Monthly Archives: September 2021

How Banyana Banyana outfoxed Super Falcons in Lagos with youthful team

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist The handwriting was on the wall  that Super Falcons, as presently constituted, will have to undergo a surgical operation to be able to  compete with the emerging forces like South Africa if the 4-2 loss to Banyana Banyana in the final of the 6-Nation Invitational Friendly Matches held in Lagos is to ...

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Banyana Banyana hands Super Falcons 4-2 defeat on home soil to win Lagos Invitational Tournament

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist South Africa’s Banyana Banyana Coach Desiree Ellis will for long remain a heroine in Nelson Mandela country after she led her team to beat reigning African Champions Super Falcons of Nigeria 4-2 in the final of the 6-Nation Invitational Tournament decided on Tuesday at Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, Lagos The victory is ...

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Bragging Rights at Stake as Nigeria, South Africa Clash in Lagos 6-Nation Invitational Tournament Final

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist South Africa rather than Ghana or Cameroon is fast daring Nigeria as any football encounter between  both countries’ senior women’s teams in the recent time evokes alot of emotions like in today’s final match of the 6-Nation Invitational Tournament slated for Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, Lagos. Nigeria’s Super Falcons, the reigning African ...

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Again, Indomitable Lionesses fell to roar as Black Queens win 2-0 to end tourney on high

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist Black Queens of Ghana bounced back from despair to glory as two second half goals by Princella Adubea and Vivian Konadu helped them to beat Indomitable Lionesses ofCameroon 2-0 on Monday at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, to end the 6-Nation  Invitational Tournament in Lagos on a high. Also, the second defeat condemned ...

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Unbeaten Morocco, Mali settle for barren draw in 6-Nation Invitational in Lagos

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist Host of next edition of the African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON),  Morocco and Mali senior women’s football teams on Sunday played out a barren draw in both countries’ final match of the 6-Nation Invitational Football Tournament inside the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan Lagos. Both the Atlas Lionesses of Morocco and Mali’s  ...

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Coach Ellis bullish as South Africa mauls Ghana, set for Nigeria clash Tuesday

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist South Africa’s Banyana Banyana on Friday humiliated Black Queens of Ghana as they beat the West Africans 3-0 in the Match Day 3 of the 6-Nation Invitational Tournament holding at the refurbished Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan in Lagos state. This is even as Head Coach of South Africa, Desiree Ellis has said ...

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CAF, ICSS, UNITAR launch first UN certified Sport Safety, Security Training Programme for professionals in Africa

By Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in-Chief , Abuja To ensure safety in all football stadia across Africa, the Confederation of African Football (CAF), International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) and UNITAR’s International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL) jointly have announced the launch of the first United Nations (UN) certified Sport Safety and Security Training and Advanced Education Programme for professionals ...

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Morocco’s Atlas Lionesses earn historic win over Cameroon Lionesses

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist Fatima Tagnaout’s 78 minute goal was all the Atlas Lionesses needed to earn Morocco a historic 1-0 victory over the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon in the Match Day 2 of the on-going Lagos 6-Nation Invitational Friendlies played at Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan. This victory is even sweeter as the Moroccans have to ...

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Monday Gift’s brace earns Nigeria 2-0 victory over Mali in Lagos

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist Two “gifted goals”  late in the game scored by FC Robo of Lagos captain, Gift Monday, saved the day for Nigeria as the Super Falcons laboured to a 2-0 win over the Female Eagles of Mali in the opening match of the Lagos  6-Nation Invitational Friendly Matches holding at Mobolaji Johnson Arena, ...

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War of two birds as Super Falcons, Mali’s Les Aigles clash in Lagos

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist All is set for Nigeria’s Super Falcons and Les Aiglonnes (The Female Eagles) of Mali first match of the much-awaited Lagos 6-Nation Invitational Friendly Matches holding at the refurbished Mobolaji Johnson Arena formerly Onikan Stadium, Lagos Island today. On paper, an encounter between  Falcons and Les Aiglonnes of Mali, is expected to ...

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