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2016 FIFA U-20 WWC: Falconets fly out to PNG

COACH Peter Dedevbo has named his squad for the 2016 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup billed to start in Papua New Guinea, November 13.

The team are expected to leave this evening for the Pacific Ocean island country.

Some of the players include Christy Ohiaeriaku from Swedish club IFKL Stersund and strikers Chinwendu Ihezuo from BIIK Kazygurt of Kazakhstan and Aminat Yakubu of Minsk FC based in Belarus,

Nigeria, who finished as runners-up at the 2014 edition in Canada, will play Japan on November 13 before matches against Canada and Spain respectively in the group phase.



Goalkeepers: Sandra Chichi (Sunshine Queens), Christy Ohiaeriaku (IFKO Stersund, Sweden), Onyinye Okeke (Edo Queens)

Defenders: Kemi Famuditi (Confluence Queens), Ugochi Emenayo (Nasarawa Amazons), Esther Elijah (Osun Queens), Mary Ologbosere (Ibom Queens), Lilian Atule (Bayelsa Queens), Glory Ogbonna (Ibom Queens), Patience Kalu (Bayelsa Queens)

Midfielders: Tessy Biahwo (Nasarawa Amazons), Ihuoma Onyebuchi (Sunshine Queens), Adebisi Hameevah (FC Robo), Rasheedat Ajibade (FC Robo), Ogechi Ukwuoma (Delta Queens), Patience Kalu (Bayelsa Queens)

Strikers: Chinwendu Ihezuo (BIIK Kazygurt, Kazakhstan), Yetunde Adeboyejo (Bayelsa Queens), Chinaza Uchendu (Nasarawa Amazons), Charity Reuben (Ibom Queens), Aminat Yakubu (Minsk FC, Belarus), Joy Bokiri (Bayelsa Queens)



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