Home » Posts tagged with » Football (Page 2)

Super Falcons And Black Queens Share Points

Super Falcons And Black Queens Share Points

Nigeria and Ghana rivalry in the Beautiful Game ended one-all wednesday in one of the group matches of the ongoing 10th Women Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon. The Super Falcons who are on the same four points as the Black Queens remain top of Group B on goals difference. Even as defending champion, […]

Maiden League Marks New Dawn for Women Football

Maiden League Marks New Dawn for Women Football

Tanzanian women have a reason to smile as their inaugural football league is launched at the Jamhuri Stadium in Dodoma, today. Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) information officer Alfred Lucas said 12 teams were poised for the league, which marks a new dawn for the country’s women football. The TFF official disclosed that a maximum of […]

‘We Ran Out Of Beer’: The Night Nigeria Won Olympic Football Gold Against Argentina

‘We Ran Out Of Beer’: The Night Nigeria Won Olympic Football Gold Against Argentina

  Rotimi Fawole was a football-mad teenager when the Atlanta Olympics began in the summer of 1996. Crouched around the family TV, he remembers a summer of sitting up late to watch his team compete. Like most fans, Fawole wasn’t expecting the Dream Team, as the U-23 squad had been hopefully christened, to go far. […]

Former Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, Dies At 54

Former Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, Dies At 54

Nigerian football icon Stephen Okechukwu Chinedu Keshi has died. Daily Sun gathered that the former Coach of the Super Eagles died suddenly in the early hours of Wednesday in Benin City, Edo state. He was scheduled to return to the United States on Wednesday evening before he suffered cardiac arrest. The former international football player […]

José Mourinho Signs Contract To Become Manchester United Manager

José Mourinho Signs Contract To Become Manchester United Manager

José Mourinho has signed a contract to take over as Manchester United’s manager, with the club expected to make a formal announcement on Friday. The Portuguese and his agent, Jorge Mendes, have been in talks with Ed Woodward, United’s executive vice-chairman, throughout the week and the 53-year-old finally put pen to paper on Thursday. The […]

Letter from Africa: Why Nigeria’s women out-kick the men

Letter from Africa: Why Nigeria’s women out-kick the men

In our series of letters by African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani blows her vuvuzela for Nigeria’s Super Falcons. Last week, Nigeria’s national women’s football team, the Super Falcons, secured a place in the 10th Africa Women’s Cup of Nations scheduled to take place in Cameroon later this year. Three weeks ago, their […]

Belgium moves international friendly match

Belgium moves international friendly match

Belgium on Wednesday moved a friendly international against Portugal away from Brussels after the militant attacks on the city while UEFA said it has “contingency plans” for the European Championships in France. But Europe’s governing body and the French government insisted that Euro 2016 will go ahead and there will be no games behind closed […]

Soumaia Fergani: The only woman in Algerian stadiums

Soumaia Fergani: The only woman in Algerian stadiums

For seven years, and in the midst of a gruesome civil war, Soumaia Fergani was the only woman in Algerian football stadiums when she was the country’s only qualified female match official. She now serves as a deputy in the National People’s Assembly, but prior to her political aspirations, football was her true passion. Fergani […]

Page 2 of 212