Breaking: Australia win Cricket World Cup

November 19, 2023 Admin III 0

Australia have won the Cricket World Cup by six wickets after a Travis Head century took them to victory over India. The team were chasing a target of 241 to win the championship after bowling India out for 240 in front of a 132,000-capacity partisan crowd at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The hosts took three early wickets before Read More

World Cup qualifiers: Tella gets first Super Eagles call-up

November 9, 2023 Admin III 0

Bayern Leverkusen flying winger Nathan Tella has received his first-ever invitation to the Super Eagles as a direct replacement for the injured Samuel Chukwueze. He will therefore be expected to make his Super Eagles debut in 2026 World Cup qualifiers against Lesotho and Zimbabwe later this month. Tella has pledged his international allegiance to Nigeria after he has represented England Read More

Saudi Arabia bid to host 2034 World Cup

October 5, 2023 Admin III 0

World Cup 2030 is set to be held in six countries across three continents, while Saudi Arabia could be set to host the 2034 edition of the tournament. Spain, Portugal and Morocco are on course to co-host the 2030 edition of the men’s tournament, with three South American nations – Uruguay, Argentina and Paraguay – staging the opening matches to Read More

Kiss furore: Court summons former Spanish FA President

September 12, 2023 Admin III 0

Former Spanish football federation president Luis Rubiales must appear in court on Friday in connection with the investigation into his forcible kiss on Jenni Hermoso’s lips after the Women’s World Cup final. Rubiales has been summoned to appear before an examining magistrate “to be heard as an accused” and to respond to accusations of “sexual assault”, a Madrid court said Read More

Women’s World Cup: Football stakeholders hail Super Falcons’ heroics

August 8, 2023 Editor 0

Some football stakeholders have hailed the Super Falcons for their heroics at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Falcons on Monday bowed out of the Women’s flagship tournament, after losing 2-4 in a penalty shootout to England in the Round of 16, following a 0-0 Read More

Happening now: Oshoala returns to bench as Nigeria’s Super Falcons face England in Women’s World Cup knockout

August 7, 2023 Admin III 0

Asisat Oshoala returned to bench as Nigeria’s Super Falcons face England in Women’s World Cup knockout. This is how the Super Falcons will line up against England Nnadozie, Alozie, Plumptre, Ohale, Demehin, Panye, Ayinde, Uchiebe, Ajibade, Kanu, Onumonu. Subs: Oluehi, Ogbonna, Ebi, Oparanozie, Ordega, Monday, Oshoala, Echegini, Imuran, Okoronkwo, Balogun.

Women’s World Cup: Another African team reach Round of 16

August 2, 2023 Admin III 0

Banyana Banyana reached the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup knockouts following a 3-2 victory over Italy at Wellington Regional Stadium on Wednesday. It was an emotional outing for Banyana who won their first-ever World Cup match and it was important to leave them second in Group G and progress to the last-16. Italy went ahead 11 minutes into the contest Read More

What Waldrum said after Super Falcons booked Round of 16 place

August 1, 2023 Admin III 0

Super Falcons coach Randy Waldrum is disappointed by his team’s failure to beat Ireland Republic but is delighted after silencing critics. Nigeria defied the odds to finish second in Group B of the Women’s World Cup and secure a place in the Round of 16. After a goalless draw against Canada in their opening group game, the Super Falcons defeated Read More

Happening now: Oshoala starts as Nigeria’s Super Falcons face Ireland in Women’s World Cup *See full list

July 31, 2023 Admin III 0

Super Falcons coach Randy Waldrum has made a change to the squad that won their last game against the co-host, Australia ahead of last group clash against Ireland on Monday. Asisat Oshoala starts, while Ifeoma Onumonu drops to the bench, according to the official lineup. The match starts 11am, Nigerian time. Starting lineup Nnadozie GKAloziePlumptreOhaleDemehinPayneAyindeUchiebeAjibadeKanuOshoala

Ian slams NFF over Super Falcons Women’s World Cup pay row

July 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Former Arsenal player and football pundit Ian Wright has sent a blunt message to Nigeria’s Football Federation after the Super Falcons earned a historic win over 2023 Women’s World Cup co-hosts Australia on Thursday. Nigeria’s preparations for the tournament were shrouded in chaos with threats of a boycott and reports manager Randy Waldrum could have been sacked before a ball Read More

Player laments South Africa’s plunge in Argentina Women’s World Cup draw

July 28, 2023 Admin III 0

Banyana Banyana’s Desiree Ellis frustrated by her team’s failure to capitalise on chances created against Argentina in their Women’s World Cup game. Goals from Linda Motlhalo and Thembi Kgatlana put South Africa firmly in control, but failure to manage the game effectively allowed Sophia Braun to halve the deficit before Romina Nunez ensured thespoils were shared. However, Banyana Banyana coach Read More

Breaking: Super Falcons defeat Australia, top group B

July 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Nigerian Super Falcons came from behind to defeat the co-host of the 2023 Women World Cup, Australia. The win put Falcons on the brink of Round of 16. Nigeria came from a goal down to defeat Australia 3-2 in a Group B Women’s World Cup game played at Brisbane Stadium on Thursday. The Super Falcons came into the match aware Read More

2023 Women’s World Cup: Captain reveals Nigeria’s Super Falcons intention ahead of Australia clash

July 26, 2023 Admin III 0

Super Falcons captain Onome Ebi insists the team is in high spirits ahead of their second Women’s World Cup game against co-hosts Australia. Nigeria forced Olympic champions Canada to a goalless draw in Group B’s opening game on Friday. The West Africans ended the game with 10 players after the sending-off of Deborah Ajibola. Goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie was also exceptional Read More

USA subdue Vietnam, open 2023 Women’s World Cup in victory

July 22, 2023 Admin III 0

Sophia Smith scored twice for USA in the opening half as the two-time defending champions kicked off their Women’s World Cup campaign with a 3-0 victory over tournament first-timers Vietnam on Saturday. Lindsey Horan added a third goal for the favourites, who have won four World Cups overall and are vying for an unprecedented three-in-a-row in this year’s tournament. Vietnam Read More

2023 Women’s World Cup fixtures, groups, venues for African teams

July 18, 2023 Admin III 0

With the prestigious competition around the corner, GOAL provides critical information regarding African representatives. The 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup will officially start on Friday, July 21 in Australia and New Zealand, with Africa set to have four representatives. Africa champions South Africa, Nigeria, Morocco, and Zambia will be carrying the continental flag, with the last two teams making their Read More