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Francisca Ordega

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.
Rasheedat Ajibade

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.
Super Falcons attacker Francisca Ordega has revealed that Arsenal legend Thierry Henry had a big impact on her football career.

Francisca Ordega: How Thierry Henry influenced my football career

Super Falcons attacker Francisca Ordega has revealed that Arsenal legend Thierry Henry had a big impact on her football career.
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: I want to play for Arsenal

Shanghai striker Francisca Ordega has admitted her dreams of playing for English Women's Super League (WSL) giants Arsenal in the future.
Fransisca Ordega's assist helped Shanghai secure a 1-1 draw against Changchun Zhuoyue in a Chinese Women's Super League encounter on Monday.

Francisca Ordega: Why I prefer foreign coach for Super Falcons

Shanghai Shenhua winger, Francisca Ordega, has disclosed that she will prefer a foreign coach to handle the Nigerian senior women’s national team.
Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala will be wearing a smile after Arsenal confirmed a pre-season club friendly against Barcelona on Monday.

Asisat Oshoala, other Super Falcons stars join Falz’s Bop Daddy challenge

Nigeria senior women's stars, including Barcelona's Asisat Oshoala, Shanghai's Francisca Ordega, Eskilstuna United's Ngozi Okobi joined their colleagues in taking part in the Bop Daddy challenge.
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.
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.
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.
Francisca Ordega was on target in Shanghai's 3-1 win against Guangdong in a Chinese Women's Super League contest on Sunday.

Super Falcons star scores as Shanghai return to winning ways

Francisca Ordega was on target in Shanghai's 3-1 win against Guangdong in a Chinese Women's Super League contest on Sunday.
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.
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 stars return for clash with Algeria

Reigning African champions, the Super Falcons have their eyes on another convincing victory over their counterparts from Algeria in the Tokyo 2010 Olympics qualifiers today at the Agege Township stadium in Lagos.
Asisat Oshoala

Olympics: Asisat Oshoala, Francisca Ordega join Falcons for Algeria tie

The Super Falcons have been handed a major boost ahead of their second leg 2020 Olympic qualifier Olympic against Algeria at the Agege Stadium on Tuesday following the arrival of striker Asisat Oshoala.
Francisca Ordega scored once in Shanghai's 5-0 thrashing of Guangdong in a rescheduled Chinese Women's Super League encounter.

Nigeria striker on target as Shanghai thrash Guangdong

Francisca Ordega scored once in Shanghai's 5-0 thrashing of Guangdong in a rescheduled Chinese Women's Super League encounter.
The Super Falcons on Wednesday boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a 2-0 victory over South Korea. 42

Olympic Games: Thomas Dennerby names squad for Nigeria trip to Algeria

Nigeria named an 18-player squad on Saturday for the 2019 Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games qualifiers against Algeria this week.
Asisat Oshoala has given an untimely injury scare for Nigeria after the striker picked up a knock in Barcelona's 1-0 win over Montpelier on Sunday.

Asisat Oshoala, Francisca Ordega four others pull out of Olympic qualifier

Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby has revealed that six Super Falcons players invited for the first leg of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Women’s Football qualifier billed for August 28 in Blida, Algeria, will not be available due to club duties.
Fransisca Ordega's assist was key in Shanghai's 2-0 win at South African duo Thembi Kgatlana and Linda Motlhalo's Beijing Phoenix in a Chinese Women's Super League encounter.

Nigeria striker’s goal inspires Shanghai’s win at Wuhan

Francisca Ordega was on target as Shanghai thrashed Wuhan 3-0 in a Chinese Women's Super League encounter on Wednesday.
Super Falcons Head Coach Thomas Dennerby says his team played to instructions following their 2-0 victory over Korea Republic at Stade des Alpes.

Nigeria, France battle for honours in Rennes

The 28,000–capacity Roazhon Park in Rennes is the venue for tonight’s big FIFA Women’s World Cup clash between Nigeria and France, with group leaders Les Bleus already qualified for the knockout rounds and the Super Falcons looking for a ticket to that corridor.

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