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Super Falcons head coach, Thomas Dennerby believes matches against high profile teams like Germany will always gauge the team’s performance after they crashed out of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

WWC: Playing Germany has helped my team – Falcons coach

Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby believes matches against high profile teams like Germany will always gauge the team’s performance after they crashed out of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, June 12, 2017. (Sean Gallup-Getty Images)

Angela Merkel: Neo-Nazis must be tackled “without taboos”

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said Germany must resist neo-Nazis “without any taboos” following the killing of a local politician by a suspected right-wing extremist.
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. 30

Eucharia Uche: Super Falcons good enough to shock Germany

Former Super Falcons player and coach Eucharia Uche has expressed her optimism that the Thomas Dennerby’s team can shock world superpowers, Germany, in today’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Round of 16 tie in Grenoble, France.
Super Falcons head coach, Thomas Dennerby had to call off training temporarily following the rain that came down on the team.

WWC: Stella Mbachu backs Super Falcons against Germany

Former Super Falcons forward Stella Mbachu has expressed confidence in the ability of the Nigerian women’s team to beat Germany when both sides meet in the round of 16 of the Women’s World Cup on Saturday.
Super Falcons head coach, Thomas Dennerby had to call off training temporarily following the rain that came down on the team.

Rain stops Falcons training ahead Germany clash

Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby had to call off training temporarily following the rain that came down on the team.
Martina Voss-Tecklenburg

WWC: Nigeria have pace and good mentality – Germany coach

The German women's coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg says she is expecting a tough battle against Nigeria in the Round of 16 in Grenoble on Saturday.
Super Falcons Head Coach Thomas Dennerby says his team played to instructions following their 2-0 victory over Korea Republic at Stade des Alpes.

WWC: Falcons advance to meet Germany on Saturday

Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Thursday finally qualified for the Round of 16 of the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, after a long wait.
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. 31

WWC: President Buhari salutes Super Falcons for victory on Democracy Day

After the June 12, Democracy day celebration in Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari revealed he took time out to watch the Super Falcons World Cup match against South Korea and was pleased with the female footballer’s victory on the nation’s special day.
BARYSAW, BELARUS - JUNE 08- Leroy Sane (R) of Germany celebrates with Joshua Kimmich after his team’s first goal during the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifier match between Belarus and Germany at Borisov-Arena on June 08, 2019 in Barysaw, Belarus. (Photo by Thomas Eisenhuth - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

Leroy Sane, Marco Reus on target as Germany beat Belarus in Euro 2020 qualifier

Germany eased past hosts Belarus 2-0 with goals from Leroy Sane and Marco Reus on Saturday to make it two wins from their first two Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers.
Barcelona Ladies have urged Lionel Messi and teammates to go all out and qualify for the final of the Champions League final after sealing their eighth La Liga title on Saturday.

Barcelona Ladies send message to Lionel Messi after reaching Champions League final

Barcelona Ladies have urged Lionel Messi and teammates to go all out and qualify for the final of the Champions League final after sealing their eighth La Liga title on Saturday.

Tanko Yakasai: Atiku Abubakar is a Nigerian

The Second Republic Presidential Adviser, to former President late Shehu Aliyu Shagari, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has stated that the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, remains a Nigerian citizen and is qualified to contest for any elective position in the country, including the office of the President.
Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp plays down Bayern Munich talk from Franz Beckenbauer

Jurgen Klopp says he loves working at Liverpool but has to keep proving himself after Franz Beckenbauer backed him for the Bayern Munich manager's job.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp had no hesitation selecting James Milner at right-back for his 500th Premier League appearance.

James Milner: Sadio Mane on fire after two goals in Bayern Munich win

James Milner says Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane "is on fire" and has urged him to continue his goal-scoring exploits until the end of the season.
Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second half penalty kick for Juventus but it did not matter as the Serie A leaders brushed aside Chievo 3-0 in a top-versus-bottom clash on Monday.

Cristiano Ronaldo carries Juventus hope against Atletico Madrid

Juventus’s Champions League hopes are hanging on Cristiano Ronaldo pulling off another sensational comeback as the Italians trail 2-0 to defensive specialists Atletico Madrid going into the last 16, second-leg tie in Turin on Tuesday.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles not among favourites for 2019 AFCON title

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has refused to pick his team among the favourites to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt believes they can make it to the semi-final stage of the competition.
Borussia Dortmund

Out of Europe, Borussia Dortmund must resist Bayern Munich’s title challenge

Now out of both the Champions League and German Cup, Borussia Dortmund need to resist the challenge of Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga to win any silverware this season.
Tottenham survived a first-half onslaught before Harry Kane delivered the knockout blow at Borussia Dortmund to send Spurs into the Champions League last eight 4-0 on aggregate.

Harry Kane scores in Dortmund as Tottenham stroll into last eight

Tottenham Hotspur beat hosts Borussia Dortmund 1-0 on Tuesday thanks to a Harry Kane winner, to stroll into the Champions League quarter-finals.
Roman Burki of Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund’s Roman Burki demands improvement in defence

Borussia Dortmund are in danger of losing the Bundesliga title race and crashing out of Europe with goalkeeper Roman Burki demanding improvements in defence after their Champions League battering at Wembley.

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