WAFCON 2022 : Four observations from Nigeria's 1-0 loss to Zambia's Copper Queens
Published: July 22, 2022
The Super Falcons failed to win the bronze medal of the 2022 Women's Africa Cup of Nations after a narrow 1-0 defeat to the Copper Queens of Zambia on Friday night.   Evarine Katongo's first half strike was enough for Zambia to clinch the third place medal over Nigeria.   Allnigeriasoccer.com pres...
Nigeria 0 Zambia 1 : Super Falcons end WAFCON 2022 on a disappointing note
Published: July 22, 2022
Super Falcons' pride was severely hurt by Zambia Friday night in the third place final of the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco as the nine-time African champions were defeated 1-0 at the Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca reports All Nigeria Soccer.   A first half goal credited to Evarine Katongo d...
NFF boss Pinnick celebrates Barcelona striker for winning CAF POTY (Women) for fifth time
Published: July 22, 2022
President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick has congratulated Super Falcons' forward Asisat Oshoala on her historic feat of becoming the African Woman Player of the Year for the fifth time, at the CAF Awards ceremony that took place in Rabat, Morocco on Thursday. ...
Sodje lauds Oshoala on CAF's POTY Award, rues WAFCON semifinal defeat to Morocco
Published: July 22, 2022
Former Super Eagles defender Sam Sodje has heaped plaudits on Nigeria's Women's Africa Footballer of the Year Asisat Oshoala on her historic fifth prize which makes the most decorated African footballer.   Oshoala retained the crown she won last year when the Confederation of African Football (CAF) honou...
WAFCON third place spot: Three things Super Falcons need to do ahead of Zambia clash
Published: July 22, 2022
One of the two key matches that remain in the African Women Cup Of Nations competition is the battle for the third-place position between the Nigerian Super Falcons and the Zambian Copper Queens.   This will be the Super Falcons' final game of their failed title defence after Randy Waldrum's women lost t...
Barcelona striker Oshoala named CAF POTY (Women) for a record fifth time
Published: July 21, 2022
Barcelona's Nigeria international striker Asisat Oshoala has been named the CAF Player of the Year (Women) for a record fifth time.   The former Liverpool and Arsenal star saw off competition from Ajara Nchout Njoya (Cameroon & Internazionale Milano) and Grace Chanda (Zambia & BIIK Kazygurt) to win the prest...
WAFCON 2022 Nigeria v Zambia : Match preview, what to expect, kickoff time
Published: July 21, 2022
Currently, two matches remain in the African Women Cup Of Nations competition, and the third-place match between the Nigerian Super Falcons and the Zambian Copper Queens is one of them.   The Super Falcons will lock horns with the Copper Queens to decide the third place winner of the WAFCON tomorrow Friday, July...
'Once a Ger, always a Ger' - Super Eagles star pays tribute to Rangers players, fans after Ajax move
Published: July 20, 2022
Calvin Bassey has taken to social media to pay tribute to his former teammates at Glasgow Rangers as well as the fans of the Scottish Premiership giants after completing his move to Dutch champions Ajax Amsterdam on Wednesday.   The Leicester City academy product has now become the most expensive Nigerian defend...
How can Dennis fit in with Awoniyi at Nottingham Forest if proposed transfer goes through?
Published: July 20, 2022
The transfer window is rumbling on with so many deals getting completed while others break down for one reason or another.   Nigerian players are not excluded from the hustle and bustle of the transfer window as many have sealed new moves while others are attracting interest from other clubs.   Reports fr...
'You can't train without a shin guard' - Musa reveals Oliseh brought discipline to Super Eagles
Published: July 20, 2022
Since 2010 after making his Super Eagles debut under Augustine Eguavoen, Ahmed Musa has worked with a plethora of national team coaches.   The former CSKA Moscow and Kano Pillars star has explained why ex-Nigeria managers Sunday Oliseh and Stephen Keshi had the most profound impact on his international career. ...
'They had the Nigerian spirit in them' - NFF boss Pinnick showers encomiums on Super Falcons
Published: July 19, 2022
President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick has showered encomiums on nine-time African champions, Super Falcons for a valiant display despite several odds and obstacles in their Women AFCON semi final encounter against host nation Morocco in Rabat on Monday night. ...
Nigerian whizkid makes a splash at trials but Glasgow Rangers will not sign him this summer
Published: July 19, 2022
Nigeria underage international Thompson Ishaka was the star attraction at Glasgow Rangers B pre-season training with a string of brilliant performances for David McCallum's team.   The Light Blues have maintained a long-term interest in the talented teenage winger as he trained with the B team earlier in the...
Lasers must be banned and four other observations from Nigeria's gallant loss to Morocco
Published: July 19, 2022
There will be new winners of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations after defending champions Nigeria lost 5-4 to Morocco on penalties in the semifinals on Monday.   The game had ended 1-1 in regulation time. This is allnigeriasoccer.com's five takeaways fro the game.   1. Lasers Must Be Banned   ...
WAFCON 2022 : How Nigeria players rated in historic match against Morocco
Published: July 19, 2022
Nigeria's Super Falcons bowed out of the 2022 CAF Women's Africa Cup of Nations on Monday night at the Stade Mohammed Stadium in Morocco by the host nation after a 5-4 penalty shootout loss.   The loss means that Nigeria will face Zambia in the battle for third place as South Africa and Morocco progress ...
Morocco 1 Nigeria 1 (5-4 pens) : La Decima dream over as 9-woman Falcons go down fighting
Published: July 19, 2022
Nigeria's Super Falcons dream of a 10th Women's Africa Cup of Nations title was ended Monday night in Rabat as the team were defeated 5-4 on penalties by hosts Morocco after a pulsating goalless 120 minutes of action.   The Falcons finished with nine women following the red cards to Halimat Ayinde and Ra...