Godwin Izilien blames NFF for Super Falcons’ defeat
Former handler of the Super Falcons, Coach Godwin Izilien wants the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to terminate the appointment of expatriate coach, Thomas Dennerby with immediate effect following the team’s 0-1 defeat by the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in their opening group match at the on-going African Women’s Nations Cup in Ghana. The eight-time…
‘Those who ‘killed’ Bendel Insurance FC must not return to Edo Sports Commission’
As the people of Edo State await Governor Godwin Obaseki’s appointment of officials into the newly formed Edo Sports Commission, former Golden Eaglets and Super Falcons’ Coach, Godwin Izilien has advised against bringing back some people who, he alleged, ‘killed’ Bendel Insurance Football Club.
Falconets can still qualify despite defeat by Germany, says Izilien
Former Super Falcons coach, Godwin Izilien has charged the Nigerian women U-20 national team to rise up from Monday’s defeat by Germany and win their remaining group games at the on-going FIFA U-20 Women World Cup taking place in France. Nigeria’s next game is against Haiti tomorrow.
Good selection key to Falconets success in France, says Izilien
Former Super Falcons’ Manager, Godwin Izilien has charged the national women U-20 team coaches preparing the Falconets for the FIFA intermediate World Cup to select their players for the competition without sentiments. The competition is slated to hold in France from August 5 to 24. Izilien noted that the female U-20 team’s performance in the world championship…
Falconets need top grade friendlies to survive Germany, China, says Izilien
Former national team coach, Godwin Izilien has advised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to organise grade A friendly matches for the women U-20 team to get it ready for the challenges expected at the 2018 World Cup in France.
Nigeria’s U-17 World Cup ouster mirrors state of grassroots football, say Obuh, Izilien
Former national U-20 coach, John Obuh and ex Super Falcons manager, Godwin Izilien have charged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to revamp the grassroots football development...
I have lost faith in CAF awards, says Coach Izilien
Former handler of the Super Falcons and National U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets, Coach Godwin Izilien says the Confederations of African Football...
I have lost faith in CAF Awards, says Coach Izilien
Former handler of the Super Falcons and National U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets, Coach Godwin Izilien says the Confederations of African Football (CAF) Awards held in Accra, Ghana last week fell short of expectations of the people in many ways.
13 years after, NFF promises to pay Izilien’s wage
After a lengthy battle spanning 13 years, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has finally agreed to settle the outstanding wages of former coach of the Super Falcons, Godwin Izilien, who led the team to win the 2004 African Women Championship in South Africa.