Leicester City defender Ashleigh Plumptre trained with the Super Falcons for the first time on Saturday at the Event Hotel Pyramide, Vienna in Austria, Completesports.com reports.
Plumptre, who recently expressed his interest in playing for the ninth African champions was among the call-up players named by coach Randy Waldrum for the call-up tour provided by Aisha Buhari for Lagos and September.
The 23-year-old is eligible to play for the Super Falcons because of his Nigerian grandfather.
He was named Leicester’s player of the year after helping the Foxes to the FA Women’s Championship title in 2020/21.
New entrants; Evelyn Ijeh, Josephine Ijeh, and Adekite Fatuga-Dada also joined their group at the camp.
Aisha Buhari’s cake, which is designed to honor the wife of the Nigerian president, will be a prelude to the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations against Ghana in October.
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The United States of America, Ghana, Morocco, South Africa, and Cameroon are among the other teams to compete in the toured tour at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.