The Handball Federation of Nigeria has unveiled a closing checklist of sixteen gamers who will signify Nigeria on the Africa Women’s Handball Championship scheduled to start on June 6.
Team Nigeria is predicted to journey to Yaoundé, Cameroon on Friday, June 4. They will play in group B towards host Cameroon, DR Congo, and Kenya.
Leading Coach Rafiu Salami’s staff is Benue Queen’s left-back Dorathy Nyagh and Prudent Energy Handball Premier League 2020 greatest goalkeeper Toyin Yusuf of Plateau Peacocks.
The League Champions, Adorable Angels of Kwara offered Muhinat Yusuf and Wuruola Nuhu. Edo Dynamos Alaska Palang and Daina Saaloo additionally made the checklist.
Safety Babes quartet of Patience Amodu, Chisom Umeh, Ruth Ojo Iko, and Taiwo Raji are included whereas Benin Republic-based gamers Rachael Ovetuo and Mercy Audu are the one foreign-based gamers to make the squad.
The staff has been coaching underneath the steerage of Coach Rafiu Salami and his assistant Coach Yusuf Abdukadir for over a month on the Aguiyi Ironsi Cantonment in Abuja and performed collection of pleasant matches to verify their readiness for the event.
TEAM NIGERIA FOR THE WOMEN’S SENIOR AFRICA NATIONS CUP
1. Toyin Yusuf (PLATEAU PEACOCKS)
2. Patience Amodu (SAFETY BABES)
3. Alaska Palang (EDO DYNAMOS)
4. Daina Saaloo (EDO DYNAMOS)
5. Rachael Ovetuo (ASPAC, Benin Republic)
6. Khadijat Musbau (SEASIDER BABES)
7. Mercy Audu (ASPAC, Benin Republic)
8. Ahamefula C. Grace (ABIA VALIANTS)
9. Chisome Umeh (SAFETY BABES)
10. Dorathy Nyagh (BENUE QUEENS)
11. Ruth Ojo Iko (SAFETY BABES)
12. Taiwo Raji (SAFETY BABES)
13. Muhinat Yusuf (KWARA ADORABLE ANGELS)
14.Adaobi Okoro (DEFENDER BABES)
15. Ashiawu Wuraola Nuhu (KWARA ADORABLE ANGELS)
16. Ugochi Nnadi (IMO GRASSHOPPERS)
17. Rafiu Salami – HEAD COACH (Issy Handball Club, Masculin, France)
18. Yusuf Ibrahim Abdulkadir -COACH (Plateau Peacocks, Nigeria).