Nigeria arrive Abidjan for final Africa Women's Cup of Nations camping

The Super Falcons are in Ghana for the 11th edition of the tournament in their ninth attempt for African glory

Nigeria senior women's team landed at Felix-Houphouet-Boigny International Airport on Tuesday afternoon ahead of their final camping for the Africa Women's Cup of Nations in Ghana.

Prior to the trip, the Super Falcons have been preparing in Epe, a suburb in Lagos as they aspire to defend the African title they won two years ago in Cameroon.

On arrival, the team were immediately lodged at the Sol Beni Hotel and had their first training session in the evening.

Thomas Dennerby, who unveiled a list of 23 players camp for eight days to perfect his tactics and strategies for the women's championship at the ASEC Mimosas FC academy, Sol Beni.

The eight-time African champions will play a couple of friendly games before Coach Thomas Dennerby will announce his final 21-woman squad.

They are expected to depart for Cape Coast, Ghana on November 14 - four days to their opener against South Africa.

Nigeria are also drawn against two-time participants Zambia and Kenya in Group B as they chase their ninth African title and a place at next year's Women's World Cup in France.

 

THE 23 SUPER FALCONS IN ABIDJAN

Goalkeepers: Tochukwu Oluehi (Rivers Angels); Christy Ohiaeriaku (Confluence Queens); Chiamaka Nnadozie (Rivers Angels)

Defenders: Glory Ogbonna (Ibom Angels); Ugochi Emenayo (Nasarawa Amazons); Sarah Nnodim (Nasarawa Amazons); Ngozi Ebere (Barcelona FC, Cyprus); Faith Michael (Pitea IF, Sweden); Onome Ebi (Henan Huisanhang, China); Osinachi Ohale (Vaxjo DFF, Sweden); Josephine Chukwunonye (Asarum AIF, Sweden)

Midfielders: Amarachi Okoronkwo (Nasarawa Amazons); Ngozi Okobi (Eskiltuna UTD, Sweden); Rita Chikwelu (Krstianstand DFF, Sweden); Halimat Ayinde (Asarum AIF, Sweden); Ogonna Chukwudi (Krstianstand DFF, Sweden)

Forwards: Anam Imo (Nasarawa Amazons); Rasheedat Ajibade (FC Robo Queens); Asisat Oshoala (Dalian Quanjian, China); Francisca Ordega (Washington Spirit, USA); Desire Oparanozie (En Avant Guingamp, France); Chinaza Uchendu (SC Braga, Portugal); Chinwendu Ihezuo (Biik Kazygurt, Kazakhstan)