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Veterans Ebi, Odega, to make Super Falcons comeback in Paris 2024 Olympics

Ebi, who made history as the first African player to participate in six World Cups, also competed in the Beijing 2008 Olympics, the last time the Nigeria women’s team appeared in the competition.

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Veterans Ebi, Odega, to make Super Falcons comeback in Paris 2024 Olympics

Two seasoned players, Onome Ebi and Francisca Ordega, will be part of the Super Falcons squad for the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics.

Ebi, 41, and Ordega, 30, are among the four alternate players who could step in if any of the main 18 players face injuries during the tournament.

Ebi, who made history as the first African player to participate in six World Cups, also competed in the Beijing 2008 Olympics, the last time the Nigeria women’s team appeared in the competition.

Meanwhile, Ordega currently plays for CSKA Moscow and represented Nigeria at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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The final squad for the Super Falcons will soon be announced as they gear up for their training camp in Spain.

The team will undergo a 10-day training session before heading to France for further preparations.

In Paris, they are set to face world champions Spain, Japan, and Brazil in the first round group stage.

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