American-born striker omitted as Nigeria announce provisional squad for U20 W/Cup



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American-Born Striker Omitted As Nigeria Announce Provisional Squad For U20 World Cup FC Eindhoven Women star Sophia Omotola Omidiji has been omitted from Nigeria’s provisional roster for the 8th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup.

Manager Peter Dedevbo has invited 30 players to camp ahead of the tournament in in Papua New Guinea, with the Las Vegas-born striker not making the cut.

An analysis of the roster revealed that six girls plying their trade abroad have been called up while twenty four players represent domestic clubs.

Nigeria U20s will open Group B play against Japan at Bava Park, Port Moresby, before tackling Canada and Spain in that order.

All the invited players are to report at the Serob Legacy Hotel, Abuja on Tuesday, 27th September with their training kits, birth certificates and international passports.
Invited Players
Sandra Chichi (Sunshine Queens); Patience Kalu (Rivers Angels); Kemi Famuditi (Confluence Queens); Chinwendu Ihezuo (BIIK Zazygurt, Kazakhstan); Yetunde Adeboyejo (Bayelsa Queens); Ugochi Emenayo (Nasarawa Amazons); Uchenna Kanu (Orlando Kicks, USA); Chinaza Uchendu (Nasarawa Amazons); Ogechi Ukwuoma (Delta Queens); Glory Ogbonna (Ibom Queens); Ginika Ikeh (Nasarawa Amazons); Amarachi Ojinma (Rivers Angels); Tessy Biahwo (Nasarawa Amazons); Christy Ohiaeriaku (IFKO Stersund, Sweden); Mercy Vincent (Confluence Queens); Mary Ologbosere (Ibom Queens); Aminat Yakubu (Minsk FC, Belarus); Ihuoma Onyebuchi (Sunshine Queens); Esther Elijah (Osun Queens); Onyinye Okeke (Edo Queens); Joy Bokiri (Bayelsa Queens); Valerie Awelewa (Genk FC, Belgium); Lilian Atule (Bayelsa Queens); Adebisi Hameevah (FC Robo); Ekaete Akpata (Ibom Queens); Shenken Lima (Garden City Bronc Busters, USA); Fubiana Briggs (Ibom Queens); Opeyemi Aiyeniberu (Sunshine Queens); Charity Chetachukwu (Ibom Queens); Bashirat Amoo (Osun Queens)

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