After making her senior debut for the Lionesses in October 2018, Ubogagu told The Women's Game that she wanted to continue pursuing her international career with the world no.4 ranked nation. 

Off the back of an impressive debut, where she scored in a 3-0 win over Austria and has continued to play a significant role in Brisbane Roar's push for finals football, the 26-year-old was named in Phil Neville's 28-player camp. 


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The eight-day training camp in Doha, Qatar is the first of many for 2019 with preparation for the SheBelieves Cup in the United States next month and the FIFA Women's World Cup set to be the focus.

For the London-born forward, it's a great opportunity to try cement a spot in the team for the World Cup. 

"You want to get as many opportunities as you can because you want to prove what you can do to help the team and as you want that there are other players who want the same thing," Ubogagu said.

However, there are certain areas of the game Ubogagu wants to continue working on. 

"I need to work on being a complete player," she said.

"Offensively I like to attack but defensively can I be as aggressive off the ball as I am on the ball and if I keep working on that hopefully if I keep working on that it's harder not to pick me."

It's hard not to be excited and get distracted by the chance to be playing in France come June but Ubogagu has learned from teammates how to handle it.

"The way they go about it is day by day and focusing on the task at hand so for me, Melbourne City is a massive match for us," she said.

"If we get three points we put ourselves in a really good position and when you are doing stuff like that and performing, everything you are doing is going to help for the later goals."

Ubogagu is set to miss Roar's next home game on January 19 against Sydney FC while at the camp.