France 2019: Falcons shed tears of joy as they qualify to play Germany in Grenoble

France 2019: Falcons shed tears of joy as they qualify to play Germany in Grenoble

  The Super Falcons’ qualification was confirmed on Thursday night after Chile could only defeat Thailand 2-0 in the final match of Group F, to seal Nigeria’s passage.   The Chileans could have nicked the third goal they badly needed to make progress at the expense of Nigeria late in the game but fluffed a penalty kick awarded with minutes left.   The result made Nigeria the fourth best third –placed team, and final qualifier, for the Round of 16. They will also have to play Germany, to whom they…

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Nigeria female beach volleyball team secures World Cup ticket

Nigeria female beach volleyball team secures World Cup ticket

Host Nigeria defeated Team Niger Republic 2-0 (21-18, 21-16) in the female category have secured a ticket for the 2019 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Germany next June. Nigeria’s Tochukwu Nnoruga and Fransica Ikhiede fought hard to beat Rakatou Seydou and Roukaya Garba of Niger Republic in the quarterfinals of the ongoing 2019 Africa Beach Volleyball Cup Seniors front of her home fans at the Jabi Lake, Abuja. Speaking after the game, Nigeria National team Coach, Imoudu Francis, commended the female team for picking the last ticket adding that the…

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