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Ghana joins Nigeria as big guns miss out on Tokyo Olympics

Ghana joined Nigeria as the high profile names to get knocked out of the 2020 CAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament, following their 1-0 defeat to Kenya on Tuesday.
Super Falcons attacker Ngozi Okobi said the players are disappointed to miss out on the opportunity to qualify for the Olympics for the first time since 2008.

Ngozi Okobi: No way forward for broken Super Falcons

Super Falcons attacker Ngozi Okobi said the players are disappointed to miss out on the opportunity to qualify for the Olympics for the first time since 2008.
Assisat Oshoala

Nigeria vs Cote d’Ivoire: Ebonyi soccer fans call for Super Falcons probe

Soccer fans in Ebonyi on Tuesday urged the football authorities in Nigeria to probe the Super Falcons’ elimination from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics female football event.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons have failed to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics football tournament, having crashed to Cote d’Ivoire at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Super Falcons crash out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have failed to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics football tournament, having crashed to Cote d’Ivoire at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
Arna-Bjornar's Ngozi Ebere has earned a late invitation to the Nigeria women's side for Monday's clash against Cote d'Ivoire.

Ngozi Ebere: Nigerian fans should expect nothing but victory against Cote d’Ivoire

Nigeria face Cote d'Ivoire in the third round, the second leg of the Women's Olympic qualifier encounter and Ngozi Ebere has revealed her side's mission against the visitors in Lagos.
The Super Falcons are bidding to return to the Women's Olympics next year in Tokyo after failing their last two attempts, for London 2012 and Rio 2016.

Olympic qualifier: Falcons, Female Elephants hit Lagos

Reigning African champions, Nigeria’s Super Falcons and the Female Elephants of Ivory Coast, yesterday, arrived in Lagos for the return leg of their third round Africa qualifier for the 2020 Olympic Women’s football event scheduled for the Agege Stadium in Lagos, tomorrow.
Arna-Bjornar's Ngozi Ebere has earned a late invitation to the Nigeria women's side for Monday's clash against Cote d'Ivoire.

Ngozi Ebere joins Super Falcons camp after late call-up for Cote d’Ivoire clash

Arna-Bjornar's Ngozi Ebere has earned a late invitation to the Nigeria women's side for Monday's clash against Cote d'Ivoire.
Having scored a goal to lead the Super Falcons past Algeria in September, the Nigeria international made her bow as the captain of the team under acting manager Christopher Danjuma.

Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire land in Lagos for Women’s Olympic qualifier

Nigeria and Cote d'Ivoire are in Lagos for the third round, second leg tie of the African 2020 Women's Olympic Qualifier on Monday.
Having scored a goal to lead the Super Falcons past Algeria in September, the Nigeria international made her bow as the captain of the team under acting manager Christopher Danjuma.

Cote d’Ivoire hold Nigeria in 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifier

Asisat Oshoala was silenced as Nigeria forced Cote d'Ivoire to a 0-0 draw in Thursday's African Women's Olympic Qualifying encounter in Abidjan.
Super Falcons Coach Christopher Danjuma has revealed that the team is adapting to his approach ahead of the Olympic qualifiers against Ivory Coast.

Olympics qualifiers: Super Falcons coach targets away win against CIV

Super Falcons acting head coach Chris Danjuma says the team will fight for an outright win against Cote d’Ivoire in their Tokyo 2020 Olympics , Second Round, first leg qualifying clash in Abidjan on Thursday.
The Super Falcons are bidding to return to the Women's Olympics next year in Tokyo after failing their last two attempts, for London 2012 and Rio 2016.

Olympics: Super Falcons depart for Abidjan without head coach

The Super Falcons depart for Abidjan on Tuesday (today) for the first leg second round of the 2020 Olympics qualifiers against Ivory Coast, without head coach, Thomas Dennerby, who has been at loggerheads with the Nigeria Football Federation.
Former Vice President Namadi Sambo on Friday commended Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State for completing the Zaria water expansion project, which has not been upgraded for 42 years. 4

Former VP Sambo lauds Governor El-Rufai on Zaria water project — in pictures

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo on Friday commended Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State for completing the Zaria water expansion project, which has not been upgraded for 42 years.
Gift Monday was on target twice as the Nigerian senior women's side defeated Confluence Queens 3-0 in a friendly on Wednesday.

Gift Monday brace inspires Super Falcons friendly win over Confluence Queens

Gift Monday was on target twice as the Nigerian senior women's side defeated Confluence Queens 3-0 in a friendly on Wednesday.
Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.

Super Eagles B lands in Dakar for WAFU Cup of Nations

Nigeria’s home-based senior players have arrived in Dakar, capital of Senegal for the 2nd WAFU-FOX Cup of Nations starting in the Senegalese city of Thies on Saturday, 28th September.
The Super Falcons are bidding to return to the Women's Olympics next year in Tokyo after failing their last two attempts, for London 2012 and Rio 2016.

Olympic Qualifier: Super Falcons to play Confluence Queens in friendly

The Nigeria senior women's team will face Confluence Queens in a tune-up friendly at the Goal Project, MKO Stadium on Wednesday, according to Tosin Ojo, the club's team manager.
Thomas Dennerby

Thomas Dennerby considers leaving Super Falcons job

Thomas Dennerby is considering quitting as head coach of the Nigeria women's senior team, Goal reports.
DINAN, FRANCE - AUGUST 13: Chidinma Okeke of Nigeria ties the boot lace of team mate Chiamaka Nnadozie of Nigeria during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 group D match between China PR and Nigeria at Stade du Clos Gastel on August 13, 2018 in Dinan, France. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Olympic Qualifier: Chiamaka Nnadozie, Chinaza Uchendu, Chidinma Okeke make Nigeria return for Cote d’Ivoire...

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby has called up 37 players for the 2020 African Women's Olympic Games qualifier against Cote d'Ivoire later this month.
Nigeria’s men national basketball team, D’Tigers, on Friday secured an 83-66 points win over Cote d’Ivoire at the ongoing FIBA World Cup in China. 59

FIBA World Cup: Nigeria’s D’Tigers overcome Cote d’Ivoire

Nigeria’s men national basketball team, D’Tigers, on Friday secured an 83-66 points win over Cote d’Ivoire at the ongoing FIBA World Cup in China.

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