Brighton & Hove striker get Super Falcons called up

Super Falcons By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 11/01/2019

Brighton & Hove striker Ini Umotong has received a call-up to Super Falcons ahead of four nations tournament in China.

The ninth African Champions have been drawn in Group A alongside host nation France, South Korea and Norway in 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup but Nigeria are preparing for the summer tournament as they will take part in a four nations tournament scheduled to take place in Meizhou, China between January 17 and 21, 2019.

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Umotong set to returns Super Falcons she was named in the 23-player list for the World Cup in Canada but the 24-year-old striker did not feature in any of Nigeria's three group matches as the African Champions failed to progress to the knockout stage.

The other participating teams are two World Cup bound teams in the shape of hosts China and South Korea while Romania are the fourth nation.

Umotong has scored two goals in the Women's Super League, most recently in a 2-0 win vs Liverpool, from 12 appearances.