Super Falcons beat Ratels FC in AWCON warm-up match
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Super Falcons beat Ratels FC in AWCON warm-up match

Advertisement Nigeria’s Super Falcons defeated Naija Ratels FC 2-1 in a friendly match ahead of the 2022 Africa Women Cup of Nations. The match, played on Thursday at the training pitch of Package A of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, saw Falcons players displaying a high level of performance. Advertisement Francisca Ordega opened the scoring…

AWCON: Ayinde, Plumptre, Ordega arrive Super Falcons camp
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AWCON: Ayinde, Plumptre, Ordega arrive Super Falcons camp

Advertisement Super Falcons trio of Ashleigh Plumptre, Francisca Ordega, and Halimat Ayinde have arrived at the Super Falcons Abuja camp in preparation for the upcoming African Women Cup of Nations. The three players arrived on Tuesday, according to the Falcons’ verified Twitter account. Advertisement With the most recent additions, there are now 28 players in…

Why I pulled out of AWCON – Oparanozie
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Why I pulled out of AWCON – Oparanozie

Advertisement Super Falcons striker, Desire Oparanozie has explained reasons behind her withdrawal from the squad heading to Morocco for the 10th African Women Cup of Nations AWCON. Oparanozie, who plies her professional trade with Wuhan Jiangda of China via her official twitter handle @oparanozie9, explained her absence, adding that she will be cheering the team…

Super Falcons to play South Africa again in AWCON
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Super Falcons to play South Africa again in AWCON

Advertisement Defending champions, Super Falcons have been placed in the same group with arch-rivals South Africa ahead of the Africa Women’s Championship. Nigerian were drawn in Group C alongside South Africa, Burundi and Botswana. Advertisement Nigeria last played South Africa at the Aisha Buhari invitation tournament and it ended in a 4-2 victory of the…

Super Falcons lose to Canada in international friendly
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Super Falcons lose to Canada in international friendly

Advertisement On Friday, Nigeria’s Super Falcons lost 0-2 to their Canadian counterparts in the first of a two-game encounter between both sides. The friendly game at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver saw Nigeria’s goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie, and later Tochukwu Oluehi, making good saves to limit the 2020 Tokyo Olympic champions. Advertisement Falcons did their…

Asisat Oshoala stripped off Super Falcons captaincy
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Asisat Oshoala stripped off Super Falcons captaincy

Advertisement Asisat Oshoala has been stripped of the Nigeria women’s team captaincy, SportNewsAfrica can exclusively report. The Barcelona star, who vice-captained the Super Falcons at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, was elevated to the captaincy post on September 17, 2019, but 30 months later, the reigning and record-equaling four-time Africa Women’s Player of the…

Kelechi Nwankali breaks silence on feud with Huesca following contract termination!
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Kelechi Nwankali breaks silence on feud with Huesca following contract termination!

Advertisement Press Statement It comes with huge regret that I am writing this message after SD Huesca announced the Advertisement termination of my contract. I have kept silent out of respect for the Huesca Advertisement fans and my teammates, but I will no longer suffer in silence. The time has come for people to know…

Super Eagles third in Africa in latest FIFA rankings!
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Super Eagles third in Africa in latest FIFA rankings!

Advertisement Despite exiting the recently concluded Africa Cup of Nations in the first knockout round, Nigeria’s Super Eagles have risen four places in the latest FIFA rankings. Nigeria has risen to 32nd in the world, surpassing hosts Cameroon, finalists Egypt, and Tunisia, who ended Nigeria’s AFCON run. Advertisement Senegal, the newly crowned African champions, remain…

Former Super Falcons defender turns bus driver in London!
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Former Super Falcons defender turns bus driver in London!

Advertisement Former Super Falcons of Nigeria goalkeeper Rachael Ayegba is now a bus driver in London, England. Ayegba was a member of the Falcons team at the 2007 Women’s World Cup. Advertisement She was also part of the squad to the 2006 and 2008 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations nd had an 11-year stint as…

NFF appoints Madugu, Okon into Super Falcons technical crew!
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NFF appoints Madugu, Okon into Super Falcons technical crew!

Advertisement The Nigeria Football Federation have named coaches Justin Madugu and Edwin Okon to join the Super Falcons’ technical staff on Tuesday, following a recent decision to rejig the team’s technical staff. Madugu was named the Falcons’ new first assistant coach in a meeting presided over by NFF president Amaju Pinnick at the federation’s headquarters…