African champions, Super Falcons are expected to return to the country today after exiting from the ongoing 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Canada.
TheNigerian ladies lost its last group match 0-1 to the United States of America on Tuesday in Vancouver.
The side are expected to depart Vancouver on Thursday for London aboard a British Airways flight while in London connect to Abuja to arrive in the early hours of Saturday.
However, Francisca Ordega was the first to leave for her base in the US alongside Oklahoma University team forward, Courtney Dike.
Captain and midfielder, Evelyn Nwabuoku also departed for Kazakhstan while Ini-Abasi Umotong, who plays for Pompey Ladies FC in the UK, will bid teammates farewell when the team arrives in London.
The seven-time African champions finished bottom of Group D with one point after a draw with Sweden and defeats to Australia and USA.
The United States of America emerged winners of the group while Australia finished as runners-up and both claimed the group’s automatic round of 16 tickets.