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‘Football for Social Change’ boosts Ebonyi FA Cup final

“Football for Social Change”, a football based community project of Lagos-based PR Agency, MatchRoom Sports and Media, has ensured up-and-coming players at the Ebonyi State FA Cup final had cause to smile with the donation of a trophy won by Ngwa United...

Minister tells NFF to shelve election plans for World Cup

Sports minister Solomon Dalung has asked the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to shelve plans for elections to their executive committee and rather focus on ensuring the Super Eagles shine at the World Cup in Russia. The NFF electoral committee has...

CAF President Ahmad lays foundation stone for Real Madrid Academy

Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad today laid the foundation stone for a Real Madrid Academy in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria. The academy is a partnership between the UEFA Champions League winners and the oil-rich Rivers State Government. Rivers State...

Tikitaka sign 3-year youth development contract with IFK Goteborg

TikiTaka have signed a three-year agreement with top Swedish club IFK Goteborg on youth development.  The agreement is initially till 2020. TikaTaka Football Development has among other things a successful football academy in Nigeria, which each year feature in the Gothia...

Sports minister begs govt for World Cup cash, says DRC friendly will go ahead...

Sports minister Solomon Dalung has disclosed he has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the release of the money approved in the budget for next month’s World Cup. “I informed him that we have not got the releases (of...

Atletico Madrid hit Uyo with UEFA Europa League winners

Atletico Madrid are due in Uyo by 7pm today ahead of tomorrow’s friendly against Super Eagles ‘B’ team with several of the players who helped them win the UEFA Europa League last week listed. An official informed SCORENigeria that top...

‘Nike get 3 million orders for Super Eagles World Cup jerseys’

American sportswear giants Nike today disclosed that they have received over three million orders for the new jerseys designed for the Super Eagles for the FIFA World Cup opening in Russia in four weeks. At a meeting with chieftains of...

FOR THE RECORDS: 2018 NFF Elections Timetable

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) electoral committee headed by Mohammed Katu has announced a timetable for the 2018 elections into the federation’s executive committee. May 21 to June 4 – The sale of nomination forms July 19-21 – Screening of candidates July...

Enyimba slip to third in CAF Confederation Cup Group C after heavy loss at...

Enyimba are now third in the CAF Confederation Cup Group C after they lost 3-0 at CARA Brazzaville of Congo and Djoliba and Williamsville AC could only play out a 1-1 draw in the other late group game. Wiliamsville from...

FIFA appoint SCORENIGERIA Publisher Samm Audu to cover Super Eagles at 2018 World Cup

The Publisher of SCORENigeria Samm Audu has been appointed by world football governing body FIFA to cover the Super Eagles at next month’s World Cup in Russia. The award-winning journalist is one of 32 Official Team Reporters who will be...

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Nansel Selbol powers Swope Park Rangers to USL playoffs

Nigerian youngster Nansel Selbol has lifted United Soccer League (USL) side Swope Park Rangers to the playoffs after he scored the winner in their...

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