Super Falcons of Nigeria Olympics squad confirmed

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have named a solid squad ahead of their first Olympics in over 10 years, Paris 2024 set to kick off on July 25.

Nigeria’s head coach Randy Waldrum has announced his final 22-player Super Falcons squad for the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics.

Waldrum has chosen a robust lineup, featuring captain Rasheedat Ajibade, goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie, defender Osinachi Ohale, and star striker Asisat Oshoala. Nigeria, marking their first Olympic appearance since 2008, will face a tough group stage against Brazil, Spain, and Japan.

Their campaign begins on July 25 against Brazil in Bordeaux, followed by matches against Spain on July 28 and Japan on July 31 in Nantes.

Here are the players below:

Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC); Tochukwu Oluehi (Shualat Alsharqia FC, Saudi Arabia)

Defenders: Osinachi Ohale (Pachucha Club de Futbol, Mexico); Oluwatosin Demehin (Stade de Reims, France); Michelle Alozie (Houston Dash, USA); Nicole Payne (Portland Thorns FC, USA); Chidinma Okeke (Mynavi Sendai Ladies, Japan)

Midfielders: Deborah Abiodun (University of Pittsburgh, USA); Halimatu Ayinde (FC Rosengard, Sweden); Christy Ucheibe (SL Benfica, Portugal); Jennifer Echegini (Juventus Ladies, Italy); Toni Payne (Sevilla FC, Spain)

Forwards: Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid FC, Spain); Esther Okoronkwo (Changchun FC, China); Asisat Oshoala (Bay FC, USA); Uchenna Kanu (Racing Louisville, USA); Chiwendu Ihezuo (Pachucha Club de Futbol, Mexico); Chinonyerem Macleans (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia)

  • Alternate Players: Jumoke Alani (Nasarawa Amazons); Ifeoma Onumonu (Utah Royals, USA); Gift Monday (Coasta Adeje Tenerife Egatesa, Spain); Morufa Ademola (Rivers Angels)

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