’ confirmed squad for 2018 U-20 Womens World Cup:
1 Onyinyechukwu Okeke (Goalkeeper/Edo Queens FC)
2 Mary Saiki (Midfielder/Rivers Angels FC)
3 Glory Ogbonna (Defender/Ibom Angels FC)
4 Christy Ucheibe (Midfielder/Capital City Dove FC)
5 Gift Monday (Defender/FC Robo)
6 Oluwakemi Famuditi (Defender/Kogi Confluence FC)
7 Peace Efih (Midfielder/Edo Queens FC)
8 Rasheedat Ajibade (Forward/FC Robo)
9 Joy Duru (Defender/Nasarawa Amazons FC)
10 Adebisi Saheed (Midfielder/FC Robo)
11 Bashirat Amoo (Forward/Confluence Queens FC)
12 Grace Igboamalu (Midfielder/Nasarawa Amazons FC)
13 Mary Ologbosere (Defender/Ibom Angels FC)
14 Anam Imo (Forward/Nasarawa Amazons FC)
15 Opeyemi Sunday (Defender/Sunshine Queens FC)
16 Chiamaka Nnadozie (Goalkeeper/Rivers Angels FC)
17 Chidinma Okeke (Forward/FC Robo)
18 Blessing Ezekiel (Defender/Rivers Angels FC)
19 Taibat Odueke (Midfielder/Edo Queens FC)
20 Aishat Bello (Forward/Nasarawa Amazons FC)
21 Rita Akarekor (Goalkeeper/Sunshine Queens FC)