NWSL: Ordega spearheads Spirit draw at Orlando

Rachael Ugiagbe Francisca Ordega was a substitute as Washington Spirit played out a 1-1 draw at Orlando Pride in a National Women Soccer League (NWSL) match. In an encounter that saw five-time FIFA Women's Footballer of the Year, Brazil's Marta making her debut for the Pride, both sides could not find

UWCL: Ebere unused in PSG’s Barcelona revenge

Rachael Ugiagbe  Ngozi Ebere's PSG are close to qualifying for the final of the UEFA Women's Champions League, after defeating Barcelona 3-1 in Saturday, April 22 semifinal tie. Ebere was missing in action in a match played at the Mimi Estadi Stadium which had a record of 10,352 spectators in attendance. The French

Super Falcons abroad: Sweden

By Rachael Ugiagbe Four Nigeria internationals were involved in league matches, the weekend of April 23 2017, in one of Europe's top women's league, the Damallsvenskan of Sweden. Falcons and former Houston Dash defender Osinachi Ohale, made her debut for Swedish side Vittsjo GIK, as they were held to a 1-1 home draw

Turf and Luck ruined our chances for a win – Coach Whyte

By Rachael Ugiagbe and Janine Anthony. Coach of Ibom Angels Ogbonda Whyte, cast a disappointed figure as his side succumbed to another loss on the road on matchday four of the Nigeria Women Premier league (NWPL). On Wednesday April 19, the visiting side squandered an early lead as eventual Group A

Matchday 4 Round Up: Unbeaten run halted, Away wins on the rise

By Rachael Ugiagbe Confluence Queens unbeaten status in the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) came to an end on Wednesday, after losing to Edo Queens in a week four clash at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium. In a pulsating game overshadowed by downpour, the hosts took the lead after 19 minutes through

Orji clinches Hungarian title in style

By Rachael Ugiagbe Nigeria international Ebere Orji on Wednesday won the Hungarian Women's Cup title with Ferencvaros. The match which was played at the Hidegkuti Nandor Stadion, saw Ferencvaros defeated Gyori Eto 6-0 to emerge winners of the encounter. The wins also sees coach Balazs Dornyei's side, successfully defend their women's cup

Ghana: Women’s league set for broadcast boost

By Rachael Ugiagbe The National Women's League (NWL), Ghana's premier division, is on course to be televised after the League Board disclosed they are in advanced negotiations with stakeholders on broadcast rights for the season's campaign. The fifth season of the NWL is scheduled to kick off on April 29, where champions