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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 injury scare for Nigeria ahead of Olympic qualifier in Algeria

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.

African Games: Chris Danjuma tasks Falconets to write their names in gold

Nigeria U20 women's head coach Christopher Danjuma has backed his side to claim the coveted gold medal at the 2019 African Games in Morocco.
Jurgen Klopp is looking for Liverpool to remain an “annoying” side to play against as they prepare to chase down more major silverware in 2019-20.

Jurgen Klopp, Frank Lampard welcome choice of female referee for UEFA Super Cup

Jurgen Klopp and Frank Lampard have welcomed the decision to appoint a female referee for Wednesday’s UEFA Super Cup clash between Liverpool and Chelsea.
The Federal Government of Nigeria is 100 percent in support of the bid by the country to host the 10th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals in 2020, His Excellency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared in Abuja on Thursday.

VP Osinbajo: Nigerian government fully supports 2020 U-20 WWC bid

The Federal Government of Nigeria is 100 percent in support of the bid by the country to host the 10th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals in 2020, His Excellency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared in Abuja on Thursday.
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that accountability was an indispensable tool of management and hallmark of his administration.

U-20 WWC: Asaba’ll provide best venue – Delta governor

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State yesterday assured FIFA that Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, will provide best venue for the 2020 U-20 women’s World Cup.
Super Eagles forward Asisat Oshoala nest a second-half hat-trick after as Barcelona thrashed AEM Lleida 13-0.

Super Falcons star scores hat-trick as Barca thrash AEM Lleida

Super Eagles forward Asisat Oshoala scores a second-half hat-trick after as Barcelona thrashed AEM Lleida 13-0.

2020 U-20 WWC: Fifa inspection team arrives Nigeria on Monday

A five-man inspection team from FIFA will arrive Lagos on Monday for a four-day inspection of facilities and equipments that Nigeria has put forward to host the U20 Women’s World Cup in 2020.
Thomas Dennerby Nigeria

Thomas Dennerby: Future bright for Nigeria women’s football

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has expressed confidence in the country’s women’s football culture, highlighting the quality of players and abundant talents at his disposal as a reason to be optimistic about the future.
Stephanie Frappart will become the first female official to referee a major UEFA men's match when she takes charge of the Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea.

Stephanie Frappart becomes first woman to officiate UEFA match

Stephanie Frappart will become the first woman to referee a major men’s match organised by UEFA, when she takes charge of the Liverpool v Chelsea Super Cup clash in Istanbul on August 14.
Jill Ellis

Jill Ellis says goodbye to US Women’s World Cup team

Two-time Women’s World Cup champion coach Jill Ellis will say farewell to the United States national team on October 6 after a match against South Korea, US Soccer announced Thursday.
Nigeria's assistant captain Asisat Oshoala does not believe demanding for equal pay is a top priority for women's national teams in Africa.

Asisat Oshoala: Equal pay not priority for women’s teams in Africa

Nigeria's assistant captain Asisat Oshoala does not believe demanding for equal pay is a top priority for women's national teams in Africa.
FIFA HQ

FIFA expands Women’s World Cup to 32 teams for 2023

FIFA’s Council has unanimously approved expanding the Women’s World Cup from 24 teams to 32 for 2023 and has reopened bidding to host the tournament but made no mention of changing prize money.
Super Falcons assistant coach Maureen Madu believes that Nigeria has the potential to dominate continental and global sporting space if more and genuine attention is paid to grassroots sports, Completesports.com reports.

Super Falcons assistant coach dedicates Rotary club award to grassroots sports

Super Falcons assistant coach Maureen Madu believes that Nigeria has the potential to dominate continental and global sporting space if more and genuine attention is paid to grassroots sports.
Ini Umotong scored a goal as Brighton thrashed Crystal Palace 5-1 to launch their preseason training activities in style.

Ini Umotong scores as Brighton thrash Crystal Palace in preseason opener

Ini Umotong scored a goal as Brighton thrashed Crystal Palace 5-1 to launch their preseason training activities in style.
VAR Video Assistant Referee

VAR will cause controversy but we won’t overuse it – EPL chief

Interim Premier League chief executive Richard Masters is confident that the introduction of VAR in the 2019-20 season will have a minimal impact on the pace of matches as large groups of fans remain sceptical of the new technology.
Megan Rapinoe scored both goals as the USA beat France in the Women's World Cup quarter-finals on Friday

Megan Rapinoe joins Serena Williams in vow to fight for equal pay ‘every day...

United States forward Megan Rapinoe has echoed Serena Williams' comments on equal pay amid the Women's World Cup winners' ongoing fight for parity with the men's team.
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. 8

FIFA organises conference to analyse 2019 Women’s World Cup

The FIFA Women’s World Cup will once again take the centre stage with the hosting of the first-ever FIFA Football Conference aimed at analysing the women’s showpiece.
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. 51

Nigeria, South Africa improve in Fifa Women’s World Rankings

Nigeria moved two places up to 36th position in Fifa's latest women's world ranking.

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The vile abuse suffered by Paul Pogba on the back of his penalty miss for Manchester United against Wolves has seen both his club and team-mates rally around the World Cup winner.

Manchester United condemn online racist abuse of Paul Pogba after penalty miss

Manchester United are working on identifying individuals who racially abused Paul Pogba online after the midfielder missed a penalty in Monday’s 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.
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FUNAAB students plant trees to tackle global warming

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