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

Ladies in Sport Conference set to ignite Lagos

The 2018 Ladies in Sport Conference will take place on 1 June at the Sheraton Hotel Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. The conference features international expert speakers like International Business Development for the La Liga Nigeria, Javier Del Rio, Sports facility Manager, Chris Hague, CAS member Deanna Reiss and returning for this year's

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

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