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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

Ex-Falcons star Chiejine is dead

Former Super Falcons attacking midfielder, Ifeanyichukwu Stephanie Chiejine is dead. The 36-year old was said to have died at about 10pm on Wednesday night after a brief Illness. She made history in 1999 when she became the youngest player ever to play at the Fifa Women’s World Cup.  The Super Falcons incidentally made it all the

Sanusi tasks F/Eagles, Falconets to go for AAG gold

The Nigeria Football Federation General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has challenged the U20 boys’ and girls’ national teams to go for gold medals in the football events of the ongoing 12th All-Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco. Paul Aigbogun’s wards were forced to a 1-1 draw by their counterparts from Burkina Faso in their opening match of

World Cup final list difficult to pick – Nwora

With just 16 days to the commencement of the 2019 FIBA World Cup, D’Tigers head coach, Alex Nwora says picking the last 12 players from the 15 players left in camp will be the hardest job to do. Speaking to journalists after the team’s first training session in Lagos, Nwora said despite all the 44 players

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

Aigbogun names Abubakar, 17 others for Rabat 2019

Flying Eagles coach, Paul Aigbogun has released his final list of 18 players who will represent Nigeria at the 12th All-Africa Games starting this week in Morocco. The U20 team has been training in Abuja for the past two weeks as they prepare for Africa’s showpiece multi-sport event. The team of 18 players and their

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

Danjuma picks Nnadozie, 17 others for Rabat 2019

Nigeria’s U20 women’s team head coach, Christopher Danjuma has unveiled his list of 18 players to represent Nigeria at the women’s football tournament of the 12th All-Africa Games scheduled for Rabat, Morocco from August 17 – 29 with Super Falcons’ number one choice, Chiamaka Nnadozie topping the list. There are also Joy Duru, Folashade Ijamilusi, Bashirat