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Gombe United F.C.

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Gombe United F.C.
180px fullname = Gombe United Football Club
Nickname(s)Savannah scorpions
Founded1990; 34 years ago (1990)
GroundPantami Stadium
Gombe, Nigeria
LeagueNigeria Professional Football League
2022–23Group A: 7th
Championship Round: did not qualify

Gombe United Football Club is a Nigerian football club based in Gombe. They play in the Nigeria Professional Football League. Their home stadium is the new Pantami Stadium, having moved from Abubakar Umar Memorial Stadium in 2010.[1]


They were continuously in the Nigerian top flight since promotion in 1994, the longest tenure of any Northern team. They however were relegated on the last day in the 2014 season to the Nigeria National League for the first time in 20 years. They won promotion back to the top level on the last day of the 2016 season by winning their division. They were relegated back in 2019.


2007 Runners-up, Super 4 Playoffs

Performance in CAF competitions[edit]

2008 – First Round
2009 – Second Round

Current team[edit]

As of 30 January 2019

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Nigeria NGA Adewale Adeyinka
3 Nigeria NGA Sadiq Abdulrazak
5 Nigeria NGA Ahmad Ibrahim
6 Nigeria NGA Peter Ambrose
8 Nigeria NGA Mustapha Ibrahim
9 Nigeria NGA Adamu Mohammed
12 Nigeria NGA Babangida Ibrahim
13 Nigeria NGA Usman Suleiman
14 Nigeria NGA Joseph Onoja
15 Nigeria NGA Umar Faruk
16 Nigeria NGA Alhassan Yusuf
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 Nigeria NGA Usman Musa
18 Nigeria NGA Mohammed Alimanika
20 DF Nigeria NGA Maurice Chigozie
21 DF Nigeria NGA Ibrahim Muhammad
22 GK Nigeria NGA Emmanuel Daniel
24 Nigeria NGA Ola Ogundele
28 Nigeria NGA Saleh Mohammed
30 Nigeria NGA Uche Owasanya
32 Nigeria NGA Sadiq Shuaibu
34 Nigeria NGA Bolaji Adeyemo
35 Nigeria NGA Ganda Samuel
MF Nigeria NGA Mathias Samuel


2. Gombe United Results - current results of Gombe United matches