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Africa Women Cup of Nations

Full house as Oshoala, Oparanozie, Ebi and Ordega arrive Super Falcons camp

01:25 SAST 2018/11/05
Desire Oparanozie, Asisat Oshoala & Ngozi Okobi
The overseas-based quartet are the final batch to join the team as Thomas Dennerby have a full complement of his squad for Ghana 2018

China-based duo of Asisat Oshoala and Onome Ebi alongside US-based Francisca Ordega and France-based Desire Oparanozie arrived Jubilee Chalets of the Super Falcons on Sunday.

Oshoala played the entire match as Dalian Quanjian lost 3-0 in the Chinese Women's FA Cup final, second leg to Jiangsu Suning at the Wutaishan Stadium on Saturday.

On the same day, captain Ebi also featured for Henan Huishang in the 5th-6th place play-offs of the Chinese Women's FA Cup against Shanghai at the Luoyang Stadium.

While, Oparanozie was on target in Guingamp 4-1 thrashing of Fluery 91 on Saturday, alongside Ordega were given a warm welcome from Thomas Dennerby’s ladies on Sunday evening.

Aside the quartet, Faith Ikidi, Ngozi Ebere, Ebere Orji, Josephine Chukwunonye, Ogonna Chukwudi, Rita Chikwelu, Charity Adule, Chinwendu Ihezuo, Chinaza Uchendu and Osinachi Ohale were part of the second camping phase which ended on Sunday.

Last week, the Super Falcons played their first friendly after two weeks in camp against Lagos based side Dominion Hotspur, losing 3-2 at the Atlantic Hall pitch, Epe.

This week, the team could be traveling to Cote d'Ivoire for a foreign camping as Dennerby put finishing touches to his strategies for the two-week long women’s championship in Ghana.

Nigeria are drawn against South Africa, Kenya and Zambia in Group B of the championship scheduled to hold from November 17 to December 1.

They will commence the defence of the title they won in Yaounde two-year ago against Banyana Banyana at the Cape Coast Stadium on Sunday, November 18.