FIFA Approves Maternity Leave For Women Footballers


 1,092  Professional women footballers are to be guaranteed maternity leave under new rules approved by FIFA on Friday, the global football body’s president Gianni Infantino said. Under the new rules, approved by the decision-making FIFA Council on Friday, a player will be given 14 weeks maternity leave and her club will be obliged to reintegrate […]

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60 Sports Icons: Kanu, Okocha, Funke Oshonaike Top List


 51  Super Eagles legends Nwankwo Kanu, Austin Jay Jay Okocha and Super Falcons legend, Perpetual Nkwocha and Table Tennis legend, Funke Oshonaike were among the 60 sports icons honoured by the Ministry of Sports to celebrate Nigeria’s 60 years of Independence. Members of the  Super Eagles teams of 1980, 1994, Atlanta 1996 as well as […]

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CAF Launches Strategy For Women Football In Africa


 404  Hanifat Mustapha The Confederation of Africa has launched the African women football development strategy which aim is to sharpen women’s football in the continent. Tagged #itsTimeitsNow, represents the new identity for the women’s game and will serve as a reference for the promotion and development of the sport across the continent, and as a […]

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Rivers Angels Goalkeeper Oluehi Joins Spanish Club Pozoalbense


 1,261  Super Falcons goalkeeper Tochukwu Oluehi has joined Spanish Reto Iberdola club Pozoalbense on a one-year deal. The 33-year-old has brought an end to her six-year stay at Rivers Angels in the Nigeria Women Premier League. Oluehi had previously played in the Belarusian league with Bobruichanka Bobruisk,where she made her Uefa Champions League debut in […]

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CAF Potspones 2021 Nations Cup, Women’s Nations Cup Cancelled


 215  The Confederation Of African Football (CAF) has announced the postponement of the 2021 Africa Cup Of  Nations tournament to 2022. CAF confirmed in their Executive meeting on Tuesday, where a series of decisions were made as regards the future of football in Africa amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The competition was initially billed to start […]

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