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Ex International Peter Ijeh Surprised At The Simultaneous Call Up Of His Daughters Into The Super Falcons

Former Nigerian International and father of newly invited Nigerian sisters, the Ijeh sisters, Peter Ijeh says he never anticipated that his two daughters will be invited to the Super Falcons squad at the same time.

“I never anticipated that my two daughters will get an invite into the Super Falcons squad at the same time. I was thinking it’s going to be one at a time. It is good it happens at the same time because they have been together right from childhood. They can look after each other. It’s a welcome development as both of them were invited at the same time.”

Super Falcons coach, Randy Waldrum handed a first-time invitation to Josephine and Evelyn Ijeh for the team’s ongoing camp in Austria ahead of the Aisha Buhari Cup. Their father is of the view that his daughters possess similar potentials that he possesses during his playing days.

He said: “Both had my similarities because I am both footed. I can use my my my my left and right foot. They can also do the same thing. I can shoot and score from any distance and they also possess that potentials. They have their future around them because they possess the potentials that can be groomed into something great.”

Randy Waldrum’s reign as Super Falcons coach has witnessed the invitation of Toni and Nicole Payne for the US Summer Series. The sister also made up the gaffer’s list for the Austria camp.Josephine and Evelyn Ijeh are the second set of sisters to be invited to the Super Falcons squad by Randy Waldrum.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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