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Super Falcons up against Steel Roses in Meizhou Wuhua
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Super Falcons up against Steel Roses in Meizhou Wuhua

From: Dianabasi Effiong African champions Nigeria have an interesting start to their preparations for the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals as they tackle China’s Women National Team, nicknamed Steel Roses, in the Four –Nation China Tournament on Thursday evening. Korea Republic and Romania, the other participating teams, will clash in the tournament opening match, […]

FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 Match Schedule Confirmed
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FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 Match Schedule Confirmed

By Dianabasi Effiong The Draw for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 took place at La Seine Musicale in Paris this evening. Hosts France will take on Korea Republic in the competition’s opening match at the Parc des Princes on 7 June at 21:00 (local time). Norway and Nigeria were also drawn in Group […]

Eagles, Cranes set Asaba aglow in glamour friendly
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Eagles, Cranes set Asaba aglow in glamour friendly

Nigeria and Uganda go toe-to-toe again in an international friendly expected to attract a huge crowd to the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Tuesday evening. Both countries are celebrating qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following Matchday 5 games over the weekend. The Super Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw by South […]

Nigeria Qualify For 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations
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Nigeria Qualify For 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations

Three-time champions Nigeria flew majestically back to the biggest football house party on the African continent after being held 1-1 by South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday. It was certainly not one of the classics, but the result meant only one other team in Gourp E (either Libya or South Africa) could end up with […]

Super Falcons in Ghana for AWCON, As FIFA mourns passing of Ajuma Otache
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Super Falcons in Ghana for AWCON, As FIFA mourns passing of Ajuma Otache

Champions Nigeria flew into Ghana’s capital city, Accra on Wednesday on their way to Cape Coast for Group B attrition of the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Falcons flew aboard an Emirates Airline flight from Abidjan, where they had camped for the past eight days at the Sol Beni Sports Centre, into […]

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Rohr Eyes Another ‘Ticket with match to spare’

Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr is countenancing a second feat on-the-bounce of qualifying Nigeria’s Super Eagles for a major championship with a match to spare. The former Germany defender equaled a 20 –year old record when he led the three –time African champions to earn a slot at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals after a […]

Ghana 2018: Dennerby Names Super Falcons’ Final Squad
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Ghana 2018: Dennerby Names Super Falcons’ Final Squad

From Dianabasi Effiong Head Coach Thomas Dennerby of Sweden has released a list of 21 players who will fly Nigeria’s flag at the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations finals in Ghana. The 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations will be staged in the Ghanaian cities of Accra and Cape Coast from Nov. 17 to […]

In Come-back Stunner: Enugu Rangers Beat Kano Pillars In 14-goal Thriller To Win AITEO Cup
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In Come-back Stunner: Enugu Rangers Beat Kano Pillars In 14-goal Thriller To Win AITEO Cup

From Dianabasi Effiong, Asaba   In what must rank as one of the most spectacular Final matches of the National Cup in its 73–year history, Rangers International of Enugu came from three goals down to turn the table against Kano Pillars and win on penalties in Asaba on Wednesday evening.   A quintessential game of […]

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AFCON 2019 Qualifier: Ighalo’s Hat-trick Sends Eagles To Second Place In Group E

…Pinnick raises Gov Udom Emmanuel, Sponsors   President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has dedicated the Super Eagles’ 4-0 defeat of Libya in a 2019 AFCON qualifier in Uyo on Saturday to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR).   Saturday’s match was the first in the fresh tenure of the Amaju […]

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DECISION OF THE NFF DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE HELD ON THE 10THOCTOBER, 2018 AT BOLTON WHITE HOTEL AND APARTMENTS, ZONE 7, WUSE, ABUJA

IN THE MATTER BETWEEN RISING STARS FC VS. KWARA UTD FEEDERS TEAM FC IN THE MATCH PLAYED BETWEEN RISING STARS FC VS. KWARA UTD FEEDERS TEAM FC   The Committee decides as follows:   FINDINGS:   1.     The Committee found out that there was no Pre- Match meeting for the Match played between Rising Stars FC […]