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Nwabuoku, Nku, Ayinde and Oluehi join Rivers Angels

1:53 am AEDT 22/3/17
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The four Super Falcons players have been captured by the Nigeria’s women topflight league champions for their new season campaign

Nigeria's Evelyn Nwabuoku, Cecilia Nku, Halimatu Ayinde and Tochukwu Oluehi have joined reigning Nigeria Women Premier League champions, Rivers Angels.

The Super Falcons stars were among the 11 new signings announced by the Port Harcourt based ladies for the 2016/2017 season which kicks-off on March 25.

Nwabuoku will rejoin the Edwin Okon’s side since leaving in 2015 when she led them to three Women Federation Cup and two league titles haul after parting ways with France’s Guingamp.  

Also, Nku and Oluehi return to boost the ranks of the five-time champions from Norway’s Medkila following a season campaign with the Norwegian women outfit.

For Ayinde, who was a member of the 2016 African Women Cup of Nations winning team , she joined after seeing out her contract with Belarus champions, Minsk.

The Jewels of Rivers also secured the services of last season’s top scorer Rofiat Sule, who scored nine goals from Bayelsa Queens and Super Falcons invite Alice Ogebe from Delta Queens.

Other fresh captures are Ibom Angels’ Mary Ologbosere, Bayelsa Queens’ Patience Kalu, Tantoh Melvis, Nasarawa Amazons’ Chinaza Uchendu and Taraba Queens’ Ezekiel Blessing.

Rivers Angels defeated Nasarawa Amazons 5-4 on penalties to emerge champions and will begin their league campaign against Capital City Dove on April 5 in Abuja.