Home FIFA U-20 WOMEN-WORLD-CUP Nigeria’s Babajide named in England’s U-20 World Cup squad

Nigeria’s Babajide named in England’s U-20 World Cup squad

English manager, Mo Marley has named a British-born Nigerian, Rinsola Babajide in his 21-man squad for the FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup slated for 5th of August -24th in France.

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England drawn in Group B alongside Brazil, Mexico, and the defending champions, North Korea qualified for the tournament for a fifth time by beating Scotland in a play-off last August.
The England youth international who plies her trade with Liverpool in England became famous after netting 14 goals for the University of East London women’s football team in their 40-0 bashing of the University College, London in 2016.

The 20-year old earned her transfer to Liverpool in January 2018.

The group will jet out to France on Thursday to perfect their preparations before opening up against North Korea on Sunday 5 August followed by Brazil on Wednesday 8 August and Mexico four days later.

The Squad

Goalkeepers
Sandy MacIver (Clemson University), Ellie Roebuck (Manchester City), Emily Ramsey (Manchester United).

Defenders
Mayumi Pacheco (Doncaster Rovers Belles), Megan Finnigan (Everton), Grace Fisk (University of South Carolina), Anna Patten (Florida State University), Esme Morgan (Manchester City), Taylor Hinds (Everton).

Midfielders
Ali Johnson (Unattached), Mollie Rouse (University of Louisville), Zoe Cross (University of Missouri), Georgia Allen (Syracuse University), Chloe Peplow (Brighton & Hove Albion).

Forwards

Georgia Stanway (Manchester City), Rinsola Babajide (Liverpool), Niamh Charles (Liverpool), Charlie Wellings (Birmingham City), Lauren Hemp (Manchester City), Alessia Russo (University of North Carolina), Chloe Kelly (Everton).

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