The Head Coach of the Super Falcons Thomas Dennerby has called to camp 30 home-based professionals for a preliminary camp of the team as preparations for this summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup finals enter a new gear. The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup would be the eighth edition.
The quadrennial international football championship contested by 24 teams from six confederations is expected to hold from June 7th to July 7th in France.
A statement by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF Director of Communications Ademola Olajire, said goalkeepers Tochukwu Oluehi, Chiamaka Nnadozie and Christy Ohiaeriaku all made the list, as well as defenders Glory Ogbonna and Josephine Chukwunonye among others.
Olajire said that the nine–time African champions, who have been to tournaments in China and Cyprus as part of preparations for the big global fiesta in France would play six matches in all.
He said the team has been scheduled to play two matches in Spain in the first week of April to further put themselves in shape for the finals.