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Nigeria’s Falconets dump hosts South Africa 2-0 in World Cup final playoff

Nigeria U20 women’s team, the Falconets, today recorded a big 2-0 win away in South Africa in a World Cup U20 playoff at the old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. The return leg will be played in Benin City, Nigeria,...

NFF still hush-hush on Eaglets, Flying Eagles coaches, political jockeying delays appointments

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are yet to decide on the coaches for the country’s U17 and U20 teams amid rumours of changes of initial recommendations. The NFF technical committee met in Abuja Thursday, but the issue of the coaching...

NFF technical committee to quiz Swede coach for Super Falcons post

SCORENigeria has specially gathered that the newly inaugurated NFF technical committee headed by Ahmed Yusuf Fresh will open talks with a top Swede coach for the vacant post in the Super Falcons. American coach Randy Waldrum was in line to...

‘World-class coach’ for Super Falcons, face France April 4

NFF president Amaju Pinnick has disclosed the country’s women’s team, the Super Falcons, will in two weeks have a “world-class coach”, while also announcing the team’s friendly against France on April 4. American coach Randy Waldrum recently turned down a...

Super Falcons shattered after coach Randy Waldrum dumps Nigeria

Sweden-based forward Ngozi Ikobi has said the Super Falcons are devastated after American coach Randy Waldrum finally dumped an offer to handle the Nigeria women’s team. Falcons coach designate Waldrum was yesterday named coach of University of Pittsburg. “We were all...

Flamingoes coach Nikyu targets big home win against Cameroon in World Cup playoff

Flamingoes coach Bala Nikyu has said he hopes to put behind him a disappointing showing against Ethiopia with a big win at home against Cameroon on the way to qualifying for the 2018 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup. The Flamingoes...

Flamingoes battle rampant Cameroon February for 2018 U17 Women’s World Cup place

Nigeria’s Flamingoes will take on a rampant Cameroon in February for a place in next year’s U17 Women’s World Cup in Uruguay. The hurriedly-assembled Flamingoes scraped to the final playoffs after they beat Ethiopia on the away goals rule following...

Super Falcons plan France friendly, get new coach in 2 weeks – Officials

Officials have said African champions Nigeria plan a friendly against France, while new coach Randy Waldrum will finalise his appointment in two weeks. Head of the women’s football committee at the NFF, Ayo Omidiran disclosed on a radio programme monitored...

Flamingoes held by hosts Ethiopia in U17 Women’s World Cup qualifier

Nigeria’s U17 women’s team were today forced to a 1-1 draw by home team Ethiopia in a FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup qualifier played in Addis Ababa. The visiting Nigerians, who are coached by Bala Nikyu, took the lead after...

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Sports Minister pushes for re-appointment of Manu Garba as Golden Eaglets coach

SCORENigeria has specially gathered that on the intervention of a former sports minister, Manu Garba may now be re-installed as coach of the Golden Eaglets, while Abdul Maikaba be moved up to the U20s, the Flying Eagles. Maikaba, who led...

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Onazi talks tough ahead Galatasaray clash

Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi has told ScoreNigeria.com.ng his Turkish club Trabzonspor will remain unbeaten when they host Galatasaray on Saturday in a league game. Trabzonspor have been unbeaten...

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