AAG 2019: Ohaekwe and Kalu lead Nigeria handball teams

AAG 2019: Ohaekwe and Kalu lead Nigeria handball teams

Maccabi Holon players, Udochukwu Ohaekwe and Philip Kalu will captain Nigeria handball female and male teams to the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco.

In a list obtained by www.aclsports.com, the handball teams consists of 10 foreign based players and 18 home based players who participated at the first phase of the 2019 Prudent Energy Handball League in Abuja.

Udochukwu Ohaekwe (Maccabi Holon), Isoken Nosa-odia (Maccabi Holon), Chinemerem Ahamefula (Maccabi Holon), Rachael Ovetuo (ASPAC of Benin), Mercy Audu (ASPAC of Benin) are the foreign based female players while Philip Kalu (Maccabi Holon), Patrick Obinna (Maccabi Holon), Oladunjoye Adamolugbe (Qatar), Farouk Yusuf (Morocco) and Obinna Anih (Morocco) are the foreign based male team.

Some U17 players like Hope Sunday (Plateau Peacock), Muhinat Yusuf (Kwara Academy), Toyin Yusuf (Plateau Peacock), Farouk Yusuf (Morocco) and  Yahaya Owolabi (Lagos Seasiders) made the list.

The coaching crew will be led by coach of Issy handball club of France, Rafiu Salami, Safety Shooters coach, Bala Mohammed, goalkeeper trainer, Segun Tunji and the Technical Director, Ferdinand Emeanaa.

Female:

Udochukwu Ohaekwe (Maccabi Holon), Isoken Nosa-odia (Maccabi Holon), Chinemerem Ahamefula (Maccabi Holon), Rachael Ovetuo (ASPAC of Benin), Mercy Audu (ASPAC of Benin), Faith Inegbedion (Edo Dynamos), Susan Omoluwa (Defenders Babes), Ruth Ameh, (Defender Babes), Dorothy Nyagh (Benue Babes), Adaobi Okoro (Defenders Babes), Hope Sunday (Plateau Peacock), Cynthia Vincent (Plateau Peacock), Muhinat Yusuf (Kwara Academy) and Toyin Yusuf (Plateau Peacock)

Male:

Philip Kalu (Maccabi Holon), Patrick Obinna (Maccabi Holon), Oladunjoye Adamolugbe (Qatar), Farouk Yusuf (Morocco), Obinna Anih (Morocco), Kingsley Okubuike (Kano Pillars), Solomon Agbaji (Kano Pillars), Emmanuel Emeanaa (Safety Shooters), Rotibi Gbenga (Lagos Seasiders), Matthew Ibitoye (Lagos Seasiders), Ibrahim Adio (Lagos Seasiders), Yahaya Owolabi (Lagos Seasiders), Emeka Emmanuel (Niger United) and Mohammed Anas (Niger United)

 

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