End of road to Ghana for Gambia after heavy defeat to Nigeria

by John Mendy Gambia’s Senior Women National team's dream of reaching their first-ever nations cup appearance has been dashed in Lagos. A baptism of fire in the hands of African champions, Nigeria on Monday made the Queen Scorpions realize how much of a world-class opponent the eight-time winners are. The Queen Scorpions failed to

Names & Numbers: Keeping up with the Nigeria Women Premier League

Six match days gone, the 2017/18 Nigeria Women Premier League season is going on strong in exciting and intriguing fashion. It has so far seen 75 goals in 47 matches which is an average of 1.5 goals per game. There have been 12 goalless draws and there is still one

ROAD TO GHANA 2018: Gambia line up Mali friendly ahead of Nigeria clash

By John Mendy Gambia’s Women's National team will host two international warm up friendlies against their West African counterparts Mali later this week. The Gambia play Mali in double legged international friendly matches slated for May 16th and 19th respectively. The friendlies form part of Coach Mariama Sowe’s readiness to face Africa’s eight-time

NWPL Matchday 3 wrap: Edo Queens’ Nneka Julius scores season’s first hat trick in emphatic win over hapless Heartland Queens

Confluence Queens claimed their first win of the 2017/18 Nigeria Women Premier League season on Wednesday April 25 with a 1-0 victory over Rivers Angels who on the flip side suffered their first defeat of the season. The intense matchday three encounter decided at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja kept spectators

NWPL Matchday 1 Wrap: Super Falcons coach in the stands as barren draws headline proceedings

Head Coach of Nigeria’s senior women’s national team, Thomas Dennerby was present at one of the match venues on Wednesday as six Matchday 1 Nigeria Women Premier League encounters were decided across the country. The 2017/2018 season officially got underway on Saturday in Lafia where defending champions Nasarawa Amazons were surprisingly

Umotong, Dike make national team return as Nigeria announce squad for France friendly

Photo credit: GettyImages Over two years have passed since Ini-Abasi Umotong and Courtney Dike were last invited to Nigeria's Senior Women’s Team, the Super Falcons. However they are back in the team under new coach Thomas Dennerby, having been named alongside 15 other players for a friendly against France. Nigeria are scheduled