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Dennerby releases Cyprus Cup list

Dennerby releases Cyprus Cup list

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Monica Iheakam

Super Falcons head coach, Thomas Dennerby,  will today make public the list of 24 players  who will fly Nigeria’s flag at the 2019 Cyprus Women’s Cup.

The tournament billed to kick off from, 27 February to 6 March 2019,  will be the 12th edition of the invitational 12-nation women’s football competition held annually in Cyprus, Middle East.

Daily Sun sports  enquires revealed that coach Dennerby,  is sticking to the 2018 AWCON winning squad as there were little changes to the list of players selected.

The nine-times African champions,  will depart for Cyprus on Sunday, with their first match against Austria, next Wednesday.

Ranked 39th in the world, Falcons will also fight to overcome Belgium ranked 21st and Slovakia ranked 45th  in group C to stand a chance of reaching the knockout stages of the annual invitational tournament.

Falcons recently played in four -nation tournament in China which featured Romania and South Korea as part of their preparation for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

The full list of the players:

Goalkeepers: Tochukwu Oluehi (Rivers Angels); Christy Ohiaeriaku (Confluence Queens); Chiamaka Nnadozie (Rivers Angels)

Defenders: Glory Ogbonna (Ibom Angels); Ngozi Ebere (Barcelona FC, Cyprus), Faith Michael (Pitea IF, Sweden); Onome Ebi (Henan Huisanhang, China); Osinachi Ohale (Vaxjo DFF, Sweden); Josephine Chukwunonye (Asarum AIF, Sweden)

Midfielders: Ceclia Nku(River Angels),  Amarachi Okoronkwo (Nasarawa Amazons); Ngozi Okobi (Eskiltuna UTD, Sweden); Rita Chikwelu (Krstianstand DFF, Sweden); Halimat Ayinde (Asarum AIF, Sweden).

Forwards: Anam Imo (Nasarawa Amazons); Rasheedat Ajibade (Avaldsnes IL, Norway); Asisat Oshoala (FC Barcelona ), Francisca Ordega (Washington Spirit, USA); Desire Oparanozie (En Avant Guingamp, France); Chinaza Uchendu (SC Braga, Portugal); Chinwendu Ihezuo (Biik Kazygurt, Kazakhstan), Ini-Abasi Umutong (Brighton& Hove Albion, England) and  Uchenna Kanu (Orlando Kicks, USA).

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