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Falode mourns ex-Falcons star Chiejine

Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) chairperson, Aisha Falode has expressed shock over the death of former Super Falcons star, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine who breathed her last on Wednesday, August 21 after a brief illness. Falode, the death of Chiejine is a very big loss to Nigerian football. "Ifeanyi Chiejine was the first captain of the

Rohr calls Musa, 22 others for Ukraine tie

Nigeria’s manager, Gernot Rohr has called up 23 players for the Super Eagles’ international friendly with the senior national team of Ukraine scheduled for Dnipro Arena on Tuesday, September 10 with Saudi Arabia-based skipper Ahmed Musa at the head of the roster. Tyronne Ebuehi, who missed the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals where Nigeria

Falconets head to Morocco for AAG

Nigeria’s representatives at the Women’s football event of the 12th All Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco from August 19 - 29, Falconets will depart the nation’s shores on Thursday to Morocco. They will battle Cameroon, South Africa and Zambia in Group B of the tournament. Host nation Morocco, Equatorial Guinea, Mali and Algeria are in Group

Bala asks Tornadoes to end Sallah for Santoba

Niger Tornadoes technical adviser, Abubakar Bala has asked his players to return to training unfailingly on Wednesday from their on-going Muslim festive holiday, Eid-el-Kabir. The Ikon Allah Boys have a huge task in their hands to upturn the shocking loss to the Guinean side, Santoba Conakry in fortnight in Conakry. The Minna side went down 1-2 to

CAFCC hope alive despite loss to Santoba – Aliko

Niger Tornadoes captain and goalkeeper, Mustapha Aliko has expressed deep disappointment over his side loss to visiting Guinean side, Santoba Conakry. The Ikon Allah Boys lost 1-2 to the West African side in Saturday’s Caf Confederation Cup first round first leg clash at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna. Godwin Zaki scored the Minna side consolation

Aliko targets CAFCC win v Santoba

Niger Tornadoes captain and goalkeeper, Mustapha Aliko has assured of a convincing victory against visiting Guinean side, Santoba FC de Conakry. The Ikon Allah Boys are hosts of the West African opponents in Saturday’s Caf Confederation Cup first round clash at the adopted ground, Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna. Aliko said his side know quite well the

Ndubuoke hits hard on U20 WWC choice cities

Former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) board member, Fan Ndubuoke has described as insensitive and unacceptable the decision of the football body to ignore the entire South East among the hosting cities selected for the proposed 2020 Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup. It raises doubt on fairness, equity and sincerity of purpose in the entire bidding exercise

Amapakabo calls 35 for showdown with Sudan

Coach Imama Amapakabo has extended invitations to a total of 35 players ahead of Nigeria’s home-and-away AFCON U23 qualifying matches against Sudan next month.  The Olympic Eagles are away to Khartoum for the first leg of the fixture on September 06 before hosting the Sudanese at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba four days later. To