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BREAKING:  Nigeria get easy FIFA Women’s World Cup draw in decades

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women Football Journalist  For the first time in eight FIFA Women’s World Cup draws, Nigeria has been handed an easy group in the 2023 edition as the draws for the 32 countries participating in the global football fiesta held today at Aotea Center, Auckland, New Zealand.    The former African Champions Nigeria has been drawn ...

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India 2022: Bankole dedicates Flamingos victory over USA to Nigerians

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women Football Journalist  Head Coach of Nigeria’s U-17 women’s football team, the Flamingos has dedicated his wards’ qualification for the country’s first-ever semi final stage of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, to Nigerian fans.   Nigeria on Friday at  DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai, India defeated championship favourites, the United States of America (USA) ...

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Nigerian-born striker, Ijeh powers Växjo DFF to Premier League in Sweden 

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women Football Journalist Even with the last match of the 2022 season against Bergdalens IK at Borås Arena tomorrow yet to be played, Nigerian-Swedish striker, Evelyn Ijeh and her Växjö DFF  have mathematically won the Elitettan, the 1st Division of the Sweden women’s football league which ends on Saturday, October 22.   This is even ...

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2024 Olympics African qualifiers: Optimistic Yusuf, U-23 Eagles off to Tanzania

By Harry Awurumibe, Editor-in -Chief, Abuja  Nigeria’s U-23 national team, Olympic Eagles on Thursday left Nigeria for Dar-es-Salaam, the capital of Tanzania for the first leg of the qualifying match for the 2023 U-23 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) which will serve as qualifiers for the 2024 Olympic Games football event.   This is even as Head Coach, Salisu Yusuf has expressed his ...

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REVEALED: Super Falcons to face USA, Germany, Japan as 2023 World Cup Draw holds Saturday 

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women Football Journalist Few days to the draw for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup final in Australia and New Zealand, former African Champions,  Super Falcons risk facing tough opponents in the group stage after series of bad results in international matches have conspired to lump Nigeria in Pot 4 amongst the weakest teams in ...

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India 2023: Flamingos soar above Chile as Nigeria, Germany qualify for quarterfinal

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women Football Journalist Nigeria’s junior women’s football team, the Flamingos  on Monday edged out Chile to the quarterfinals ticket with a 2-1 victory in their FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup last group match in Bhubaneswar, India.   Flamingos’ forward Blessing Emmanuel put Nigeria ahead in just 4th minute of the important match which will determine the ...

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India 2022: Nigeria thrash N/Zealand 4-0 as Flamingos return to winning ways

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No. 1 Women’s Football Journalist  Apparently to clear any doubts of the team’s ability to compete after suffering a 1-2 loss in the opening match against Germany, Nigeria’s U-17 women’s football team,  Flamingos on Friday in Goa, India, bounced back to the winning ways with a 4-0 thrashing of hapless New Zealand U-17 women’s football side. ...

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India 2022: Flamingos start campaign on losing note, fall 2-1 to ‘German Machines’

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women Football Journalist  Nigeria’s U-17 women’s football team, Flamingos on Tuesday started their campaign in the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s  World Cup final in India on a wrong footing, losing 2-1 to their opponents, Germany despite going in front in the 30th minute courtesy of a well taken free-kick on the edge of the penalty ...

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Maureen Mmadu Academy Ends Morocco Tour on High, Wallop Anwar AlmostakbaL 2-0

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women Football Journalist The visiting Maureen Mmadu Kiddies Academy team last night  defeated  Anwar Almostakbal Sporting Club of  Casablanca 2-0 to end their 10-day training tour of Morocco on a high note.   Damilola Odebode scored the first goal in the 25 minutes while Juliet Eghbuna,  captain of the team scored the second goal in the ...

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REVEALED: Why Japan’s Nadeshiko beat Super Falcons in Kobe

By Harry Awurumibe, Africa’s No.1 Women Football Journalist   For ardent followers of women’s footballl in Nigeria, it was not a big surprise that the Super Falcons of Nigeria suffered yet another defeat in international friendly match, this time against Japan in Kobe in the early hours of Friday.   Two second-half goals by nimble-footed  forward, Mina Tanaka condemned the Super ...

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