Flamingoes Head Coach, Peter Dedevbo
Head Coach of the U-17 Women National Team, Peter Dedevbo has called up 35 players as the team begins final preparation for this year’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup finals coming up in Azerbaijan between September 22 - October 13.
The Flamingoes dismissed their counterparts from Kenya and Zambia to qualify for the 3rd FIFA U-17 World Cup finals, and were on July 6 drawn to play hosts Azerbaijan, Canada and Colombia in Group A of the competition.
Nigeria has flown Africa’s flag at both previous editions of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup finals, in New Zealand and Trinidad and Tobago.
While the team faltered at the group stage in New Zealand, it reached the quarter finals in Trinidad and Tobago, before losing in extra time to eventual champions Korea Republic.
After the camping in Abuja, Dedevbo and his girls will proceed to Europe for a two-week final camping programme before heading to Azerbaijan for the World Cup.
Ghana and Gambia are the other countries representing Africa at the party in Azerbaijan.
LIST OF INVITED 35 PLAYERS:
Lucky Andy (Nasarawa Amazon), Ihuoma Onuegbu (FCT Queens), Sandra Chichi (Ibom Queens), Rita Obeni (Confluence Queens), Ihuoma Amos (Inneh Queens), Ebere Okoye (Nasarawa Amazon), Jiroro Idike (Delta Queens), Hauwa Abdullahi (FCT Queens), Oluchi Ofoegbu (Delta Queens), Goodness Ihuoma (Rivers Angels), Victoria Aidelomon (Rivers Angels), Sarah Nnodim (Confluence Queens), Ugochi Omenayo (Nasarawa Amazon), Chidinma Edeji (Bayelsa Queens), Joy Bokiri (Bayelsa Queens), Yetunde Adebayo (Inneh Queens), Jennifer Ajuyah (Delta Queens), Chioma Alimba (Inneh Queens), Patience Okeme (Delta Queens), Halimat Ayinde (Delta Queens), Tessy Biahwo (Confluence Queens), Eluemunor Ijeh (Delta
Queens), Mabel Michael (Akwa Ibom Queens), Uchenna Kanu (Nasarawa Amazon), Amina Yakubu (Robo FC, Lagos), Ngozi John (Oguche Babes), Aminat Waheed (Inneh Queens), Chinwedu Ihezuo (Pelican Stars), Celestina Ezor (Oguche Babes), Folakemi Ogunbiyi (Inneh Queens), Akhere Idemudia (Inneh Queens), Lovina Okafor (Robo FC), Kehinde Akinade (Robo FC), Augusta Omene (Akwa Ibom) and Dickache Uzor (Delta Queens).