WAFU Cup: Falcons to play Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso

WAFU Cup: Falcons to play Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso

          African champions Nigeria will contend with Burkina Faso, Niger Republic and Mali in the group phase of this year’s WAFU B Women’s Tournament taking place in Abidjan, 8th – 18th May. They will play in Group B. Host nation Cote d’Ivoire, alongside Togo, Senegal and Ghana will battle things out in Group A. Next month’s tournament will serve as the last preparatory competition for the Super Falcons before they fly to their final camp in Austria ahead of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France. Already,…

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Cyprus Cup: Super Falcons round off with a sweet 3-0 win over Thailand

Cyprus Cup: Super Falcons round off with a sweet 3-0 win over Thailand

The Super Falcons have ended their participation in the Cyprus Women’s Cup with a commanding 3-0 win over Thailand – one of the 24 countries that will take part in this summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup finals. Forward Asisat Oshoala scored her second goal of the tournament in the 23rd minute to open the floodgate, before defender Onome Ebi made it two for Nigeria five minutes later. Anam Imo, who also scored Nigeria’s winning goal in the 4-3 defeat of Slovakia on Friday last week, got Nigeria’s third in the 74th minute…

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Cyprus invitational: Dennerby snubs Alaba, Nwabuoku again, prefers AWCON squad

Cyprus invitational: Dennerby snubs Alaba, Nwabuoku again, prefers AWCON squad

          Technical Adviser of the Super Falcons Thomas Dennerby has made up his mind to stick with the same team he paraded at last year Africa women cup of Nations.despite calls from football stakeholders home and abroad to invite more fresh but quality players to join the team. The team is preparing rigorously for the June Women’s World Cup and keen followers of the team want the coach to give room for mire players to join the team. The names of former Nigeria number one goalkeeper,…

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Super Falcons off to China for 4-Nation tourney

Super Falcons off to China for 4-Nation tourney

    BY EDITOR   African champions Nigeria have flown to China for a 4-Nation Tournament as they kickstart their preparations for the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup taking place in France this summer.   A delegation comprising of 16 players and nine officials departed Nigeria aboard an Egypt Air flight from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Monday afternoon and was expected to arrive in the Chinese city of Meizhou, in the Guangdong province of the world’s most populous nation by Tuesday evening.   Four other players, namely defender…

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