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    EXTRA: ‘I’ll be more careful in future prophesies’ — pastor speaks on failed Falcons prediction

EXTRA: ‘I’ll be more careful in future prophesies’ — pastor speaks on failed Falcons prediction

Simon Ononogbu, Ebonyi-based pastor, has blamed “deceitful” spirit for the failed prediction that the Super Falcons will reach the semi-finals of the FIFA Women World Cup in France.Ononogbu, a former secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), however, promised to be more careful in future prophesies as he sought the understanding of Nigerians on the failed prophesy.NAN reports that [...]

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    Provide a soothing balm to Nigeria’s many challenges, Buhari tells Eagles

Provide a soothing balm to Nigeria’s many challenges, Buhari tells Eagles

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Super Eagles of Nigeria to provide a soothing balm to the many challenges facing the country.In his charge to the team, Buhari said: "nothing but lifting of the diadem is good enough for our country" at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.Buhari also told them to play for the "honour of [...]

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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: 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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    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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    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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    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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    Falcons edge Ivory Coast on penalties to win first WAFU Cup

Falcons edge Ivory Coast on penalties to win first WAFU Cup

Nigeria swept to glory in the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup tournament in Abidjan on Sunday as the Super Falcons edged host nation Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 after a penalty shootout at the Stade Robert Champroux.The Ivorians took the lead in the 43rd minute of the encounter when Spain–based Ange Koko N’Guessan, who also scored for the Dame Elephantes against Mali in [...]

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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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    Nwabuoku, Wogu return as Dennerby calls 30 home girls for France 2019

Nwabuoku, Wogu return as Dennerby calls 30 home girls for France 2019

Head coach Thomas Dennerby has called Evelyn Nwabuoko, Chioma Wogu, Jonathan Alaba and twenty-seven other home –based professionals for a preliminary camp of the Super Falcons preparations for this summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup final.Goalkeepers Tochukwu Oluehi, Chiamaka Nnadozie and Christy Ohiaeriaku all make the list, as well as defenders Glory Ogbonna and Josephine Chukwunonye, midfielders Cecilia Nkwu, Amarachi Okoronkwo [...]

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