New Falcons coach instructs players (image courtesy NFF)

Fifteen players have been retained by Head Coach of Nigeria’s Super Falcons, Thomas Dennerby, for the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations.

Dennerby had called up 48 players for the tournament, which would take place in Ghana later this year, for training.

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The African champions have been training at the Jubilee Chalets & Resort Epe, Lagos, as they seek to win the title for the 9th time.

Among those retained for the second phase camping are four goalkeepers- Toochukwu Oluehi, Chiamaka Nnadozie, Christy Ohiaeriaku, and Onyinyechukwu Okeke.

Others are Anam Imo, Rasheedat Ajibade, Peace Efih, Glory Ogbonna, Chioma Wogu, Alice Ogebe, Amarachi Okoronkwo and Chidinma Okeke. Also retained are Ugochi Emenayo, Sarah Nnodim, and Nneka Julius.

This year’s edition serves as qualifiers for the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup in France.