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Why Nigeria Should Stop The Foreign-born Players Experiment With The Super Falcons & Look Inward

Photo Credit : Twitter The Super Falcons lost to South Africa in the final day of the maiden Aisha Buhari's invitational tournament in Lagos on Tuesday. The game ended 4-2 in the favor of the South African, and the result has dominated the local media space for the past 20 hours.

  4 months ago ago
Why Nigeria Should Stop The Foreign-born Players Experiment With The Super Falcons & Look Inward

SPORTS

The 3 Players Who Should Be Dropped From Super Falcons After The Defeat To South Africa

Photo Credit : Twitter The Super Falcons of Nigeria suffered a 4-2 defeat against the Bayana Bayana of South Africa in the final game of the Aisha Buhari's invitational tournament. The record African Champions conceded three goals in the first half of the encounter, but they gave themselves hope of a come back when they reduced the deficit to a goal in the second half.

  4 months ago ago
The 3 Players Who Should Be Dropped From Super Falcons After The Defeat To South Africa

SPORTS

USA-based Striker Relishes Opportunity With Nigeria’s National Team

By Femi Fasetire Houston Dash FC of America striker, Michelle Alozie has admitted that she truly relishes the opportunity she had in playing for Nigeria’s female national team, Super Falcons and declared her burning ambition to get more matches with the squad. Alozie stated as much after starring for the Falcons at the recent WNT Summer Series in the country of her birth, where she got an assist and a goal in her first ever invitation to the national team.

  7 months ago ago
USA-based Striker Relishes Opportunity With Nigeria’s National Team

SPORTS

How the Dream team & Falcons both failed to qualify for the Olympics for the 2nd time in 3 editions

The 2020 summer Olympics takes place from July 23rd to August 8th and for the second time in three editions, both the male and female football teams of Nigeria failed to qualify for the event. The Nigeria u-23 team, known as the Dream Team's first appearance at the Olympics was in the famous 1996 edition.

  6 months ago ago
How the Dream team & Falcons both failed to qualify for the Olympics for the 2nd time in 3 editions

SPORTS

6 Years After She Rejected $7,000 To Play For Nigeria, See Pictures Of This Super Falcons Star

Falcons have many beautiful ladies and these ladies go through a lot of training to become professional footballs. Courtney Dike is one of the Falcon players who have maintained her shape and posture despite the training they go through. Some ladies find it difficult to maintain their posture after wild trainings. In the year 2014, while Courtney Dike was still playing for the Nigeria Under-20 national team, Courtney Dike refused to collect the bonus money awarded to her for participating in the competition,

  1 year ago ago
6 Years After She Rejected $7,000 To Play For Nigeria, See Pictures Of This Super Falcons Star

SPORTS

Ghana set for a comeback as they host Super Falcons in Africa Women Cup of nations Qualifiers

The black queens of Ghana will host the super falcons of Nigeria in the second leg of the Africa women cup of nations qualifiers today in Accra,Ghana. Ghana will hope for a comeback after their 2-0 defeat in the first leg at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Lagos

  3 months ago ago
Ghana set for a comeback as they host Super Falcons in Africa Women Cup of nations Qualifiers

SPORTS

Opinion: 5 best dressed Super Falcons stars (Photos)

All women's footballers either dress alike or are very different from the rest.There are a few Super Falcons stars who put a lot of attention into the way they look.Here are five selected Falcons players who dress well.... 5.

  10 months ago ago
Opinion: 5 best dressed Super Falcons stars (Photos)

SPORTS

'Super Eagles, Falcons World Cup qualifications non-negotiable', insists Pinnick

Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the current president of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has insisted that the Super Eagles and Super Falcons World Cup qualifications are non-negotiable. Pinnick has revealed that the NFF will do everything within its powers to make sure that the Eagles and Falcons, Nigeria's female national team make it to their respective World Cups.

  5 months ago ago
'Super Eagles, Falcons World Cup qualifications non-negotiable', insists Pinnick

SPORTS

Sudan join 9 fellow ex-champions at AFCON as Bafana Bafana bite the dust

Sudan might no longer be a heavyweight of African football, but there was a time the country was considered one of the continent's best in the sport.

  10 months ago ago
Sudan join 9 fellow ex-champions at AFCON as Bafana Bafana bite the dust

SPORTS

Super Falcons Promise To Give ‘Best Ever’ Performance Against USA

By Femi Fasetire Several players in Nigeria's female national team, Super Falcons have promised that they will give their best ever performance during their next match of the WNT Summer Series Invitational Tournament, in which they will battle host nation, USA on Tuesday. Although the game in Austin, Texas should pose a stiffer test than the first two matches, a 1-0 loss to Jamaica last Thursday and 3-3 draw with Portugal on Sunday, the Nigerian players insist they will give the Americans a run for their money.

  7 months ago ago
Super Falcons Promise To Give ‘Best Ever’ Performance Against USA

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Beautiful pictures of the new super Falcon defender

Here are some of the things you need to know about the new super Falcon's defender Onyinyechi Salome Zogg; The 24 years old super Falcon's defender was born in Zurich, Switzerland on the 3rd of March 1997. She currently plays for FC Zurich Faruen in Switzerland.

  7 months ago ago
Beautiful pictures of the new super Falcon defender

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Super falcons star, Oparanozie marks her return with a goal.

Photo Credit: Google Super falcons player, Desire Oparanozie was on target as the Nigerian senior Women's team, the Falcons were involved in a test game against Slovenian side NK Olympija Ljubljana today. The Friendly game was played at the Vösendorf Arena in Austria and it saw the Nigerian Super Falcons emerged victorious with a lone goal Victory over their Slovenian counterparts.

  6 months ago ago
Super falcons star, Oparanozie marks her return with a goal.

PET-ANIMALS

4 Animals With Better Eyesight Than Humans

Did you think humans have the best eyesight? Well, you'll be shocked to know that some animals can see way better than humans. This is so because of their colour vision which helps them to detect objects and preys so early and at a great distance. Some of such animals include: 1. Owls: owls have one of the largest eyes which are actually larger than their brains, almost their total body size are among the few nocturnal animals who do not use the reflecting membranes behind their eyes. Although, owls don’t

  1 year ago ago
4 Animals With Better Eyesight Than Humans

ENTERTAINMENT

OffSet Reveals He lost $10,000 on His First Date with Cardi B.

Offset revealed on Jimmy Kimmel live how he lost $10,000 on his first date with Cardi B. His first date with Cardi B was a night of highs and lows, he opened up to guest host Anthony Anderson. The Migos rapper revealed in the quote "My first date I went big, I wanted to do something that was not normally done, I wanted to have fun and not be serious and enjoy the time so I took her to the Superbowl.

  6 months ago ago
OffSet Reveals He lost $10,000 on His First Date with Cardi B.

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He deserves hot Nigerian slap-Fani-Kayode slams man who attacked Super Falcons.

Former aviation minster, Femi-Fani Kayode, has condemned the act of the unidentified Nigerian man who harrased the Nigerian female football team, super Falcons, in Vienna Austria. According to reports: Daily post, the Falcons while on a train, were accused of failing Nigerian Youths by representing a terrorist government.

  6 months ago ago
He deserves hot Nigerian slap-Fani-Kayode slams man who attacked Super Falcons.

ENVIRONMENT

Eagles vs Falcons: Check Out Some Cool Facts About Them And How To Spot Their Differences

If you don't know much about animals (birds in particular) you might be guilty of this very common but also very wrong misconception that people have about Eagles and Falcons.

  10 months ago ago
Eagles vs Falcons: Check Out Some Cool Facts About Them And How To Spot Their Differences

SPORTS

New Super Falcons Coach Reacts After First Win

The Nigeria national women's team are in a class of their own as far as football on the African continent is concerned.However, many believe the Super Falcons are yet to fulfill their potential on the global stage after several years.

  11 months ago ago
New Super Falcons Coach Reacts After First Win

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NFF appoints Waldrum new Falcons coach

Photo used for reference purpose only. The Nigeria Football Federation has has appointed Trinidad and Tobago mentor Randy Waldrum as the new coach of the Super Falcons.  Waldrum's was declared in an announcement by the Communications Department of the NFF, which was made available to our reporter on Monday.  His appointment comes a year after former manager,Thomas Dennerby, left the Falcons job. The announcement cited NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, as saying the new manager would take Falcons to the next level

  1 year ago ago
NFF appoints Waldrum new Falcons coach

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Best Women National football teams in the world - See where Nigeria's Super Falcons are ranked

Women's football all over the world has been been developing over the past years. Football which was previously a men's sport is now a sport that can be played by both males and females. FIFA have released a new ranking for Women National football teams today, 16 April 2021. The previous Women National football teams was done in 18 December 2020 and there are some changes in the new ranking. Nigeria Women National football team have fallen one place in the latest rankings, from 37 to 38. The super Falcons still

  9 months ago ago
Best Women National football teams in the world - See where Nigeria's Super Falcons are ranked

PETS

The Difference Between Hawks and Falcons

Hawks and falcons are both large powerful birds. They feed on smaller animals and are referred to as raptors. It is somewhat easy to mistake these birds for each other, but today I am here to tell you the difference. Firstly, we'll start with hawks. Hawks are classified into two families: Buteos and accipiters. Buteos These are broad winged and sturdy hawks with wide rounded tails. They typically soar in broad circles in the air. This genus of hawks include: Red tailed hawk, ferruginous hawk, common buzzard,

  1 year ago ago
The Difference Between Hawks and Falcons