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Nigeria women’s national team, the Super Falcons have been presented with the Cheque of N75m promised them by Dangote Group owner, Aliko Dangote and BUA group CEO, Abdul Samad for winning the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations.

NFF confirms receipt of N75 million cheque for Falcons

Nigeria women’s national team, the Super Falcons have been presented with the Cheque of N75m promised them by Dangote Group owner, Aliko Dangote, and BUA group CEO, Abdul Samad, for winning the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations.

Amaju Pinnick: Sponsors, state governments to honour Super Falcons

NFF President Amaju Pinnick has assured Super Falcons that their heroic feat at just concluded AWCON in Ghana won’t go unnoticed as several sponsors and state governments have lined up to host the team.

Amaju Pinnick: Super Falcons among the world’s most accomplished teams

The President, Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, on Wednesday described the all-conquering Super Falcons’ Africa Women Cup of Nations as one of the most accomplished female team in the world football.

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.
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Nigerian trio in Russia for FIFA leadership programme

NFF’s Head of Women Football, Ruth David, in company with captain of the U20 Women National Team (Falconets), Oluwakemi Famuditi and Referee Olufunmilayo Alaba will arrive in Russia on Tuesday for a new educational programme of the world football–governing body, FIFA taking place on Wednesday and Thursday in Moscow.

AWCON Qualifiers : Super Falcons head to Gambia today

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said Nigeria’s Senior Women Football Team, Super Falcons, will on Monday fly to Banjul, Gambia for the first leg of their 2018 Women Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Gambia Senior Women Team.

Super Falcons to report in Paris April 3 for France friendly

Nigeria’s Super Falcons are expected to report to camp in Paris on April 3 ahead of their friendly match against France on April 6, an official said on Monday.

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Sri Lanka bomber queued at hotel buffet then unleashed devastation

The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back.
An inside view of St Anthony's Shrine after the explosion. [Chamila Karunarathne-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images]

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The toll in a series of eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to at least 207, with over 450 people wounded, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.
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Renato Sanches wants to leave Bayern Munich

One-time wonderkid Renato Sanches has repeated his desire to leave Bayern Munich after another year in which he has struggled to break into the first team.
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