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Wafcon 2022 squads: Nigeria, South Africa, and every official tournament squad list

17:58 BST 02/07/2022
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Here are the current squad lists for every participating team in the biennial African football showpiece in July.

The 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations kicks off on July 2 and the squads for all 14 teams must be finalised before June 26.

In the lead up to the tournament, coaches of the participating teams announced their provisional squads before reducing them down to the limit of 23 players.

GOAL brings you all the official Wafcon 2022 squads so far, as they are confirmed by the respective nations.

  • South Africa women

    South Africa

    Coach Desiree Ellis has announced her final 23-man South Africa squad for the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, with regular suspects like Andile Dlamini, Refiloe Jane and Lebohang Ramalepe.

    South Africa squad for Wafcon 2022

    Goalkeepers: Andile Dlamini (Mamelodi Sundowns), Kaylin Swart, (JVW), Regirl Ngobeni (UWC)

    Defenders: Karabo Dhlamini (Mamelodi Sundowns), Lebohang Ramalepe (Dinamo Minsk), Janine Van Wyk (JVW), Bambanani Mbane (Mamelodi Sundowns), Bongeka Gamede (University of the Western Cape), Noko Matlou (Eibar)

    Midfielders: Refiloe Jane (AC Milan), Nomvula Kgoale (Tut), Linda Motlhalo (Djurgardens), Thalea Smidt (Mamelodi Sundowns), Kholosa Biyana (Sporting Gijon), Amogelang Motau (University of Western Cape), Robyn Moodaly (JVW), Sibulele Holweni (Sophakama/HPC)

    Strikers: Jermaine Seoposenwe (Braga), Melinda Kgadiete (Mamelodi Sundowns), Noxolo Cesane (University of Western Cape), Nthabiseng Majiya (Richmond Ladies), Thembi Kgatlana (Atletico Madrid), Hildah Magaia (Moron)

  • Botswana women

    Botswana

    Botswana announced their squad for their maiden appearance, with the United States of America-based Thuto Ramafiki and Esalenna Galekhutle headlining the squad.

    Botswana squad for Wafcon 2022

    Goalkeepers: Sedilame Boseja(Mamelodi Sundowns), Lesego Moeng (BDF), Marilyn John (BDF)

    Defenders: Bonang Otlhagile (Double Action), Masego Montsho (BDF), Kesegofeste Mochawe (Prisons), Veronicah Mogotsi (Double Action), Nancy Baeletsi (Prisons), Laone Moloi (Double Action) Lone Gaofetoge (Lusaka Dynamos)

    Midfielders: Golebaone Selebatso (Prisons), Mokgabo Thanda (Yasa Queens), Annah Sechane(Township Rollers), Leano Atang Busang (Prison), Keitumetse Dithebe (Mexican Girls), Lesego Radiakanyo (Prisons), Balotlhanyi Johannes (Double Action)

    Wing Forwards: Keitumetse Dithebe (Mexican Girls) Lesego Radiakanyo (Double Action), Balotlhanyi Johannes (Double Action)

    Strikers: Thuto Ramafiki (United States of America), Refilwe Tholakele (Township Rollers), Esalenna Galekhutle (United States of America), Michelle Abueng (BDF), Nondi Mahlasela (Prisons), Ontlametse Gainyadiwe (Double Action)

  • Uganda fans photo.

    Uganda

    Uganda squad for Wafcon 2022

    Goalkeepers: Ruth Aturo (Katkan Tyovaen Palloillija FC, Finland), Vanessa Edith Karungi (B93, Denmark), Daisy Nakaziro(Uganda Martyrs H/S Lubaga, Uganda)

    Defenders: Asia Nakibuuka (Kawempe Muslim LFC, Uganda), Sumaya Komuntale (Tooro Queens FC,Uganda), Yudaya Nakayenze (Lindey Wilson College, USA), Aisha Nantongo (Kawempe Muslim LFC, Uganda), Margret Namirimu (She Corporate FC, Uganda), Bira Nadunga (Olila High School, WFC, Uganda), Lukia Namubiru (Kampala Queens FC, Uganda)

    Midfielders: Hasifah Nassuna (UCU Lady Cardinals FC,Uganda), Joan Nabirye (Vihiga Queens, Kenya), Phionah Nabbumba(She Corporate FC, Uganda), Riticia Nabbosa (Lady Doves FC, Uganda), Shamirah Nalugya (Kampala Queens, Uganda), Sheeba Zalwango (FC Amani, DR Congo), Tracy Jones Akiror (AFC Ann Arbor)

    Forwards: Viola Nambi (FC Dornbirn Ladies, Austria), Sandra Nabweteme (Unattached), Fazila Ikwaput (Lady Doves FC, Uganda), Ritah Kivumbi (Mallbackens IF, Sweden), Fauzia Najjemba (BIIK Shymkent, Kazakhstan), Joanita Ainembabazi (Rines SS WFC, Uganda), Lillian Mutuuzo (Kampala Queens FC, Uganda), Margret Kunihira (Kampala Queens, Uganda), Zaina Nandede (Kampala Queens, Uganda)

  • Gabrielle Onguene of Cameroon

    Cameroon

    Cameroon's head coach Gabriel Zabo has named 19 debutants, including Estelle Johnson in his final squad for the Women's Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.

    Cameroon squad for Wafcon 2022 

    Goalkeepers: Alang Ayangma Pauline Charlotte-FC Ebolowa (Cameroon), Bawou Ange Gabrielle - Bayelsa Queens (Nigeria), Regine Flore Enyegue -Canon FF (Cameroon)

    Defenders: Doudou Ousmanou - Amazone FAP (Cameroon), Nguiadem Kamdem Annecy - FC Okzhetpes (Kazakhstan), Éliane Mambo Lamo - Jinelux Juan Grande (Spain), Marie Aurèle Awona - Napoli (Italy), Easther Mayi Kith - Stade Reims (France), Falone Meffometou - Fleury 91 (France), Estelle Laura Johnson - Gotham FC (USA), Ndzana Colette Fegue - Dinamo Minsk (Belarus), Mbengono Catherine - FC Okzhetpes (Kazakhstan)

    Midfielders: Brigitte Omboudou - Rivers Angels (Nigeria), Fatima Kome - AJS Soyaux (France), Monique Ngock - Eclair FF (Cameroon), Grâce Yango - FC Fleury 91 (France), Geneviève Ngo Mbeleck - Maccabi Kyriat (Israël), Dabda Claudia - Dinamo Minsk (Belarus)

    Forwards: Flora Kameni - Louves Minproff (Cameroon), Kevine Ossol -AS AWA FC (Cameroon), Rose Bella - Trabzonspor (Turkey), Doly Wabeua Diane - Trabzonspor (Turkey), Nchout Njoya Ajara - Inter Milan (Italy), Ewodo Tatiana_Enlsey (Russia), Aboudi Onguene - CSKA Moscow (Russia), Michaela Batya Bisi Abam - Houston Dash (USA)

  • Barbra Banda Zambia Women 2021

    Zambia

    Coach Bruce Mwape's women would be aiming to pick at least a ticket to the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup to be co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia.
     

    Zambia squad for Wafcon 2022

    Goalkeepers: Hazel Nali (Fatih Vatan Spor-Turkey), Leticia Lungu (Zesco Ndola Girls), Catherine Musonda (Indeni Roses)

    Defenders: Esther Banda (BUSA), Esther Siamfuko (Queens Academy), Margaret Belemu (Shanghai Shengli-China), Martha Tembo, Lushomo Mweemba, Agness Musesa, Anita Mulenga (all Green Buffaloes), Judith Soko (YASA Girls)

    Midfielders: Misozi Zulu (Hakkariguku Spor FC -Turkey), Ireen Lungu (Green Buffaloes), Mary Wilombe (Red Arrows), Evarine Susan Katongo (ZISD Women), Avell Chitundu (Zesco Ndola Girls), Maweta Chilenga (BUSA)

    Strikers: Barbara Banda (Shanghai Shengli), Xiomara Mapepa (Lusaka Dynamos Ladies), Grace Chanda (BIIK Kazygurt-Kazakhstan), Ochumba Oseke Lubanji (Red Arrows), Noria Sosala (Indeni Roses), Natasha Nanyangwe (Green Buffaloes)

  • Togo fans, Wafu Cup of Nations 2019

    Togo

    Togo women head coach Kai Tomety has announced her final squad for the Women's Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco 2022.

    Togo squad for Wafcon 2022

    Goalkeepers: Adjo Hatto (Ahe FC), Ame Amouklou (Amis du monde), Dalou Bagnim (Racing Club Saint Denis, France)

    Defenders: Megan Djankale (Amis du monde), Essowe Dowatanti (Gazelle FC), Dede Houndjo-Tete (Athleta), Akoko Assigno (Athleta), Yawa Konou (Amis du monde), Akossiwa Dogbe (Athleta), Ayawoa Kaglan (Tempête FC ), Afigan Gagban (Athleta)

    Midfielders: Reine Gake (Ahe FC), Afi Dogli (Amis du monde), Amiratou N'djambara (Raja Ain Harrouda, Morocco), Koudjoukala Sama (Amis du monde), Odette Gnimtegma (Raja Ain Harrouda, Morocco), Takyatou Yaya (Ilkadim Belediyessi, Turkey), Solim Kadanga (Gazelle FC)

    Forwards: Moussiratou Adinda-Akpo (Soccer Intellectuals, Ghana), Afi Woedikou (Yzeure Ailier Auvergne, France), Basdenam Manou (Athleta FC), Talya Gace (AJA Stade, France), Lucie Gantim (Tempête FC)

  • Burundi fans

    Burundi

    Burundi are zoned in Group C alongside Botswana, South Africa and reigning African queens Nigeria.

    Burundi squad for Wafcon 2022

    Goalkeepers: Belinda Ndoreraho (La Colombe FC), Ariella Umurerwa (La Colombe FC), Amissa Inarunkundo (PVP Buyenzi), Jeanine Irakoze (Fofila FF)

    Defenders: Charlotte Irankunda (Fofila PF), Diane Irankunda (Fofila PF), Suzanne Zilfa (PVP Buyenzi), Angelique Keza (Inyange Buja Queen), Nasra Nahimana (PVP Buyenzi), Rachelle Bukuru (The Tigers Queens, Tanzania), Annociate Nshimirimana (PVP Buyenzi), Djazila Uwineza (Fofila PF), Salha Nduwayo (Huksvarna FF, Sweden), Saffira Guinand (FC Yverdon, Switzerland)

    Midfielders: Asha Djafari (Simba Queens FC, Tanzania), Joelle Bukuru (Simba Queens, Tanzania), Cheilla Ineza (Huksvarna FF, Sweden), Peace Olga Niyomwungere (La Colombe FC), Erica Kanyamuneza (PVP Buyenzi), Esperance Habonimana (Inyange Buja Queen)

    Forwards: Rukiya Bizimana (Etoile du Matin), Aniella Uwimana (Young Princess, Tanzania), Gloris Gakiza (La Colombe FC), Falone Nahimana (Huddersfield TAFC, England), Sandrine Niyonkuru (Fountaingate Schools, Tanzania), Bora Ineza (Fofila PF)

  • Super Falcons, Nigeria

    Nigeria

    Coach Randy Waldrum announced his final 25-woman squad for the 2022 Africa Women Cup of Nations with prominent inclusions like Asisat Oshoala, Rasheedat Ajibade, captain Onome Ebi, and Paris FC’s Chiamaka Nnadozie.

    Nigeria squad for Wafcon 2022

    Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC, France); Tochukwu Oluehi (Maccabi Kishronot Hadera, Israel); Yewande Balogun (Coppermine United, USA)

    Defenders: Glory Ogbonna (Santa Teresa FC, Spain); Onome Ebi (En Avant Guingamp, France); Osinachi Ohale (Deportivo Alaves, Spain); Ashleigh Plumptre (Leicester City, England); Nicole Payne (West Virginia University, USA); Michelle Alozie (Houston Dash, USA); Akudo Ogbonna (Edo Queens)

    Midfielders: Peace Efih (Kiryat Gat, Israel); Halimatu Ayinde (Eskilstuna FC, Sweden); Toni Oyedupe Payne (Sevilla FC, Spain); Regina Otu (Minsk FC, Belarus); Christy Ucheibe (SL Benfica, Portugal); Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid, Spain); Rita Chikwelu (Madrid CFF, Spain); Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene (Eskilstuna FC, Sweden)

    Forwards: Francisca Ordega (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Vivian Ikechukwu (WFC Gintra, Lithuania); Chinonyerem Macleans (GSK Gornik Leczna, Poland); Ifeoma Onumonu (NY/NJ Gotham FC, USA); Uchenna Kanu (Tigres Femenil, Mexico); Asisat Oshoala (FC Barcelona, Spain); Gift Monday (Bayelsa Queens) 

  • Tunisia fans

    Tunisia

    Tunisia squad for Wafcon 2022

    Goalkeepers: Nessrine Zenzi, Najla Harrathi, Soulaima Jabrani

    Defenders: Chaima Abbassi, Dhikra Mahfoudh, Samia Aouni, Ghada Ayadi, Eya Gazahi, Rania Aouina, Jasmina Barhoumi

    Midfielders: Yasmine Klai, Ibtissem Ben Mohamed, Soumaya Laamiri, Yasmine Jemai, Chirine Lamti, Sabrine Mamay, Imen Troudi

    Forwards: Imen Mchara, Hanna Hamdi, Sabrine Ellouzi, Meriem Houij, Ella Kaabachi, Leila Maknoun

  • Senegal fan Russia 2018

    Senegal

    Coach Mame Moussa Cisse has named a strong squad hoping to help the country emerge as African champions for the first time as well as qualify for the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup.
     

    Senegal squad for Wafcon 2022

    Goalkeepers: Tening Sene Afa (Sirenes de Grand Yoff), Ndeye Meissa Diaw (Lycee Ameth Fall), Thiaba Gueye Sene (Aigles de la Medina)

    Defenders: Marieme Babou (US Parcelles Assainie), Anta Dembele (US Parcelles Assainie), Mame Diarra Diouf (US Parcelles Assainie), Mbayang Sow (US Parcelles Assainie), Ndeye Ndiaye Kane (Sirenes de Grand Yoff), Salimata Ndiaye (Lycee Ameth Fall), Meta Camara (Bourges), Astou Sy (Dakar Sacre-Cœur)

    Midfielders: Edmee Diagne (Lycee Ameth Fall), Ndeye Awa Diakhate (Le Puy), Haby Balde (US Parcelles Assainie), Jeannette Sagna (Dakar Sacre-Cœur), Safietou Sagna (Bourges), Jeanne Coumba Niang (Aigles de la Médina), Bineta Korkel Seck (Dakar Sacré-Cœur), Korka Fall (Aigles de la Médina), Pascaline fofana Bassene (US Parcelles Assainie)

    Strikers: Mama Diop (Lens), Nguenar Ndiaye (Bourges), Habsatou Malado Diallo (US Parcelles Assainie), Astou Ngom (Cherbourg), Gladys Irène Dacosta (US Parcelles Assainie), Coumba Sylla Mbodji (Dorades de Mbour)

  • Morocco fans

    Morocco

    Morocco squad for Wafcon 2022

    Goalkeepers: Khadija Er-Rmici, Hind Hasnaoui (both AS FAR), Assia Zouhair (SCC Mohammedia), Imane Abdelahad (Sporting Casablanca).

    Defenders: Zineb Redouani, Fatima Zahra Dahmos, Siham Boukhami, Aziza Rabbah, Ghizlane Chhiri (all AS FAR), Elchad Nesryne (Saint-Etienne, France), Sabah Seghir (Sampdoria, Italy), Eva Allice (FC Montauban, France).

    Midfielders: Nahla Elodie Nakkach (Servette, Switzerland), Salma Amani (US Saint-Malo, France), Najat Badri, Fatima Tagnaout, Sofia Bouftini (all AS FAR), Imane Saoud (FC Basel, Switzerland), Yasmin Katie Mrabet (Levante Las Planas, Spain).

    Forwards: Ghizlane Chebbak, Ibtissam Jraidi, Hanane Ait El Haj, Sanaa Mssoudy (all AS FAR), Samya Hassani (KRC Genk, Belgium), Rosella Ayane (Tottenham Hotspur, England), Chaymaa Mourtaji (Sporting Casablanca).

  • Burkina Faso

    Burkina Faso

    Burkina Faso squad for Wafcon 2022

    Goalkeepers: Aminata Korogo (ASO), Mariam Ouattara (USFA), Ami Sanou (Etincelle du Faso).

    Defenders: Assanatou Nako, Stephanie Sow (both USFA), Rabiatou Koudougou, Djamila Zongo (both RCB), Chantal Zongo (ASO), Madinato Rouamba, Madina Traore (both Etincelle du Faso), Aimata Nacoulma, Alimata Belem (both ASO).

    Midfielders: Adele Naomie Kabre, Jacqueline W Sedogo (both Etincelle du Faso), Rasmata Sawadogo (USFA), Felicite Kafando (Etincelle du Faso), Mounifatou Helby (ASO), Charlotte Millogo (Etincelle du Faso).

    Forwards: Mouniratou Compaore, Balkissa Sawadogo (both USFA), Justine Zongo, Adama Congo (both Etincelle du Faso), Fadiratou Tarnagda (ASO), Limata Nikiema (Raya Ait Lazza, Morocco), Juliette Nana (Neman Grodno, Belarus), Habibou Ouedraogo (Danta FC).