Friendly: Ajibade leads Super Falcons vs Japan, Plumptre, Nnadozie start

Atletico Madrid star, Rasheedat Ajibade has been named Super Falcons’ captain for the friendly against Japan.

Head coach, Randy Waldrum opted for the winger to lead the team in the absence of regular captain, Onome Ebi.

Ajibade will support Uchenna Kanu and Ifeoma Onumonu in the team’s attack.

Reliable goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie kept her position in goal from the previous two friendlies against United States of America.

Michelle Alozie, Ashleigh Plumptre, Osinachi Ohale and Glory Ogbonna will line up in defence.

The trio of Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene, Christy Ucheibe and Deborah Abiodun will operate in midfield.