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…
Edo Queens take AITEO Cup hunt to Lagos
Coach Godwin Izilien-tutored Edo Queens Football Club of Benin say they are in Lagos to advance their ambition of winning this year’s Aiteo Cup.
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.
‘Nigeria needs distinct football philosophy to compete successfully’
Nigeria will continue to flounder in international football until the national teams get a distinct playing philosophy, former Super Falcons’ coach, Godwin Izilien has said.
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…
Coach Izilien lambasts NFF over unpaid $28,750 wages
After a lengthy battle spanning 14 years, former Super Falcons coach, Godwin Izilien is not ready to give up his struggle for the payment of his match entitlements...
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...
Flamingoes need psychologist to overcome Cameroun, says Izilien
Former Super Falcons coach, Godwin Izilien has advised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to get a psychologist for the national U-17 women team before the return leg of their FIFA World Cup qualifier against Cameroun.