2024 Olympic Qualifier: Waldrum lists 21 players for Super Falcons vs Cameroon

 Super Falcons head coach, Randy Waldrum has unveiled a 21-player roster for the side’s 2024 Olympic Games third qualifying round fixture against Cameroon.

Waldrum is returning to the dugout for the first time since leading the Super Falcons to the Round of 16 at last year’s 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

A number of players are also making a return to the squad since that competition.

Ashleigh Plumptre, Osinachi Ohale and Halimatu Ayomide last appeared for the Super Falcons in the Round of 16 defeat to the Three Lionesses of England.

Regulars like Asisat Oshoala, Chiamaka Nnadozie, Rasheedat Ajibade, Michelle Alozie and Toni Payne are all included in the squad.

The nine-time African champions will face Cameroon in the first leg at the Stade de la Reunification in Douala, Cameroon, on Friday 23rd February.

The second leg match will place at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Monday 26th February.


Goalkeepers: Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC); Tochukwu Oluehi (Shualat Alsharqia FC, Saudi Arabia); Linda Jiwuaku (Bayelsa Queens).

Defenders: Osinachi Ohale (Pachucha Club de Futbol, Mexico); Ashleigh Plumptre (Ittihad Ladies, Saudi Arabia); Oluwatosin Demehin (Stade de Reims, France); Michelle Alozie (Houston Dash, USA); Akudo Ogbonna (Remo Stars Ladies); Rofiat Imuran (Stade de Reims, France).

Midfielders: Deborah Abiodun (University of Pittsburgh, USA); Halimatu Ayinde (FC Rosengard, Sweden); Christy Ucheibe (SL Benfica, Portugal); Jennifer Echegini (Juventus Ladies, Italy); Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid FC, Spain); Toni Payne (Sevilla FC, Spain).

Forwards: Omorinsola Babajide (Coasta Adeje Tenerife Egatesa, Spain); Esther Okoronkwo (Henan FC, China); Ifeoma Onumonu (SLC Utah, USA); Asisat Oshoala (Bay FC, Spain); Uchenna Kanu (Racing Louisville, USA); Gift Monday (Coasta Adeje Tenerife Egatesa, Spain)