Chelsea Striker Aluko Named In England Squad To Face Belgium,Bosnia
Published: March 30, 2016
Chelsea striker Eniola Aluko has been named by manager Mark Sampson in the England squad for the forthcoming Euro 2017 Qualifiers. The Three Lionesses square off against Belgium at the AESSEAL New York Stadium, Rotherham on Friday,April 8 before facing Bosnia & Herzegovina at the NFSBiH Training Centre four days la...
We Want A Standard Nigeria Women League, Says Confluence Queens Boss Abdul Sule
Published: March 18, 2016
Abdul Sule, chairman of Confluence Queens has said that female club owners in the country seeks nothing short of an organised women league from the Nigeria Football Federation ahead of the new season.Sule,who spoke on the northern zone women football stakeholders meeting held in Lokoja last Tuesday, said female club ow...
Stakeholders Assure Club Owners Women League Will Resume In April
Published: March 14, 2016
Sunday’s stakeholders meeting between club owners of the South South zone of the Nigeria Women Football League and some Adhoc Committee members set up by the Nigeria Football Federation yielded what one could call bright future for Women football in Nigeria.The meeting had the Adhoc committee chairman, Ba...
Eniola Aluko Becomes Tenth Player To Amass 100 Caps For England
Published: March 10, 2016
Chelsea striker Eniola Aluko amassed 100 international caps for England Women on Wednesday in their goalless draw with France at the SheBelieves Cup.With 99 caps under her belt, the Anglo-Nigerian reached the milestone after she stepped out onto the Florida Atlantic University Stadium pitch, replacing Duggan in the 56t...
Asisat Oshoala States Reasons For Bankrolling Preseason Tournament
Published: February 23, 2016
The maiden edition of the Asisat Oshoala Women’ s Pre Season Football Tournament will get underway on Tuesday 23rd February at the Bishop Aggey Football Pitch in Mushin.FC Robo, COD United Ladies, Royal Toms Ladies, Kadesh Ladies, FC Phoenix Ladies and Tokas Queens will participate in the event designed t...
FCT League Enters Final Round
Published: February 07, 2016
The final round of matches of the 2015/2016 FCT Super League enters its final round today.The League which started in November last year had 57 teams drawn from the six Area Councils of the Capital City. Over 205 matches have been played so far, spanning into four stages. At the end of the last round, four team emerged...
Rivers Angels, Confluence Queens Others For Pre - Season Tourney
Published: January 17, 2016
The Board of the FCT Football Association has approved the proposal of its Women Football Development Committee to organize a pre-season football tournament for League clubs in country. The tournament will run from 12th to 17th February, and would involve only ten teams.Revealing this after its Board meeting at the wee...
Sunshine Queens Resume January 24
Published: January 15, 2016
The Management of Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) side, Sunshine Queens Football Club of Ondo State has announced January 24, 2016, as the club’s resumption date for preparation ahead of the new football season.Team Manager, Sunday Erelesusi disclosed that 19 players from the old team were retained including ...
Women League Gets February 20 Date
Published: January 14, 2016
The Secretariat of the Nigeria Women Football League has released the comprehensive programme of activities for the year 2016, and fixing February 20 as commencement date for league.In a released signed by the Secretary of the League, Emmanuel Adesanya, the Women Premier League will begin on 20th February while the Pro...
Royal Mother Advocates Better Life For Women Footballers
Published: January 06, 2016
A passionate soccer lover and wife of the traditional ruler of Ore in Ondo State, Olori Helen Olatomide has solicited for a better packaged Nigerian women football. She is the matron of Nana Female Football Academy that had just won the annual Oba Aromolaran National Soccer Tournament held in Ilesa, Osun State which qu...
Sunny Iwegbu: Ogonna Chukwudi Deserves Nigeria recall
Published: December 28, 2015
Ogonna Chukwudi has done enough to merit a place in the Super Falcons team according to the South-South Chairman of Women Football Development Association, Mr Sunny Iwegbu.The 27-year-old attacking midfielder became an instant hit when she joined KIF Orebro from Umea in 2013 and has netted 21 goals in 48 appearances.Th...
Pelican Stars Official: We Are Owing our Players
Published: December 22, 2015
A top official at Pelican Stars has confirmed that the club owe players salaries for nine months.Reports are rife that the players are planning a boycott of next season’s Nigeria Women Premier League campaign in protest of their unpaid salaries.Sources had earlier debunked reports of a simmering boycott by the pl...
Matilda Calls For Fairness In The Selection Of New NWFL Chief
Published: December 19, 2015
Rivers Angels team manager, Mrs Matilda Onyiloha has called for caution and fairness in the selection of the next Nigeria Women Football League chairperson. The highly-rated administrator made this declaration after the 71st Annual General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation, which took place at the Transc...
Lead City Varsity Wins Football Gold, As NPUGA Ends
Published: December 19, 2015
As the 6th Nigerian Private University Games Association (NPUGA), hosted by Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti, (ABUAD) ended over the weekend Lead City University Ibadan emerged champion in Football event.The Ibadan based private institution; Lead City defeated the football team of Alikmah University in the final game,...
Pelican Stars Players Appeal To Governor To Pay Their Nine-Month Salaries
Published: December 19, 2015
Pelican Stars players have cried out for help and have also appealed to the sports loving Governor of Cross Rivers State, His Excellency Benedict Ayade to come to their rescue and pay their salaries and sign on fees.The players of the Nigeria Women Premier League outfit are owed 100 percent of the sign on fees from las...