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Morocco will be the host country for the 2022 Africa Women's Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football has announced.

Morocco to host 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations

Morocco will be the host country for the 2022 Africa Women's Cup of Nations, the Confederation of African Football has announced.
Falcons interim manager, Christopher Danjuma has stated that he will make sure they bring back the scoring form of the Super Falcons team in today’s game against the Ivoriens at the Soccer temple.

Mercy Akide-Udoh: Why Super Falcons dominated African women’s football for long

Legendary striker Mercy Akide-Udoh has revealed the reason why the Super Falcons dominated African women’s football for so long.
Super Falcons striker Desire Oparanozie has a bus-stop in Guingamp, France, named after her.

Bus-stop in France named after Super Falcons star

Super Falcons striker Desire Oparanozie has a bus-stop in Guingamp, France, named after her.
Anam Imo made her first start of the 2019-20 season as she featured in Rosengard's 2-1 win over Faith Micheal's Pitea on Sunday.

Falcons star inspires Rosengard to victory over Orebro

Anam Imo scored her second goal in the Swedish Damallsvenskan as Rosengard silenced Orebro 3-0 on Sunday evening.
Linkopings striker Ebere Orji has won the Swedish Damallsvenskan Player of the Month award for July.

Nigeria striker Ebere Orji named Swedish Damallsvenskan Player of the Month

Linkopings striker Ebere Orji has won the Swedish Damallsvenskan Player of the Month award for July.

Nigeria’s Desire Oparanozie joins French club Dijon

Super Falcons of Nigeria forward Desire Oparanozie has been added to the books of French women’s side, Dijon Football Côte d’Or, on a two-year contract.
Osinachi Ohale has appreciated Spanish side Club Deportivo (CD) Tacon ahead of a rumoured move to Serie A this summer.

Osinachi Ohale bids farewell to CD Tacon ahead of rumoured Serie A move

Osinachi Ohale has appreciated Spanish side Club Deportivo (CD) Tacon ahead of a rumoured move to Serie A this summer.
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.

Ngozi Okobi: Frequent player changes cost Nigeria at Women’s World Cup

Ngozi Okobi says the frequent changing of players was to blame for the struggles of Nigeria's senior women's team at the Women's World Cup tournaments.
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Super Falcons ace Rasheedat Ajibade hails women’s national team’s maturity

Avaldsnes striker Rasheedat Ajibade has pulled back the curtain on the culture that has set Nigeria's senior women's team on the path to success.

Ngozi Okobi: Banyana Banyana are better technically than Cameroon

Nigeria midfielder Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene has openly confessed the South Africa women's team are better technically than their rivals Cameroon.
Super Falcons of Nigeria forward Uchenna Kanu has secured a move to Spanish women’s top-flight club, Sevilla, from American college side Southeastern Fire for the remainder of the season.

Falcons star Uchenna Kanu joins Sevilla

Super Falcons of Nigeria forward Uchenna Kanu has secured a move to Spanish women’s top-flight club, Sevilla, from American college side Southeastern Fire for the remainder of the season.
The organisers of the Spanish men’s top flight, LaLiga, celebrated Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu, who opened her goals account for Madrid Ladies in their 4-1 home win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

LaLiga celebrates Rita Chikwelu after scoring first goal for Madrid Ladies

The organisers of the Spanish men’s top flight, LaLiga, celebrated Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu, who opened her goals account for Madrid Ladies in their 4-1 home win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu is looking forward to a new challenge in Spain after linking up with Liga Iberdola side Madrid CFF.

Super Falcons star Rita Chikwelu ready for new challenge in Spain

Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu is looking forward to a new challenge in Spain after linking up with Liga Iberdola side Madrid CFF.
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.

Ismaila Mabo: Former Super Falcons players should handle women’s national teams

Former Super Falcons coach Ismaila Mabo has called on the Nigeria Football Federation to allow former senior women players to handle the country’s women’s national teams.
Thomas Dennerby

Ex-Super Falcons coach appointed India’s women U17s coach

Former Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby was on Saturday appointed head coach of the Indian U-17 women’s team.
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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.
Refiloe Jane has become the first South African woman to move to Italy after completing her transfer to AC Milan.

South Africa’s Refiloe Jane signs for AC Milan

Refiloe Jane has become the first South African woman to move to Italy after completing her transfer to AC Milan.
Ingrid Hjelmseth

WWC: We must step up against Nigeria – Norway goalie

Norway goalkeeper Ingrid Hjelmseth says the team must tighten up at the back ahead of their Women’s World Cup opener against Nigeria in Reims.
Veteran goalkeeper Ingrid Hjelmseth says the Norway team must tighten up at the back ahead of their Women's World Cup opener against Nigeria in Reims.

WWC: We should not let in too many goals against Nigeria – Norway goalie

Veteran goalkeeper Ingrid Hjelmseth says the Norway team must tighten up at the back ahead of their Women's World Cup opener against Nigeria in Reims.
Flying Eagles captain Ikouwem Utin insists the side have what it takes to beat Senegal in today’s Round of 16 encounter at the FIFA U20 World Cup in Poland.

Flying Eagles protest unpaid bonuses in Poland

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Tuesday staged a protest over their unpaid match bonuses and allowances at the U-20 World Cup in Poland.
South Africa's women head coach Desiree Ellis says her side will surpass the expectation of the fans at the 2019 Women's World Cup in France.

Desiree Ellis: South Africa will surprise many at Women’s World Cup

South Africa's women head coach Desiree Ellis says her side will surpass the expectation of the fans at the 2019 Women's World Cup in France.
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WWC: You have no reason to fumble in France – Aisha Falode warns Falcons

World Cup bound Super Falcons have been told to avoid wobbling and fumbling in France as that will amount to making nonsense of their first grade preparation.

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