Chioma Ubogagu Called Up to England National Team For January Camp

Chioma Ubogagu Called Up to England National Team For January Camp

The Pride's Chioma Ubogagu has been called into the Lionesses' January Camp. 

The Lionesses will meet up in Manchester next Monday before traveling to Aspire Academy in Doha on Tuesday where there they will continue their preparation for the four-team SheBelieves Cup in the United States next month and the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France in the summer.

Head coach Phil Neville has named a 28-player squad with returns for Manchester City’s Demi Stokes following a lengthy injury lay-off, Reading’s Jade Moore as well as 135-cap Karen Carney.

Manchester City goalkeeper Karen Bardsley, Seattle Reign’s Jodie Taylor and Birmingham City striker Ellen White are also back after injury.

Neville said: “We’re all really looking forward to meeting up for our first camp of 2019.

“After a well-earned break in December, most of the players are back in club action and will be ready to push on.

“The SheBelieves Cup is a demanding tournament with quality opposition.

“This training camp in Qatar is crucial for our preparation and an ideal opportunity for us to work as a group as we begin an important year.”

The Full Squad:

Goalkeepers: Karen Bardsley (Manchester City), Mary Earps (Wolfsburg), Ellie Roebuck (Manchester City), Carly Telford (Chelsea)

Defenders: Hannah Blundell (Chelsea), Millie Bright (Chelsea), Lucy Bronze (Lyon), Rachel Daly (Houston Dash), Gabby George (Everton), Alex Greenwood (Manchester United), Steph Houghton (Manchester City), Abbie McManus (Manchester City), Demi Stokes (Manchester City), Leah Williamson (Arsenal)

Midfielders: Karen Carney (Chelsea), Isobel Christiansen (Lyon) Jade Moore (Reading), Jill Scott (Manchester City), Lucy Staniforth (Birmingham City), Georgia Stanway (Manchester City), Keira Walsh (Manchester City)

Forwards: Toni Duggan (Barcelona), Fran Kirby (Chelsea), Beth Mead (Arsenal), Nikita Parris (Manchester City), Jodie Taylor (Seattle Reign), Chioma Ubogagu (Orlando Pride – on loan at Brisbane Roar), Ellen White (Birmingham City).


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