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    Sports Super Falcons Refuses To Release AWCON Trophy

    Florence Omagbemi’s squad embarked on a sit-in protest at their Abuja hotel after winning the competition, as they demanded for their outstanding bonuses and allowances. They marched to the National Assembly on the 10th day of the protest, an action which eventually pushed President...
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    Sports Reps Blast Dalung, NFF Over Falcons Allowances

    Members of the House of Representatives have strongly frowned at the ‎way the Nigerian government treated the victorious female national team, otherwise known as Super Falcons, who recently won the nations’ cup. The lawmakers strongly slammed the Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Solomon...
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    Sports We Were Thrown Out of Hotel Same Night We Won AWCON Trophy – Falcons Reveal NFF Maltreatment

    The Super Falcons, in a meeting with the Senate Committee on Sports on Wednesday in Abuja recounted how they were treated unfairly by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) during their time in Cameroon where they won the 10th African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON). Captain of the Falcons...
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    Sports President Buhari Orders Payment of Falcons Allowances in 24 Hours

    President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate payment of all outstanding allowances and bonuses being owed the Super Falcons, an official said on Wednesday in Abuja. The order follows a protest by the female national team over the non-payment of their allowances by the Nigeria...
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    Sports Super Falcons Storm National Assembly, Protest Unpaid Allowances [PHOTOS]

    Nigeria national female football team, Super Falcons is currently staging a protest at the National Assembly Abuja. The victorious Super Falcons won the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations and have not been paid due allowances since the victory two weeks ago. According to eyewitnesses present at...
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    Sports We Are Not Afraid of Ban, NFF is Just Messing Around – Super Falcons

    The Super Falcons have vowed to spend the Christmas protesting the non payment of their allowances and match bonuses. One of the key players, who spoke to Vanguard Sports yesterday, said they will carry on the protest not just for themselves but for all the national teams being owed...
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    Sports Nigeria: Super Falcons Face Life Ban for Protesting Against NFF

    The NFF has plans to ban several super falcons stars for life following their disagreement over unpaid wages and bonuses for the AWCON 2016 with the federation, the Nation reports. Francisca Ordega, one of the players who had reportedly said she regretted playing for Nigeria before denying the...
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    Sports Sen Ben Bruce Blasts NFF, Dalung For Not Paying Super Falcons Allowance [VIDEO]

    Senator Ben Murray Bruce has condemned the NFF for not paying the wages of the Super Falcons who recently won the African Women Nations Cup 2016. He added that only people who are passionate should be appointed to the sports ministry. He also moved a motion mandating that FG pays the wages...
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    Sports His Brain is Empty As His Beret – Nigerians Blast Dalung Over Falcons Comment

    Nigerians have reacted aggressively to comments credited to Minister of Sports Solomon Dalung on the Nigeria’s female national football team. Dalung told State House correspondents that had the government been confident that the team would win the trophy, the process of paying their...
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    Sports We Never Knew Falcons Would Win, That’s Why We Don’t Have Their Allowances – FG

    The Federal Government on Thursday gave a new insight into its inability to pay the allowances of the Super Falcons, saying that it did not know that they would win the 2016 African Women Nation's Cup Trophy. Sports Minister Solomon Dalung told State House correspondents that had the...
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    Sports Why Super Falcons Have Not Been Paid – Lai Mohammed

    Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that the biting economic situation in the country may have been responsible for the non payment of the allowances of Super Falcons’ players and officials. The Minister told State House correspondents that the matter was...
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    Sports Francisca Ordega: I Did Not Say I Regret Playing for Nigeria

    Super Falcons star, Francisca Ordega has denied saying she regretted playing for the Nigerian senior team. According to reports she'd said, “If I had not played for Nigeria at full international level, trust me I would have played somewhere else. Speaking on a ChannelsTV program on Wednesday...
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    Sports Super Falcons Seize AWCON Trophy, NFF Kicks

    The drama surrounding the payment of match bonuses and allowances of Super Falcons by the Nigeria Football Federation gets messier yesterday (Tuesday) as the players threatened to hold onto the African Women Cup of Nations trophy they won last Saturday. The NFF had promised to pay the...
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    Sports AWCON 2016: 5 Nigerian Players Make All-star Team [FULL LIST]

    Asisat Oshoala is one of the five Nigerian players that have made the CAF All-Star Team after the 2016 African Women’s Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Arsenal Ladies forward emerged as the tournament’s highest scorer with six goals. Another striker in the Super Falcons, Desire Oparanozie...
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    Sports Super Falcons Arrive Nigeria After Winning AWCON 2016 [PHOTOS]

    The Victorious Super Falcons of Nigeria arrived Lagos on Sunday after winning the African Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Falcons won the final by beating the host nation by a lone goal.
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    Sports How Falcons Victory Can Help Nigeria Overcome Economic Challenges - Saraki

    The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, says the victory of the Super Falcons at the Africa Women Cup of Nations shows that with determination Nigeria can overcome its challenges. Saraki said this in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, on Sunday in...
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    Sports How We Won AWCON Trophy Record 8th Time – Falcons Coach, Omagbemi Speaks

    Head coach of Nigeria’s women senior national team, Florence Omagbemi has hailed her players’ resilience, after they won this year’s African Women Cup of Nations. The Super Falcons beat hosts Cameroon 1-0 in the final played at a packed Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde, to lift the title for...
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    Sports Oshoala Posses With AWCON 2016 Golden Boot Trophy [PHOTO]

    Nigeria's Assisat Oshoala has emerged the highest goal scorer at the African Women Cup of Nations, AWCON 2016. She becomes the fourth Nigerian player, after Mercy Akide, Perpetua Nkwocha and Oparanozie, to win the award. Nigeria were champions of the competition after beating Cameroon 1-0 in...
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    Sports Super Falcons Win AWCON for 8th Record Time [PHOTO]

    The Super Falcons of Nigeria on Saturday beat Cameroon to emerge the winners of the 2016 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations. This is the 8th time Nigeria will lift the trophy. More details: Nigeria 1-0 Cameroon: Super Falcons Crowned Champions of Africa
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    Sports Buhari Hails Super Falcons for Winning AWCON 2016

    President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded victorious Super Falcons for emerging champions in the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations. Nigeria defeated Cameroon 1-0 in the final match to become the 8th time winner of the competition. Reacting in a statement by his spokesman, President Buhari said...