1. Falcons to go big against Banyana for ninth African title

Champions Nigeria will throw in their aces from the referee’s first blast of the whistle in Saturday’s Women Africa Cup of Nations Final against South Africa at the Accra Sports Stadium.

 Coach Thomas Dennerby and Captain Onome Ebi have spoken of high level of motivation and determination in the team to retain the Women AFCON trophy and continue Nigeria’s near-absolute domination of the continental championship.

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2. Nigeria: Amaju – Say No to Politics, Please

I am one of those who believe that the Super Eagles did well against South Africa penultimate Saturday. I told a group of friends who watched that AFCON 2019 qualifier with me that Bafana Bafana were lucky to escape with a draw because we have a more experienced collection of players who know how to do what they have to do while they have a more cohesive team short on talent and experience. In truth, the Super Eagles were denied victory by the incompetence of the referees of the match.

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3. Ambassador Abikoye charges Falcons to go for victory

Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Olufemi Abikoye has congratulated the Super Falcons for their endeavour so far at the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations, while charging them to go all out for victory against the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in Saturday’s final.

Delivering a message from the President of Nigeria, His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) when he visited the team at Presco Secondary School during their training session, Ambassador Abikoye praised the eight –time champions for seeing off the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon in the semi finals.

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4. Musa, Iwobi, Ighalo Nominated For CAF Player Of The Year; Ndidi Youth POTY; Rohr Coach Of The Year

Three Super Eagles stars with English Premier League experience were nominated for the African Player of the Year by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Friday morning.
Former Leicester City striker Ahmed Musa, ex-Watford star Odion Ighalo, Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi and 31 other African stars have been shortlisted for the prestigious accolade.


Banyana Banyana vice-captain Refiloe Jane will miss the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations final against Nigeria on Saturday, to return to her club side in Australia.

In a shock announcement on Thursday, it was communicated that Jane will be jetting off to Australia to rejoin her Australian club Canberra United and duly miss the Awcon decider in Ghana.