Super Falcons forward, Oparanozie wins Chinese Women’s League title with Wuhan Jiangda
Super Falcons forward Desire Oparanozie clinched the Chinese Women’s Super League title with Wuhan Jiangda on Saturday.
Liu Lin’s side won the title for the third time in a row.
Wuhan Jiangda finished on top of the table with 45 points from 18 matches.
They won 15 matches, losing only three throughout the entire campaign
Jiangsu Suning came in second with 39 points from the same number of matches.
Oparanozie linked up with Wuhan this year from French club, Dijon.
Malawi’s Temwa Chamwinga is the other African in their squad.
Osaka Wins U. S Open Women's Single Final
Just two years after she won her first U.S Open, Naomi Osaka has won her second U.S. Open title at this year’s tournament after beating Victoria Azarenka.The 22-year-old Japanese tennis star battled back from a set down against Azarenka to lift her second US Open title in three years with a 1-6 6-3 6-3 victory at Flushing Meadows.Speaking after her victory, Osaka said she felt it would be very embarrassing to lose the game under an hour.She also said it was a tough...
OFFICIAL: Ex-Barca player Mascherano joins Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune for reported 5.5m. He will wear No.14 shirt.
FC Barcelona and Hebei China Fortune have reached an agreement for the incorporation of player Javier Mascherano to the Chinese club as of January 26. Mascherano leaves FC Barcelona after seven and a half seasons.The defender is expected to pocket 19 million euro for his two season deal in China where he joins up with fellow country man Manuel Pellegrini currently manning the Hebei bench.The player has been given limited playing time this season under Er...
Super Falcons retain 45th position in latest FIFA ranking
Nigeria’s Super Falcons maintained their 45th position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking.The world soccer governing body, the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), released the latest ranking on Friday.It’s the final FIFA ranking for the year 2022.It has been a tough year for the Super Falcons, who lost their African crown to the Banyana Banyana of South Africa in the summer.Randy Waldrum’s team is also winless in their last five...
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