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Super Falcons Soar In Fifa Rankings Retain Top Spot In Africa

Super Falcons Soar in FIFA Rankings, Retain Top Spot in Africa

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have climbed eight positions in the latest FIFA women’s rankings, moving from 40th to 32nd globally. The team’s impressive ascent is attributed to their strong performance in the recently concluded 2023 Women’s World Cup. The Falcons maintained their status as Africa’s number-one female national team. They advanced to the second round of …

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Amusan Vows Comeback After 100M Hurdles World Title Upset

Amusan Vows Comeback After 100m Hurdles World Title Upset

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan expressed her determination to return stronger after her recent defeat in the women’s 100m hurdles. She lost her world title to Jamaica’s Danielle Williams in Budapest. Speaking to journalists post-race, Amusan reflected on the challenges leading up to the final. She expressed gratitude for the unwavering support she received. Amusan stated,”I’m grateful …

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Sports Minister Urged To Partner With Industry Experts

Sports Minister Urged to Partner with Industry Experts

John Owan-Enoh, the freshly inaugurated Sports Development Minister of Nigeria, is being guided by industry stakeholders. Their primary advice? Collaborate closely with technocrats who resonate with his vision. Various stakeholders shared their insights and hopes for the minister’s tenure in a series of interviews conducted in Ibadan. Jubril Mohammed, a seasoned Legal practitioner, underscored the …

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Sports Minister No Need To Be Footballer For Leadership

Sports Minister: No Need to Be Footballer for Leadership

The newly appointed Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Enoh, has responded to critics who doubted his ability to lead the sports sector, emphasizing that one doesn’t need to be a footballer to provide effective leadership. The 57-year-old’s appointment by President Bola Tinubu last Wednesday raised eyebrows among stakeholders, as Enoh, a farmer and politician, …

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Bendel Insurance Defeats Aso Chlef In Confederation Cup Match

Bendel Insurance Defeats ASO Chlef in Confederation Cup Match

Bendel Insurance marked their return to continental football with a triumphant start. The Nigerian team overcame ASO Chlef with a 1-0 scoreline in the CAF Confederation Cup’s preliminary round. Imade Osarenkhoe’s goal in the first half at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Edo State, sealed the victory. The Benin Arsenal, as they’re fondly known, found their …

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Amokachis Son Nazim Joins Zambian Club Napsa Stars

Amokachi’s Son, Nazim, Joins Zambian Club NAPSA Stars

Nazim, the twin son of renowned former Super Eagles forward Daniel Amokachi, has officially joined the Zambia Premier League club, NAPSA Stars. Before this, Nazim was part of the Nigeria Professional Football League team, Lobi Stars. The 27-year-old footballer recently inked a two-year contract with NAPSA Stars. Expressing his excitement, Nazim stated on the club’s …

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Uzodimma Honours Super Falcons Stars With Land And Monetary Rewards

Uzodimma Honours Super Falcons Stars with Land and Monetary Rewards

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has recognised the contributions of Imo-born Super Falcons players to the nation’s footballing success. During a reception at the Government House in Owerri, he lauded Chiamaka Nnadozie, Desire Oparanozie, Osinachi Ohale, and Tochukwu Oluehi. The governor praised the Super Falcons for their commendable performance at the 2023 FIFA Women’s …

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Controversy Surrounds Limited Falcons Reception By Presidency

Controversy Surrounds Limited Falcons’ Reception by Presidency

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has come under scrutiny after only three members of the 23-woman Super Falcons squad were received by the wife of the President, Remi Tinubu, in Abuja. A senior NFF official revealed that the federation’s General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi, informed players and officials that the Presidency requested the team list be …

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10 Player England Triumphs Over Nigeria In Tense Penalty Shootout

10-Player England Triumphs Over Nigeria in Tense Penalty Shootout

In a nail-biting encounter, England narrowly secured their spot in the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals, overcoming Nigeria 4-2 in a penalty shootout in Brisbane. The match, which saw 50,000 spectators in attendance, ended in a 0-0 draw after extra time. Nigeria showcased a commendable performance, creating numerous opportunities throughout the game. However, England’s resilience saw …

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Super Falcons Eye Historic Victory Against European Champions England

Super Falcons Eye Historic Victory Against European Champions England

The Super Falcons of Nigeria are gearing up for a monumental clash against European champions England in the Women’s World Cup last 16. Nigeria’s coach, Randy Waldrum, expressed optimism about the upcoming match, stating that a victory against England would be “transformational” for women’s football in Nigeria. The Super Falcons have consistently participated in every …

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