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MLS star Fanendo Adi begs for peace, justice after Benue killings

Portland Timbers striker Fanendo Adi has said he hopes a quick solution is found for peace and justice to reign in his home state of Benue, which recently buried over 70 people following an attack by unknown gunmen. “We...

Kanu – Why I sold Papilo FC

Nwankwo Kanu has confirmed a SCORENigeria Exclusive that he has sold off Nigeria National League club Papilo FC, saying he now wishes to focus on his academy. Scorenigeria.com.ng last week broke the story on the sale of Papilo FC slot...

Amuneke bullish of Sudan success

Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has told SCORENigeria he is confident he will succeed at Sudanese club Al Khartoum. Ex-Flying Eagles coach Amuneke has signed a two-year contract and praised the quality of players he met on ground, although he retains hope...

EXCLUSIVE: FG contacts FIFA on appointed NFF board, say it’s advisory committee

Senior government officials have told SCORENigeria the Federal Government is set to formally notify world football governing body FIFA that a four-man NFF board the Presidency recently appointed will only serve in an advisory capacity and will not be...

MFM FC appoint Geoffrey Aghogi team manager, head of scouting

The Management of MFM FC has appointed Geoffrey Aghogi as new team manager and head of scouting and youth development. MFM FC director of football, Emmanuel Adeyemi, confirmed the appointment, saying he believes Aghogi will use his experience and contacts both...

2018 CHAN: Hosts Morocco, Mauritania get ball rolling in African football big shop window

Hosts Morocco and Northwest neigbours Mauritania will tonight get the ball rolling at the 5th Championship of African Nations, otherwise known as CHAN, which has proved to be a good platform for players featuring in their domestic leagues to...

Kanu sells Papilo FC NNL slot to Calabar Rovers

Former Super Eagles captain Nwankwo Kanu's pet club Papilo FC will take no further part in the domestic second-tier league when it kicks off in March, Scorenigeria.com.ng has scooped. This is sequel to suggestions the former Arsenal of London forward...

AS Monaco sports director Emenalo gets assistant

AS Monaco sports director Michael Emenalo has appointed an assistant, Yannick Menu. Menu was previously in charge of the Rennes Academy and he is credited with discovering Tiemoue Bakayoko, who recently joined Chelsea from Monaco in a big-money transfer. Emenalo joined...

New abridged NNL season kicks off March 3

The second-tier Bet9ja Nigeria National League will kick off March 3 with an abridged format, officials have disclosed. It is now a 36-team competition instead of 32 teams - 16 teams from the North and 20 from South of the country. The...

Jamba Academy striker Jerome Akor scoops MVP Tonsjos Tourney

Highly-rated Jamba Academy of Kaduna striker Jerome Akor has won the MVP of the Tonsjos Soccer Development Tournament courtesy of his five goals in the annual competition. His teammate Paul Bitrus scored four goals as Jamba Academy reached the semi-finals...

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Iheanacho West Ham transfer story by fake Skysports account

SCORENigeria can report that the 24 million pounds transfer of Nigeria star Kelechi Iheanacho was published by a fake Skysports Twitter account. The report had...

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