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    Falcons claim first victory at 2019 Women’s World Cup

Falcons claim first victory at 2019 Women’s World Cup

Super Falcons of Nigeria finally got their first taste of victory at the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup with a 2-0 win over South Korea.The Nigerian ladies, who were beaten in their opening game by Norway, took a first half lead after the opponents scored an own-goal, thanks to Korea’s Kim Doyeon.https://twitter.com/FIFAWWC/status/1138821114803695617Asisat Oshoala then sealed the victory after the break following a [...]

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    France 2019: Top 10 Super Falcons players of all time

France 2019: Top 10 Super Falcons players of all time

Nigeria may never have been a threat to other countries to win the FIFA Women's World Cup, yet they have provided plenty of entertainment during their seven outings at football's biggest tournament.The nine-time champions of African Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) will forever be remembered as the country that almost knocked out Brazil at the quarter-final stage at USA 1999.When [...]

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    France 2019: How ready are African teams?

France 2019: How ready are African teams?

Exactly five days to the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup kick off in France, TheCable is taking a closer look at the three countries that will represent the Confederation of African Football (CAF) at the mundial.It has been a drought of sorts for African teams, and making quarter-finals in France will not be any easier for the threesome.African teams have [...]

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    Oshoala gets new 3-year deal with Barcelona — in absentia

Oshoala gets new 3-year deal with Barcelona — in absentia

Asisat Oshoala has agreed to a three-year deal with Spanish female side, Barcelona Ladies -- in absentia. The contract was concluded by Oshoala, Barcelona Ladies and Dalian Quajian, her former Chinese club, while the Nigerian star was away in Austria, preparing for the 2019 Women's World Cup.The Super Falcons forward initially joined Barca on a six-month loan from Dalian Quanjian in [...]

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    France 2019: Super Falcons jersey numbers revealed

France 2019: Super Falcons jersey numbers revealed

With less than two weeks to the kick off of the 8th edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup in France, squad numbers for the Super Falcons of Nigeria have been revealed.Thomas Dennerby, the team's head coach, had submitted his final list of players for the mundial on Friday, May 24, to the world football ruling body.And in line with [...]

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    Brighton star, Umotong, missing from Dennerby’s final 23 for Women’s World Cup

Brighton star, Umotong, missing from Dennerby’s final 23 for Women’s World Cup

Super Falcons head coach, Thomas Dennerby, has sent his twenty-three final list for the 8th Fifa Women's World Cup in France to the world governing body on Friday, TheCable can report.TheCable understands that there are no surprises in the final list sent to Fifa by Dennerby.Brighton and Hove Albion forward Ini-Abasi Umotong is missing from the list sent to Zurich.The [...]

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    Lyon thrash Oshoala’s Barca to lift 4th back-to-back Champions League title

Lyon thrash Oshoala’s Barca to lift 4th back-to-back Champions League title

Olympique Lyonnais Féminin thrashed Asisat Oshoala's Barcelona 4-1 to clinch their fourth back-to-back Champions League trophy at the Ferencvaros Stadium, Budapest.Oshoala's dream of a victory over Lyon to make the Catalan side the first club to win the Champions League with both their male and female sides was dashed.Lyonnais have now won six Champion League title within nine years.Barca, who [...]

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    SHORTLIST: Oshoala, Ighalo for 2018/19 Nigeria Pitch Awards

SHORTLIST: Oshoala, Ighalo for 2018/19 Nigeria Pitch Awards

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo and Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala, have been nominated for the 6th edition of Nigeria Pitch Awards.Shanghai Shenhua striker will have Ahmed Musa and Junior Lokosa of Kano Pillars to contend with for the Striker of the Year category.The nomination was announced at a media briefing in Ibis Hotel in Lagos on Thursday.Francisca Ordega of [...]

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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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