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The aggrieved players, who won the 9th edition of the African Women tournament that took place in Cameroon, refused to exit the team’s hotel following their unpaid entitlements, a continuation of their protest with the refusal to relinquish the trophy

The President, who described the hard-earned victory over the Indomitable Lionesses as “very sweet and well-deserved”, particularly commended the Nigerian women for their “indomitable spirit, resilience and team work”, which spurred them to victory in spite of a vociferous home crowd

Mali garnered three points to finish third in the group, while Kenya were placed last after they earned no point from three matches.
Nigeria got off the better of the two teams, taking a two-goal lead after only seven minutes by capitalising on the sloppiness of the Kenyan defence

Hours before the Falcons departure for Cameroon to defend their AWCON title, the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, was at the team’s camp to offer words of motivation and Encouragement

Alongside other Falcons legends Ann Chiejine and Perpetua Nkwocha, Omagbemi has somewhat restructured a squad that failed to qualify for the women’s football tournament of this year’s Olympics and lost to Cameroon and Cote d’Ivoire at the 11th All-Africa Games in Brazzaville last year, imbuing it with greater morale

Pinnick further disclosed that the NFF have yet to hire a foreign coach for the country’s women’s team because a company that was ready to offset the salaries of such a coach almost went bankrupt