Don’t celebrate Super Falcons’ victory in ‘mere’ invitational tourney, Izilien tells Nigerians
Former Super Falcons coach Godwin Izilien has carpeted Nigerians who are celebrating the team’s victory at the Turkish Women’s Invitational tournament, which ended yesterday with the Nigerians...
Izilien queries NFF’s choice of Danjuma as Falconets coach
Last year, Coach Christopher Danjuma was the focus of attention, but for a wrong reason: He failed to qualify the senior women’s national team, Super Falcons, for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Izilien urges NFF to stop ‘wasting money’ on foreign coaches
Former Super Falcons Coach, Godwin Izilien, has urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to halt search for a foreign coach for the senior women national team. He believes that hiring an indigenous coach for the Falcons would reduce the financial burden on the federation...
One competition, one protest… new slogan of Nigerian football teams
In 2006, the Super Falcons of Nigeria made big headlines in some foreign media when the players sat in their hotel room in Johannesburg, South Africa...
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…