2019 Women World Cup: Oshoala, Ihezuo arrive Super Falcons camp


2019 Women World Cup: Oshoala, Ihezuo arrive Super Falcons camp

Spain-based Asisat Oshoala and China-based Chiwendu Ihezuo arrived at Nigeria’s women’s team camp at the Avita Resort in Austria on Sunday.

The two Super Falcons forwards were named in the final 23-player squad for the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Friday.

Oshoala made history in the Uefa Women’s Champions League final as she became the first African to play and score despite Barcelona losing 4-1 to Lyon two weeks ago.

A week earlier, Ihezuo scored her seventh goal in seven outings as Henan Huishang pipped Nanchang Bayi 3-1 in a Chinese Women’s Football Championship encounter.

Having overcome flight and visa difficulties, the Super Falcons duo received a warm welcome by their teammates on Sunday afternoon.

With their arrival in Austria, Dennerby now has the full complement of his squad. Nigeria are drawn against Norway, South Korea and hosts France in Group A. The tournament is scheduled to be held from June 7 to July 7.

On June 4, they will travel to Reims, the city of their opening game and they will begin their campaign against the 1995 champions, Norway.

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