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  • Updated: January 26, 2023

Revelation Cup: Waldrum Invites Oshoala, 22 Others For Tourney In Mexico

Revelation Cup: Waldrum Invites Oshoala, 22 Others For Tourn

Head coach of Nigeria's female national team, Randy Waldrum has extended an invitation to 23 players of Nigeria's Super Falcons for next month's Revelation Cup in Mexico.

Among the players picked by Waldrum are Barcelona forward Asisat Oshoala, Captain Onome Ebi and long-time number one goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie.

The Falcons are to compete against hosts Mexico, Costa Rica and Colombia in the tourney as part of the team's preparations for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup to be co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia.  

Mexico Football Federation explained on Wednesday that the competition will hold from February 15 to 22 and will be in a round-robin format whereby the team with the most points will emerge as the winner.

The Super Falcons' first game in the tournament will be against Colombia on February 15.

The nine-time African champions will face Mexico next on February 18 before their clash against Costa Rica on February 21.

Below is the list of invited players that will depart the country’s shores on Saturday, February 11.


Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC, France); Yewande Balogun (AS Saint-Etienne, France)


Onome Ebi (Levante Las Planas (Spain); Osinachi Ohale (Deportivo Alaves, Spain); Ashleigh Plumptre (Leicester City, England); Glory Ogbonna (ALG Spor, Turkey); Rofiat Imuran (Stade de Reims, France); Michelle Alozie (Houston Dash, USA); Oluwatosin Demehin (Stade de Reims, France); Akudo Ogbonna (Rivers Angels)


Halimatu Ayinde (FC Rosengard, Sweden); Christy Ucheibe (SL Benfica, Portugal); Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene (Eskilstuna United, Sweden); Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid, Spain); Toni Payne (Sevilla FC, Spain); Jennifer Echegini (Florida State University, USA); Regina Otu (AS Saint-Etienne, France)


Asisat Oshoala (Barcelona Femenin, Spain); Esther Okoronkwo (AS Saint-Etienne, France); Ifeoma Onumonu (NY/NJ Gotham FC, USA); Chinwendu Ihezuo (Rayadas Monterrey, Mexico); Francisca Ordega (CSKA Moscow, Russia); Uchenna Kanu (Tigres Femenil, Mexico)

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