D’Tigress of Nigeria will be in action this weekend as arrangements have been concluded for three grade A friendlies with 2020 Olympics bound teams as the team step up their preparation for the games.
The Coach Otis Hughley tutored side who
resumed the second phase of camping
in Las Vegas on the 8th of May left for
Belgium earlier this week where they will
face Belgium, Puerto Rico and Serbia at
the Lange Munte arena situated in Kortrijk.
Ezinne Kalu, Adaora Elonu, Promise
Amukamara, Sarah Ogoke, Sarah
Imovbioh and Aisha Balarabe are among
the players in camp.
Others include Oderah Chidom, Amy
Okonkwo, Atonye Nyingifa, Pallas
Kunaiyi-Akpanah and Nicole Enabosi who
are all jostling for a slot on the team to
The duo of Ify Ibekwe and Victoria
Macaulay who could not join up with the
team during the February camp in Atlanta
due to Covid-19 protocols in Europe
complete the list of players in camp.
The team which has 13 players currently
in camp will face World number 23,
Puerto Rico on Friday, 28th of May.
The team will conclude its series of
friendlies with another tough game
against world number 6, Belgium on
Sunday, 30th of May.
D’Tigress drawn in Group B will battle
host-Japan, France and World Champions
USA. at the games starting on the 23rd,