Monthly Archives: July 2021

CAF WCL: Confident Rivers Angels arrive Abidjan, set for WAFU-B tourney

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist Nigeria’s women’s football league champions, Rivers Angels Football Club have arrived Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, venue of the maiden CAF Women’s Champions League  West Africa Zone B tournament holding from June 24 to August 5, 2021. A contingent of 56 made up of players, coaching crew, backroom staff and Rivers states government officials ...

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Tokyo 2020: Netherlands go goals crazy, thrash Zambia 10-3

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No 1 Women’s Football Journalist Expectedly, Africa’s sole representative at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Zambia suffered a crushing defeat in the hands of the Dutch as the Zambians were walloped 10-3 by Netherlands in their  Group F opening match as women’s football took the center stage. Infact, the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup beaten finalist, Netherlands ...

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D’Tigers, D’Tigress final squads for Tokyo 2020 Olympics complete 

Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief Expectedly, Coaches of Nigeria’s senior Basketball teams, D’Tigers and D’Tigress have released their final 12-man rosters, ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. After one month of close camping in Sacramento and Las Vegas, United States of America (USA), D’Tigers’ American Head Coach, Mike Brown, in his wisdom picked no fewer than eight National Basketball Association ...

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Five home-based Falcons, officials arrive Austria camp as Waldrum invite 26

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist Five home-based Super Falcons out of the 26 invited by Coach Randy Waldrum and a handful of backroom staff  who left Lagos aboard Ethiopian Airlines arrived Austrian capital, Vienna on Thursday evening to begin a week plus one day training camp as part of the team’s elaborate preparations for both the Aisha ...

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CAF WCL: Officials of WAFU-B tourney clarify postponement as Rivers Angels depart July 22

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist The organizers of the forthcoming CAF Women’s Champions League  West African qualifying competition, WAFU-B Secretariat in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, has officially informed  Member Associations (MA) about the new date of the tournament. According to a  letter to Member Associations signed by Boureima Balima, Executive Director, WAFU-B, obtained by Sportsrevelation, the competition will now ...

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Pre-season, club duties may affect Super Falcons Austria camping

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist The proposed Austria camping of the Super Falcons may witness the absence of some key players again as the European clubs involved in  pre-season summer training may refuse to release their players for national duty. Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed a week-long training camp in Austria from July 16 to 24, ...

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Rivers Angels, Ghana Hasaacas clash in WAFU Group B opener July 17

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No. 1 Women’s Football Journalist Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL) Champions, Rivers Angels and Hasaacas Ladies of Ghana will clash in the opening day of the 2021 CAF Women’s Champions League WAFU-B mini tournament slated for Stade Champroux in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on 17, 2021. The Pride of Rivers as the club is known in Nigeria ...

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CAF WCL: Rivers Angels, Hasaacas, Niger Police in Group B as WAFU-B tourney kick off July 17

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL) Champions, Rivers Angels has been drawn in Group B with Ghana’s Hasaacas Ladies and Police  Sports Association FC from  Niger Republic, in the 2021 CAF Women’s Champions League WAFU-B mini tournament billed for Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire from July 17 to 30, 2021. Also, Group A comprises Ivoirein women’s ...

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