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Costa Rica 2022: Falconets qualify for quarter-final stage as Nigeria pip Korea Republic 1-0

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No. 1 Women Football Journalist The Falconets late Sunday night qualified for the quater-final round of the on-going FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica as Esther Onyenezide’s 83 minute goal assisted by forward  Chiamaka Okwuchukwu ensured Nigeria beat Korea Republic 1-0 to secure six points in two games in Group C after recording a ...

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Costa Rica 2022: How Falconets outfoxed opponents in Nigeria’s 1-0 win over France

By Harry Awurumibe,  Africa’s  No. 1 Women Football JournaliWOMEN Nigeria’s junior women’s football team,  Falconets in the early hours of Friday outfoxed their hard fighting opponents from France as the two-time runners-up overcame a torrential rain and an hour’s delay to beat Europe’s top team France 1-0 in the opening match of Group C of the 10th FIFA U-20 Women’s ...

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FIFA U-20 WWC: Nigeria’s Falconets on the March Again

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No. 1 Women’s Football Journalist  Less than 24 hours to the start of the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica, Nigeria’s junior women’s football team, Falconets, have another opportunity to claim the coveted trophy for the first time in history. There is no better time for the highly successful U- 20 team to ...

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UEFA Women’s Euro 2022: What Nigeria can learn from England 

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women Football Journalist It took only 10 months for England senior women’s football team, Three Lionesses’ Head Coach, Sarina Petronella Wingman- Glotzbach to guide England to UEFA Euro Women’s Championship victory after several years of trophy drought in both men and women  football competitions. For 56 years, England could only boast of the 1966 FIFA ...

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Morocco 2022 Fallout: Before The  Super Falcons Become Extinct

….The concluding part of yesterday’s piece By Harry Awurumibe, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Abuja ‘Zambia are also a rising power in Women’s Football. The point is that the days of our much vaunted boast that we ‘ set records and break them’ on the African continent is almost over. As good as it feels, that ceiling is way too low, and it is ...

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Morocco 2022 Fallout: Before The  Super Falcons Become Extinct

By Harry Awurumibe, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Abuja As Nigerians, especially women’s football followers struggle to come to terms with the dismal performance of the dethroned African Champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria at the just concluded 12th CAF Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) in Morocco, Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist, in this report x-rays an article written by veteran journalist, ...

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REVEALED: How South Africa plotted Nigeria’s dethronement as African Champions, emerge new Queens  

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women Foot all Journalist It took two years and six months for South Africa Football Association (SAFA) to plot the dethronement of 9-time African Champions and defending champions of the just concluded 12th CAF Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) tagged Morocco 2022. After several years of being in the shadow of Nigeria by suffering ...

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EXPOSED: How technical ineptitude ruined  Super Falcons’s chances of retaining WAFCON trophy in Morocco 

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist Never in the 32 years history of Nigeria”s Super Falcons have the team lost three matches in one single championship. No coach of the 9-time African Champions had lost many Grade A international matches than the present Super Falcons Head Coach, Randy Waldrum, who is coaching the most successful team in the ...

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BREAKING: Super Falcons sneak into Lagos as players, officials head different direction 

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women Football Journalist The official Nigerian delegation to the ill-fated pursuit of 10th Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) trophy  in Morocco, sneaked into the country in the wee hours of Monday. The delegation made up of the renaming members of the technical crew, backroom staff and some administrative staff of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) ...

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