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Halimatu Ayinde has set her sights on scoring more goals in 2021 following her matchwinner in Nigeria's 1-0 victory over Uzbekistan.

Super Falcons: Halima Ayinde welcomes Randy Waldrum’s plan to inject young players

Super Falcons midfielder Halima Ayinde has welcomed the decision of the team’s new coach, Randy Waldrum, to expand the player pool to let in younger players into the team.
The Super Falcons emerged winners of the Turkish Women’s Cup after a comprehensive 9-0 win against Equatorial Guinea at the Emir Sports Complex on Tuesday morning.

Turkish Women’s Cup: Super Falcons thrash Equatorial Guinea 9-0

The Super Falcons emerged winners of the Turkish Women’s Cup after a comprehensive 9-0 win against Equatorial Guinea at the Emir Sports Complex on Tuesday morning.
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.

Super Falcons off to Antalya for Turkish Women’s Cup

Reigning African champions Nigeria will land in Antalya on Monday to participate in the fifth edition of the Turkish Women’s Cup taking place 15th – 24th February.
Ebere Orji has signed for Swedish Elitettan side Kalmar as a free agent from Linkopings on a two-year deal

Nigeria’s Ebere Orji joins Swedish side Kalmar

The Nigerian striker would be hoping to continue her fine professional career in the European country, having seen out her one-year deal with Linkopings in the 2020 Damallsvenskan season.
Uchenna Kanu continued her rich goalscoring form after netting a brace and Ebere Orji provided a late assist in Linkopings' 3-1 win over Uppsala in a Swedish Damallsvenskan game on Sunday.

Uchenna Kanu, Ebere Orji star as Linkopings eclipse Uppsala

Uchenna Kanu continued her rich goalscoring form after netting a brace and Ebere Orji provided a late assist in Linkopings' 3-1 win over Uppsala in a Swedish Damallsvenskan game on Sunday.

Super Falcons striker Ini Umotong joins Swedish club Vaxjo

Super Falcons striker Ini Umotong has completed her move to Swedish Damallsvenskan club Vaxjo on an 18-month deal.
Super Falcons striker Uchenna Kanu was on the score sheet for Linkopings in their Swedish Damallsvenskan game against Djurgardens on Saturday.

Super Falcons striker bags award in US

Super Falcons and Linköpings of Sweden forward Uchenna Kanu has been voted the Polk County Female Collegiate Athlete of the Year, in the 2020 All Sports Awards and Hall of Fame ceremony on Tuesday night in the United States of America.
Linkopings manager Olof Unogard says Super Falcons forward Chinaza Uchendu is injured and expected to miss the team’s Damallsvenskan game with Eskilstuna United on Sunday.

Super Falcons star ruled out of action for three weeks

The experienced coach confirmed that the new signing from Sporting Braga is expected to be out of action for at least three weeks.
Super Falcons striker Uchenna Kanu was on the score sheet for Linkopings in their Swedish Damallsvenskan game against Djurgardens on Saturday.

Falcons star Uchenna Kanu celebrates her winning goal for Linkopings

Super Falcons striker Uchenna Kanu was on the score sheet for Linkopings in their Swedish Damallsvenskan game against Djurgardens on Saturday.
It was a good outing for Super Falcons stars, Ebere Orji, Uchendu Chinaza, and Uchenna Kanu as their club Linkopings thrashed Vaxjo FC 3 – 0 in Swedish Damallsvenskan game on Saturday.

Ebere Orji hits brace as Linköping start new Swedish Damallsvenskan in style

It was a good outing for Super Falcons stars, Ebere Orji, Uchendu Chinaza, and Uchenna Kanu as their club Linkopings thrashed Vaxjo FC 3 – 0 in Swedish Damallsvenskan game on Saturday.
Spanish Iberdrola side Sevilla has confirmed the departure Super Falcons Uchenna Kanu and other players.

Sevilla confirms Uchenna Kanu’s exit

Sevilla revealed through their official website that the Falcons star has left the club alongside other players who no longer wants to continue with the club.
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.
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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.
Uchenna Kanu tasted defeat in her professional debut for Sevilla after Asisat Oshoala's 15th goal of the season saw her side suffer a 3-0 defeat against Barcelona at Estadi Johan Cruyff on Saturday.

Asisat Oshoala on target as Barcelona subdue Uchenna Kanu’s Sevilla

Uchenna Kanu tasted defeat in her professional debut for Sevilla after Asisat Oshoala's 15th goal of the season saw her side suffer a 3-0 defeat against Barcelona at Estadi Johan Cruyff on Saturday.
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.

Uchenna Kanu: I am happy to reach a great club like Sevilla

Super Falcons striker Uchenna Kanu has expressed her delight after completing a move from the United States of America to the Spanish Primera Iberdrola side, 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.

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.
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has named Uchenna Kanu as the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in the United States.​

Uchenna Kanu wins Player of the Year award in the US​

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has named Uchenna Kanu as the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in the United States.​

Nominees for all Caf 2019 Awards revealed — full list

The 2019 Caf Awards will hold on January 7, 2019 in Hurghada, Egypt with the Confederation of African Football announcing the nominees on Sunday.
Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby says he left Ini Umotong out of his Women's World Cup squad in favour of selecting Uchenna Kanu.

Thomas Dennerby: Uchenna Kanu took Ini Umotong’s Nigeria’s Women’s World Cup spot

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby says he left Ini Umotong out of his Women's World Cup squad in favour of selecting Uchenna Kanu.
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FIFA release the 24 teams squad for the Women World Cup

FIFA has announced the 24 teams squad that will participate in the Women World Cup in France, meet the teams and the 23 players each from each team including the Super Falcons of Nigeria.
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Brighton star dropped as Nigeria coach names World Cup squad

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby has named 23 Super Falcons FIFA World Cup squad as Brighton Hove & Albion forward Ini-Abasi Umotong dropped ahead of next month tournament in France.
World cup bound Super Falcons Wednesday at the ongoing Cyprus Cup, hammered Thailand 3-0 in a 7th place match.

WWC: Onome Ebi, Desire Oparanozie, Asisat Oshoala, 20 others make Falcons final squad

Power forward Desire Oparanozie and defender Onome Ebi top the list of 23 players who will dorn Nigeria’s colours at the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France, as Head Coach Thomas Dennerby released Nigeria’s final squad in Austria on Friday.

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Two suspects lynched after trader robbed, shot dead in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in the early hours of Monday invaded Mbiabong Itam community in Itu Local government Area, Akwa Ibom State, and killed a young shop owner identified as Ecole.
Lorient striker Terem Moffi says he will go crazy with joy if giving the opportunity to don the green and white jersey of the senior national team.

Borussia Dortmund interested in Terem Moffi

The pacy striker has scored against Ligue 1 big clubs; Paris Saint-Germain (one goal), Monaco (three goals) and Olympic Marseille (two goals) in the current campaign.
Firefighters worked Sunday to control a blaze at the University of Cape Town’s library, where valuable historical collections have been destroyed. Nic Bothma-EPA, via Shutterstock

Cape Town fire ‘contained’ as firefighters battle windy conditions

A blaze advanced along South Africa's iconic Table Mountain toward central Cape Town on Monday after ravaging university buildings, while firefighters battled strong winds in their efforts to control it and officials evacuated residential areas.
Premier League teams are in the race to sign Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis following his impressive performance for his club side Club Brugge.

Fenerbache propose sensational swap deal for Emmanuel Dennis

Turkish giants, Fenerbache, have proposed an exchange deal that will see Emmanuel Dennis come over, while Tanzania star Ally Samatta joins Belgian champions Club Brugge.

No fracas in Taraba PDP – chairman

Retired Lt.-Col. Agbu Kefas, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba has denied reports of division within the state chapter of the party.

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Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

Ramadan: Corps member presents gift to Kogi governor

A corps member serving at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) headquarters in Abuja, Abubakar Ahmad Abubakar, has visited Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, and presented a gift to him in the spirit of the month of Radaman.
Euro 2020 is almost certain to be postponed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the globe.

UEFA confirms Rome as Euro 2020 host city

Rome’s Stadio Olimpico has been “fully confirmed” as a venue for Euro 2020 matches after the Italian government guaranteed the presence of at least 25 per cent of fans, UEFA announced on Wednesday.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police nab five ‘cultists’ in Delta

The Police Command in Delta has apprehended five suspected cultists at Eyara Community in Otu-Jeremi, Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

Minister: Nigerian government has not given up on rescue of Chibok girls

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has reassured of government’s determination to rescue Chibok girls from their abductors, insisting that contrary to beliefs in some quarters that no action was being taken by the federal administration, it was determined to get the girls out of captivity.
Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu has called on Nigerians to pay close attention to their mental health as much as they do to their physical health says it is medically possible for someone to appear physically fit but mentally sick.

Lagos first lady: People may appear physically fit but are mentally unwell

Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu has called on Nigerians to pay close attention to their mental health as much as they do...