AWCON ’18: Ajibade, Nnadozie stay as Dennerby trims camp

AWCON ’18: Ajibade, Nnadozie stay as Dennerby trims camp

Super Falcons’ Head Coach, Thomas Dennerby has trimmed the number of home-based professionals in camp for the 11th edition of the Women Africa Cup of Nations (AWCON ’18). While retaining the duo of Rasheedat Ajibade and Chiamaka Nnadozie amongst others.

With the foreign-based professionals expected in camp from Monday, 29th of October, it was only a matter of time before Dennerby cut down on the number of players in camp to those who have shown enough to give the foreign-based internationals a good fight for a place in the final list.

Among those retained in camp for the second phase of camping at Jubilee Chalets & Resort, Epe as  Nigeria aims to retain her continental title and claim the trophy for the 9th time in 11 championships are four goalkeepers namely: Tochukwu Oluehi, Chiamaka Nnadozie, Christy Ohiaeriaku and Onyinyechukwu Okeke.

Others include: Anam Imo, Rasheedat Ajibade, Peace Efih, Glory Ogbonna, Chioma Wogu, Alice Ogebe, Amarachi Okoronkwo and Chidinma Okeke. Also retained are Ugochi Emenayo, Sarah Nnodim and Nneka Julius.

Meanwhile Nasarawa Amazons defender, Christy Ucheibe was sent home from the camp due to a long-term knee injury.

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