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Nigeria’s Baba among 38 referees for 2017 AFCON

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Nigeria’s Abel Baba has been named as one of the Assistant Referees to officiate in the forthcoming 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon.

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Champions: Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Saturday in Yaounde won the 2016 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (AWCON) for the eighth time after beating Cameroon 1 – 0 to retain AWCON title.

SERAP alleges unfair treatment, discrimination against Falcons; drags FG, NFF to UN

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned the UN Working Group on the issues of discrimination against women in law and in practice requesting the body to “use your mandates and position to urgently request the Nigerian government and the Nigerian Football Federation to end the discriminatory and unfair treatment of the players of the Super Falcons of Nigeria who recently won the African Women Cup of Nations.”

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Dalung, Pinnick ignore Falcons, fly to London to sign new Nike deal

As the senior national women’s team the Super Falcons continue their sit-in protest in Abuja over unpaid bonuses and allowances after their 8th AWCON triumph in Cameroon, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, NFF President, Amaju Pinnick and the chairman of the League Management Company of Nigeria (LMC), Mallam Shehu Dikko are off to London to sign a new kit sponsorship deal for the Super Eagles with sports wear manufacturing giants, Nike.

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Champions: Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Saturday in Yaounde won the 2016 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (AWCON) for the eighth time after beating Cameroon 1 – 0 to retain AWCON title.

AWCON: Recession affecting FG’s ability to pay Super Falcons-Lai Mohammed

By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA- Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that the biting economic situation in the country may have been responsible for the nonpayment of Super Falcons’ allowances. It will be recalled that Falcons who were victorious in the just concluded Africa Women Cup of Nations champions by beating Cameroon
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