Nigeria’s Super Falcons depart to China for 4-Nation tournament

Nigeria’s women national football team, Super Falcons have departed to China for a 4-Nation tournament as they kick start their preparations for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup taking place in France, this summer.

The delegation comprising 16 players and nine officials left Nigeria, aboard an Egypt Air flight from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, yesterday’s afternoon and are expected to arrive in the Chinese city of Meizhou, in the Guangdong province this evening.

Four other players, namely defender Faith Michael, midfielder Rita Chikwelu and forwards Ini-Abasi Umotong and Chinaza Uchendu will fly direct to China from Europe to join the team.

Hosts China, Romania and Korea Republic are the other teams taking part in the four –day invitational starting on 17th January.

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