Super Falcons, Oshoala, Osimhen in line for honours at CAF awards

Super Falcons, Oshoala, Osimhen in line for honours at CAF awards

Nigerian star football players Asisat Oshoala, Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze are in the shortlist for honours at the 2019 CAF Awards ceremony scheduled for the Albatros Citadel Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada, Egypt on Tuesday night. Winner of the gong in 2014, 2016 and 2017, and also among the final three in 2018, Super Falcons’ captain Asisat Oshoala is highly favoured for a fourth African Woman Player of the Year crown, which will equal the feat of fellow Nigerian, Perpetua Nkwocha. The other contenders are Ajara Nchout from Cameroon and South Africa’s Thembi…

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4- Nation tourney: Falcons beat Romania 4-1 to win 3rd place trophy

4- Nation tourney: Falcons beat Romania 4-1 to win 3rd place trophy

BY EDITOR Thomas Dennerby’s side scored three times in the final 25 minutes to fuel 4-1 thrashing of the Europeans in Wuhua.   Nigeria senior women team responded to their China disappointing loss with a 4-1 hammering of European side Romania on Sunday. Having been thrashed 3-0 at the Wuhua Olympic Sports Stadium on Thursday, the pressure was on Thomas Dennerby’s ladies to redeem themselves and they ensured the bounce back. Late in the first half, Chinwendu Ihezuo marked her starting debut at the senior level with a goal as…

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NFF plans 10 friendlies for Falcons’ World Cup

NFF plans 10 friendlies for Falcons’ World Cup

BY EDITOR   Already, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced that the Falcons will have their final camping programme at the same Avita Hotel and Resort in Bad Tatzmannsdorf in Austria, where the Super Eagles stayed before flying to Russia to participate in last year’s FIFA World Cup finals.   On return from the invitational tournament in China, the Falcons will begin visa processing for Cyprus, where a 12 –Nation Invitational Tournament awaits between 25th February – 7thMarch.   Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Italy, North Korea, Mexico, Slovakia, South…

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