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Paris 2024: Onumonu Steps in for Injured Ayinde in Super Falcons’ Squad

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Ifeoma Onumonu has been named as the replacement for the injured Halimat Ayinde in the Super Falcons’ squad for the 2024 Olympic Games, DAILY POST reports.

Ayinde sustained an injury in training last week, ruling her out of the competition.

Onumonu, who was initially listed as an alternate player by head coach Randy Waldrum, has now been included in the 18-player squad.

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In a related development, forward Regina Otu has been invited as an alternate player.

The Super Falcons are currently in Sevilla, Spain, fine-tuning their strategies for the Olympics.

The nine-time African champions will face current Olympic champions Canada in a friendly match next Wednesday.

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They will then depart for Paris, France, for the games, where Nigeria will compete in Group C against Spain, Japan, and Brazil.

Okereke Gabriel is a sports reporter and analyst with years of experience in the industry. He is a graduate of Anatomy. He likes surfing the Internet, researching for new things about sports and education.

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