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Jamba Academy striker Akor Adams shines at Atta Aneke Scouting Tourney

Jamba Academy of Kaduna striker Akor Adams was the star of this year’s Atta Aneke Scouting Tournament staged in Abuja this past week. The tall, free-scoring centre-forward stood out as his team beat Mbiase Lions from Jos, who are supported...

Maikaba leads new Golden Eaglets, Nikyu retains Flamingoes post

Akwa United coach Abdu Maikaba has been named as new coach of the Nigeria Golden Eaglets, while Bala Nikyu will retain his post as the female U17s, the Flamingoes. These appointments were announced by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) today. This...

Ex-Chelsea chief Emenalo reveals he wasn’t shocked Oliseh dumped Super Eagles

Former Nigeria international Michael Emenalo has said he was not shocked Sunday Oliseh sensationally dumped the Super Eagles after he was head hunted as coach without giving others a chance to apply for the top post. Emenalo, who recently parted...

Katsina United play friendly in Niger Republic for Gold Cup

Nigeria National League Super 4 champions 2016 Katsina United will today take on Jangarzo FC of Maradi in an international friendly in Niger Republic ahead of the pre-season Gold Cup in Ilorin this week. This will be the first pre-season...

FIFA unveil official 2018 World Cup ball, Messi okays it

FIFA have made public the official match ball of the 2018 World Cup, Telstar 18, which Argentina super star Lionel Messi has already endorsed. The adidas ball is like the black and white ball of old which was used at...

Michael Emenalo quits Chelsea, may head to Monaco

Michael Emenalo has resigned as Chelsea technical director after 10 years at the club amid speculations of a power tussle with manager Antonio Conte. Emenalo, 52, is now speculated to take up a similar at French Ligue 1 Monaco. Chelsea chairman...

Kanu blasts cash wins games in NNL, alleges govt clubs bully private clubs

Nwankwo Kanu has raised serious concerns over the officiating in the second-tier Nigeria National League (NNL), alleging that clubs owned by government have the cash to get more favourable refereeing than a team like Papilo FC, who he bankrolls...

NFF bosses kick out club chairmen from proposed elective congress

NFF executive committee members have unanimously rejected a proposal to get the 20 chairmen of the NPFL clubs back as voting delegates of the federation’s congress, SCORENigeria has learnt. They have also amended a provision in the proposed NFF Bill...

‘World-class’ Victor Moses good for CAF Player of Year Award tips Garba Lawal

Chelsea star Victor Moses is a world-class player and he stands a good chance of being named CAF African Footballer of the Year 2017, according to former Nigeria star Garba Lawal. Victor Moses and William Troost-Ekong are the two Nigeria...

Strong Pinnick ally Yusuf Ahmed Fresh replaces Chris Green as NFF technical cttee chairman

Strong ally of NFF president Amaju Pinnick Yusuf Ahmed Fresh has replaced Chris Green as chairman of the NFF technical committee following a massive re-organisation of the various standing committees of the federation. Popular Niger FA boss Fresh was vice-chairman...

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Rangers back to winning ways after 3-1 win over Kano Pillars

Champions Rangers are finally back to winning ways after they dismissed visiting Kano Pillars 3-1 in a rescheduled NPFL clash in Enugu today. However, Rangers...

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