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Aisha Falode

NWFL: Why we should get a percentage of FIFA’s $194K largesse to clubs

The board of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) headed by Aisha Falode at the weekend came out strongly to make a case for the league board to be given a percentage of the FIFA largesse to Nigerian clubs whose players were paraded at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
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.
Fifa installed the five-man team, headed by Amr El-Ganainy, on August 20 to take charge of affairs in Egypt after officials in the past administration resigned following the nation’s poor performance at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Costa Rica and Panama to host 2020 U20 Women’s World Cup

Central America will host the 2020 U20 Women's World Cup in August, ahead of Nigeria's bid to become the first African country to stage a global women's tournament.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF submits N7.5 billion budget for 2020

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has presented a 2020 budget of N7.5 billion to the National Assembly for the funding of its football activities next year.
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.

Super Falcons star celebrates second year wedding anniversary with hubby

Super Falcons star Ngozi Okobi celebrated her second wedding anniversary by sending a romantic message to her husband through her social media page.
South African Football Association SAFA

South Africa withdraws bid for 2023 Women’s World Cup

The South African Football Association (Safa) has announced they are no longer willing to pursue their bid to host the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup but will shift focus to the 2027 edition.
Super Falcons goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie has been named the best goalkeeper in Africa, and the 14th best goalkeeper in the World by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.

Nigeria’s Chiamaka Nnadozie named the best female goalkeeper in Africa

Super Falcons goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie has been named the best goalkeeper in Africa, and the 14th best goalkeeper in the World by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 23x

Super Falcons star reveals what will happen to senior women team next year

Super Falcons forward Francisca Ordega remains upbeat the African champions will bounce back from recent setbacks and qualify for the next African women’s cup of Nations in 2020.
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)

Jubilation as Nigerian emerges best shot-stopper in Africa

Super Falcons goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie has been voted the 16th best goalkeeper in the World and best goalkeeper in Africa by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS).

Amaju Pinnick, Ahmad Ahmad rift may deny Nigeria hosting rights

Unless there is a rapprochement between CAF President Ahmad and his former 1st Vice President and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick, Nigeria may have lost the chance of hosting the widely speculated 2020 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

U20WWC: FIFA supremo considers Costa Rica, Panama as Nigeria replacement

Costa Rica and Panama are both capable of filling in for unready Nigeria as co-hosts for next year’s Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup, according to Fifa president Gianni Infantino.
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.
FIFA Women’s World Cup France

2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup watched by 1.12 billion viewers

The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup held from June 7 to July 7 in France was watched by 1.12 billion viewers across all platforms.
Nigeria Football Federation board member Ibrahim Gusau has confirmed the resignation of the head coach of Super Falcons Thomas Dennerby.

NFF confirm Thomas Dennerby’s resignation as Super Falcons head coach

Nigeria Football Federation board member Ibrahim Gusau has confirmed the resignation of the head coach of Super Falcons Thomas Dennerby.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons who beat Algeria home and away to zoom into the next round of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers were each paid N65, 000.

FIFA knocks Falcons over poor showing in France

World Soccer Ruling body, FIFA, under the aegis of its Technical Study Group (TSG) has given a damning verdict on the performance of the Super Falcons at the recently concluded FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019.
Francisca Ordega was on target in Shanghai's 3-1 win against Guangdong in a Chinese Women's Super League contest on Sunday.

Francisca Ordega celebrates great season with Shanghai Shenhua

Super Falcons Forward Francisca Ordega is delighted with her achievement with Shanghai Shenhua Ladies in the 2019 Chinese Women’s Super League (CWSL) season.
Super Falcons Head Coach , Thomas Dennerby has reportedly threatened to dump the team over claims of interference.

Thomas Dennerby may dump Super Falcons over Interference

Super Falcons Head Coach Thomas Dennerby has reportedly threatened to dump the team over claims of interference.

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Arsenal risk losing Bukayo Saka as contract extension talks stalls again

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Kwara plans ID cards, uniforms for Okada riders

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Delta plans to establish 20 computerised vehicle inspection centres

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Odion Ighalo has become the first Nigerian to play for Manchester United following his debut against Chelsea.

Odion Ighalo not under pressure to deliver for Manchester United

Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has admitted he’s still not yet hundred percent, but not far away from hitting too shape either.

Central bank recovers N60 billion excessive charges imposed on customers by erring banks

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