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    Asisat Oshoala joins Barcelona on loan

Asisat Oshoala joins Barcelona on loan

Asisat Oshoala, Super Falcons striker, has joined the female team of FC Barcelona.The Dalian Quanjian player will be at the Spanish club until the end of the 2018/19 season.Barcelona issued a statement with details of her loan signing on Thursday."The Nigerian footballer, 24 years old, arrived in Barcelona this morning," the statement read"Subsequently, she carried out the relevant medical tests [...]

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    CAF Awards: Again, Salah is crowned king of Africa

CAF Awards: Again, Salah is crowned king of Africa

Egypt's Mohamed Salah has been crowned the 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year.He beat his Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane and 2015 winner, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, to the gong.The winners were unveiled at the awards gala on Tuesday in Dakar, Senegal.Banyana Banyana's Christina Thembi Kgatlana won women's player of the year ahead of Super Falcons duo of Asisat [...]

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    CAF awards: Salah, Mane among top three as Oshoala, Ordega put Nigeria in the mix

CAF awards: Salah, Mane among top three as Oshoala, Ordega put Nigeria in the mix

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have made the top three of the most prestigious individual prize in African football.A repeat of last year, the trio will be hoping to win the CAF player of the year crown for their exploits in 2018.The winner will be unveiled at the awards gala on January 8 in Dakar, Senegal.Gabonese icon Aubameyang [...]

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    Iwobi, Oshoala, Ndidi nominated for CAF awards

Iwobi, Oshoala, Ndidi nominated for CAF awards

Alex Iwobi, Super Eagles forward, made the top 10 of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year award.Another Eagles star, Wilfred Ndidi, will contend with Achraf Hakimi of Morocco and Franck Kessie of Cote D'Ivoire for the youth player of the year award.Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala, who is the current African football queen, will slug it [...]

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    Oshoala, Musa, Ighalo nominated for 2018 CAF awards

Oshoala, Musa, Ighalo nominated for 2018 CAF awards

Super Eagles trio of Ahmed Musa, Odion Ighalo and Alex Iwobi have been nominated for the 2018 Confederation of African Football CAF) African player of the year awards.Wilfred Ndidi has also been nominated in the Youth player of the year category.Also Super Falcons quartet of the current woman of the year player, Asisat Oshoala, Franscisca Ordega, Desire Oparanozie and Onome [...]

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    Oluehi the heroine as Ngozi fly Falcons to AWCON final

Oluehi the heroine as Ngozi fly Falcons to AWCON final

Rivers Angels shot stopper Tochukwu Oluehi was the heroine for the night as the Super Falcons of Nigeria defeated Cameroon in Accra, Ghana.The Falcons won 4-2 on penalties to qualify for the final of the 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) on Tuesday night.Oluehi saved one kick in the shootouts after the game was not decided after the 120 [...]

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    Oshoala grabs hat-trick as ruthless Falcons wallop E’Guinea

Oshoala grabs hat-trick as ruthless Falcons wallop E’Guinea

Asisat Oshoala scored a hat-trick as Nigeria destroyed Equatorial Guinea 6-0 to qualify for the semi-final of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON).The reigning African women's footballer of the year proved her doubters wrong with a brilliant individual performance in Cape Coast.Former Pitea forward Francisca Ordega showed predatory instinct to net the first goal in the 11th minute of [...]

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    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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