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Plateau United begin title defence at Nasarawa United as Katsina United, Kano Pillars reignite...

Champions Plateau United will begin their title defence at next-door neighbours Nasarawa United, while Katsina United will welcome Kano Pillars in another epic northern derby on the opening game of the NPFL season on January 14. This followed today’s fixtures...

FIFA threaten to throw out Spain from World Cup

FIFA have threatened to throw 2010 world champions Spain out of next year’s World Cup in Russia as a result of direct government interference in the running of the game in that country. Spain are drawn in a first round...

CAF CONFEDERATION CUP: Enyimba drawn bye, Akwa United face Hawks of Gambia

Enyimba have been drawn bye in the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup, while Nigeria’s other representatives Akwa United will tackle Hawks of Gambia in the preliminary rounds. The preliminary rounds will be played between February 9 and 18, while the second...

CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE:Plateau United battle Cameroon’s Eding, MFM FC draw Malian league runners-up

NPFL champions Plateau United will take on Eding of Cameroon, while MFM FC are up against Malian league runners-up in the preliminary round of next year’s CAF Champions League. The first and second leg matches will be played between February...

Mohamed Salah scoops BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017

Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Liverpool has been named the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017. He beat Nigeria’s Victor Moses, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon), Sadio Mane (Senegal and Naby Keita (Guinea). The forward is also in the running for the...

U23 star Ndifreke Effiong shoots Abia Warriors to semis of Southeast pre-season tourney

Abia Warriors became the first team to seal a place in the knock out stage of the South East/South South preseason tournament at Ifeanyi Ubah Stadium in Nnewi after an Ndifreke Effiong inspired 2-1 comeback win over Heartland. Ndifreke's power...

Lionel Messi statue vandalised again in Argentina

The statue of Argentina captain Lionel Messi in Buenos Aires has again been vandalised. The statue, which is placed along other Argentina sports stars in the ‘Garden of Glory’, was cut off by the ankles possibly between Sunday night and...

Eagles ace Ezenwa reveals CAF Confederation Cup target with Enyimba

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has told SCORENigeria he hopes to help new club Enyimba become the first Nigerian club to win the CAF Confederation Cup. Enyimba were the first and only club to win the CAF Champions League in...

Anthony Okpotu NPFL Player of the Year, Ezenwa, Plateau United, coach Boboye also scoop...

Lobi Stars striker Anthony Okpotu was the biggest winner at this year’s League Bloggers Awards (LBA) after he clinched the NPFL Player of the Season as well as the Top Scorer Awards. Okpotu netted 19 goals last season to finish...

2017 CAF AWARDS: Victor Moses, 10 others make short list

Chelsea star Victor Moses leads 10 other top African stars on the latest short list of nominees for the 2017 CAF Player of the Year Award. CAF announced the other nominees as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon/Borussia Dortmund), Mohamed Salah (Egypt/Liverpool), Naby...

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Kingsley Obiekwu ‘Shagari’ reveals he’s not qualified to coach U17s

Former Nigeria international Kingsley Obiekwu ‘Shagari’ has told SCORENigeria he will not apply to coach the country’s U17s because he does not have the...

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