Flamboyant Coach Bankole Olowookere has called up 35 players to camp as the U17 Girls National Team as they step up preparations for the 7th FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup taking place in India in the month of October.
Usual suspects like team captain Alvine Dah-Zossu, goalkeeper Faith Omilana, defender Miracle Usani and sharpshooter Opeyemi Ajakaye all made the cut.
All invited players are to report to the Serob Legacy Hotel, Wuye, Abuja by Tuesday 30th August 2022 with their training kits, medical certificate of fitness and international passports.
The Flamingos bastardized the likes of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt and Ethiopia to qualify for this year’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup.
The 7th FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup finals will be staged in India 11th – 30th October 2022.
Bankole's babes will be hoping to attain a podium finish for the Flamingos for the first time in the tournament's history.
ALL THE INVITED PLAYERS:
Goalkeepers: Faith Omilana (Naija Ratels); Linda Jiwuaku (Confluence Queens); Jessica Chikamso (Rivers Angels); Uchechi Onyechere (Heartland Queens); Comfort Erhabor (UK-based)
Defenders: Miracle Usani (Abia Angels); Tumininu Adeshina (Naija Ratels); Iniobong Umanah (Nasarawa Amazons); Olamide Oyinlola (Naija Ratels); Confidence Nwora (Nasarawa Amazons); Comfort Folorunsho (Delta Queens); Mamuzo Edafe (Rivers Angels); Immaculate Effiong (Abia Angels); Ekezie Onyedikachi (Heartland Queens); Blessing Sunday (Edo Queens); Marylin Essien (Rivers Angels)
Midfielders: Alima Alasse (IFK Goteborg, Sweden); Bisola Mosaku (Kazeem Eletu Queens); Blessing Emmanuel (Naija Ratels); Taiwo Afolabi (Delta Queens); Mary Aderemi (Bayelsa Queens); Chidera Okenwa (Abia Angels)
Forwards: Daniella Alali (LA Galaxy, USA); Tolulope Adubairo (Arsenal Women, England); Amarachi Ndudim (Abia Angels); Mary Lucky (Heartland Queens); Edidiong Etimi (Bayelsa Queens); Ijeoma Onweagba (Ibom Angels); Odinaka Odoh (Honey Badgers); Opeyemi Ajakaye (FC Robo Queens); Aminat Bello (Naija Ratels); Alvine Dah-Zossu (Osun Babes); Kafayat Bashiru (Bayelsa Queens); Yetunde Ayantosho (Osun Babes); Udeme Ukoh (Ibom Angels)