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Women’s Football Deserves More, Says Akide-Udoh — newfanzoneblog

Nigeria legend Mercy Akide-Udoh says women’s football worldwide, and especially on the African continent deserves greater attention and investment. Akide-Udoh was one of the legends of the game, and the only former African woman player, invited by FIFA to attend the General Assembly in Mexico in order to help chart a new course for football, […]

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Women's Football Deserves More, Says Akide-Udoh

Nigeria legend Mercy Akide-Udoh says women’s football worldwide, and especially on the African continent deserves greater attention and investment.

Akide-Udoh was one of the legends of the game, and the only former African woman player, invited by FIFA to attend the General Assembly in Mexico in order to help chart a new course for football, and the Nigeria super star said women have been given short shrift for too long… 230 more words

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