Thursday, September 20, 2018

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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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    ‘My heart stopped when I got called up’ — new Super Falcons star gushes

‘My heart stopped when I got called up’ — new Super Falcons star gushes

Brighton and Hove Albion striker Ini Umotong says her "heart stopped a bit" when she got invited to the Super Falcons' for the Alanya Women’s Tournament in Turkey.Umotong, who is getting her third call-up to the team, says it was an emotional moment for her."It was a feeling of shock, excitement and anxiousness," Umotong told Brighton's website."I was so excited, [...]

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    FULL LIST: Falcons’ coach Dennerby names WAFU Cup squad

FULL LIST: Falcons’ coach Dennerby names WAFU Cup squad

Thomas Dennerby, Super Falcons' head coach, has released the list of 21 players that will participate in the WAFU Women's Cup of Nations in Côte d'Ivoire.Keeping faith with the usual suspects, Dennerby made no new inclusion in his first squad list as manager.The squad consists of three goalkeepers, seven defenders, five midfielders and six attackers.Nigeria will tackle Benin Republic, Senegal [...]

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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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    I will live in Nigeria… I’ll be here every day, says Falcons’ coach

I will live in Nigeria… I’ll be here every day, says Falcons’ coach

Thomas Dennerby, new coach of the Super Falcons, says he will live in Nigeria.After he was unveiled on Tuesday, Dennerby announced that he will not shuttle between Nigeria and his base in Sweden."I am not going to be an in-flying coach, I am going to live here in Nigeria," he said."I am going be here Wednesday or Thursday next week. I [...]

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    PHOTOS: NFF unveils Dennerby as coach of Super Falcons

PHOTOS: NFF unveils Dennerby as coach of Super Falcons

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has unveiled Thomas Dennerby as the new technical adviser of the Super Falcons.The unveiling took place Tuesday at the media center of the main bowl of the National Stadium, Abuja.Mohammed Sanusi, general secretary of the NFF, announced that former Falcons' players; Maureen Madu and Olarenwaju Oni will assist Dennerby while Precious Dede serve as the goalkeeper [...]

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