Dike, Chikwelu in, Oshoala out of Falcons, France friendly
Abuja – Courtney Dike makes a return to the Super Falcons team as African Footballer of the Year Asisat Oshoala did not make the 17-man squad for the April 6 friendly against France.
A statement on the NFF’s website says the eight time African champions will be up against their French counterparts at the Stade MMArena in the city of Le Mans, France.
The list which includes few home based players has Rita Chikwelu, who captained the team to win an eighth continental title in Cameroon in December 2016, as well as forward Desire Oparanozie.
Francisca Ordega, midfielder Ngozi Okobi and home based goalkeepers Onyinyechukwu Okeke and Chiamaka Nnadozie also made the list.
U.S based forward Courtney Dike and Ordega would be first arrivals in Le Mans on April 3, the same day the delegation from Nigeria will depart from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
The Super Falcons will lodge at the Mercure Le Mans Centre.
THE FULL LIST
Goalkeepers: Onyinyechukwu Okeke; Chiamaka Nnadozie
Defenders : Josephine Chukwunonye; Ngozi Ebere; Faith Ikidi; Ugo Njoku; Osinachi Ohale; Glory Ogbonna
Midfielders: Rita Chikwelu; Ngozi Okobi; Ini-Abasi Umotong; Ogonna Chukwudi
Forwards: Francisca Ordega; Desire Oparanozie; Courtney Dike; Esther Sunday; Anam Imo (NAN)
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