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Randy Waldrum names Super Falcons squad for 2024 Olympics

Coach Randy Waldrum has named his final 18-player Super Falcons squad for the Paris 2024 Olympics, highlighting a roster filled with experience and talent.

The squad will be led by captain Rasheedat Ajibade and includes notable players such as goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie, defender Osinachi Ohale, and star striker Asisat Oshoala.

Super Falcons Squad for Paris 2024 Olympics:


  • Chiamaka Nnadozie (Paris FC)
  • Tochukwu Oluehi (Shualat Alsharqia FC, Saudi Arabia)


  • Osinachi Ohale (Pachuca Club de Futbol, Mexico)
  • Oluwatosin Demehin (Stade de Reims, France)
  • Michelle Alozie (Houston Dash, USA)
  • Nicole Payne (Portland Thorns FC, USA)
  • Chidinma Okeke (Mynavi Sendai Ladies, Japan)


  • Deborah Abiodun (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
  • Halimatu Ayinde (FC Rosengard, Sweden)
  • Christy Ucheibe (SL Benfica, Portugal)
  • Jennifer Echegini (Juventus Ladies, Italy)
  • Toni Payne (Sevilla FC, Spain)


  • Rasheedat Ajibade (Atletico Madrid FC, Spain)
  • Esther Okoronkwo (Changchun FC, China)
  • Asisat Oshoala (Bay FC, USA)
  • Uchenna Kanu (Racing Louisville, USA)
  • Chinwendu Ihezuo (Pachuca Club de Futbol, Mexico)
  • Chinonyerem Macleans (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia)

Alternate Players:

  • Jumoke Alani (Nasarawa Amazons)
  • Ifeoma Onumonu (Utah Royals, USA)
  • Gift Monday (Costa Adeje Tenerife Egatesa, Spain)
  • Morufa Ademola (Rivers Angels)

Nigeria, making their first Olympic appearance since 2008, has been drawn into a challenging group with Brazil, Spain, and Japan.

Their campaign will kick off on July 25 against Brazil in Bordeaux, followed by matches against Spain on July 28 and Japan on July 31 in Nantes. The Super Falcons aim to secure their first-ever Olympic medal, having not advanced beyond the group stage in their previous appearances in 2000 and 2008.

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