Onome Ebi Omitted from Super Falcons’ WAFCON Qualifiers Squad Despite Stellar NWFL Performance

WAFCON Qualifiers – Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi finds herself excluded from the squad for the 13th Women Africa Cup of Nations, final qualifying round against Cape Verde.Onome Ebi out of AFCON qualifiers

Despite an impressive performance in the NWFL season opener against Nasarawa Amazons, where Ebi secured her first assist of the season, the Naija Ratels defender found herself lost in the woods, Footballrover reports

Coach Justin Madugu has finalized a 21-player roster for the upcoming WAFCON qualifiers set to take place on November 30th and December 5th, with notable absentees including Ebi and reports indicating head coach Randy Waldrum’s unavailability for the crucial qualifiers.

The selected squad boasts talents like Asisat Oshoala, Rasheedat Ajibade, and Uchenna Kanu, forming a formidable lineup aiming for success against Cape Verde.

The full squad list includes

Goalkeepers:

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1. Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC)
2. Tochukwu Oluehi (Shualat Alsharqia FC, Saudi Arabia)
3. Christiana Obia (Edo Queens)

Defenders:

1. Osinachi Ohale (Pachuca FC, Mexico)
2. Glory Edet (FCF TP Mazembe, DR Congo)
3. Rihanat Kasali (Bayelsa Queens)
4. Oluwatosin Demehin (Stade de Reims, France)
5. Akudo Ogbonna (Remo Stars Ladies)
6. Rofiat Imuran (Stade de Reims, France)

Midfielders:

1. Christy Ucheibe (SC Benfica, Portugal)
2. Esther Onyenezide (FC Robo Queens)
3. Peace Efih (Sporting Club de Braga, Portugal)
4. Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid FC, Spain)
5. Deborah Abiodun (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
6. Toni Payne (Sevilla FC, Spain)
7. Jennifer Echegini (Florida State University, USA)

Forwards:

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1. Omorinsola Babajide (Coasta Adeje Tenerife Egatesa, Spain)
2. Asisat Oshoala (FC Barcelona Feminine, Spain)
3. Esther Okoronkwo (Coasta Adeje Tenerife Egatesa, Spain)
4. Uchenna Kanu (Racing Louisville, USA)
5. Gift Monday (Coasta Adeje Tenerife Egatesa, Spain)

Meanwhile, Taiwo Afolabi, Falconets star and Delta Queens of Asaba Captain, lauded Nigeria’s U20 women’s football team, Falconets, for their gripping 2-1 victory over Tanzania’s U-20 national team in the U-20 women’s world cup qualifier.

The victory, with a 3-2 aggregate score, propels Falconets to the next stage, setting up a potential clash against Burundi for a coveted spot in the 2024 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

The dramatic encounter witnessed Janet Akekoromowei’s early opener for Falconets, equalized by Jana Rajabu before Comfort Folorunso sealed the win in the second half.

The journey continues for Falconets as they aim to secure one of the four CAF team slots for the 2024 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, setting the stage for thrilling encounters in January and February 2024.

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