Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "Asisat Oshoala"

    FULL LIST: Falcons coach names final squad for Women’s AFCON

FULL LIST: Falcons coach names final squad for Women’s AFCON

Thomas Dennerby, Super Falcons coach, has released a list of 21 players who will fly Nigeria’s flag at the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).The championship starts next week, with cup holders, Nigeria, facing South Africa, Zambia and Kenya in Group B.The eight-time African champions, currently in Ivory Coast, will depart for Ghana on November 14.Nigeria will play South [...]

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    Dennerby prunes Super Falcons squad to 23 ahead of Women’s AFCON

Dennerby prunes Super Falcons squad to 23 ahead of Women’s AFCON

Thomas Dennerby, Super Falcons head coach, has pruned his squad to 23 players ahead of the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana.The gaffer had earlier invited 48 players to the Lagos camp and is expected to name a final squad of 21 players before the tournament kicks off.The team will on Tuesday head to Ivory Coast where they will spend eight days [...]

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    Oshoala, Onome Ebi… 48 Super Falcons called up for Women’s AFCON

Oshoala, Onome Ebi… 48 Super Falcons called up for Women’s AFCON

Thomas Dennerby has invited 48 players to the Super Falcons camp for next month's Africa Women Cup of Nations.The team consists of 29 home-based and 19 overseas-based players.Asisat Oshoala, best female player on the continent, ace forward Desire Oparanozie, goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie and defender Glory Ogbonna are among the invitees.The players are expected to resume camp at the Jubilee Chalets, [...]

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    Falcons inch closer to AWCON qualification with win over Gambia

Falcons inch closer to AWCON qualification with win over Gambia

Nigeria took a huge step towards qualifying for the 2018 African Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) with a 1-0 win over Gambia on Wednesday.Highly-rated midfielder Amarachi Okoronkwo struck the only goal of the keenly contested first leg encounter in Bakau.Super Falcons head coach, Thomas Dennerby, had promised to name a star-studded line up for the game.He fulfilled his pre-game assurance by fielding [...]

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    Ghana 2018: Dennerby invites 10 foreign-based players for Gambia game

Ghana 2018: Dennerby invites 10 foreign-based players for Gambia game

Thomas Dennerby, Super Falcons coach, has invited 10 foreign-based players for the Women African Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Gambia.The ladies will join the 35 previously players who are already in camp.Skipper Rita Chikwelu, Onome Ebi, Osinachi Ohale, Josephine Chukwunonye and Faith Ikidi are on the list.Others are midfielders; Halimat Ayinde, Ngozi Okobi and forwards; Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozie [...]

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    Moses wins Aiteo/NFF Player of the Year award

Moses wins Aiteo/NFF Player of the Year award

Victor Moses has been named player of the year at the inaugural edition of the AITEO/NFF Football Awards.Asisat Oshoala, Super Falcons star,  won the player of the year in the female category.Plateau United coach, Kennedy Boboye, was named coach of the year award while former Super Falcons goalkeeper and assistant coach to the senior women national team is the coach of [...]

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    PHOTOS: NFF unveils Dennerby as coach of Super Falcons

PHOTOS: NFF unveils Dennerby as coach of Super Falcons

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has unveiled Thomas Dennerby as the new technical adviser of the Super Falcons.The unveiling took place Tuesday at the media center of the main bowl of the National Stadium, Abuja.Mohammed Sanusi, general secretary of the NFF, announced that former Falcons' players; Maureen Madu and Olarenwaju Oni will assist Dennerby while Precious Dede serve as the goalkeeper [...]

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    Ambode praises Oshoala, says Lagos is proud of her achievements

Ambode praises Oshoala, says Lagos is proud of her achievements

Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos governor, says the state is proud of the achievements of Asisat Oshoala, Super Falcons striker.The governor said this during a town hall meeting on Thursday.Oshoala, who plays for Dalian Quanjian of China, recently won the aiteo/CAF African women's footballer of the year award for the third time.The Lagos governor took to Twitter to celebrate the striker.He wrote: "3rd [...]

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    Oshoala: France friendly not enough for Falcons, we need more games

Oshoala: France friendly not enough for Falcons, we need more games

Asisat Oshoala, African female footballer of the year, says the Super Falcons need to play more friendly matches.Although the female national team is scheduled to play France, Oshoala maintains that "it is not enough".The friendly match against France will take place on April 4, in Paris, after over a year of inactivity by the African Women's Cup of Nations champions."It’s [...]

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    VIDEO: Oshoala breaks down in tears after winning third CAF award

VIDEO: Oshoala breaks down in tears after winning third CAF award

An emotional Asisat Oshoala was unable to hold back the tears on Thursday night as she won the African women footballer of the year award for the third time.Oshoala broke down at the star-studded CAF awards ceremony in Accra, Ghana.The former Rivers Angels striker said many naysayers were in her ears when she made the move from Arsenal Ladies to Dalian [...]

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    Salah wins CAF best player award, Oshoala crowned queen for the third time

Salah wins CAF best player award, Oshoala crowned queen for the third time

Liverpool star striker Mohamed Salah has won the 2017 aiteo/CAF footballer of the year award.Salah was announced as Africa's best male player on Thursday at a ceremony in Accra, Ghana.The Egyptian forward had an impressive 2016/17 season with AS Roma before joining Liverpool.Salah, recently named the BBC African footballer of the year, beat Liverpool compatriot, Sadio Mane and Gabon's Pierre-Emerick [...]

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    Eagles, Falconets, Rohr, Oshoala earn CAF awards nominations

Eagles, Falconets, Rohr, Oshoala earn CAF awards nominations

Gernot Rohr has been nominated for coach of the year by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).The Super Eagles of Nigeria were nominated for national team of the year.CAF announced the nominations for the 2017 Aiteo CAF award on Monday.Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala, is among the nominees for the best women's player award while Nigeria's U20 women national team, Falconets, [...]

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    Oshoala wins best striker award in Chinese women’s league

Oshoala wins best striker award in Chinese women’s league

Asisat Oshoala has won the best striker award in the Chinese women's league.Oshoala, who ended the season on a high, not only won the league's golden boot but also the Super Cup and league titles with Dalian Quanjian.The Super Falcons striker scored twice and registered two assists as Dalian trounced Shanghai 5–3 to clinch the Chinese Super Cup on Tuesday.Subsequently, [...]

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    Oshoala: For the first time in my career, I feel like a professional footballer

Oshoala: For the first time in my career, I feel like a professional footballer

Asisat Oshoala, who recently moved to the Chinese League, says she feels like a professional footballer for the first time in her career.The African footballer of the year said the female professional league in China is as good as its counterparts in European countries."This is a fully professional club and since I started playing football, this is my first year feeling [...]

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    Ideye joins Mikel, Ighalo in China

Ideye joins Mikel, Ighalo in China

Super Eagles striker, Brown Ideye, is the latest Nigerian to join the Chinese League, following in the footsteps of John Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo and Asisat Oshoala.Ideye has teamed up with Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, at Tianjin Teda after sorting out transfer modalities on Wednesday.The ex-Olympiacos striker is said to have been sold in a deal worth €12 million.Ideye is [...]

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    Arsenal Ladies confirm Oshoala’s move to China

Arsenal Ladies confirm Oshoala’s move to China

Arsenal Ladies football club of England have officially announced the departure of Nigerian striker Asisat Oshoala to Dalian Quanjian of China.Arsenal Ladies acknowledged the contributions of Oshoala while she was with the [email protected] tweeted:We can confirm that @AsisatOshoala has left the club to move to China https://t.co/LEqzOPzf8r — Arsenal Ladies (@ArsenalLadies) February 15, 2017 "We would like to thank Asisat for her contribution [...]

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