Coach Edwin Okon named a preliminary 26-woman squad for the Nigeria senior women team ahead of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada which begins on 6 June.
A notable absence is legendary striker Perpetua Nkwocha. The 39-year-old four-time African Women Footballer of the Year was dropped after participating in three straight World Cup outings in 2003, 2007 and 2011.
Her hope of making a fourth World Cup appearance was dashed as the coached opted for younger players in keeping with his philosophy of building the team for the future.
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Source:: PM Newspaper