Nikyu picks Ajibade, Aku, 20 others for World Cup

By Daily Sports on September 25, 2016

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Head Coach Bala Nikyu has selected his final list of 21 players to represent Nigeria at the 5th FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup taking place in Jordan 30th September – 21st October this year. The delegation of players and official will depart the shores of Nigeria aboard an Emirates Airline flight from Abuja on Monday night.

The Flamingoes, quarter –finalists at the last three editions of the championship (Trinidad and Tobago 2010, Azerbaijan 2012 and Costa Rica 2014), pounded Namibia and South Africa home and away to qualify for the finals taking place in Jordan.

Prolific captain Rasheedat Ajibade, an attacking midfielder with so much flair and who is also the team’s leading scorer, tops the list of 21 that also includes Cynthia Aku, Patience Dike, Peace Efih and Folashade Ijamilusi.

Nigeria play Brazil on 1st October before matches against Korea DPR and England on 4th and 8th October respectively in the group phase.

The team list

Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie (Rivers Angels); Christiana Obia (Martins Whyte Doves); Agatha Thompson (Young Talent FC)

Defenders: Abidemi Ibe (Ibom Angels); Patience Dike (COD United Ladies); Ijeoma Kenneth (Rivers Angels); Ebunoluwa Adeboye (Rivers Angels); Akudo Ogbonna (FC Robo); Joy Michael (Young Talent FC); Opeyemi Sunday (Sunshine Queens), Happiness Titus (Greater Tomorrow Academy)

Midfielders: Christy Ucheibe (Capital City Doves); Peace Efih (Edo Queens); Folashade Ijamilusi (Spring Soca Academy)

Forwards: Oghenebrume Ikekhua (Delta Queens); Mercy Omokwo (Abia Angels); Rasheedat Ajibade (FC Robo); Arit Itu (Rivers Angels); Chidinma Okeke (FC Robo); Cynthia Aku (Rivers Angels); Mary-Ann Ezenagu (Delta Queens) (thenff.com)

•Photo shows Flamingoes

Source Daily Sports

Posted September 25, 2016

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