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Super Falcons open training camp in Abuja May 10

The national women’s team, the Super Falcons, are set to open training camp on May 10 for an AFCON qualifier against Gambia. Thirty five players from the domestic league will open the camp in Abuja and the number will eventually...

Top Dutch prospect Hamdi Akujobi thrilled with Flying Eagles experience

Rotterdam-based forward Hamdi Akujobi has told SCORENigeria he is thrilled with his experience with the Nigeria U20s, the Flying Eagles. Hamdi, who clocked 18 in January, is the son of one-time Heracles Almelo striker Chika Akujobi. He has already pledged his...

Redeployments in Golden Eaglets, Super Falcons, U23s

There have been redeployments in the Nigeria U17s, the Golden Eaglets, the Super Falcons as well as the U23s, SCORENigeria has gathered. Tayo Egbaiyelo, who was team secretary when Nigeria won the FIFA U17 World Cup back-to-back in 2013 and...

Ruthless Falconets now tackle Morocco in 2018 FIFA U20 World Cup qualifier

Nigeria’s rampant Falconets will now battle their Moroccan counterparts next month in the second round of the 2018 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier after they smashed past Tanzania at the weekend. Nigeria walloped Tanzania 9-0 on aggregate to now...

EXCLUSIVE: Guinea Bissau name 9 Portugal-based pros against Flying Eagles tomorrow

SCORENigeria can exclusively reveal that hosts Guinea Bissau have named as many as nine Portugal-based professionals on their matchday squad against the Flying Eagles tomorrow. This 2019 U20 AFCON qualifier will be played at the September 24 National Stadium in...

Flamingoes held by hosts Ethiopia in U17 Women’s World Cup qualifier

Nigeria’s U17 women’s team were today forced to a 1-1 draw by home team Ethiopia in a FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup qualifier played in Addis Ababa. The visiting Nigerians, who are coached by Bala Nikyu, took the lead after...

Aigbogun says Flying Eagles on track after Egypt tests

Coach Paul Aigbogun has said the Flying Eagles are on track after two test matches against their Egyptian counterparts. The Nigeria U20s drew 0-0 in their first game in Alexandria, while they lost the second game 2-1 on Wednesday. “We came...

Flying Eagles plan 2 Egypt friendlies

Nigeria U20 team, the Flying Eagles, are set to play two friendly matches against their Egyptian counterparts later this month, officials told SCORENigeria Both teams are preparing for the U20 AFCON qualifiers later this year. “Egypt have accepted a proposal for...

Super Sand Eagles begin Beach Soccer World Cup against Italy tonight

Nigeria will begin their quest in the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup tonight against Italy in the Bahamas. Kick-off is 11.30 pm. The African runners-up are also drawn in the first round alongside Iran and Mexico. The Super Sand Eagles are captained...

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...

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Will Joseph Akpala drop down to second division side Cercle Brugge?

Media reports have suggested experienced Nigeria striker Joseph Akpala could drop a division down to join Cercle Brugge as he has not exactly set...

Hull City chase Fred Onyedinma

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