FOOTBALLERS HEAD TO JAPAN
Jan 20, 2018
Jordan’s women’s football team is preparing to host the AFC Women’s Cup in April by heading to Japan for a training camp.
The ladies will play two friendlies in the Far East, against Fukushima Academy on Wednesday and Nojima on January 27.
Asia’s top eight clubs will be competing in Jordan from April 6-20, and the hosts have been drawn in Group A along with The Philippines, Thailand and China. Jordan launch the competition against The Philippines on the opening day before facing Thailand on the 9th and finally China on April 12.
The top two from Group A and B will go directly to the World Cup that will be held in France next year. Squad: Malak Shanak, Sheeren Al Shalabi, Salma Ghazal, Rand Abu Hussein, Yasmeen Khair, Heba Fakher, Lana Firas, Rose Freij, Ayah Al Majali, Leen Al Btoush, Al Anoud Ghazi, Haya Khalil, Shorouq Al Shazli, Insherah Heiasat, Stephani Al Naber, Mai Sweilem, Razan Al Zagha, Hana' Al Kusheh, Shahinaz Jebreil, Luna Al Masri, Maysa' Jubarah and Sarah Abu Subah.
The team will be accompanied in Japan by Head Coach, Michael Dicky; Team Manager, Sawsan Al Hasaseen; Coach, Maher Abu Hantash; Fitness Coach, Kareem Maloush; Media Officer, Yanal Malkoush; Dr. Farah Al Khasawneh and Physiotherapists Omar Abu Lawi, Lana Jordan and Sundos Al Masri.