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Oparanozie Treasures 3-3 Draw

After an enthralling 3-3 draw played out between Nigeria and Sweden at the Winnipeg Stadium in the first match of Group D at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, the one point earned by the Europeans likely feels like two points lost. But for Desire Oparanozie and her Nigerian team-mates, that singular point is something to be treasured, and …

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Sweden’s Coach Hails ‘Physical Nigerians

Sweden’s coach at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, Pia Sundhage has showered accolades on Nigeria’s Super Falcons, with a view that the African champions overwhelmed her lasses with sheer physical ability. While rueing the fact that Sweden let go a 2-0 leads from the first half and then conceded a late equaliser to settle for a 3-3 …

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Okon: My Players Are Extra Fit

Female national team, Super Falcons coach, Edwin Okon has come out with an explanation of the unusual approach that saw him refrain from making a single substitution in Monday’s 3-3 draw against Sweden at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, as he says he knows they are all fit enough to last the distance. Though the Rivers Angels …

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Oshoala: We’re Ready For Sweden

Female national team, Super Falcons star, Asisat Oshoala has disclosed that she and her teammates are ready to take on Sweden this Monday in their first game at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, as she says all the players are in high spirits and set to explode. Speaking to SportsDay from the Falcons’ camp in Winnipeg, where they …

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Falcons Can Be Champions – Ayinla

-As Nigerian Squad Battle Sweden on Monday Abdulfatai Sobande, Abeokuta As the female national team, Super Falcons get set to take on Sweden in their first match at this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, a former renowned soccer star, Toyin Ayinla has stuck out his neck in predicting that the Nigerian squad can emerge champions at the end …

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Okon Charges Falcons For Focus

Female national team, Super Falcons head coach, Edwin Okon has charged his players to stay fully focused on the task of making Nigerians proud at this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, where they will commence their search for glory this Monday against Sweden. Speaking on arrival at the team’s venue for their first two matches of the competition, …

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Nkwocha Retires After WWC 2015

Four-time African Female Footballer of The Year, Perpetua Nkwocha has disclosed that she hopes to end her national team career with the Super Falcons at this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada billed to start this weekend. The 39-year-old will play in her fourth tournament after being named in the Super Falcons 23-woman squad for the tournament that begins …

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Canada-based Nigerians Express Hope

A cross-section of Nigerian football lovers and analysts based in Canada have expressed hope that their country’s female national team, Super Falcons will excel at this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, which commences this weekend in Canada., Leading the shower of accolades on the Falcons, Canada-based sports journalist, Tony Okpara, however, charged the team to live up to expectations by …

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Dike, Nnodim, Ayinde For Rookie Award

Three players in the Super Falcons’ squad to this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup stand the chance of emerging from the competition with the best young player award, as statistics of all team-squads show that Courtney Dike, Halimatu Ayinde and Sarah Nnodim are listed among the possibilities. Dike, Nnodim and Ayinde get a mention in fifa.com, as the global soccer …

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FIFA Rate Oshoala, Nkwocha

The Super Falcons duo of Asisat Oshoala and Perpetua Nkwocha have been rated high among the array of top players set to thrill the global soccer audience at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup starting this weekend in Canada. The global soccer body’s rating for the Nigerian duo comes in an illustrative write-up on FIFA.com, in which the recent strides …

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