Opinion

New Super Falcons is possible

By Harry Awurumibe The Super Falcons of Nigeria’s 2-0 emphatic away victory over host The Fennecs of Algeria in Blida last week Wednesday with entirely home- based players may have opened a new chapter in the history of women’s football in Nigeria.   Without the armada of Nigeria’s overseas-based professional players plying their trades in European, Asia and American women’s ...

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France 2019 Final: Lyon, the city for women’s football

When Lyon defeated Barcelona 4-1 in Budapest in May’s UEFA Women’s Champions League final, it was their sixth European title this decade and fourth in a row. The world over, Lyon is seen as the blueprint for growth within women’s football. A club that offers a full-time, professional environment with some of the best facilities in the women’s game. Seventeen ...

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Super Falcons: Much ado about bonus payments 

By Harry Awurumibe,  Women’s Football expert  Ordinarily one will not spend time to talk about the furore surrounding Nigeria’s senior women’s football team, Super Falcons recent acts of fighting hard off the pitch to demand for money instead of doing well in the field of play. The Director of Communications of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ademola Olajire has in ...

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Super Eagles, Egypt 2019 And Pinnick’s Haters Tactics

By Harry Awurumibe, Public Affairs Analyst With just few weeks to the commencement of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, one would have thought that the “enemies” of   the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Melvin Pinnick will sheath their swords to allow him to plan how Nigeria will lift the coveted African Cup for the fourth ...

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