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Again, South Africa humiliates Nigeria as Banyana beat Falcons 2-1 in group opener Monday

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No. 1 Women Football Journalist Again, South Africa’s Banyana Banyana defeated highly-rated Super Falcons of Nigeria 2-1 in the first group match of the 12th CAF Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) in Rabat, Morocco. Two second half goals scored by two forwards,  Jermaine Seoposenwe in the 61st minute and Hildah Magaia in the 63rd minute ...

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WAFCON 2022: Nigeria starts trophy defence with tricky tie against South Africa today 

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No. 1 Women Football Journalist The wait is finally over for the grudge match between reigning African Champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria and arch-rivals, Banyana Banyana of South Africa as both teams will  clash in their opening match of the 12th CAF Women’s Africa  Cup of Nations (WAFCON) in Morocco Monday evening. The top of the ...

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WAFCON 2022: Fireworks in Casablanca as Cameroon, Zambia clash in grudge match 

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No. 1 Women Football Journalist In continuation of the 12th CAF Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON), rivals Cameroon’s Indomitable Lionesses and Copper Queens of Zambia will headline the three matches which will feature on the card in Morocco today. The pitch of Complexe Mohammed V in Casablanca will be set ablaze when both countries clash again ...

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Dollars rain as CAF announces increase of 150% in TotalEnergies WAFCON prize money 

In line with the new policy at Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) to make women’s football in Africa globally competitive, the President of CA,  Dr Patrice Motsepe has announced an increase of 150% in prize money for the TotalEnergies Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, Morocco 2022. The tournament kicked off on Saturday night at 9:30 pm with hosts Morocco beating  ...

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WAFCON 2022: Hosts, Morocco edge Burkina Faso 1-0 in game opener

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No. 1 Women Football Journalist A first half goal scored by captain, Chizlane Chebbak was all the Atlas Lionesses of Morocco needed to defeat Lady Stallions of Burkina Faso 1-0 to claim all three points in the opening match of the 12th CAF Women’s Africa  Cup of Nations (WAFCON) Morocco 2022. Pundits had predicted that Morocco will ...

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African Women Go To War As 12th WAFCON Kicks off In Morocco Today

By Harry Awurumibe, Abuja Twenty four years after the first-ever African Women’s Championship (AWC), the equivalent of the men’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), took place in Nigeria, a North African country Morocco which featured in the competition in 1998, will host the 12th edition of the expanded football fiesta. It will hold from today (Saturday, July 2 to 23, ...

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Nike partners Oshoala to launch football academy in Lagos

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women’s Football Journalist Global sportswear manufacturer, Nike has teamed up with Football Club Barcelona women’s  star, Asisat Oshoala to launch  her self-named football academy in Nigeria. The outfit called Asisat Oshoala Academy (AOA) is part of the player’s efforts to promote women’s football and education of the girl-child especially those in her community in Lagos. ...

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JUST IN: Falcons hold second training in Rabat as Waldrum perfects tactics to beat S/Africa on Monday 

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No. 1 Women’s Football Journalist Reigning African champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria have intensified their training after settling down in  the palatial Hotel Rihab Rabat, Morocco on Monday even as the team targets first victory in the opening match. The Coach Randy Waldrum tutored team flew into Mohammed V International Airport in Casablanca from Lagos on ...

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JUST IN: Super Falcons arrive Rabat as training starts tomorrow

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women Football Journalist Reigning African  champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria have arrived Rabat, the capital city of the Kingdom of  Morocco ahead the 12th CAF Women’s Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) which kicks off on Saturday, July 2. It will end on Saturday, July 23, 2022. A Nigerian  delegation of 36 persons comprising of ...

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