Author Archives: harry awurumibe

Friendlies: Omeruo, Simon among early birds in Eagles’ Austria camp

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief Defender Kenneth Omeruo and forward Moses Simon were among the early arrivals at the Super Eagles’ Hotel die Zeit an der Glan in Austria on Monday morning, ahead of the international friendly matches against African champions Algeria and Africa’s number two –ranked team, Tunisia. Forwards Samuel Kalu and Chidera Ejuke, defender Leon Balogun and goalkeeper Mathew Yakubu ...

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At last, Randy Waldrum becomes Super Falcons’ Head Coach

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief Three years after rejecting the plum job, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the appointment of United States of America (USA) tactician, Randy Waldrum as the new Head Coach of the Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons. Waldrum, an American who played as a midfielder in his playing days had turned down the offer to coach Super ...

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2021 FIFA U-17/20 Women’s World Cup: Covid-19 may stop African teams 

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief Nigeria’s two age-grade women’s football teams, Falconets and Flamingos may not participate in the 2021 FIFA Women’s World Cup final slated for India,  CostaRica and Panama. World football ruling body, FIFA has scheduled the U-20 Women’s World Cup final for January 20 to February 6, 2021 in Costa Rica and Panama. Also, the U-17 Women’s World Cup ...

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Super Falcons still without a coach, NFF appoints Bosso Flying Eagles boss, Danjuma, Olowookere to head Falconets,  Flamingos 

Harry Awurumibe,  Editor-in-Chief The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has composed new technical crews for a number of National Teams even as it failed to yet again to name the Head Coach and coaching crew of the African Champions  Super Falcons.  According to a press release signed NFF Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire on Friday the composition sees the return of ...

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Exclusive! Nigeria’s new Nike Jerseys hit Lagos October 1, Ekong, Oshoala model kit

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief The much-awaited Nigeria’s national teams new Nike kits will hit retail shops in Lagos on October 1 even as five Super Eagles and two Super Falcons players performed the official unveiling of the kits at the weekend. Sportsrevelation exclusively learnt that the new Nike kits will be available in retail sport shops across Lagos state for fans ...

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Rohr drops Uzoho, Ezenwa for Eagles’ Austrian friendlies, list Musa, 24 others

Harry Awurumibe, Edito-in-Chief Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has invited 25 players ahead of next month’s friendly matches against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia, scheduled for Austria without two FIFA World Cup goalkeepers, Francis Uzoho and Ikechukwu Ezenwa in the list. Five other players have been put on standby. In the three –time ...

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England 2022: Iceland, Sweden destroy opponents, Denmark wallop Bosnia-H

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-chief Icelandic senior women’s football team were in devastating mood yesterday as they whitewashed opponents Latvia 9-0 in the first match of the resumed European  Women’s Championship England 2022 qualifiers. Also, Sweden, Bronze medallist in the last FIFA Women’s World Cup final in France in 2019 continued where they stopped by hammering hapless Hungary 8-0 yesterday at home. ...

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Europe restarts England 2022 qualifiers, Sweden host Hungary today

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-chief Sweden will today host Hungary in continuation of the 2022 UEFA Women’s Championship slated for England. The Championship was billed for July 2021 in England but the outbreak of novel Coronavirus  (Covid-19) resulted to the worldwide suspension of football activities Sportsrevelation reports. But the European football governing body, UEFA has lifted the suspension of the qualifiers starting ...

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NFF Head of ICT, Tolu Abe laid to rest

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-chief The remains of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Head of  Information Communications Technology (ICT) Unit, Tolulope Abe, who died a fortnight ago was Saturday commited to mother earth at Gudu cemetery in Abuja. The indefatigable ICT expert died after a complication arising from a stomach surgery last month in Abuja. Present at Abe’s burial at Gudu cemetery in ...

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At last, CAF to send six teams to 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup final 

 Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-chief The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) is set to send no fewer than six teams to the 2023 Women’s World Cup final billed for Australia and New Zealand. This cheering news came from no less a personality than the Vice President of CAF and South Africa Football Association (SAFA) President, Dr. Danny Jordaan. Jordaan, also the South ...

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