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

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

KENYA: Vihiga Queens coach cautious of Saturday’s fixture against resilient Mathare

Rebecca Magoma Photo Credit: FKF Vihiga Queens coach Alex Alumira has remained cautious ahead of their Football Kenya Federation Women Premier League fixture against Mathare United Women set for Saturday at Camp Toyoyo Grounds. Vihiga, who are also the defending champions, have won three matches from their three matches played this season and they will