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Chinedu Udechukwu contracted to Katsina United till 2019 – Aminu Kurfi

Striker Chinedu Udechukwu has a binding contract with Katsina United till 2019 and so speculations over his future are well off the mark, according to club chairman Aminu Kurfi. Kurfi also used the opportunity to call on fellow NPFL clubs...

Birmingham City spy on Alhaji Gero

SCORENigeria can exclusively report that English Championship side Birmingham City are keeping tabs on Nigeria striker Alhaji Gero with the hope of signing him. Sources told SCORENigeria that scouts representing Birmingham City were at a recent UEFA Europa League game...

Ighalo fires 15th goal, scoops Man of the Match award in China

Odion Ighalo is firing away in China after he scored his 15th league goal of the season and was the Man of the Match as his club Changchun Yatai beat Jiangsu Suning 3-1 today. Ighalo’s club are now comfortably eighth on...

Onyekuru will be far more dangerous if he defended less – ex-Belgium coach Anthuenis

Everton loanee Henry Onyekuru is firing on all cylinders at Anderlecht, but he could be a lot more dangerous if he did not have to defend a lot in his own half, according to ex-Belgium coach Aime Anthuenis. Onyekuru has...

LMC officials in Nnewi to probe 5 months’ no-pay claim by FC Ifeanyiubah players

Officials of the League Management Company, LMC, will be in Nnewi tomorrow to verify claims by players of FC Ifeanyiubah that they have not been paid five months’ salaries by the club, Scorenigeria.com reports. The players had petitioned the domestic...

Rohr shuts out NPFL stars from World Cup qualifier in Algeria, Argentina friendly

Players from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) save for goalkeepers Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Dele Ajiboye will not be involved when the Super Eagles take on Algeria and Argentina next month, SCORENigeria has scooped. Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has again...

Heartland name Mikel Obi’s big brother Ebele Player of Season

Promoted Heartland FC have named Mikel Obi’s older brother, Ebele, as Player of the Season. Heartland are promptly back in the Nigeria top flight after a dramatic exit the previous season. ‘The Naze Millionaires’ topped the Nigeria National League Southern conference...

Onazi returns to action in Turkey after injury on Eagles duty

Ogenyi Onazi returned to action for Turkish club Trabzonspor Saturday after he was injured on duty with the Super Eagles recently. Onazi was forced out of the Eagles decisive 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia in Uyo earlier this month. He...

Leon Balogun suffered broken jaw, out for ‘unspecified period’

Nigeria defender Leon Balogun suffered a broken jaw in Friday’s Bundesliga match at Schalke 04, his club have announced. The injury-prone central defender, who has been outstanding in recent games for Nigeria, is therefore likely to miss next month’s World...

Nigeria face Argentina in Russia Nov 14 after rejecting Morocco, Iran, Saudi Arabia

World Cup-bound Nigeria will face Argentina in a friendly on November 14 in Krasnoder, Russia, after they rejected offers to play against Morocco, Iran and Saudi Arabia, officials said. NFF general secretary Mohammed Sanusi disclosed that nearly all arrangements have...