African Champions, the Super Falcons of Nigeria were (and still are) in high spirits yesterday as they arrived Canada ahead of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
The team left Abuja on Wednesday night aboard an Air France airline and touched down Paris after a five and a half-hour trip.
The seven-time African title winners have resumed training ahead of the seventh women international championship which holds from June 6 to July 5. Nigeria is drawn alongside USA, Sweden and Australia in Group D.
Goalkeepers: Precious Dede, Ibubeleye Whyte, Christy Ohiariaku, Sandra Chii Chii
Defenders: Onome Ebi, Osinachi Ohale, Josephine Chukwunonye, Ngozi Ebere, Blessing Edoho, Sarah Nnodim, Mariam Ibrahim, Ugo Njoku
Midfielders: Evelyn Nwabuoku, Onyinyechi Ohadugha, Halimat Ayinde, Perpetua Nkwocha, Cecilia Nku, Ngozi Okobi, Esther Sunday, Loveth Ayila
Strikers: Chinwendu Ihezuo, Desire Oparanozie, Asisat Oshoala, Francisca Ordega, Iniabasi Umotong, Courtney Dike