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FIFA WWC: Falcons stage a sit-in protest in France over unpaid bonuses, allowances

Super Falcons have refused to leave their hotel after a 3-0 defeat in the hand Germany at the ongoing 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, over unpaid bonus and allowances.Some of the Falcons players told TheCable that they will not leave their hotel in France until the monies have been paid.The team want all owed bonuses from two games against Gambia [...]

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    Women’s World Cup: Super Falcons beat 20-year jinx to qualify for Round of 16

Women’s World Cup: Super Falcons beat 20-year jinx to qualify for Round of 16

Super Falcons heaved a sigh of relief as the Nigerian side finally qualified for the Round of 16 as one of the 'four best losers" after 96-hours of wait at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.Nigeria finally qualified for the knockout stage twenty-years after missing out on five consecutive occasions.The last time the Falcons played in the knock-out stage was [...]

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    EXPLAINER: How Super Falcons can qualify for Round of 16 tonight

EXPLAINER: How Super Falcons can qualify for Round of 16 tonight

Nigeria's hope of reaching the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup second round as one of the four "best losers" brightened with the 3-3 draw between Scotland and Argentina on Wednesday.Brazil and China have already been certified for the round of 16. The World Cup group stages are coming to a close, with groups E and F set to be decided [...]

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    World Cup: We won’t let France beat us 8-0 again, says Nnadozie

World Cup: We won’t let France beat us 8-0 again, says Nnadozie

Nnadozie Chiamaka has sounded a warning to Super Falcons group A opponent at the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup, France, that the team will not lose to the host nation on Monday night.Nnadozie was in goal when the Falcons lost 8-0 to the France side in a friendly match in 2018.The 18-year old Rivers Angels shot-stopper is however confident, In [...]

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    ‘We’re all proud of your victory’ — Buhari hails Falcons

‘We’re all proud of your victory’ — Buhari hails Falcons

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Falcons after the team defeated South Korea at the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup on Wednesday.The Falcons put up a much improved performance in Grenoble after suffering a crushing 3-0 loss to Norway in their group A opener on Saturday in Reims.Buhari took to his personal Twitter account to inform the ladies that he [...]

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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: Falcons to go big against Korea to avoid going home

The Super Falcons will throw all their firewoods into the furnace when they file out against their counterparts from Korea Republic on Wednesday in their second match of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France.Venue is the Stade des Alpes in the city of Grenoble, where Group A’s bottom-of-the-table clash will begin at 3pm Nigerian time.Thomas Dennerby, head [...]

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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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    Ebi becomes first African player to feature in five Women’s World Cups

Ebi becomes first African player to feature in five Women’s World Cups

When the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup gets underway in France on June 7, Super Falcons legend, Onome Ebi will be the first African woman to appear in five mundials if she features for Nigeria.It is on record that Brazil's Formiga and Japan's Homare Sawa hold the highest record of playing in six different Fifa Women's World Cup.Formiga featured at [...]

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    WAFU Cup: Falcons to face Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso

WAFU Cup: Falcons to face Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso

Nigeria, champions of Africa, will battle it out with Burkina Faso, Niger Republic and Mali in the group phase of this year’s WAFU B Women’s tournament.The 2019 WAFU Cup will take place between May 8-18 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.The Super Falcons are placed in Group B for the regional championship while Cote d’Ivoire, the host nation, have been drawn against Togo, [...]

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    Want to see a FIFA World Cup trophy? Be in Abuja on Thursday

Want to see a FIFA World Cup trophy? Be in Abuja on Thursday

The FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy is expected to arrive the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Nigerian on Thursday.The Women’s World Cup trophy’s stop-over is coming 13 months after the FIFA World Cup trophy (for men) which also made a stop in Nigeria ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals in Russia.World football –governing body, FIFA has informed the [...]

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    Oshoala, Oparanozie missing from Falcons’ squad for four-nation tourney

Oshoala, Oparanozie missing from Falcons’ squad for four-nation tourney

The Super Falcons left for China without two key players, Oshoala Asisat and Desire Oparanozie, as they kick-start their preparations for the Women’s World Cup.A delegation comprising of 16 players and nine officials departed Nigeria on Monday for the four-nation tournament.Four other players; defender Faith Michael, midfielder Rita Chikwelu and forwards Ini-Abasi Umotong and Chinaza Uchendu will fly to China [...]

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    Super Falcons to lock horns with France, Norway at Women’s World Cup

Super Falcons to lock horns with France, Norway at Women’s World Cup

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have been drawn against host nation, France, as well as Korea Republic and Norway in Group A of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.The draw ceremony was held in Paris on Saturday.World Cup debutant, South Africa, are in Group B alongside Germany, China and Spain.Africa's third representative at the mundial, Cameroon, are in Group E against [...]

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