Banyana Banyana calendar ahead of Rio Games

By Sizakele Nkosi     The South African Women’s National Team will play a friendly match against New Zealand on 28 July in Brazil. The game against New Zealand will take place six days ahead of Banyana Banyana's first game at the 2016 Rio Olympic games against Sweden.   Prior to the New Zealand

Rivers Angels extend lead

  Nigeria Women Premier League champions, Rivers Angels extended their lead in group B with 4 points after a 2-0 win over Confluence Queens at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt. Goals from Arit Itu and Osinachi Ohale ensured Angels enjoyed the win against the team from Kogi State. The visitors  gave

Banyana Nyandeni aware of colossal task ahead US friendly

  The South African Women's National Team will face USA in an international friendly on Saturday 9 July 2016 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Sasol Banyana are in camp and the match against the Americans will fall under Banyana final intensive Rio Olympics training programme. Kick-off is at 12h00 and 19h00 local

Rivers Angels maintain winning form

Goals from Amarachi Ojinma and Amaechi Ojini in each half propelled league champions, Rivers Angels to yet another win, 2-0 over FC Robo in a week 4 game of the Nigeria Women Premier League. Ojinma struck in the 20th minute to record her third goal in 3 appearances for the host

KeWPL Weekend Roundup: Top-scoring teams tamed

By Julia Wanjeri   Four matches were played over the weekend in the Kenya Women’s Premier League (KeWPL) and for the first time this season, it was not a goals festivity as defences proved impenetrable even to defending champions Thika Queens and league debutants Vihiga Queens who until the 4-5 June weekend

KeWPL: Akinyi to the rescue

By Julia Wanjeri     A tightly-contested encounter between the Soccer Sisters and Soccer Queens seemed headed for a draw when Rebecca Akinyi found the back of the net twice in quick succession to give the visitors a much-needed win at Camp Toyoyo Grounds, Nairobi, on Wednesday 1 June 2016. Missed chances Coming from a

Three key reasons why the NWPL must be sustained

By Kingsley Anugwolu  After several months of anxious and excruciating wait for the resumption of the once glorious Nigeria Women Premier League, NWPL, the new league season finally commenced on the 21 May, quenching the yearn of passionate followers and players alike, who have relentlessly petitioned the organizers—the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF,  for