Nigeria’s senior national women’s team, Super Falcons have landed in the United States for a two-legged international friendly match with the United States Women’s National Team.
The nine-time African champions will play their first match on September 3 at the Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas.
Having qualified for next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Australia and New Zealand, both teams will face each other for the second match at the Audi Field in Washington, D. C. on Tuesday, September 6.
After an impressive outing of reaching the quarter finals at the just concluded FIFA U20 Womens World Cup in Costa Rica, Randy Waldrum has selected four members of Nigeria’s U20 girls.
They include: defenders Oluwatosin Demehin and Rofiat Imuran, and midfielders Esther Onyenezide and Deborah Abiodun.
First-choice goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie, defender Osinachi Ohale, midfielder Toni Payne, and forwards Rasheedat Ajibade, and Uchenna Kanu will lead the charge for the Falcons.
Home-based players, Christy Ohiaeriaku, Akudo Ogbonna and Gift Monday, also made the squad.