The coach admitted that the goals did not come early during the match because of the high-intensity game by the Malians, whom he knew little or nothing about.
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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the tournament is holding at the Mobolaji Johnson Stadium with six teams participating.
In an interview on Thursday, Uche, who led the Falcons at the 2011 FIFA World Cup finals in Germany, said the invitational tournament with the theme Playing For Good under the Futured Assured Programme of the Aisha Buhari Foundation, is a project capable of taking the Nigerian girl-child and the women folks generally to greater heights in all endeavours of life.
The coach accused the NFF of always giving preferential treatment to foreign coaches, especially in the area of welfare.
The former Edo Queens defence marshal was in the Falcons squad that undertook an 8-day training camp in the Austrian capital, Vienna in July as part of the intense preparations for the forthcoming football show piece.
The Female Eagles will compete in the six-nation tournament organised in honour of the country’s First Lady, Dr (Mrs) Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, with its theme Playing for Good. The nine-day competition will see the Malians slug it out with hosts and reigning African champions Nigeria and Morocco in Group A, with matches scheduled for Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan.
With 1614.33 points, the Randy Waldrum girls stayed at 38th spot in the world and are number one in Africa.
Nigeria and Morocco will square up in the opening match of the tournament at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan on Monday, 13th September.
The Falcons were in a train when the man, whose face was not seen in the video, rose and started speaking
Ogbonna, who signed for the Swedish Club side last week, said it had always been her dream and her father’s.
Oshoala, also the Captain of the senior national female football team, Super Falcons, spoke at the 59th Inter-House Sports Competition of Queen’s College
According to reports, the husband of the Super Falcons ex-captain passed away at a private hospital in Awka, the Anambra State capital
Missing several key players who were held back by either delayed issuance of entry visa or injuries, the Super Falcons lost 0-1 to the Jamaicans on Thursday at the BBVA Stadium in Houston – the same venue where they confront the Portuguese on Sunday evening.
A contingent of Nigeria –based technical crew and nine home –based professionals flew aboard a Delta Airlines’ flight on the long haul from Lagos to Atlanta and arrived in the capital of the State of Georgia on Tuesday morning. They were aboard another flight from Atlanta to Houston, in the State of Texas, hours after.
Waldrum has made it known that 23 players will make the trip to the US, meaning two players will be dropped from the provisional squad.
The Spanish title-holders defeated their Chelsea counterparts 4-0 in the final of the tournament in Gothernburg, Sweden to lift their first European trophy.
The tournament is presented by AT&T 5G.
The Super Falcon, formerly with Chinese side, Shanghai Shenhua, is the second Nigerian at Levante after Andrea Okene and the ninth in the Iberrdola.
Captain Asisat Oshoala bagged four of the total with goals in the 11th, 13th (penalties), 26th and 85th minute, while defender Gloria Ogbonna (8th minute), Uchenna Kanu (36th), Charity Adule (38th), new-girl Toni Oyedupe Payne (43rd) and Gift Monday (69th) also weighed in to condemn the two-time African champions to a humiliating defeat.
The result was same outcome for the nine-time African champions when they faced CSKA Moscow on Thursday.