Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "Super Falcons"

    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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    Falcons defender Faith Ikidi wins Swedish league title with Pitea

Falcons defender Faith Ikidi wins Swedish league title with Pitea

Faith Ikidi, Nigerian defender, has won the Swedish top flight title with Pitea.The 31-year-old played 20 games for her team in the Swedish Dammalsveskan.Pitea emerged as champions with 48 points from 22 games in a keenly contested season.They sealed their first ever championship title with a 6-1 home win against Vaxjo on Saturday.Ikidi who joined Pitea in 2010 has now [...]

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    Falcons to face S’Africa, Kenya, Zambia in 2018 AWCON

Falcons to face S’Africa, Kenya, Zambia in 2018 AWCON

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have been drawn against South Africa in the Women's Africa Cup of Nations 2018.The current title holders will also face  Zambia and Kenya in Group B.Host nation Ghana will have Cameroon, Algeria and Mali to contend with in Group A.The tournament will take place in the Ghanaian cities of Accra and Cape Coast from November [...]

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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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    Super Falcons star Uchendu joins Braga from Rivers Angels

Super Falcons star Uchendu joins Braga from Rivers Angels

Sporting Braga have announced the signing of Rivers Angels forward Chinaza Uchendu.The 20-year-old joins the Portuguese 1a Divisão side for an undisclosed fee.Uchendu, a Nigeria international, signed a one-year deal to join the Minho Warriors after making 18 appearances since joining Rivers Angels at the start of last season.After series of medicals and agreeing on personal terms, Braga confirmed on Wednesday [...]

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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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    Ebere, Oluehi among 26 Falcons invited for Gambia game

Ebere, Oluehi among 26 Falcons invited for Gambia game

Thomas Dennerby, head coach of Super Falcons, has called up 26 players, including Ngozi Ebere, to resume camp in Abuja.The Super Falcons camp for the 2018 Women Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Gambia opens on Thursday.The first phase will hold between May 10 and 12 with the second phase taking place from May 17 to 22 and the third [...]

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    Super Falcons’ huge defeat to France ‘a bitter pill to swallow’

Super Falcons’ huge defeat to France ‘a bitter pill to swallow’

Ngozi Okobi-Oke, Eskilstuna United attacking midfielder, has attributed the Super Falcons' 8-0 loss to France to a lack of adequate preparation.The African Women's Cup of Nations champions were roundly drubbed by the European side at the Stade MMArena on Friday.Okobi, who featured in the game, described the defeat as a "bitter pill to swallow"."Yes, I know that in a game of football, [...]

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    France pummel Super Falcons 8-0

France pummel Super Falcons 8-0

France were simply ruthless as they annihilated Nigeria's Super Falcons 8-0 in an international friendly at the MMArena on Friday.The bewildered Falcons had no response to the dominant French side in Le Mans.Valerie Gauvin bagged a hat-trick while Le Sommer, Gaetane Thiney, Aminata Diallo and Marie-Charlotte Léger each scored a goal.Faith Ikidi deflected the ball to the back of the [...]

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    Oparanozie, Ordega, Ikidi… Falcons’ starting 11 against Les Bleus

Oparanozie, Ordega, Ikidi… Falcons’ starting 11 against Les Bleus

Thomas Dennerby, Super Falcons coach, will face his first real test against a formidable French team at the Stade MMArena on Friday night.Desire Oparanozie will lead the front line as the Falcons attempt to upset the bookmakers and shock France at home.Francisca Ordega, Esther Sunday and Anam Imo will support Oparanozie in attack.Rita Chikwelu, veteran and captain of the team, will supervise the midfield [...]

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    Falcons not going to France for sightseeing, says first time invitee Omidiji

Falcons not going to France for sightseeing, says first time invitee Omidiji

Sophia Omidiji, who just earned her first call-up to the Super Falcons, is talking tough ahead of the friendly game against on France on Friday.Omidiji says France will be hard to beat but believes the eight-time African champions are up to the task."Nothing is impossible if one believes. Of course, it’ll be a tough task as France has a good [...]

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    INTERVIEW: Wolfsburg didn’t give me enough challenge — so I left, says Desire Oparanozie

INTERVIEW: Wolfsburg didn’t give me enough challenge — so I left, says Desire Oparanozie

A product of Delta Queens and Bayelsa Queens, Desire Ugochi Oparanozie's rise to the top of women's football has been organic and full of ups and downs.In 2013, the striker left Rossiyanka, in Russia, in a move to German side, Wolfsburg, but she struggled to tie down a regular shirt.After half a season, Oparanozie was compelled to terminate her contract [...]

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    Oshoala missing but Oparanozie, Ordega make Falcons squad for France friendly

Oshoala missing but Oparanozie, Ordega make Falcons squad for France friendly

Thomas Dennerby, Super Falcons coach, has released his squad list for the friendly game against France.The squad comprises of home-based and foreign-based players.Asisat Oshoala, the reigning African footballer of the year, was missing from the list. Rasheedat Ajibade and Onome Ebi were also left out.The 17-woman list includes Rita Chikwelu, who captained the team to win an eighth African title in [...]

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    Falcons defender Onome Ebi signs with Chinese club, Henan Huishang

Falcons defender Onome Ebi signs with Chinese club, Henan Huishang

Super Falcons center back, Ebi Onome, has joined Chinese football club Henan Huishang FC after 14 months on the sidelines due to injury.Ebi has not played since she got injured in Cameroon at the African Women Cup of Nations final against the host country in December 2016.Expressing her delight in a statement made available to TheCable, the talented footballer revealed [...]

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