Super Falcons of Nigeria striker, Asisat Oshoala, has been invited for next month’s friendly game against the Japanese women’s national team.
Oshoala last featured for Nigeria at the Women African Cup of Nations in the opening match of the group where she sustained a knee injury.
Amongst those invited with Oshoala are Chiamaka Nnadozie, Ashleigh Plumtre, Halimatu Ayinde and Rasheedat Ajibade. The date for the game has been fixed for the 6th of October, 2022.
The games are expected to prepare the Super Falcons for the forthcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup expected to take place in Australia and New Zealand in 2023.
The full list of the invited are:
GOALKEEPERS: Chiamaka Nnadozie, Nkiruka Obidinma and Yewande Balogun
DEFENDERS: Osinachi Ohale, Ashleigh Plumptre, Oluwatosin Demehin, Glory Ogbonna, Rofiat Imuran, Michelle Alozie
MIDFIELDERS: Regina Otu, Christy Ucheibe, Halimatu Ayinde, Peace Efih, Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene, Deborah Abiodun
STRIKERS: Asisat Oshoala, Uchenna Kanu, Ifeoma Onumonu, Gift Monday, Vivian Ikechukwu, Rasheedat Ajibade, Toni Payne