WAFU Cup: Super Falcons vow to sweep aside Niger

WAFU Cup: Super Falcons vow to sweep aside Niger

  African champions Nigeria intend to take all their opportunities when they clash with the senior women team of Niger Republic in Abidjan on Saturday in order to seal a place in the WAFU Women’s Cup Tournament.   The Nigeriens are the standout whipping team of Group B after a 10-0 bashing in the hands of Mali on Thursday evening, just after the Falcons thrashed Burkina Faso’s girls 5-1 at the same Parc des Sports in Treichville.   Former junior international Uchenna Kanu bagged a hat-trick, and was named Woman-of-the-Match. The…

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Falcons land in  Cote d’Ivoire, as Coach Madu wants WAFU Cup as Birthday gift

Falcons land in  Cote d’Ivoire, as Coach Madu wants WAFU Cup as Birthday gift

Super Falcons Assistant Coach Maureen Madu has urged her players to win the WAFU Cup tournament starting tomorrow in Cote d’Ivoire for her as her birthday gift. The former Falcons star disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday shortly before the team’s departure to Cote d’Ivoire “I was surprised to see my boss Thomas Dennerby and the players singing happy birthday song for me while the Chief Coach and one of the crew surprisingly threw me up to celebrate my birthday. I was really surprised. “i am using this opportunity to thank…

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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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