Ahead of IHF Challenge trophy Africa Zone 3, HFN invites 30 Women U-18 Players
The National Women U-18 handball team will begin camping today ahead of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Challenge Trophy Africa Zone 3 holding in Accra, Ghana between April 11 and 15.
According to a statement by the Handball Federation of Nigeria, the competition will serve as qualification for the Women’s IHF Trophy Africa Continental holding later in the year.
Coach of the Women U-18 Handball team, Agboola Shittu Adewunmi, said the 30 invited players would converge on Rowe Park Sports Centre, Yaba, Lagos for intensive camping beginning today.
Coach Shittu has expressed the believe that he has been able to get some of the best female handball players for the U-18 category, adding that he would ensure that they get the necessary match and tactical fitness needed for the competition.
Some of them expected in the camp are players mostly those who participated at the National U-12/15 Handball Championship in Sokoto and few in various handball academies across the country.
The list of players expected in the camp today include: Precious Samuel (Sokoto), Chidera Ogwusimba (Sokoto), Rahima Bello (Sokoto), Prudence Samuel (Sokoto), Amina Mohammed (Sokoto), Mary Olaoye (Sokoto), Munira Kasimu (Sokoto), Lucy Onyekwere (Sokoto), Monica Opara (Sokoto), Munira Mohd (Sokoto), Timileyin Ogunwole (Sokoto), Damilola Adebisi (Sokoto), Akinola Temilade (Ekiti), Okosi Destiny (Ekiti), Ogunsakin Toyin (Ekiti), Elizabeth Gift (Bayelsa), Maureen John (Bayelsa), Blessing Jumbo (Bayelsa), Vera John (Bayelsa), Akinlade Damilola (Mindscope Academy), Nestor Abigail (Mindscope Academy).
Balogun Zainab (Mindscope Academy), Grace Gregory (Akwa Ibom), Blessing Inyang (Akwa Ibom), Taiwo Babatunde (Seasider Babes), Kehinde Babatunde (Seasider Babes), Mathew Esther (Seasider Babes), Okolo Joan (Delta), Igbinedion Blessing (Delta), Aparaugo Amarachi (Imo Grasshoppers). Official: Agboola Shittu Adewunmi, Opuene Roberts, and Abdullahi Suleiman.