Ihezuo leads Falconets to Kinshasa for DR Congo

Coach Peter Dedevbo’s girls are expected to depart for the east African country on Thursday 18 players selected for the trip

Nigeria U20 women will leave for Kinshasa on Thursday for their third round 2016 Fifa U20 Women World Cup qualifier against DR Congo.

The team breezed past Liberia 14-1 on aggregate to set up a clash with the Congolese team who dispatched Namibia.

Tata Raphael Stadium in Kinshasa has been picked as venue of the game to be played on Sunday.

The delegation includes 18 players and nine officials to be led by chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League, Dilichukwu Onyedinma.

Winner of the match on aggregate will represent at the 2016 edition of the2016 Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup billed for Papua New Guinea.


Sandra Chiichii, Aminat Yakubu, Oluwakemi Famuditi, Patience Kalu, Amarachi Ojinma, Joy Bokiri, Olubunmi Elijah, Ugochi Emenayo, Chinaza Uchendu, Yetunde Adeboyejo, Tessy Biahwo, Christy Ohiaeriaku, Glory Ogbonna, Ogechi Ukwuoma, Uchenna Kanu, Chinwendu Ihezuo, Ihuoma Onyebuchi, Omotola Omidiji