Dennerby shuns Oshoala for China 4-Nation tourney

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Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala has been dropped from the squad for the 4-Nation tournament in China.

The African champions are in the East Asian nation as they prepare for the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup taking place in France this summer.

A delegation comprising of 16 players and nine officials departed Nigeria aboard an Egypt Air flight from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Monday afternoon.

The team arrived in the Chinese city of Meizhou, in the Guangdong province of the world’s most populous nation by Tuesday evening.

Four other players, namely defender Faith Michael, midfielder Rita Chikwelu and forwards Ini-Abasi Umotong and Chinaza Uchendu will fly direct to China from Europe to join the team.

Hosts China, Romania and Korea Republic are the other teams taking part in the four –day invitational starting on 17th January.

Goalkeepers: Tochukwu Oluehi; Christy Ohiaeriaku; Chiamaka Nnadozie

Defenders: Glory Ogbonna; Faith Michael; Onome Ebi; Osinachi Ohale; Ugochi Emenayo; Josephine Chukwunonye

Midfielders: Amarachi Okoronkwo; Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene; Rita Chikwelu; Halimat Ayinde

Forwards: Anam Imo; Rasheedat Ajibade; Francisca Ordega; Chinaza Uchendu; Chinwendu Ihezuo; Ini-Abasi Umotong; Alice Ogebe


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