Jordan tips Falcons, Banyana Banyana to win World Cup before men’s teams
South Africa Football Association (SAFA) President, Danny Jordan, has tipped Nigeria and his country’s women’s national teams to win the Women World Cup in the nearest future.
‘NFF should revive Super Falcons now’
Former Super Falcons coach, Ismaila Mabo, says the team is fast losing its ground, and there is the need for Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to revive it for the country to get better results this year.
Super Falcons drop in FIFA’s new ranking as USA retain top spot
Super Falcons yesterday dropped from 36th position to 39th in the latest Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) women’s world ranking released yesterday.
Drama, controversy as Falcons fail to qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
The Nigeria women national team, Super Falcons’ hope of moving to the next round of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games African qualifying series was dashed yesterday by Cote D’Ivoire, who held the team to a 1- 1 draw at the Agege Township Stadium, Lagos.
Ebere gets late Falcons invite as Nigeria hosts Cote d’Ivoire today
Anna-Bjornar of Norway’s Ngozi Ebere has earned a late invitation to the Nigeria women’s side for today’s clash against Cote d’Ivoire, reports Goal. The 28-year-old, who played a part in the Super Falcons’ second-round triumph over Algeria, was surprisingly left out by coach Christopher Danjuma for the qualifier game against the Ivoirians. After his side’s…
Tallen promises to lift, mobilise support for women football
Thrilled by the Super Falcons’ performance in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games qualifier against Algeria on Tuesday, Women Affairs Minister, Dame Pauline Tallen has promised to support the growth of the women game in Nigeria.
Enough of foreign coaches, Zira advises NFF
Emmanuel Zira, a renowned sports administrator, says it is time to end the hiring of foreign coaches for the national teams. Zira said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday following the performance of the Super Eagles and Falcons in their separate national assignments. Falcons lost 0-3 to Germany…
FIFA WWC: NFF need to groom Falcons better ahead of next World Cup
Mansur Abdullahi, the Falconets’ assistant coach, on Saturday in Abuja said the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) needs to groom the Super Falcons well ahead of the next FIFA Women’s World Cup. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Germany beat the Super Falcons 3-0 in a Round of 16 match at the Stade des…
Falcons will take the fight to Germany, says Dennerby
Coach Thomas Dennerby says his charges will take the game right to the Germans in today’s World Cup Round of 16 clash at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. Nigeria is a popular attraction in Grenoble, as the Falcons defeated Korea Republic 2-0 there in their second match of the group phase on June…
Izilien tasks Falcons to be attack-minded against Germany
Former Super Falcons coach, Godwin Izilien has advised the senior women national team to be more attack minded and tactically disciplined when they battle Germany today in the round of 16 matches of the ongoing 2019 FIFA Women World Cup in France. Izilien, who commended the team for coming this far in the championship, charged…
FIFA picks former Falcons coach, Omagbemi as match commissioner
Former Super Falcons coach, Florence Omagbemi is among ex-players picked by world football governing body, FIFA, as match commissioners in the 2019 Women’s World Cup, which kicks off today. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) while appointing new coaches in 2017 left out Omagbemi, who led the Falcons to win the African Cup of Nations trophy…