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How South Africa abandoned Super Falcons after Olympics qualification

How South Africa abandoned Super Falcons after Olympics qualification

The Nigeria Football Federation has narrated the hostile treatment of the South African Football Association after the Super Falcons pipped Banyana Banyana to the Paris 2024 Olympics ticket on Tuesday.  Nigeria defeated South Africa 1-0 on aggregate despite settling for a goalless draw in Pretoria and they advanced to the Olympics stage for the first time since 2008. The result did not go down well with...

Nigeria vs South Africa: TV coverage, livestream & kick-off time of Olympics qualifiers

Nigeria vs South Africa: TV coverage, livestream & kick-off time of Olympics qualifiers

Nigeria and South Africa will go head to head in the first leg of final qualifiers for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium on Friday, April 5. Banyana Banyana, reigning African champions, will be looking to extend their recent dominance against Nigeria, record African champions, having won the last two matches between both countries. Nigeria and South Africa started their quest...

Women’s World Cup: Banyana Banyana boss Ellis relishing ‘underdog’ tag ahead of round of 16 tie

Olympics Qualifiers: South Africa boss Ellis ready for ‘do or die’ tie against Super Falcons

South Africa head coach Desiree Ellis is expecting a tough test when Banyana Banyana go up against Nigeria’s Super Falcons in the first leg of their CAF Olympic Qualifiers, slated for Friday. The reigning African champions will take on Nigeria at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja as they seek to secure one of the two qualifying tickets to the women's football event in Paris. Ellis,...

Women’s World Cup: FIFPRO steps in to assist Super Falcons over bonus dispute

14 players in Super Falcons camp as Nnadozie, Echegini & 9 others arrive Abuja

Africa’s best goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie, Juventus’ midfielder Jennifer Echegini and nine other players have touched down the Super Falcons base in Abuja on Tuesday ahead of their double-header against South Africa. The Randy Waldrum-led side will lock horns against the Banyana Banyana across two legs for a place in this summer’s Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Other arrivals include veteran defender Osinachi Ohale, midfield maestro Toni Payne,...

2023 African Games: Silver in women’s team tennis as Nigeria finishes second in overall standings

2023 African Games: Silver in women’s team tennis as Nigeria finishes second in overall standings

Nigeria capped off a successful outing at the 13th edition of the African Games in Accra, Ghana, with a silver medal in the women’s team tennis event, losing 2-0 to Egypt at the Borteyman sports complex on Saturday, March 23, the final day of the event. The West African powerhouse finished in second place in the overall medal standings for the seventh time and the third...