Friday, September 21, 2018

Tag "African Women Championship"

    Falcons to play winner of Guinea, Senegal for AWC berth

Falcons to play winner of Guinea, Senegal for AWC berth

Seven-time African champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria, will face the winner of the first-round fixture between Guinea and Senegal to reach the 10th African Women Championship finals to be hosted by Cameroon.The Falcons, who won the last edition of the competition in Namibia in 2014, have drawn bye into the second and final round of qualifiers alongside two-time winners Equatorial [...]

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    Oshoala MVP again, as Falcons win 9th AWC

Oshoala MVP again, as Falcons win 9th AWC

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have won the 2014 African Women Championship (AWC) after goals from Desire Oparanozie and Asisat Oshoala condemned Cameroon to a 2-0 loss at the Sam Nujuoma Stadium. And just as it happened at August's FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup in Canada, Oshoala was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the tournament.Oparanozie put the Falcons ahead [...]

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    No Nigerian ref for 9th AWC

No Nigerian ref for 9th AWC

No Nigerian referee will be on duty during the 9th African Women Championship (AWC) finals scheduled for Namibia.In the list of referees released on the website of African Football Confederation (CAF) on Tuesday, 27 referees were listed to officiate in the championship.Twelve centre referees and 15 assistant referees were named to officiate matches at the eight-nation continental championship scheduled to [...]

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    Mba first casualty of FIFA suspension

Mba first casualty of FIFA suspension

Linus Mba, FIFA referees advisor and consultant to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on refereeing, has become the first casualty of the FIFA suspension order on Nigeria.Mba was appointed three weeks ago as the match commissioner for the Sierra Leone-Seychelles African Cup of Nations qualifier in Freetown on July 19, but he has now been replaced.On Monday, the retired FIFA [...]

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    Nkwocha leads seven other foreign pros to Falcons camp

Nkwocha leads seven other foreign pros to Falcons camp

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has invited eight foreign-based players to bolster the national senior women's team, the Super Falcons, ahead of the African Women Championship (AWC) qualifiers.The team’s media officer, Gracious Akujobi, quoted the team administrator, Ruth David, as saying that the players' invitation letters had been dispatched to their clubs.“The players are Perpetua Nkwocha and Helen Ukaonu, both of [...]

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