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Soccer-U.S. Women’s National Team To Appeal Equal Pay Claims After Working Conditions Settlement

Soccer-U.S. Women’s National Team To Appeal Equal Pay Claims After Working Conditions Settlement

The U.S. women’s national team can proceed with their appeal over claims for equal pay after a judge on Monday approved a settlement between the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and the players over working conditions. The women’s team sued their governing body in 2019, alleging gender discrimination in compensation and nearly every other aspect […]

Somaliland Cans Female Football Tournament As Un-Islamic

Somaliland Cans Female Football Tournament As Un-Islamic

 The Somaliland Women’s Football Tournament was expected to begin on Thursday in the capital Hargeisa Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland said on Thursday it had cancelled its first women’s football tournament as it fell foul of Islamic values, sparking outrage among women’s rights groups. The Somaliland Women’s Football Tournament, featuring six female teams representing Somaliland’s […]

Super Falcons Crowned WAFU’s Champions

Super Falcons Crowned WAFU’s Champions

Nigeria beat host Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 on penalties in the final on Saturday (18 May 2019) in Abidjan to be crowned champions of the 2019 West Africa Football Union (WAFU) ‘B’ Women’s Championship. Tournament sensation Uchenna Kanu levelled for Nigeria in the final minute of added-on time (90+4), cancelling Koko Ange’s spectacular free-kick opener in […]

Let’s Root For Women’s Football – Ahmed Ahmed

Let’s Root For Women’s Football – Ahmed Ahmed

Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmed Ahmed has urged women to play their role in the promotion and uplifting of women football on the continent. Ahmed, who was in Rwanda as a guest speaker at the Forum for the African Union of Broadcasting, made the remarks while meeting the press at Kigali Convention Centre […]