Falconets Coach Danjuma Invites 20 Players For WAFU B Tournament

Head Coach, Christopher Danjuma has named Opeyemi Ajakaye, Sebastine Flourish, Taiwo Afolabi and 17 others for the WAFU B U20 Women’s Tournament.

The tournament is set to take place in Kumasi, Ghana from May 20 to June 4.

Danjuma, who steered the Nigerian girls to the last eight of last year’s World Cup in Costa Rica, has also picked goalkeeper Inyene Etim, defenders Comfort Folorunsho and Jumoke Alani, midfielders Chioma Olise and Blessing Emmanuel, and forwards Omowunmi Bello and Goodness Osigwe.

Afolabi, Folorunsho, Ajakaye and Emmanuel were in the Nigeria U17 girls’ team that won the bronze medals at last year’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup finals in India.

Falconets are in Group B against the U20 girls of Niger Republic, Burkina Faso and Togo.

Hosts Ghana will confront the U20 girls of Benin Republic and Cote d’Ivoire in Group A.

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