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Rivers United Players Reject Allowances

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SCORE Nigeria has scooped that Rivers United players are protesting against what they term as “poor welfare” in the CAF Confederation Cup and have even rejected an allowance paid to them before the Group A match against KCCA of Uganda alleging they were shortchanged. Several players told SCORENigeria they have been paid less than what was agreed as their travel allowances for the Confederation Cup. ... Read More »

Mourinho Tells Manchester United He Prefers Neymar To Ronaldo


Jose Mourinho has told Manchester United to drop their pursuit of Cristiano Ronaldo () and aim to sign Neymar instead, according to Don Balon. Ronaldo has been linked with a return to Old Trafford, after reports emerged that he wants to quit Real Madrid this summer.  The 28-year-old threatened to leave Spain, after he claimed he was being treated like a criminal when authorities launched ... Read More »

Mustafi Pleads With Alexis Sanchez Not To Leave Arsenal


Arsenal defender, Shkodran Mustafi, has pleaded with his team-mate Alexis Sanchez, not to leave the Emirates this summer. Sanchez is yet to sign a new deal with the Gunners and has one year left on his current contract. The Chile international has been linked with moves with Manchester City and Bayern Munich, but Mustafi has hailed his abilities and called for him to stay. “Of ... Read More »

Aruna Quadri To Debut In ETTU Champions League


Aruna Quadri has scored another first as the Nigerian has become the first African to feature in the European Table Tennis Union (ETTU) Champions League this year. Quadri who plies his trade with Portuguese league champion – Sporting Lisbon will lead his team in the six-team championship, which kicks off in September across Europe. In the seeding for the 16 teams made available to NationSport, ... Read More »

Mikel, Musa, Moses ‘Ll Stop Cameroon, Says Onigbinde


As Nigeria prepares for the destiny shaping tie with Cameroon in the countdown to the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, former Super Eagles manager, Adegboye Onigbinde believes that the quick recovery of the injured duo of Mikel Obi and Victor Moses and the rediscovery of form by Ahmed Musa will be key to the team’s qualification. The three ‘M’s will certainly form a potent strike ... Read More »

Ronaldo Exit: Perez’s Interview May Keep Player In Real Madrid


Cristiano Ronaldo may be reconsidering his decision to leave Real Madrid, after president Florentino Perez’s public show of support for him. Ronaldo who is under investigation for £13million tax evasion, is said to have been moved by Perez’s impassioned defence of him, according to reports in Spain. And he is beginning to think about staying put at the Santiago Bernabeu. Perez, who was re-elected as ... Read More »

Mikel Obi Set To Return From Injury Lay-Off

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John Mikel Obi has hinted that he will be back in action for his Chinese Super League club, Tianjin TEDA in “few weeks”. The Super Eagles captain has been out of action for the last three months, after undergoing surgery to repair the abdominal strain he sustained while in action for TEDA.  Mikel Obi posted a short video of him via his Instagram page as ... Read More »

Lewandowski blames Ancelotti, Bayern team-mates for missing out on top scorer award


Robert Lewandowski’s agent, Maik Barthel, has said Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti, offered the player no support in the race to win the Bundesliga top scorer. Lewandowski racked up his second successive 30-goal campaign at Bayern, taking his tally to 77 goals in 96 league appearances for the Bundesliga champions.  However, the Poland international failed to score in Bayern’s 4-1 win over Freiburg on the ... Read More »

I Wish Ronaldo Was From Argentina – Maradona


Diego Maradona has admitted he would have loved to see Cristiano Ronaldo line up alongside Lionel Messi for Argentina’s national side. Although Maradona was full of praise for the Real Madrid star, he insisted he would take Messi over Ronaldo.  “Cristiano is an animal,” Maradona told TyC Sports. “I wish he was Argentine. “But I still prefer Messi. He is enjoying playing football and goes ... Read More »

Ogun/GTBank Principals Cup: Schools Warned Against Use Of Mercenaries


The Ogun State Government has warned participating secondary schools in the semi, third place and the finals of the on-going GTbank-Ogun State Principals Cup against the use of mercenaries in the competition. A release signed by the State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr. Afolabi Afuape, warned that any school caught in the act will be automatically disqualified. The release called on participating schools to ... Read More »

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