• I Regret Playing For Nigeria, says Francisca Ordega

    I Regret Playing For Nigeria, says Francisca Ordega

    Francisca Ordega admits she regrets playing for Nigeria’s senior women national team.

    The USA-based forward, said she would have opted for another country if there was a chance, because of the lack of support for women’s football in Nigeria.

    Ordega was part of the Super Falcons team, that won a record 10th African Women Cup of Nations last weekend.

    “If I had not played for Nigeria at full international level, trust me I would have played somewhere else,” she said.

    “The U17 and U20 […]

  • CAF increases AFCON prize money to $4m

    CAF increases AFCON prize money to $4m

    The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced a significant 166 percent improvement in prize money for its flagship competition, the Africa Cup of Nations, as well as other competitions in its kitty.

    From 2017, the winner of the AFCON title in Gabon will take home $4 million, a significant increase on the previous $1.5m prize money.

    This comes as part of the new deal that CAF reached with French multinational oil group Total in July which allowed the petroleum giant to […]