A quiet December across women's leagues worldwide saw the players based in Spain dominate the Africa women's power rankings for the month.
November belonged to Malawi's Chawinga sisters, Tabitha and Temwa, as they won the Chinese Women's Super League (CWSL) with Wuhan Jiangda.
CAF's first ever Women's Champions League proved to be a runaway success, but not for Nigeria, whose Rivers Angels endured a failed campaign.
Nigeria's Uchenna Kanu was the star for both club and country, while Namibia's Zenatha Coleman was also back to her breathtaking best in October.
With many European leagues wrapped up, the June Women's Power Rankings come from different sources but there is no change at the top of the pile.
Christen Press and Lynn Williams scored as the U.S. women's national team christened Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas, with a 2-0 win over Nigeria.
Toni and Nicole Payne are the first sisters to play for Nigeria at the same time, and are set to face their home country USWNT on Wednesday.
Nigeria's Super Falcons coach, Randy Waldrum is wary of the well-trained threat posed by the world champion U.S. Women's National Team.
The United States women's national team will play a trio of June friendlies for preparation for this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
With the return of the NWSL Challenge Cup and other leagues, it was a bit of a shock to see two Scotland-based South Africans top April's rankings.
Former U.S. youth international and Duke University alum Toni Payne is now revelling in playing in the green-and-white colours of Nigeria.
Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala blew hot and cold in February, but March was a successful month for her even by Barca standards.
Despite a focus on Nigerians in February, top rank is reserved for Banyana Banyana's Thembi Kgatlana, who is a rare bright light for dismal Eibar.
Spanish clubs dominate the Women's Rankings for January, with Barcelona, Eibar, Atletico Madrid, Madrid CFF, and Sevilla all represented.
There's a strong French focus in December's Women's Power Rankings, but the two biggest stars for the month are Spain-based.
ESPN's African women's power list for October sees Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala at the top, but a number of new names make their debuts.
Nigeria striker Franny Ordega has high hopes for new Super Falcons coach Randy Waldrum, after the team sat without a coach for the past year.
With most of Europe's big leagues yet to kick off, women's football in China and Scandinavia took top billing in September and Africa's stars shone.
On the 60th anniversary of Nigeria's independence, Colin Udoh looks back on the country's sporting highlights and picks six of the best.
Nike is looking to take its game up a level with the release of a range of sneakers that are an ode to Nigerian heritage.
While many of the top women's leagues around the world have yet to kick off, Africa was well-represented across Europe and China throughout August.
Nigeria and Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala has rebuked CAF for cancelling the Women's AFCON while merely postponing the men's tournament.
Shutdown will affect all on-field activities, including the Nigeria Professional Football League, national teams and street football, the NFF said.
Nike unveiled new kits for the United States, South Korea and Nigeria for 2020, and all three countries fashion bold designs that will turn heads.
Ifeanyi Chiejine and other members of the 1999 Super Falcons deserve national honors and reward for their services to Nigeria, writes Colin Udoh.