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Ahmad Ahmad elected CAF President

Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar has been elected President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) after he defeated incumbent Issa Hayatou. Ahmad Ahmad, a 57-year-old Malagasy politician who promised changes and inclusion in CAF, recorded 34 votes. Hayatou, 70, polled 20...

Nigerian U17s renew fierce rivalry with Ghana in Gothia Cup final

The Nigerian U17 team under the auspices of TikiTaka will this afternoon in Gothenburg, Sweden, renew the perennial rivalry between Nigeria and Ghana when they take on Right to Dream Academy in the final of this year’s Gothia Cup. The...

Rangers off to Zambia, Senegalese defender suspended

Rangers will depart Enugu this afternoon for Zambia ahead of Saturday’s make-or-break CAF Confederation Cup playoff return leg match against Zesco United but Senegalese defender Ousmane Pape is suspended for the tie. According to a press statement signed by spokesman...

Pinnick rages, threatens over ‘leaked’ NFF financial position

A raging NFF president Amaju Pinnick has tore into his accounts department staffers that the federation’s financial information have lately been leaked to the media, threatening to deal with anyone behind this. Pinnick in Wednesday’s meeting expressed his utter displeasure...

Nigeria U15s ‘Future Eagles’ tackle hosts Morocco in test games

Nigeria U15s, the ‘Future Eagles’, led by coach Jolomi Atune will take on their Moroccan hosts in two friendlies tomorrow and Thursday in Rabat. Tomorrow’s game will kick off by 4pm, while that of Thursday will begin at 12 noon. Coach...

Nigeria open Gothia Cup campaign against Hammarby IF FF July 17

The Nigerian team presented by TikiTaka for this year’s Gothia Cup in Sweden will open their campaign on July 17 against Swedish club Hammarby IF FF, according to the released fixtures. The match will kick off by 12.50 local time. The...

Many TikiTaka Academy players to sign pro deals after super Gothia Cup run –...

Director of TikiTaka Group Borje Gustavsson has told SCORENigeria several players of the academy who played in the final of this year’s Gothia Cup will soon sign professional contracts in Sweden on the back of their superlative displays. The Nigerian...

Ezeji ’emotional’ on return to Club Africain but backs Rivers United to win

Nigeria league legend Victor Ezeji has described his return to Club Africain of Tunisia as “emotional”, but he will still back Rivers United in today’s CAF Confederation Cup Group A clash. Ezeji starred for the Tunisian giants way back in...

Impressed Newcastle United want second look at Celestine Babayaro’s son after he shone on...

SCORENigeria can exclusively reveal that Premier League club Newcastle United have extended a second invitation to the 10-year-old son of ex-Nigeria star Celestine Babayaro after he shone on trials at the club recently. “They were impressed with what the boy...

Ex-Eagles star Adokiye Amiesimaka dismisses CAF changes, sees nothing great for Nigeria

Ex-Nigeria international Adokiye Amiesimaka has said he is not optimistic for Nigerian football despite the sweeping changes in the leadership of the Confederation of African Football(CAF) on Thursday. Ahmad of Madagascar was elected in place of sitting CAF President Issa...

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Has Ogenyi Onazi cancelled contract with Turkish club Trabzonspor?

Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi may have cancelled his contract with Turkish club Trabzonspor just a year into his four-year deal, SCORENigeria has been told. The...

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