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World Cup: Chris Danjuma lauds NFF for boosting Super Falcons’ technical crew

Falconets coach Christopher Danjuma has reacted to the approval of the two technical backroom staff for Super Falcons Boss Thomas Dennerby in a bid to enhance the team’s performance at the world cup in France.
Monday Gift

Gift Monday: World Cup exposed my weaknesses

Falconets star Gift Monday has recounted her first World Cup experience and admits she has a lot to work on to reach full potential and compete with the best young and experienced players.
Rasheedat Ajibade

Thomas Dennerby backs Rasheedat Ajibade to Succeed at Avaldsnes

Ten police officers were killed and three wounded in an ambush in northwestern Burkina Faso on Thursday, the west African country's security ministry said.
Golden Eaglets in Niger

Nduka Ugbade condemns cancellation of bonuses for Golden Eaglets, other age grade teams

Golden Eaglets assistant coach Nduka Ugbade sees the scrapping of match bonuses for the all the age grade national teams as a step in the wrong direction notwithstanding the decision of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Super Falcons

Mansur Abdullahi: Super Falcons will ‘come out smoking’ against Equatorial Guinea

Mansur Abdullahi, Falconets assistant coach, says the Super Falcons will be on top of their game when they face Equatorial Guinea in the final Group B match of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has dedicated his Nigeria footballer of the year award his teammates and everyone who has contributed to his success as a footballer.

Ahmed Musa dedicates Footballer of the Year award to teammates, supporters

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has dedicated his Nigeria footballer of the year award his teammates and everyone who has contributed to his success as a footballer.
Nigeria Falconets bound for the 2018 World Cup in France

Falconet’s coach blames national teams’ poor performance on inadequate friendlies

Abdullahi Mansur, Assistant Coach of the national U-20 team, Falconets, on Wednesday blamed the poor performance of national football teams in international competitions on inadequate exposure to international friendlies.

Falconets coach rubbishes on unpaid camp allowances report

Danjuma said the claim by the reporter that the team was ‘suffering’ before the Sports Minister arrived and gave them personal cash was incorrect.
Falconets and coach Christopher Danjuma (right) celebrate after they have eliminated China

Coach Danjuma denies claims of Falconets’ unpaid camp allowances, lost money

Head Coach of the U20 Women National Team, Chris Danjuma, has dispelled reports claiming that players and official of his team were not paid their entitlements before and during the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup finals in France.
Falconets and coach Christopher Danjuma (right) celebrate after they have eliminated China

Federal government approves payment of outstanding bonuses, allowances to Falconets

The federal government has approved the payment of all outstanding camp allowances and match bonuses accruing to the Falconets, Minister of Youths and Sports Solomon Dalung said on Thursday.
Falconets and coach Christopher Danjuma (right) celebrate after they have eliminated China

Falcons star Desire Oparanozie charges Falconets to attack Spain for victory

Super Falcons forward, Desire Oparanozie, is rooting for the Falconets to put up a fine performance against Spain in today’s quarter-final clash at the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup and advace to the semi-finals.
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Falconets aim to beat Spain again to reach U20 World Cup semis

Nigeria’s Falconets have expressed confidence they can beat Spain again today to qualify for the semi-final of this year’s U20 Women’s FIFA World Cup in France.
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Coach: Falconets have solution for Spain

Abdullahi Mansur, Assistant coach of the Falconets on Wednesday, assured Nigerians that the team would overcome Spain in their Thursday’s World Cup quarter finals match.
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James Peters slams Falconets over poor tactics against China

Former Technical Director of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), James Peters, has declared as negative the tactics adopted by the Super Falconets at the on-going FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France.
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Manu Garba: Falconets can beat Spaniard counterparts in quarter-finals

Golden Eaglets Coach Manu Garba says he is optimistic of the Falconets’ capability to beat their Spaniard counterparts in the quarter-finals of the ongoing FIFA U-20 Women World Cup in France.

FIFA: Nigeria, Ghana risk suspension over federation leadership crisis

World football governing body FIFA on Tuesday said it would go on to suspend Nigeria and Ghana from football activities if they failed to comply with its instructions by Monday.
Falconets and coach Christopher Danjuma (right) celebrate after they have eliminated China

U20 WWC: Falconets coach targets final after great escape against China

Falconets coach Christopher Danjuma has said his target now is to qualify to a third U20 Women’s World Cup final after their dramatic qualification from the group stage at the expense of China.
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U20 WWC: Falconets to play Spain in quarterfinals

The Falconets will now have to battle impressive Spain on Thursday for place in the last-four of the U20 Women’s World Cup after they finished runners-up in their group.

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Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run her last 800-metres today before the International Association of Athletics Federations imposes hugely controversial new rules limiting testosterone in female athletes.

Caster Semenya to return to track in 2,000 metres race in France

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday. 1

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: My administration will be hardworking

The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
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Manuel Neuer: Ajax’s Andre Onana deserved to be in Champions League final

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.

Boko Haram kills 25 soldiers, civilians in an ambush in Borno

Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.