Nigeria Coach Names 21-Players For 2022 U17 Women's World Cup

Nigeria Coach Names 21-Players For 2022 U17 Women's World Cup

  • The final list of players for the 2022 U17 Women's World Cup has been announced. 21 players made the cut.
  • Nigeria has only missed out on the tournament once in its 14-year history.

The coach of the national U17 women's team, Flamingoes, Bankole Olowookere, has released a final squad of players for the World Cup.

Here is the full squad list

Goalkeepers: Faith Omilana; Linda Jiwuaku; Jessica Inyiama

Defenders: Olamide Oyinlola; Josephine Edafe; Comfort Folorunsho; Miracle Usani; Tumininu Adeshina; Blessing Sunday; Alase Attervall; Immaculata Offiong

Midfielders: Chidera Okenwa; Blessing Emmanuel; Mary Aderemi; Bisola Mosaku; Taiwo Afolabi

Forwards: Omowunmi Bello; Opeyemi Ajakaye; Edidiong Etim; Alvine Dah-Zossu; Yetunde Ayantosho

Nigeria's Flamingoes have been drawn in Group B alongside Germany, New Zealand, and Chile ahead of the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in India.

The tournament will run from 11th to 30th October.

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