Camp of the Super Falcons of Nigeria has risen to 26 following the arrival of more foreign-based players as the team intensifies preparations ahead of their African Women Cup of Nations title defence in Ghana, AOIFootball.com reports.
As at Wednesday morning, 15 home –based and nine overseas-based professionals trained under the watchful eyes of Coach Dennerby and his assistants.
Present at the morning training session were Charity Adule, Chinwendu Ihezuo, Osinachi Ohale, Josephine Chukwunonye, Rita Chikwelu, and Ogonna Chukwudi.
Others Ebere Orji, Chinaza Uchendu and Faith Michael. Ngozi Okobi and Halimat Ayinde came into the country on Wednesday morning.
The Falcons are currently camped at the Jubilee Chalets and Resort in Epe, Lagos and will play a friendly match later Thursday against Dominion Hotspur FC, a boys’ team based in Lagos.
Nigeria is drawn to play South Africa, Kenya, and Zambia in Group B of the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations, with Cape Coast as venue, starting with an opening encounter against the Banyana Banyana on Sunday, 18th November.