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Super Falcons Win Ninth African Title, Buhari Congratulates Team

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have emerged the champions of Africa for an amazing ninth time as they beat South Africa 4-3 on Saturday in a nervy final match at the Accra Sports Stadium. The Falcons were pushed to the wire as they had to go through the extra time and penalty kicks for the first time in their nine ...

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Super Falcons Tame Cameroonian Lioness, Qualify For AWCON Final

The Super Falcons of Nigeria on Tuesday defeated the Three Lionesses of Cameroon to qualify for the final of the 2018 African Women Cup Of Nations (AWCON). The match ended in penalties with the Falcons winning 4-2. The highly competitive semi-final match in the Ghanaian stadium ended 0-0 after 90 minutes of football. An extra time of 30 minutes also ...

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Buhari Approves N471.8 million For Payment Of Super Eagles, Falcons

The Office of theACCOUNTANT General of the Federation has released the mandate to Central Bank of Nigeria for payment of naira equivalent of US$1,173,820.00 at N305/$  to Nigeria Football Federation to pay outstanding winning bonuses for Super Eagles in the 2018 World Cup Qualifying Matches and for the Super Falcons’ participation in the 10th Women’s Africa nations Cup. This is ...

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After Super Falcons Protest, Buhari Orders Payment Of Allowances In 24 Hours

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate payment of all outstanding allowances and bonuses being owed the Super Falcons, an official said on Wednesday in Abuja. The Falcons had earlier on Wednesday embarked on a protest march against the non-payment of their allowances by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The footballers, who won the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations, AWCON, ...

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Allowances: Super Falcons March To Aso Rock

Protesting Super Falcons have marched to the Presidential Villa in Abuja where they were received by President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Malam Abba Kyari. Kyari told the African women’s football champions that the government was aware of their situation and promised that their grievances will be resolved in two days. One of the players told me that they have ...

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No One Believed Falcons Would Win Trophy, Reason For Not Making Money Available – Sports Minister

The Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung on Thursday once again threw another bomb shell. He said no one expected the Super Falcons to win the African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) trophy for the seventh time last Saturday in Cameroon, and that was why money was not readily made available. He said it took the government by surprise as proper arrangements ...

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8th AWCON Win: Super Falcons Stage A Sit-In Hotel Protest Over Unpaid Allowances

Nigeria’s national women’s football team have launched a protest against the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for withholding allowances as the African country experiences its first recession in more than a decade. The Super Falcons have staged a sit-in at aHOTEL IN the capital city of Abuja, having taken their eighth African title on Saturday yet not received payments for qualifying. Players ...

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Pay Super Falcons’ Allowances, Sports Enthusiasts Tell NFF

Some sports enthusiasts in Saki, Oyo State, on Tuesday appealed to the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) to pay allowances of the Super Falcons, who have just won the continental championship. Some members of the squad in Abuja on Monday threatened to occupy the National Assembly if their allowances and bonuses were not paid. Speaking with NAN in separate interviews, some ...

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Breaking News: Nigeria Nip Cameroon 1-0 To Lift Eighth AWCON Titile

The Nigerian Super Falcons have emerged champions of Africa again after beating Cameroon 1-0 in the finals of the 2016 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations on Saturday. Desire Oparanozie scored the only goal that saw the Falcons beat the Indomitable Lionesses in a nervy final match played at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Omnisports Stadium in Yaoundé. The win has seen Nigeria ...

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AWCON 2016: Nigeria’s Super Falcons Defeat South Africa, To Face Cameroon In Final

The Super Falcons of Nigeria are through to the final of the 2016 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations. Desire Oparanozie was the hero for the Nigerian ladies in Tuesday’s semi final clash as her thunderous second half free kick proved to be enough to hand the Falcons a 1-0 win over the hard fighting Bayana Bayana of South Africa. Interestingly, ...

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