7 Results for month: 06/2023

Breaking…Nigeria wins ICC global award for Best Female Initiative Program 2022

NIGERIA WINS ICC GLOBAL AWARD FOR BEST FEMALE CRICKET INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR 2022 This is contained in a statement on the ICC website... Winner of the 100% Cricket Female Cricket Initiative of the Year – Nigeria Cricket Federation Nigeria are the winners of this year’s award on the back of significant results obtained ... More

Spirited Nigeria team lost narrowly to Uganda in match 4 with huge positives to take

Uganda won the toss and elected to field thereby sending Nigeria to bat first in this tournament. Captain Blessing Etim lost her wicket off the first ball in the second over which allowed Uganda to grow in confidence and soon after, Omonye Asika was gone and Nigeria, just like other matches had to go the harder route. ... More

Nigeria beats Botswana and Kenya on match day 2 of the Kwibuka Women’s tournament

NIGERIA MAKES HUGE STATEMENT AS BOTSWANA AND KENYA ARE BEATEN ON THE SAME DAY There has never has been a better time in Women’s Cricket to be a Nigerian and a Cricketer at the same time than today as Nigeria hits a continental high by beating Botswana and Kenya on the same day in the same tournament. On a cold and wet ... More

Nigeria beat Rwanda in their opening fixture at the Kwibuka Women’s tournament

FEMALE YELLOW GREENS GET OFF TO A GOOD START AS THEY BEAT ARCH RIVALS RWANDA BY 6 WICKETS   Nigeria began their encounter at the 9th edition of the Kwibuka Women’s tournament with a resounding victory over arch rivals Rwanda. The host were looking forward to sliding one past Nigeria with their last defeat in ... More

National Women’s team gets batting consultant from Kenya

Nigeria Senior National Women’s team AKA Female Yellow Greens get a huge boost as a professional consultant and mentor has been added to the technical crew. The success of the women’s team in recent times at international level has generated positive outcomes and the most recent triumph in March 2023 during the NCF ... More

NCF Announces final squad list for Kwibuka Women’s tournament in Rwanda

NCF ANNOUNCES FINAL SQUAD LIST FOR KWIBUKA WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT IN RWANDA The Nigeria Women’s team AKA Female Yellow Greens is set to leave the shores of the country on the 9th of June 2023 to participate in the 9th edition of the Kwibuka International Women’s tournament in Kigali Rwanda. The team ... More

NCF approves subvention funds to boost grassroots development across the country

NCF APPROVES SUBVENTION FUNDS TO BOOST GRASSROOTS DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE COUNTRY The Board of the Nigeria Cricket Federation has approved a quarterly subvention funds for the development of the game across the 36 states of the Federation including the FCT. Grassroots Cricket development is one of the 5 new Key Strategic ... More