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2023 African Games: Falconets bag comfortable win over Morocco

2023 African Games: Danjuma confident Falconets can retain gold medal

Falconets head coach Christopher Musa Danjuma is confident his team can claim the women's football gold medal at the 2023 Africa Games after progressing to the final. The Nigerian ladies defeated Uganda 2-0 and will now face competition hosts Ghana on Thursday. The Falconets and Black Princesses faced each other in last year's WAFU B U-20 Championship final which the Ghanaians triumphed on penalties, and Danjuma...

U20 Women’s World Cup: Nigeria qualify for tournament in Colombia

U20 Women’s World Cup: Nigeria qualify for tournament in Colombia

Nigeria have booked a ticket in the 2024 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Colombia after defeating Burundi 2-0 in the second leg of the qualifiers in Abuja on Saturday. The Falconets built on their 1-0 win from the first-leg in Tanzania as Esther Ajakaye grabbed a second-half brace at the MKO Abiola National Stadium. It was a goalless affair in Abuja until Ajakaye broke the...

2024 FIFA U20WCQ: Falconets coach Danjuma calls up 25 players for Burundi clash

Falconets manager Christopher Danjuma has called up 25 players for the 2024 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifier against Burundi next month. Nigeria made it to the penultimate qualification round after edging past Tanzania 3-2 on aggregate in the previous round last month while Burundi dispatched DR Congo. Some of the players on the list are goalkeepers Anderlin Mgbechi and Shukurat Bakare, defenders Oluchi Ohaegbulam and...

2024 FIFA U20WCQ: 30 Falconets called up for Tanzania clash

Falconets coach Christopher Danjuma has called up 30 players ahead of their 2024 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifier against Tanzania next month. The Nigerian ladies received a bye into the third round of the qualifiers after Mauritius withdrew in the previous round and Dajuma has drawn up a squad that includes the likes of forwards Chiamaka Okwuchukwu and Opeyemi Ajakaye, midfielders Taiwo Afolabi and Chinyere...

WAFU U20 Women’s Cup: Nigeria thrash Niger 7-0

WAFU U20 Women’s Cup: Nigeria thrash Niger 7-0

The Falconets of Nigeria started their outing at the WAFU Zone B U-20 Women's Championship with a comfortable 7-0 thrashing of Niger Republic on Sunday. Christopher Danjuma's ladies stamped their authority at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi with three goals in the first-half. Esther Akajaye opened the scoring as early as in the fourth minute and added a second in the 13th minute before Mercy...