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19 Aug 2020
Co-Captain of the national women basketball team, D’Tigress, Evelyn Akhator, has dragged some of her colleagues to a project that will provide food for low-income earners
9 Aug 2019
It appears now that, when it comes to hosting FIFA competitions, Nigeria has perfected the 10-year cycle.
1 Aug 2019
Football’s world governing body FIFA has approved the expansion of the Women’s World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition.
9 Jul 2019
Politicians, athletes and even an astronaut celebrated the US victory in the women's World Cup on Sunday, and the mayor of New York announced a ticker tape parade for the football champions. A penalty by Megan Rapinoe and a strike by Rose Lavelle took the United States women to a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands…
7 Jul 2019
The United States retained the women's World Cup on Sunday as a Megan Rapinoe penalty and a superb Rose Lavelle strike gave the holders a 2-0 victory over...
6 Jul 2019
Sweden ended their women's World Cup campaign on a high by beating England 2-1 in Saturday's third-place play-off in Nice, as Sofia Jakobsson's first-half strike proved to be the winner. England were looking to claim the bronze medals for the second successive World Cup, but it was Peter Gerhardsson's side who finished third for the…
6 Jul 2019
USA star Megan Rapinoe hit out on Saturday at the scheduling of the women's World Cup final on the same day as two major men's international finals and said FIFA president Gianni Infantino's pledge to double the prize fund for the tournament is not enough. "It's terrible scheduling for everyone. That's a terrible idea to…
4 Jul 2019
England’s players and staff “woke up with a feeling of emptiness” after the Women’s World Cup semi-final defeat by the USA, said boss Phil Neville. The Lionesses have exited three major tournament in a row at the semi-final stage after the 2-1 loss in Lyon, reports BBC. “There is massive disappointment as we came to…
3 Jul 2019
The USA are in pole position to win the women's World Cup for the fourth time after beating England 2-1 to make Sunday's final, while the Lionesses miss out in the last four in their third straight major tournament.
3 Jul 2019
Megan Rapinoe has revealed that she should be fit for the women's World Cup final after admitting she was left out of the United States' 2-1 defeat of England due to a hamstring injury.
2 Jul 2019
England coach, Phil Neville says the United States has a ruthless streak. It’s one of the reasons the U.S. has never missed the semifinals...
29 Jun 2019
Stina Blackstenius stabbed home from close range in the second half to send Sweden into the last four of the women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory over Germany in Rennes on Saturday, ending a 24-year winless streak.....

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