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Why Nigeria’s Women Out-Kick The Men

Nigerian footballer Ngozi Okobi pictured in 2013Image copyrightGetty Images 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. […]

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Nigeria Set Up Football Reconciliation Committee

Former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) boss Ibrahim Galadima has been appointed to be the head of a reconciliation committee to resolve issues within the organisation. The country’s sports minister Solomon Dalung has tasked the committee with restoring peace to the troubled NFF. The move comes as Chris Giwa continues to challenge the legitimacy of Amaju Pinnick as NFF president. Galadima […]

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Edzai Kasinauyo suspended by Zimbabwe FA over match-fixing allegation

The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) has provisionally suspended committee member Edzai Kasinauyo over allegations of match-fixing. The former international has denied the allegations in the local press. A statement from Zifa said the investigations are ongoing. “The suspension has been occasioned by allegations of match fixing ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations match between Zimbabwe and Swaziland,” it […]

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