Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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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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    Ajibade’s last-gasp strike keeps Falconets’ World Cup campaign alive

Ajibade’s last-gasp strike keeps Falconets’ World Cup campaign alive

Nigeria booked their place in the knockout round of the U20 Women's World Cup with a 1-1 draw against China.Rasheedat Ajibade struck a last-gasp goal to cancel out Zhang Linyan's first half opener.Christopher Danjuma's team went into the match knowing that a draw would see them advance to the round of eight.The game didn't lack chances as both teams attacked [...]

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    France 2018: Falconets edge resilient Haiti

France 2018: Falconets edge resilient Haiti

The Falconets put up a determined performance to pip Haiti 1-0 at the Stade de Marville on Thursday.Both sides, eager to prove a point, started the match at an electrifying pace.Skipper Rasheedat Ajibade got things rolling in the first minute with a goal-bound cross which was well dealt with by Haiti goalkeeper Kerly Théus.Falconets' strikers Ajibade, Anam Imo and Monday Gift [...]

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    France 2018: Germany pip hard fighting Falconets

France 2018: Germany pip hard fighting Falconets

Stefanie Sanders scored a 69th-minute winner as Germany recorded a 1-0 victory over Nigeria in the U20 FIFA Women's World Cup on Monday.The first half had ended goalless and all efforts by the Christopher Danjuma-led team to equalise proved abortive as they could not convert their several scoring chances.The team would fancy their chance against debuting Haiti on August 9, [...]

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    Nigeria vs Germany: Can Falconets banish the demons of 2016 in France?

Nigeria vs Germany: Can Falconets banish the demons of 2016 in France?

Going into the U20 Women's World Cup, Nigeria will be hoping to banish the demons of 2016, when they were eliminated in the group stages.The current crop of Falconets may not be as heavily-fancied as the sets of 2010, 2012 and 2014, but a lot is still expected from them.The team is blessed with a wealth of talent that includes [...]

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    France 2018: X-raying Falconets’ squad to U20 World Cup

France 2018: X-raying Falconets’ squad to U20 World Cup

The U20 women's World Cup is around the corner. The Falconets of Nigeria, two-time finalists, have a mountain to climb in a group comprising Germany, China and Haiti.Coach Christopher Danjuma masterminded the team to five wins in the CAF qualifiers to seal a place at the World Cup.TheCable takes a look at the 21 players who made the final cut for [...]

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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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    Ajibade, Igbinovia among 35 Super Falcons stars invited for WAFU Cup

Ajibade, Igbinovia among 35 Super Falcons stars invited for WAFU Cup

Rasheedat Ajibade and veteran midfielder Osas Igbinovia are among the 35 players invited to the camp of the Super Falcons for the upcoming WAFU Women Cup of Nations.The list also has veterans like Joy Jegede and Mariam Ibrahim as well as junior internationals; Gift Monday, Anam Imo, and Mary Ologbosere.All the invited players have been advised to report at the Serob [...]

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    PHOTOS: Ecstasy as Falconets seal World Cup place in spectacular style

PHOTOS: Ecstasy as Falconets seal World Cup place in spectacular style

Nigeria's Falconets completed a double over the Basetsana of South Africa to qualify for their ninth FIFA U20 Women's World Cup.They pummelled the visitors 6-0 in the second leg of the final round of the qualifiers to pull through 8-0 on aggregate.The team, managed by Christopher Danjuma, took control of the game early on and went ahead after seven minutes [...]

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    Falconets defeat S’Africa, inch closer to WC qualification

Falconets defeat S’Africa, inch closer to WC qualification

Nigeria's U20 female team have secured a 2-0 victory over their South African counterparts.The game was the first-leg encounter of the final qualifying round of the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup.Rasheedat Ajibade put the Falconets ahead with a sublime finish on the half-hour mark.The Falconets proved too strong in the midfield and were untroubled by South Africa's Basetsana.With 10 minutes [...]

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