AWCON 2018: Nine foreign based Falcons join camp

AWCON 2018: Nine foreign based Falcons join camp

Ahead of the 11th edition of the Women Africa Cup of Nations (AWCON) finals in Ghana, nine foreign based Super Falcons stars are reported to be in camp at the Jubilee Chalets and Resort, Epe, Lagos.

These players who were also said to have taken part in Wednesday’s morning training session include: Charity Adule, Chinwendu Ihezuo, Osinachi Ohale, Josephine Chukwunonye, Rita Chikwelu, Ogonna Chukwudi, Ebere Orji, Chinaza Uchendu and Faith Michael. Also, flying into the country on Wednesday morning were Ngozi Okobi and Halimat Ayinde.

In order to intensify preparations for the tournament, the Super Falcons will on Thursday play a tune up game against Dominion Hotspur FC, a boys’ team based in Lagos, in its first friendly match since opening camp two weeks ago.

Nigeria has been drawn to play South Africa, Kenya and Zambia in Group B of AWCON with Cape Coast as venue, starting with an opening encounter against the Banyana Banyana on Sunday, 18th November.

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