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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by HabuD: 6:32pm On May 14
lolzzz... this is to sensitize and enlighten pple here on why it makes no sense. its like watching a match between barcelona and a primary school team in a village. We would already know the outcome, so that suspense and competitiveness will be lost.
naptu2:


grin grin Then why are you viewing the thread and posting on it when it is unnecessary?
Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by mmclatino(m): 6:35pm On May 14
we are still going to 20 - 0
Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by naptu2: 6:35pm On May 14
HabuD:
lolzzz... this is to sensitize and enlighten pple here on why it makes no sense. its like watching a match between barcelona and a primary school team in a village. We would already know the outcome, so that suspense and competitiveness will be lost.

Nah! You are wrong. How many 4-0 games did the Super Falcons play at the last AWCON? Was it so easy?

Do you think anybody would need sensitisation if this was actually the case? They can see things for themselves.

Why has it taken so long for the Super Falcons to score against Mali, if it was that easy?

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by HabuD: 6:43pm On May 14
but the point is, we are so tired of their dominance in Africa while they perform woefully at the world stage. I guess one of the reasons why we are yet to do well at the world stage is because most of these african sides lack competitiveness, and so our standard has been relegated to theirs. The important thing is the world cup not these african village games. That's why a team like barcelona can sack a coach who wins la liga several times for them but flops in the champions league because they can only get that very special feeling of accomplishment when they defeat Europe! Same applies for naija. What difference does it make winning AFCON for hundred times when you will flop woefully at the world stage. Winning AFCON can never be considered an achievement to me. Its more like practice match with the lowly football playing sides of the world, more like barcelona vs kano pillars
naptu2:


Nah! You are wrong. How many 4-0 games did the Super Falcons play at the last AWCON? Was it so easy?

Do you think anybody would need sensitisation if this was actually the case? They can see things for themselves.

Why has it taken so long for the Super Falcons to score against Mali, if it was that easy?
Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by hopexter(m): 6:45pm On May 14
Under 2.5 Nigeria win cheesy

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by oye1889: 6:45pm On May 14
ecclize:
Local champions...
Niger walloping will be revenge on the international stage
Are you saying this match is a local match.
Are they playing Rivers Angel or Delta Queens?

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by naptu2: 6:52pm On May 14
We are not as dominant in Africa as you think. Other countries are catching up.

We lost our first game at the last Nations Cup to South Africa. We only beat South Africa in the final on penalties. Our previous two finals against Cameroon were not easy either. We lost the semi-final of the last WAFU Cup to Ghana and had to settle for 3rd place (incidentally, we are most likely to play Ghana again in our next game).

Similarly, we have not been attrocious on the world stage. We have gotten to the quarter final of the World Cup before (the Super Eagles have never gotten to the quarter final of the World Cup, but you would not call a men's Nations Cup game a waste of time)

The problem is not lack of competition from African rivals. The problem is poor preparation by the NFF. The Super Falcons went without a single training session for more than a year after winning the 2016 Nations Cup. How do you want a team to play against serious countries when they have not even trained together in more than a year??

The reason that South Africa caught up with us was because they played friendlies regularly and they have a major sponsor (Sasol), while we are just twiddling our thumbs.


HabuD:
but the point is, we are so tired of their dominance in Africa while they perform woefully at the world stage. I guess one of the reasons why we are yet to do well at the world stage is because most of these african sides lack competitiveness, and so our standard has been relegated to theirs. The important thing is the world cup not these african village games. That's why a team like barcelona can sack a coach who wins la liga several times for them but flops in the champions league because they can only get that very special feeling of accomplishment when they defeat Europe! Same applies for naija. What difference does it make winning AFCON for hundred times when you will flop woefully at the world stage. Winning AFCON can never be considered an achievement to me. Its more like practice match with the lowly football playing sides of the world, more like barcelona vs kano pillars

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by kogistar: 6:53pm On May 14
2-0
Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by Icon79(m): 6:54pm On May 14
Don't mind them. Some folks are congratulating them for defeating some bunch of Niger Republican women in hijabs grin

I won't start rating them until they start defeating real footballing countries.


O pari

HabuD:
lolzzz... this is to sensitize and enlighten pple here on why it makes no sense. its like watching a match between barcelona and a primary school team in a village. We would already know the outcome, so that suspense and competitiveness will be lost.

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by naptu2: 6:57pm On May 14
NGSuper_Falcons @NGSuper_Falcons

90+2' Goooal!

Uchenna Kanu @Ucheofficial30 scores her ninth goal for @NGSuper_Falcons

. Nigeria 2-0 Mali

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by Schemerkhiz: 6:58pm On May 14
90+2' Goooal!
@Ucheofficial30
Kanu scores her ninth goal for
@NGSuper_Falcons
. Nigeria 2-0 Mali
Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by naptu2: 7:00pm On May 14
HabuD

Besides, this particular competition is very important. This is not our A team. Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozie, Ngozi Okobi, Francisca Ordega, etc are not in this team.

This is practically our C team and the competition is meant to help us decide who will join our A team.

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by Scetrocom: 7:01pm On May 14
Funlag:
1-0...Nigeria don score

What's the score now?
Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by naptu2: 7:03pm On May 14
NGSuper_Falcons @NGSuper_Falcons



FT' Nigeria 2-0 Mali:



Nigeria's Super Falcons are group B winners after a win over 10-player Malian side on Tuesday. They will take on Group A runners-up Ghana in the semi-final. Rafiat Sule 67', @Ucheofficial30 Kanu 92

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by naptu2: 7:08pm On May 14
Ghana vs Nigeria on Thursday (semi-final).

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by HabuD: 7:21pm On May 14
sincerely i thought we should have made progress by now on the world stage. i remember like 20yrs back when Nigeria would thrash African sides like poo but get to the world cup and flop, but i was so happy back then because i thought we would make steady progress at the world stage with time. But over 20yrs later, we are still being thrashed at the world stage and we are still married consistently to th group stages at every world cup. Infact i really think we have retrogressed because i remember the likes of mercy akide and oparanozie et al that reached the quarter finals in 1999. Since then we haven't made much progress. So i really think celebrating these AFCONs is total mediocrity for us. Maybe not for other african nations because they never belonged to our generations. Most of them just got up recently.
naptu2:
We are not as dominant in Africa as you think. Other countries are catching up.

We lost our first game at the last Nations Cup to South Africa. We only beat South Africa in the final on penalties. Our previous two finals against Cameroon were not easy either. We lost the semi-final of the last WAFU Cup to Ghana and had to settle for 3rd place (incidentally, we are most likely to play Ghana again in our next game).

Similarly, we have not been attrocious on the world stage. We have gotten to the quarter final of the World Cup before (the Super Eagles have never gotten to the quarter final of the World Cup, but you would not call a men's Nations Cup game a waste of time)

The problem is not lack of competition from African rivals. The problem is poor preparation by the NFF. The Super Falcons went without a single training session for more than a year after winning the 2016 Nations Cup. How do you want a team to play against serious countries when they have not even trained together in more than a year??

The reason that South Africa caught up with us was because they played friendlies regularly and they have a major sponsor (Sasol), while we are just twiddling our thumbs.


Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by naptu2: 7:22pm On May 14
The revenge match

Ghana beat Nigeria 5-4 on penalties in the semi-final of the last women's WAFU Cup in 2018.

Ghana went on to beat the Ivory Coast 1-0 to win the trophy, while Nigeria had to settle for third place after beating Mali 2-1.

Now Ghana and Nigeria meet in the semi-final again. Can Nigeria get its revenge?

Stay tuned for the revenge match on Thursday.

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by Queenboy123(m): 7:25pm On May 14
Good Result
Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by naptu2: 7:28pm On May 14
HabuD:
sincerely i thought we should have made progress by now on the world stage. i remember like 20yrs back when Nigeria would thrash African sides like poo but get to the world cup and flop, but i was so happy back then because i thought we would make steady progress at the world stage with time. But over 20yrs later, we are still being thrashed at the world stage and we are still married consistently to th group stages at every world cup. Infact i really think we have retrogressed because i remember the likes of mercy akide and oparanozie et al that reached the quarter finals in 1999. Since then we haven't made much progress. So i really think celebrating these AFCONs is total mediocrity for us. Maybe not for other african nations because they never belonged to our generations. Most of them just got up recently.

You still didn't address my points.

1) The Super Falcons have gotten to the quarter final of the World Cup, but the Super Eagles have not. Would you say that it's a waste of time watching men's African Nations Cup matches?

2) Countries like South Africa, Ghana and Equatorial Guinea have beaten the Super Falcons in the past and the Falcons were not impressive at the last Nations Cup. Do you think it's a waste of time watching women's Nations Cup matches when we know that victory is not guaranteed and other countries have caught up with us?


3) The team at this WAFU Cup is our C team (not even our B team). The competition is being used to discover players that will join the A team and those that will replace aging players in the A team. Do you still think it's a waste of time?

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by OGHENAOGIE(m): 7:37pm On May 14
naptu2:


You still didn't address my points.

1) The Super Falcons have gotten to the quarter final of the World Cup, but the Super Eagles have not. Would you say that it's a waste of time watching men's African Nations Cup matches?

2) Countries like South Africa, Ghana and Equatorial Guinea have beaten the Super Falcons in the past and the Falcons were not impressive at the last Nations Cup. Do you think it's a waste of time watching women's Nations Cup matches when we know that victory is not guaranteed and other countries have caught up with us?


3) The team at this WAFU Cup is our C team (not even our B team). The competition is being used to discover players that will join the A team and those that will replace aging players in the A team. Do you still think it's a waste of time?
the falcons reach quarter final once...make we no blow am...his fears are valid although these afcon or wafu is not waste...but expecting tremendous improvement in a dysfunctional Nigerian society is asking for too much...if we must do well we have to fix our sports sector and football...watch what will happen when South African female league run well like the male own...u ll see d difference...as for falcons doing well in world cup I doubt cos the European and American,asians have a functional female league system...i mean Africa does not have a female champion league...like Europe have...and we want to win World Cup from where...lets hope the falcons and other African team do well...winning d world cup now in future is impossible except there is a miracle...

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by naptu2: 7:40pm On May 14
OGHENAOGIE:
the falcons reach quarter final once...make we no blow am...his fears are valid although these afcon or wafu is not waste...but expecting tremendous improvement in a dysfunctional Nigerian society is asking for too much...if we must do well we have to fix our sports sector and football...watch what will happen when South African female league run well like the male own...u ll see d difference...as for falcons doing well in world cup I doubt cos the European and American,asians have a functional female league system...i mean Africa does not have a female champion league...like Europe have...and we want to win World Cup from where...lets hope the falcons and other African team do well...winning d world cup now in future is impossible except there is a miracle...

You have answered my question.

"AWCON and WAFU are not a waste".

Regarding the rest, I have written a long and detailed post about the problem of the Super Falcons and why South Africa caught up with us (I will post them here again). My issue is not with the fact that we have problems with our falcons (which have to do with poor preparation). My problem is with the idea that AWCON and WAFU Cup are a waste.

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by naptu2: 7:41pm On May 14
OGHENAOGIE HabuD

Read this
naptu2:
The Banyana Banyana Miracle

Nigeria met South Africa in the semi-final of the 2016 AWCON in Cameroon on November 29th and their paths since then could not have been more different. While Banyana Banyana has been very active and has improved considerably, the Super Falcons have been in the wilderness and have declined.

Sponsorship
Change began for South Africa in 2009 when energy giant Sasol signed on to sponsor Banyana Banyana and the South African Women’s Football League. Since then the company has pumped a lot of money into the development of women’s football in South Africa.


Banyana Banyana and the South African Women’s League are sponsored by South African energy giant, Sasol.
The South Africans had two main goals, (1) to qualify for the World Cup and (2) to beat Nigeria.

The four dominant teams in African women’s football are Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana and South Africa and the South Africans are the one of the four that has never qualified for the World Cup until now.
Sponsorship from Sasol meant that the South African FA (SAFA) could hire a Dutch coach, Vera Pauw, in 2014 and she led Banyana Banyana to the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Vera Pauw retired after the Olympics and SAFA hired former Banyana Banyana player, Desiree Ellis in 2016.

Friendlies
Sasol’s sponsorship has also meant that Banyana Banyana have been able to play lots of friendlies and host lots of competitions. Straight after the 2016 Nations Cup (November/December 2016), the South Africans played against France in Reunion on January 22nd, 2017. They lost 0-2.




On October 22nd, 2017, Banyana Banyana beat Burkina Faso 4-0 in a friendly game in Johannesburg.


The South Africans lost to Sweden 0-3 in a friendly at Cape Town on January 21st, 2018.



South Africa also played AWCON qualifying matches against Lesotho in June 2018. They won 0-1 away at Lesotho and 6-0 at home to qualify for the AWCON.

South Africa hosted the COSAFA Women’s Championship in September 2018. The tournament featured Southern African teams, with Uganda and Cameroon taking part as guests. Banyana Banyana defeated Madagascar, Botswana and Malawi in the group stage and defeated Uganda in the semi-final. They defeated Cameroon 2-1 in the final to lift the cup.

Banyana Banyana captain, Janine Van Wyk, sacrificed her career with the Houston Dash to return to South Africa and play in the COSAFA Championship. She had played for Banyana for a long time and her last remaining goal was to help the team to qualify for the World Cup. She was prepared to do everything to ensure that Banyana Banyana qualified for the World Cup. She won her 150th cap with Banyana Banyana at the COSAFA Championship. She is now the most capped South African player ever (man or woman).





Banyana Banyana played two matches against Chile in Chile in October. The lost 2-1 in the first game on October 6th and drew 2-2 in the second game on October 10th.




South African ambassador to Chile, Thabo Thage, hosting Banyana Banyana at a reception in Chile.





On November 11th, the South Africans lost 1-0 to Ghana in a friendly in Accra.


The 2018 AWCON is not yet over and Banyana Banyana has already scheduled friendly matches against Sweden for January 2019!


Foreign based players

There are two advantages that Nigeria has always had over other African countries; (1) Nigeria has had a women’s league since 1990 and the league has been running continuously since then, which means that the players have been active (2) Nigerian female players have played in clubs all over the world (Europe, China, the US, Australia, etc.) and have thus gained a lot of experience. The South Africans were determined to narrow this gap.

Sasol’s sponsorship of the league has ensured that South African women’s football clubs have had more money to invest in youth development, better training facilities and it has also ensured that the league has been running continuously.

South Africa’s very experienced captain, Janine Van Wyk, moved to Houston Dash in the US National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) in 2017 and South Africa’s former coach, Vera Pauw, became coach of the club soon afterwards. It was therefore no surprise that fellow South Africans, Thembi Kgatlana and Linda Mothlalo were signed by Houston in 2018.

These three players, Thembi Kgatlana, Janine Van Wyk and Linda Mothlalo have played a huge role in South Africa’s success at this Nations Cup and I believe that their performance has improved partly because of the experience they’ve gained by playing in the NWSL, which is one of the best leagues in the world.

Janine Van Wyk sacrificed her career at Houston to return home to help Bnayana Banyana prepare properly for the Nations Cup. She believed that this was her last chance to play at the World Cup and she was determined to do everything possible to ensure that South Africa qualified for the World Cup for the first time ever.

South Africa has achieved their two objectives at this Nations Cup. They have qualified for the World Cup and they have beaten Nigeria.
Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by Sarang(f): 7:45pm On May 14
DrLikita12:


https://mycujoo.tv/video/federation-nigerienne-de-football?id=43351

sorry this site is not covering the match for some reason.
This one should but I'm having problems loading it...you can try it if you want (just scroll down to find the game)
https://www.skorlive.com/soccer


Thank you
Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by naptu2: 7:45pm On May 14
OGHENAOGIE HabuD

naptu2:
The Super Falcons Miracle.

It is a miracle that the Super Falcons of Nigeria have qualified for the 2018 AWCON final because they’ve suffered a torrid time since winning the 2016 AWCON in Cameroon.


The Super Falcons’ woes began even before they played the final match at the 2016 AWCON. They had heard that the sports minister, Solomon Dalung and members of the NFF led by their president, Amaju Pinnick, would come and address the team, especially on issues concerning their camp allowances, winning bonuses and the coaches’ nine months salaries would be settled.

However, the sports minister, NFF president and their delegation flew into Yaounde in a chartered jet, stayed at the airport until it was almost time for the match, drove straight to the stadium to watch the match without seeing the Falcons and then drove back to the airport after the match and flew to Nigeria without seeing the players.

The VIPs flew into Yaounde in a chartered jet, but the players had to fly back to Nigeria via commercial flights. They had to fly from Yaounde to Douala in a plane that was too small to carry their luggage (their luggage was transported by road) and then fly from Douala to Abuja.

Protest

Their allowances and bonuses were still not paid when they returned to Abuja and they had to stage a sit in protest at their hotel.

Meanwhile, the Lionesses of Cameroon that were beaten by the Falcons were being hosted by President Biya at a state reception in which they were showered gifts, given medals and praised as heros of Cameroon.

Gaelle Enganamouit and other lionesses being hosted to a reception by President Biya of Cameroon after coming second at the 2016 AWCON.

The Falcons protested at their hotel until they were evicted, then they carried their protest to the streets. They staged a protest march to the National Assembly and they also marched to the Aso Rock Villa where they were received by the chief of staff to the president. The COS promised that President Buhari would intervene in their situation.


Ngozi Okobi, Rita Chikwelu and other Falcons protesting on the streets of Abuja.






The Falcons protesting outside the National Assembly




The Falcons with Abba Kyari (chief of staff to the president) outside the Aso Rock precinct)




It took an intervention by President Buhari before the Falcons and their coaches were paid their entitlements.

Florence Omagbemi

Some members of the NFF were angry that the Falcons staged a protest in Abuja. They believed that the Falcons embarrassed the NFF before the government and people of Nigeria and they held Coach Florence Omagbemi responsible for the protest.

They believed that Coach Omagbemi was responsible because she did not control her players and prevent them from protesting, so they decided that she must go. They decided that they would either appoint a foreigner as coach of the Falcons or they would recall the former coach, Edwin Okon, to take over as coach.

The NFF initially ignored Coach Omagbemi for months, then they directed her to apply for her job. They eventually frustrated her out of the job and the Falcons were without a coach for many months.


The Falcons complain

After spending 8 months without a coach, a warm up session or a friendly match, the Falcons took to social media to stage another protest. They complained that other African teams were playing friendly matches and progressing, while the Falcons had been dormant and regressing. The Falcons had won the AWCON in December 2016, but they had not been involved in any activity till October 2017 when they complained on social media. Some people felt that the Falcons were being punished for their protest while others felt that the NFF was focusing solely on the Super Eagles’ qualification for the World Cup in Russia to the detriment of the other national teams.






https://www.nairaland.com/4092659/super-falcons-fans-complain-banyana

South African captain, Janine Van Wyk, celebrating the fact that they were going to play a friendly against Sweden (they actually played 2 friendlies against Sweden, home and away). The Super Falcons page complained that Nigeria was not doing anything. Asisiat Oshoala hit up Ghanaian captain, Elizabeth Addo (amapele10) to find out if they were in the same situation. Elizabeth Addo said that they were going to play France (I thought that she was joking, but they did indeed play France. I think that Oshoala also thought that she was joking, because she joked that we are playing Germany).





The NFF responds
Eventually, in November 2017, the president of the NFF, Amaju Pinnick, declared that the NFF had not abandoned the Super Falcons. He also declared that a new foreign coach would be in Nigeria to sign a contract within a week.

https://www.nairaland.com/4201949/not-neglecting-super-falcons-amaju


New coach or no new coach?
The next week the NFF announced that an American, Randy Waldrum, had been appointed as the new coach of the Super Falcons. However, Randy Waldrum became the coach of the University of Pittsburgh in December 2017. The NFF had announced that he was the Falcons coach without signing a contract with him!

Thomas Dennerby and friendlies
The NFF eventually signed Thomas Dennerby as the new coach of the Falcons in January 2018, more than a year after the 2016 AWCON. They also announced that the Super Falcons would feature in the Alanya Women’s tournament in Turkey alongside Mexico, Romania, Ukraine, Slovakia and France’s B team. The Falcons were scheduled to play a friendly match against France in April 2018.

The Falcons participated in the WAFU Cup tournament in February 2018, but it was basically a home based team and it was mainly made up of players from the Under 20 squad (e.g. Rasheedat Ajibade and Anam Imo). Nigeria lost to Ghana on penalties in the semi-final and defeated Mali in the third place match.

Falcons no show
Late in February 2018, the NFF announced that Nigeria will no longer take part in the Alanya Tournament because it did not have enough time to procure visas for the players.
https://www.goal.com/en-ng/news/nigeria-pull-out-of-2018-alanya-womens-cup/dwene52bng961u6m4cs2uz6cz

Nigeria played against France in a friendly match on April 6th, 2018. It was the first time that the full senior team was playing together since December 2016. Asisat Oshoala could not make it to the game due to visa problems, but Courtney Dike, Ini Umotong and Sophia Omotola Omidiji were in the team. The Falcons lost 8-0 to France.

In June the Falcons played two AWCON qualifying matches against the Gambia. Nigeria defeated Gambia 0-1 away and won 6-0 in Lagos to qualify for the AWCON.

The future
The matches against France and the Gambia were the only proper matches that the Super Falcons (the full team) played in almost two years.

The Super Falcons have now qualified for the FIFA Women’s World Cup which will hold in France in June and July 2019. The question is, will the NFF abandon the Falcons in order to concentrate on the Super Eagles’ quest to win the 2019 Nations Cup? Will the NFF organise quality friendly matches for the Falcons, or will they wait till 3 weeks before the World Cup to organise “friendly matches” against local Under 17 boys’ teams? What are the NFF’s plans for the Falcons ahead of the World Cup? The South Africans have already arranged a friendly match against Sweden for January 2019, when will the Falcons play friendlies? Bafana Bafana’s quest to play at the AFCON has not affected Banyana Banyana’s programmes, will the Eagles’ campaign at the AFCON affect the Falcons?

Friendlies are very important because they help the players to understand each other better, they help the coach to ensure that the players understand the way he wants them to play, they help the NFF and the fans to assess the performance of the coach and they help everybody to assess the performance of the players. Will we play quality friendlies before the World Cup?

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by Khaytunechi: 7:47pm On May 14
Icon79:
Don't mind them. Some folks are congratulating them for defeating some bunch of Niger Republican women in hijabs grin

I won't start rating them until they start defeating real footballing countries.


O pari


Never thought I'd read such an illogical comment from you..
You spend 25hrs a day talking about the male team who the federation showers with attention and all,, yet they disappoint time and over again but yalls still support them every time..
But here you are,, undermining the female team who has tried time and time again to hold down Africa and still put in decent shift at the global stage..
Such sick double standards from you..

Let the male team even conquer Africa back to back (since African teams are not real footballing countries according to your twisted logic) and let us then start taking them seriously when they start defeating real footballing countries..

When has the male team ever had to protest before being paid their dues after winning a tournament?? Those ones that they'll even promise to dash money and yet they'll still flop like arindins..
This female team went a whole year WITHOUT TRAINING like Oga Naptu2 said,, yet you expect them to just take on the Brazils and Germanys and Englands of this world (countries with well laid out structures for their female teams) and wallop these countries??

You should cover your face in shame for this comment.. Your biasness and insensitivity and to an extent sexism shines through like a billion rays.. It is a terrible one to make..

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Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by DrLikita12(f): 7:49pm On May 14
Sarang:



Thank you
No problem
Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by Icon79(m): 7:56pm On May 14
Actually, I don't complement either the male or the female team. For the male side, our best performance to date is U.S.A '94, so we really haven't progressed. The female team is even worse because we seem to be going backward with that group. In USA 1998(?) World Cup, we reached the round of 16... it was only inexperienced that prevented us from making the quarter finals. Since that time, we haven't even won a single match at the Women world cup.


O pari

Khaytunechi:


Never thought I'd read such an illogical comment from you..
You spend 25hrs a day talking about the male team who the federation showers with attention and all,, yet they disappoint time and over again but yalls still support them every time..
But here you are,, undermining the female team who has tried time and time again to hold down Africa and still put in decent shift at the global stage..
Such sick double standards from you..

Let the male team even conquer Africa back to back (since African teams are not real footballing countries according to your twisted logic) and let us then start taking them seriously when they start defeating real footballing countries..

When has the male team ever had to protest before being paid their dues after winning a tournament?? Those ones that they'll even promise to dash money and yet they'll still flop like arindins..
This female team went a whole year like Oga Naptu2 said,, yet you expect them to just take on the Brazils and Germanys and Englands of this world (countries with well laid out structures for their female teams) and wallop these countries??

You should cover your face in shame for this comment.. Your biasness and insensitivity and to an extent sexism shines through like a billion rays.. It is a terrible one to make..
Re: Nigeria Vs Mali: WAFU Women's Cup (2 - 0) Full Time by ykalhaji(m): 8:30pm On May 14
naptu2:


You still didn't address my points.

1) The Super Falcons have gotten to the quarter final of the World Cup, but the Super Eagles have not. Would you say that it's a waste of time watching men's African Nations Cup matches?

2) Countries like South Africa, Ghana and Equatorial Guinea have beaten the Super Falcons in the past and the Falcons were not impressive at the last Nations Cup. Do you think it's a waste of time watching women's Nations Cup matches when we know that victory is not guaranteed and other countries have caught up with us?


3) The team at this WAFU Cup is our C team (not even our B team). The competition is being used to discover players that will join the A team and those that will replace aging players in the A team. Do you still think it's a waste of time?

You dey mind am plus him colleagues...

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