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ASUU strike tops search on Google in 2019

Google on Wednesday announced the results of its ‘2019 Year in Search’ with Academic Staff Union of Universities’ strike topping this year’s trending news search.
Google announced the results of its 2019 Year in Search, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria.

Google’s top trending searches of 2019 in Nigeria

Google announced the results of its 2019 Year in Search, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria.
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.
Madrid's Chidinma Okeke has undergone successful surgery on his anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee.

Madrid’s Chidinma Okeke undergoes successful knee surgery after ACL injury

Madrid's Chidinma Okeke has undergone successful surgery on his anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee.
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.
Super Falcons midfielder Halimatu Ayinde has signed a three years contract extension with her Swedish club, Eskilstuna United, keeping her at the club until 2022.

Nigerian star pens massive deal at top European club

Super Falcons midfielder Halimatu Ayinde has signed a three years contract extension with her Swedish club, Eskilstuna United, keeping her at the club until 2022.
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)

Super Falcons goalie Chiamaka Nnadozie targets NWPL title with Rivers Angels

Chiamaka Nnadozie is hoping Rivers Angels can win the 2019 Nigeria Women's Premier League (NWPL) title, having last clinched the trophy in 2016.
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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.
Super Falcons Thomas Dennerby

Thomas Dennerby confirms resignation as Super Falcons coach

Thomas Dennerby has resigned as head coach of Nigeria's women's team after a year and eight months in charge.
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. 68

Super Falcons players cry out over unpaid World Cup bonuses

Five players of the women's team are owed bonuses and allowances worth 7,700,000 million naira [$22,000] for playing at the Women's World Cup in France.
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.
Super Falcons Head Coach , Thomas Dennerby has reportedly threatened to dump the team over claims of interference.

Thomas Dennerby: I’m still under contract with Nigeria

Nigeria women’s national team head coach Thomas Dennerby has called links to the India U17 women national team job “fake news” and insists he is focused on sorting out his future with Nigeria.
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.
Thomas Dennerby

Thomas Dennerby considers leaving Super Falcons job

Thomas Dennerby is considering quitting as head coach of the Nigeria women's senior team, Goal reports.
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.
Chidinma Okeke arrived in Spain on Friday morning ahead of her anticipated move to Spain's Liga Iberdrola side Madrid from FC Robo

Nigeria’s Chidinma Okeke arrives in Spain ahead of Madrid switch

Chidinma Okeke arrived in Spain on Friday morning ahead of her anticipated move to Spain's Liga Iberdrola side Madrid from FC Robo.

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