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NGOZI EBERE, RITA CHIKWELU TO MISS GAME WITH GERMANY

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Sports Village Square can confirm that two Super Falcons players, Ngozi Ebere and Rita Chiwelu are to miss in Saturday’s Round of 16 Nigerian match with Germany.

Similarly, the trio of Desire Oparanozie, Goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie and Francisca Ordega are on caution list and could miss out in the quarterfinals if they get yellow card on Saturday should Nigeria prevail over Germany.

The three are among nine players on the caution list ahead of Saturday’s matches. The list include three German players, Lena Oberdorf , Verena Schweers and Lina Magull.

Others are Australia’s Emily Van Egmond, Lisa De Vanna and Norway’s Ingrid Syrstad Engen.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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