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Three Nigerians Make Africa Top 10

Three Nigerian Players , Krobapor Clement, Habeeb Temitope and Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori made the list of top 10 players in Africa in the latest World ranking published on Thursday .According to the official website of the World Badminton Federation although no African made the top 100 in the World the three Nigerian Badminton players were  in the top 283. With ...

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Injuries To Force Changes In Eagles- Rohr

.Says Expects ‘Aggressive’ Algeria Friday Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he will make several changes to his starting XI against Algeria on Friday night after six players pulled out due to injury. Turkey-based midfielder Mikel Agu was the latest injury casualty to hit the team after Victor Moses, Moses Simon, Ogenyi Onazi, Odion Ighalo and Elderson Echiejile were ruled out ...

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Ezenwa Attracts Interest From Serie A Club

Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, who is a free agent after his contract at FC Ifeanyiubah ran out, is now a January transfer target of an undisclosed Italian Serie A side, SCORENigeria has learnt. “Ikechukwu Ezenwa’s contract at FC Ifeanyiubah has run out and he has not committed himself with any new deal either at FC Ifeanyiubah or elsewhere. For now, ...

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Iwobi Recounts Historic Goal For Nigeria

Alex Iwobi has admitted that he almost cried after scoring his historic goal for Nigeria last month. On 7 October, Iwobi came on in the 66th minute for Nigeria during their 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia. Seven minutes later, the 21-year-old netted the one and only goal of the match, sending his side through to the World Cup. The ...

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Algeria Clash Will Help Eagles – Adepoju

Mutiu Adepoju says Friday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier between  Algeria  and Nigeria  in Constantine is very crucial to the Super Eagles’ preparations ahead of the Mundial. The Eagles are the first African side to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Russia after amassing 13 points in Group B that also has Africa champions Cameroon and Zambia. The three-time African ...

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Abraham: I Don’t Regret Snubbing Nigeria For England

New England call-up Tammy Abraham says he never considered playing for Nigeria at international level despite repeated overtures from the Nigerian Football Federation. Abraham’s father is Nigerian and a childhood friend of Nigerian federation president Amaju Pinnick, who claimed in September that Abraham had decided to play for the West African country. But Abraham, an England Under-21 international, denied the ...

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Try New Players Against Algeria, Argentina- Lawal Advises Rohr

Former Super Eagles’ Midfielder, Garba Lawal has advised Coach Gernot Rohr to use the games against the Fennecs of Algeria and Argentina to test other players available for selection in the build to the Russia 2018 World Cup. Nigeria meets Algeria on November 10 in the last Group B World Cup qualifier in Constantine, and four days later take on ...

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Nigerian Team Is Full Of Bench Warmers- Madjer

Newly appointed coach of Algeria national team Rabah Madjer has hit out at the Nigerian team who his team will be facing on Friday in a dead rubber World Cup 2018 Qualifiers tie. Speaking to the press in Algeria, Madjer who was not in charge of the team when they suffered a 3-1 loss to Nigeria in the reverse tie ...

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NBBF targets Tokyo 2020 3×3 participation

The President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engineer Musa Kida is excited at the possibility of Nigeria participating in the FIBA certified 3×3 event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic. Kida made this known following the gold and silver medal winning feat of the senior national men and women’s teams which participated in the inaugural FIBA 3X3 Africa Cup. In a ...

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Again IOC Slams Frank Fredericks

The IOC Executive Board (EB) met Tuesday to discuss the evolution of the situation of the IOC Member in Namibia, Mr Frank Fredericks. It followed a meeting of the IOC Ethics Commission on Monday (6 November 2017), shortly after Mr Frank Fredericks was officially charged by a French judge (3 November 2017). The IOC Ethics Commission stressed that, considering the ...

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