Falcons battle France today for World Cup 2nd round qualification ticket

Falcons battle France today for World Cup 2nd round qualification ticket

The 28,000 –capacity Roazhon Park in Rennes is the venue of today’s big FIFA Women’s World Cup clash between Nigeria and France, with group leadersLes Bleues already qualified for the knockout rounds and theSuper Falcons looking for a ticket to that corridor. Head Coach Thomas Dennerby too his charges through a pre-match final training session on Sunday at the Stade Edmund Blanchet and reiterated that a positive mindset, as well as a calm, collected and surefooted approach can work wonders for the Falcons against the French. “This is an important for us…

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Falcons beat South Korea 2-0 to raise World Cup last 16 qualification hope, Oshoala wins WOTM award

Falcons beat South Korea 2-0 to raise World Cup last 16 qualification hope, Oshoala wins WOTM award

A brilliant goal by Barcelona Football Club forward Asisat Oshoala helped earn Nigeria a first win at the 2019 Women’s World Cup – and all but end South Korea’s hopes of reaching the last-16. Nigeria went ahead when defender Kim Do-yeon volleyed past her own keeper. Ex-Arsenal player Oshoala held off a defender before rounding the keeper to score Nigeria’s second goal. South Korea, who face Norway in their third and final group match on Monday, have yet to score or earn a point. Having qualified for the World Cup…

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FAME launches #Fly Super Falcons World Cup Campaign 

FAME launches #Fly Super Falcons World Cup Campaign 

An Abuja-based Non-Governmental Organisation, FAME Foundation, has launched the #FlySuperFalcons campaign in support of the Super Falcons as they begin their eighth FIFA World Cup appearance in France. The initiative is to take a side with the Reigning African Champion, the Super Falcons of Nigeria. Speaking in Abuja on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, the Founder, Aderonke Bello, noted that the organisation launched the campaign to create awareness and visibility for Women’s    Football in Nigeria and to also gather support from Nigerians. She noted that the campaign will provide Nigerians…

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2019 World Cup: Ebi, Oparanozie, Oshoala, 20 others in Nigeria’s final squad

2019 World Cup: Ebi, Oparanozie, Oshoala, 20 others in Nigeria’s final squad

Power forward Desire Oparanozie and defender Onome Ebi top the list of 23 players who will dorn Nigeria’s colours at the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France, as Head Coach Thomas Dennerby released Nigeria’s final squad in Austria on Friday. Usual suspects Tochukwu Oluehi, Osinachi Ohale, Ngozi Ebere, Rita Chikwelu, Ngozi Okobi, Halimatu Ayinde, Asisat Oshoala, Rasheedat Ajibade and Francisca Ordega are all on the roster. But defender Josephine Chukwunonye and England –based forward Ini-Abasi Umotong were axed. Defender Chidinma Okeke made the cut, as did midfielders Amarachi Okoronkwo…

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France 2019: Dennerby lists Ebi, Oparanozie, 25 others for World Cup final camp

France 2019: Dennerby lists Ebi, Oparanozie, 25 others for World Cup final camp

  Defensive bulwark Onome Ebi, midfield lubricator Ngozi Okobi and power forward Desire Oparanozie top the list of 27 players that Super Falcons’ Head Coach Thomas Dennerby has listed for the final camp in Austria ahead of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals taking place in France 7th June – 7th July 2019.   Goalkeeper Tochukwu Oluehi, defenders Josephine Chukwunonye, Osinachi Ohale and Ngozi Ebere, midfielders Rita Chikwelu and Halimatu Ayinde and forwards Asisat Oshoala and Francisca Ordega, who all played key roles in the Super Falcons’ ninth continental triumph in Ghana…

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MAN kicks start preparation for Australia 2019 WMF World Cup

MAN kicks start preparation for Australia 2019 WMF World Cup

Minifootball Association of Nigeria on Tuesday 30th of April, during its 3rd board meeting, officially kickstarted preparations for Nigeria’s participation at the forthcoming WMF World Cup holding in Perth, Australia from 1st to 11th Oct, 2019. Also at the all-important board meeting, a committee to draw up structures and modalities for the hosting of the 2nd edition of the AMC African Nations Cup and the National Minifootball League, NML was equally inaugurated. The President of MAN, Andy Elerewe, who chaired the occasion, urged committee members to show commitment and dedication…

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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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AYC: Flying Eagles battle South Africa for Poland ticket

AYC: Flying Eagles battle South Africa for Poland ticket

    Nigeria’s Under 20 national male team, the Flying Eagles will on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 square up against South Africa at the ongoing Africa Youth Championship holding in Niger Republic for a ticket for the 2019 FIFA Under 20 World Cup The Flying Eagles of Nigeria began their quest for the 8th African crown with a 2-0 victory over Burundi on Saturday. The 7 times champions showed their dominance by over running their Group A opponents at the Stade Général Seyni Kountché having a total of 9 shots…

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