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

Opinion: FIFA ranking is disputable but Africa’s inactivity shows it’s spot on

By Ijeoma Okigbo Photo Credit: WomensSoccer Africa Africa's inability to make the top 20 of Fifa's quarterly women’s World Ranking since its inception in 2003, is a source of concern for women’s football enthusiasts across the continent. In its most recent rankings released on 23 March, Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania were not included. NEW

WAFU Women’s Cup at a glance: Ghana stutter as Senegal triumph and Nigeria nicks

Photo Credit: Sport Ivoire Ghana's senior women's national team, the Black Queens, lost their opening game at the WAFU Women's Championship 1-0 to host Ivory Coast on Wednesday. Ivorian captain Dominique Thiamalé, registered the only goal of the match five minutes into the second half as black queens striker Jane Ayiayam and Priscilla Okyere both

Nigeria Women’s League: Haggai Sports to kit Osun Babes

Olayinka Olawole [Media Officer] Nigerian Sportswear Company Haggai Sports, has reached an agreement to become the official kit sponsor of Osun Babes FC from the 2018 Nigeria Women Premier League season.   Haggai Sports is a brand from the stable of Nigerian sports equipment marketers, Zenith Sports, as this deal comes after the Omoluabi

WAFU Women’s Cup: Ghana call up 25 to camp

Photo Credit: Ghana Soccernet Twenty-five (25) players have been invited to the Black Queens camp as they begin preparations for the upcoming West African Football Union (WAFU) Womens Cup competition slated for Côte D’ Ivoire from February 10-24, 2018. The maiden edition of the WAFU Tournament has seen the senior female national team