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Flamingoes coach Nikyu targets big home win against Cameroon in World Cup playoff

Flamingoes coach Bala Nikyu has said he hopes to put behind him a disappointing showing against Ethiopia with a big win at home against Cameroon on the way to qualifying for the 2018 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup. The Flamingoes...

Golden Eaglets begin MRI age scan with only 40 players

The U17s today in Abuja begun the severally delayed MRI scan to determine if they fall within the eligible age, but it could well be tough going as only 40 players will be tested, SCORENigeria has again scooped. The initial...

Maikaba: I wish to serve Nigeria

Akwa United coach Abdu Maikaba has told SCORENigeria he wishes to serve Nigeria and so his application for one of the vacant coaching positions in the various national teams. "I'm committed to serving my country at whatever level but I...

Giant killers Mauritania vs Flying Eagles kicks off 6pm

Today’s U20 AFCON final qualifying playoff between hosts Mauritania and the Flying Eagles will kick off at 6pm in Nigeria, officials have informed SCORENigeria The return leg will be played in Lagos next week Saturday with the overall winners advancing...

New national team coaches to be named after NFF exco meeting next Wednesday –...

NFF president Amaju Pinnick has disclosed next Wednesday’s executive committee meeting in Jos will deliberate on the recommendation of the technical committee for the various vacant national team coaching posts. This disclosure comes amid rife speculations over the appointments of...

Flying Eagles train at match venue, happy with weather in Guinea Bissau

  The Flying Eagles are very much at home in Guinea Bissau ahead of their U20 AFCON qualifier tomorrow against the home team. The weather is almost similar to what is obtainable in Nigeria at this time of the year and...

Finidi or Maikaba to lead Golden Eaglets?

Former Nigeria World Cup star Finidi George and Aiteo Cup-winning coach of Akwa United Abdu Maikaba are locked in a Titanic battle to lead the country’s U17 team, the Golden Eaglets, SCORENigeria has been informed. Finidi has been in charge...

Super Falcons leave out top star Asisat Oshoala, Oparanozie, Chikwelu named for France friendly

Super Falcons have left out top star Asisat Oshoala, but Desire Oparanozie and Rita Chikwelu, who led the team to win the last women’s AFCON, have been picked for next month’s high-profile friendly against France. The eight–time African champions...

Esther Sunday match winner for Turkish club in championship playoff

Nigeria international Esther Sunday was the star of her Turkish women’s league team Konak Belediyespor on Sunday as they beat Atasehir Belediyespor 1-0 in a championship playoff game. ‘Sabi girl’, as she is roundly called, scored the only goal of the...

Flying Eagles call up FC Ifeanyiubah youngster Emeka Nwenyi

FC Ifeanyiubah youngster Ebuka Nwenyi has been called up to the Nigeria U20s, Scorenigeria.com.ng reports. The left back is the only FC Ifeanyiubah player listed by Paul Aigbogun ahead the AFCON U20 qualifiers. "Ebuka (Nwenyi) has been invited to the U20...

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Champions Plateau United go top of NPFL table

Champions Plateau United are now top of the NPFL after they pipped Enugu Rangers is a rescheduled game today, while Lobi Stars and Sunshine...

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