• Alhassan remains unhappy after saving Akwa Utd the blushing

    Created Date: 27 March 2017Hist: 190
    By Fred Edoreh It was a nail biting game for hosts, Akwa United but Alhassan Ibrahim would net an equalizer to salvage a point and mark his sixth league goal of the season in Akwa United’s home draw against FC IfeanyiUbah. The former Wikki Tourists player would after the match insist he rather would have had the team win from another team mate’s goal than increasing his personal goals’ tally for a draw. It is symbolic of his concern for general good than personal glory as Alhassan argued that he...
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    Ilechukwu, Odey blame Gombe Utd heat for MFM defeat

    Created Date: 27 March 2017Hist: 274
    By Mohammed Yusuf Suleiman MFM coach Fidelis Ilechukwu and his free scoring forward, Stephen Odey were in agreement in their perspectives to their 1-0 slump to Gombe United on Sunday in a Matchday 15 fixture, blaming the defeat on harsh weather. Ilechukwu who is fast establishing iconic personae in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) as an expressive coach with his weird finger gestures and goal celebrations suggested that their loss was caused by loss of concentration from his...
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    Amoo impressed by Nasarawa United’s resilience

    Created Date: 27 March 2017Hist: 156
    By Kanayo Jubal After conceding that Nasarawa United were better on the evening, Shooting Stars coach, Fatai Amoo praised the Solid Miners and predicted they can achieve good results this season. It was one of the 10 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 15 fixtures played at the Lafia Township Stadium and it a late strike from Thomas Zenke that stopped the Ibadan side from perhaps starting a new string of drawn games after they broke a seven match streak with a win last match...
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    After win against Wikki, Osho predicts Remo Stars turnaround

    Created Date: 27 March 2017Hist: 100
    By Rabark Bakare Remo Stars claimed their first win on the trot under the watch of Coach Fatai Osho in a Matchday 15 fixture against Wikki Tourists with Victor Mbaoma returning from his brief injury spell to score the second of their 2-1 win and his 7th league goal of the season. It was a win Osho believes would be a turning point for the club that have travelled poorly and dropped points at home. He attributed their win to hardwork and a will to win on the part of the players he insisted...
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    No time for friendship, as Bazuaye edges Imama in Katsina Utd vs Rangers contest

    Created Date: 26 March 2017Hist: 88
    By Clement Nwankpa A Katsina United versus Rangers game was always going to revolve around the two coaches, Baldwin Bazuaye and Imama Amapakabor. A friendship that dates back to 1985 when both players were members of the victorious Nigerian U17 national team , the first African team to win a FIFA tournament. Their coaching careers have almost taken the same route. Most importantly, they are both of the high pressing, offensive school of football.
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    Mfon Udoh's penalty propels Enyimba to edge Rivers Utd 1-0 in cagey affair

    Created Date: 26 March 2017Hist: 125
    By Fisayo Dairo Captain Mfon Udoh converted a spot kick just after the hour mark as former champions Enyimba edged out CAF Confederation Cup hopefuls Rivers United by a lone goal at the UJ Esuene Stadium in Calabar on Sunday. Udoh's goal settled what was a combative Matchday 15 encounter in the Nigeria Professional Football League and extended Enyimba's unbeaten sequence to four games including two wins and two draws.
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    NPFL All-Stars lose to Atletico Madrid in Future Champions final

    Created Date: 25 March 2017Hist: 724
    The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Under-17 All-Stars brought their appearance at the Future Champions Gaunteng International Tournament to an end with a 1-2 defeat to Spanish club Atletico Madrid at the Nike Centre, Soweto on Saturday. The NPFL All-Stars had enjoyed an unbeaten sequence since the start of the tournament on Monday in South Africa. On the opening day, the All-Stars held SAFA Tshwane to a 1-1 draw before hitting Italian side Torino FC 3-0 on Tuesday. In their third...
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    Matchday 15 preview: Tricky trips for leaders MFM, champions Rangers

    Created Date: 25 March 2017Hist: 434
    By Fisayo Dairo The 2016/17 Nigeria Professional Football League season enters Matchday 15 this weekend with a new league leader hoping to stay top of the pile for as long as they can. Lagos-based side MFM FC climbed to the summit after a home win over Rivers United in a rescheduled Matchday 8 encounter with Rivers United in midweek and they will begin their journey as league leaders with a trip to one of the promoted sides Gombe United. Fidelis Ikechukwu's team will hope that league top...
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  • Restructuring Club Ownership In NPFL: Lessons From Asia

    Created Date: 24 March 2017Hist: 293
    By Fred Edoreh The world has been wowed with Chinese clubs offering double of the weekly wages in the English Premier League to attract top profile players to the Chinese Super League. Expectedly, star players are looking that way. Carlos Tevez who had an influential place in Manchester City and helped them to a glorious title journeyed off to Shanghai Shenhua for £635,000 a week just as Oscar did to Shanghai SIPG. Didier Drogba has been there and there was news in January that EPL’s poster...
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    Increasing Spectatorship: LMC goes tough on stadium safety requirements

    Created Date: 23 March 2017Hist: 730
    The League Management Company (LMC) has shifted focus to ensuring strict compliance with safety measures at match venues against the backdrop of rising numbers in spectatorship at matches of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Over the past four seasons, the LMC has been working with clubs on strategies to win back fans to match venues after years of dwindling attendance attributed to such reasons as lack of fidelity of match outcomes, poor quality of pitches and absence of...
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    Shooting Stars leave it late to edge old foes Rangers

    Created Date: 22 March 2017Hist: 507
    By Tunde Oyedele Continental campaigners Rangers International of Enugu had the chance to wrap up an interesting NPFL rescheduled Matchday 8 game but failed to take the lead from a rare last minute penalty, and allowed Bode Daniel's last minute goal to give Shooting Stars their first win in eight games. Shooting Stars won 1-0. The tough but highly entertaining midweek encounter was already heading for a goalless draw when goalkeeper Adamu Abubakar hacked down Rangers striker Aguda Godwin in...
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    Garba looks to transfer window to satisfy Gombe United fans

    Created Date: 22 March 2017Hist: 398
    By Joshua Tekidek With three draws from seven home fixtures, Gombe United’s Manager, Manu Garba knows the supporters are beginning to grow restive and has called out for more patience from the fans who are only enjoying top flight league this season after three seasons in the lower division. Three home draws against Plateau United, Akwa united and Shooting Stars meant the club has dropped six points from a possible nine; enough to trigger a defensive plea from the coach to the teeming...
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    NPFL All-Stars, SAFA TShwane play out 1-1 draw at Future Champions

    Created Date: 20 March 2017Hist: 919
    The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Under-17 All-Stars began their first appearance at the Future Champions Gauteng International Tournament with a 1-1 draw against SAFA Tshwane at the Nike Training Centre in Soweto on Monday. The NPFL All-Stars dominated the game almost from start to finish but had just one moment of poor defending which to the South African selected team breaching their defence.
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    Relieved after Wikki's win, Ganaru pleads for fans' patience

    Created Date: 20 March 2017Hist: 316
    By Kola Daniel Relief came the way of Wikki Tourists coach, Mohammed Baba Ganaru after his side saw off visiting Katsina United 2-1 to end a five match winless spell. Those five matches and some other poor results in the past had put Ganaru under pressure though he once dismissed such suggestion which essentially rose against the backdrop of Wikki's two successive top four finishes under the former coach, Abdulahi Maikaba. Ganaru welcomed the win on Sunday, describing it as a good result and for the...
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    NPFL U17 All Stars in South Africa for Gauteng Future Champions Tourney

    Created Date: 20 March 2017Hist: 738
    By Ayo Olu Ibidapo Nigeria Professional Football League Under-17 All Stars have arrived in South Africa to participate in this year's Gauteng Future Champions football tournament. The event is expected to run from March 20 to 27 in Gauteng, South Africa and will feature 12 teams, the organizers have confirmed. NPFL U17 All Stars will play in Group A against SAFA Tshwane and Torino FC. In Group B, Bidwest Wits will battle Football School of India and Spartak Moscow. Group C will see Mamelodi...
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    Aggreh, Onuigbo star in five-goal thriller as FC Ifeanyiubah edge El-Kanemi 3-2

    Created Date: 19 March 2017Hist: 524
    By Toyin Ibitoye Substitute striker Ifeanyi Onuigbo's penalty goal in added time of the second half capped a dramatic five-goal thriller as FC Ifeanyiubah eased past El-Kanemi Warriors 3-2 in their NPFL Matchday 14 clash at the FC Ifeanyiubah Stadium, Nnewi on Sunday. The home team appeared to be cruising to a comfortable win with a dominant first half performance after Prince Aggreh scored twice to give them a 2-0 lead, only to see the advantage disappear late in the second half, setting the...
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  • ABS, Enyimba share the spoils in delightful duel

    Created Date: 19 March 2017Hist: 284
    By Tola Badekale Enyimba rolled back the years with a gritty display associated with their past teams by not letting go of a prized possession, we also saw in ABS Football Club a youthful exuberance which fed off the boisterous chants of their fans. In the end, 1-1 was fair result of an end to end match. But fans of ABS would rather referee Ishaya Patrick had obliged them a penalty following a 34th minute duel between Samson Gbadebo and their own Metuh Chigozirim which ultimately left the...
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    Odey's brace for MFM see off leaders Plateau Utd

    Created Date: 19 March 2017Hist: 480
    By Fred Edoreh MFM FC of Lagos went the extra length to grind out a 2-1 victory to claim maximum points from visiting table-toppers, Plateau United, in their Nigeria Professional Football League Matchday 14 encounter at the Agege Stadium on Sunday evening. A brace from NPFL leading scorer, Stephen Odey, and a second half strike by Peter Eneji from a beautiful combination by Plateau United highlighted the pulsating game.
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    Abia Warriors make a good point off 3SC in Ibadan

    Created Date: 19 March 2017Hist: 374
    A more vibrant and determined Abia Warriors forced Shooting Stars Sports Club to a scoreless draw in Ibadan as the draw-at-home spell of the Oluyole Warriors continued in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday. Score draws against MFM FC, Remo Stars and Plateau United compelled the Shooting Stars faithful to hold a prayer session on the turf of Lekan Salami Stadium on Sunday morning, but the boys failed to show coordination and creativity on the field few hours later.
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    LMC, FIRS partner on Tax Education Campaign at NPFL matches

    Created Date: 17 March 2017Hist: 492
    An enlightenment campaign to support the Federal Government’s drive to generate revenue through an expanded base of tax payers’ population is to be launched by the League Management Company (LMC) in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The partnership will see the LMC offer FIRS the NPFL platform to engage the public through message displays on match day perimeter boards, distribution of messages on fliers and use of public address systems at match venues to relay tax...
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    Okemmiri attributes fine form at Abia Warriors to brothers' influence

    Created Date: 17 March 2017Hist: 399
    By Promise Etim Abia Warriors midfielder, Anthony Okemmiri says bonding with his football-playing brothers has been his source of inspiration and secret behind his current form in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) this season. The midfielder who was voted man of the match and scored one of two goals that helped Abia Warriors to a hard fought win at home to visiting Lobi Stars last Sunday, told, he became a better player by adopting a listening approach and toeing the line...
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    Bosso, Adetunji win February LBA

    Created Date: 17 March 2017Hist: 262
    The League Bloggers Awards (LBA) has named Ladan Bosso of El-Kanemi Warriors and Sunday Adetunji of Abia Warriors Manager and Player for February respectively in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Bosso has been awarded the February LBA manager recognition after his team El-Kanemi Warriors had a near excellent run in the month under review in the Nigerian top flight.
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    Eguavoen leads NPFL U-17 All-Star to Guateng Future Champions Tournament

    Created Date: 16 March 2017Hist: 1199
    A select team of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) U-17 would leave for Johannesburg, South Africa this weekend to participate in a 7-day football tournament organised by "The Future Champions." The team is made up of 20 players selected by the coaching crew led by former Super Eagles coach Austin Eguavoen who is being by a former U-13 n
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    MFM FC deny Wikki first league win since February

    Created Date: 15 March 2017Hist: 422
    By Abdul Raheem MFM FC, on Wednesday, continued their impressive run in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) when they clawed their way back from a goal down to play out a 1-1 draw against Wikki Tourists in a rescheduled Matchday 9 fixture at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi. The home side opened scoring in the first half through Shammah Tanze on 35 minutes before MFM equalised in the second half when Stanley Okorom's 61st minute screamer went past Emeka Nwabulu in...
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  • Mfon Udoh plays pivotal role in Enyimba's 2-0 win against FC Ifeanyiubah in derby

    Created Date: 15 March 2017Hist: 563
    By China Acheru Enyimba FC shook off the lethargy of their last five games to win 2-0 against FC Ifeanyiubah in a rescheduled Matchday 9 game in the Nigeria Professional Football League played in Calabar on Wednesday with their captain Mfon Udoh leading by example. Joseph Osadiaye put the homers ahead in the 32nd minute and then Mfon Udoh made it 2-0 with just two minutes left on the clock to give a much needed victory to Enyimba FC.
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    LMC invites bids from financial advisors to manage club enlistment in securities market

    Created Date: 15 March 2017Hist: 529
    The League Management Company (LMC) in partnership with over the counter securities market operator, NASD Securities Exchange took a major step towards bringing private sector investment into the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) when on Monday, March 13; financial advisors were invited to bid for appointment to work with eight of the 20 NPFL Clubs shortlisted for the pilot project. The financial advisors are to serve as consultants that will prepare the clubs to meet regulatory...
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    Olatunbosun confident MFM can go the whole hog

    Created Date: 13 March 2017Hist: 359
    By Fisayo Dairo MFM FC's enterprising attacker, Sikiru Olatunbosun is optimistic his team will sustain their impressive run this term in the Nigeria Professional Football League till the end of the campaign. Olatunbosun who hugged sporting headlines across the globe after a peerless strike against league champions, Rangers on Matchday 10 spoke to after the Lagos club secured an important 1-1 draw against former champions Enyimba at the UJ Esuene Stadium in...
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    Manu Garba angry with Gombe United’s third home draw

    Created Date: 13 March 2017Hist: 380
    By Mohammed Suleiman Yusuf A third home draw for Gombe United and no points picked on the road left for Coach Manu Garba grieving over squandered chances at goal that would have sealed their fourth home win. A late goal from substitute Nonso Mbakwe helped Shooting Stars to force Gombe United to a 1-1 draw at the Pantami Stadium in a Match day 13 game of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
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    LMC intervenes in clubs' indebtedness to Emeteole

    Created Date: 13 March 2017Hist: 505
    Two of the three Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Clubs indebted to the ailing Coach Kelechi Emeteole, the League Management Company (LMC) has remitted the amount which represented salary claims by the coach on the two clubs. Following reports of indebtedness of the clubs to the coach, the League Management Company (LMC) intervened and made the payment which will now be deducted from their Annual Basic Award.
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    Beaten 2-0 by Nasarawa Utd, Preko bemoans FC Ifeanyiubah's travel misery

    Created Date: 13 March 2017Hist: 340
    By Francis Achi It was yet another poor result on the road for FC Ifeanyiubah with a 2-0 defeat at the Lafia Township Stadium to Nasarawa United on Matchday 13 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The Anambra Warriors have lost all six away matches and are yet to pick a point in all their travels. The poor away form is not going down well with the club's head coach, Yaw Preko who after the match told that he is worried by the inability of his players to convert...
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    We shook off nervousness To beat Kano Pillars - Johnson

    Created Date: 13 March 2017Hist: 280
    By Ishaku Kigbu Ibe Johnson stayed in the clouds several moments after he had opened scoring in the pulsating Matchday 13 fixture in Jos between Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) leaders, Plateau United, and Kano Pillars on Sunday. Plateau United won the fixture 2-0 at the Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos to maintain their position at the top of the log in the ongoing season. It was an evening that also saw Plateau United end a six-game unbeaten run held by Kano Pillars.
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    El-Kanemi ease past Tornadoes to claim 20th successive home win

    Created Date: 12 March 2017Hist: 336
    By Uchenna Iyoke El-Kanemi Warriors defeated visiting Niger Tornadoes 2-0 to make it 20 staight wins at home in Maiduguri in the Nigeria Professional Football League on Sunday. The Borno Warriors started on the right footing as Coach Ladan Bosso rolled out the attacking trio of Bello Kofarmata, Ibrahim Babangida and Hussaini Bata. Mathias Samuel, Aghahowa Otakho and Isiaka Olawale manned the midfield, while the back four are regular suspects - Malika Usman, Tswanya Samuel, Ehis Kenneth and...
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  • Late own goal earns Abia Warriors 2-1 win against Lobi in Umuahia

    Created Date: 12 March 2017Hist: 410
    By Promise Etim A late own goal by Chinedu James helped Abia Warriors to a 2-1 win at home to visiting Lobi Stars of Makurdi in a Matchday 13 fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League played at the Umuahia Township Stadium on Sunday. The visitors looked determined to wrestle a point off Abdullahi Biffo's side, after Kingsley Eduwo had drew them level shortly after Anthony Okemmiri's effort gave the home side the lead in the 10th minute.
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    Mustapha scores late for Enyimba to deny MFM an away win

    Created Date: 11 March 2017Hist: 668
    By Fisayo Dairo Ibrahim Mustapha scored late in the game to rescue former NPFL champions Enyimba from the jaws of defeat in a 1-1 draw over MFM FC of Lagos. League topscorer Stephen Odey had given the visitors a 24th minute lead in Calabar with an exquisite finish from the edge of the box but after defending resolutely for most parts of the second half, the Church boys caved in with five minutes left as former El-Kanemi attacker, Mustapha levelled scores with an...
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    Ilechukwu counts on MFM fine form against troubled Enyimba

    Created Date: 10 March 2017Hist: 318
    MFM FC head to Enyimba International's adopted home ground in Calabar for a Matchday 13 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture on a confident form that has the Church side enjoying the superior status of being in the top half of the table while the former champions find themselves outside of the top-10. It will be their third meeting since the Olukoya Boys joined the league of top campaigners last season and head coach, Fidelis Ilechukwu is upbeat that they can match the seventh time...
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    With Tornadoes, Bala seeks to end El-Kanemi’s winning home run

    Created Date: 10 March 2017Hist: 261
    By Wale Mustapha Niger Tornadoes coach Abubakar Bala leads his side to Maiduguri, knowing fully well it is a fortress of sorts for El-Kanemi Warriors that are yet to drop a point in a Nigeria Professional Football League fixture since returning to the ground in April last year. Insurrection in the northeast had forced league organisers two seasons ago to move El-Kanemi's home matches away from Maiduguri to Kano and later, Katsina. With the Nigerian military’s ascendancy in the war to end the...
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    Former Enyimba duo Kamal, Udoji find love in Kano fans

    Created Date: 09 March 2017Hist: 593
    By Onukogu Kanayochuqu Jubal They had looked forward to their new club overcoming the old one and they expected the win, but for Kano Pillars’ new signings, Sikiru Kamaldeen and Chinedu Udoji, it was purely for the three points and nothing sentimental. The duo, who were signed from Enyimba just before the season began, played key roles in Kano Pillars’ Matchday 12 win in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) over Enyimba at the Sani Abacha Stadium and seemed to have settled well in...
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    Lobi's Tyavkase shares secrets of his career longevity

    Created Date: 09 March 2017Hist: 653
    By China Acheru Lobi Stars FC playmaker, David Tyavkase says two key things have been responsible for his longevity in the Nigeria Professional Football League. Tyavkase first played in the Nigerian top flight in 2003 with Enyimba FC and cites his faith in God and self-belief as what has kept him in the game this long. He has also played for the defunct Sharks FC and had stints abroad before returning to team up with Lobi Stars.
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    Kano Pillars grind out 1-0 win over Wikki, move into top-three

    Created Date: 08 March 2017Hist: 683
    By Uchenna Iyoke Former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Kano Pillars, laboured to a 1-0 victory over visiting Wikki Tourists at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Wednesday in a rescheduled Matchday 8 fixture. Alassan Ibrahim scored the lone goal directly from a corner kick to hand Sai Masu Gida the full points that took them to third place on the league table. Wikki Tourists coach Mohammed Baba Ganaru made one change from the squad that lost at Sunshine Stars, with...
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    Obaje's double inspire FC Ifeanyiubah to 3-0 win over Remo Stars

    Created Date: 08 March 2017Hist: 801
    By Fisayo Dairo Last season's NPFL topscorer Godwin Obaje opened his goalscoring account for FC Ifeanyiubah as a comprehensive second half performance propelled the Anambra Warriors to a 3-0 win over basement side Remo Stars in a rescheduled Matchday 8 encounter decided on Wednesday. After a frustrating first half, Obaje sent his team en route to victory eight minutes after the restart when he converted from the penalty spot. Ivorian Adou Blaise doubled the hosts' advantage with six minutes left...
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  • NPFL-LaLiga youth coaching clinic rounds off in Abuja

    Created Date: 07 March 2017Hist: 594
    •As participants commend LMC on three-day workshop By Ayo Olu Ibidapo The Nigeria Professional Football League youth coaching clinic has come to an end in Abuja. The clinic was a product of the NPFL-LaLiga Commercial and Technical partnership as Nigerian academy coaches were put through on the basics of youth team training. Speaking at the end of the event, Oscar Bruzon one of the trainers from the LaLiga, believes the coaches have learnt a lot and he noticed, in their approach during...
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    Obomate back on his feet again, kicking for Rivers Utd

    Created Date: 07 March 2017Hist: 336
    Obomate Frederick is back to action after making a complete recovery from an injury that kept him out of competitive football for five months. The Rivers United midfielder was very rampant and wowed many with his uncompromising, all action style which saw him scoop the award as the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) best player in the opening month of last season. Obomate played an important role in helping Rivers United finish as runners up behind eventual champions, Enugu Rangers in...
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    Dikko tasks NPFL youth club coaches to maximize benefits of workshop

    Created Date: 06 March 2017Hist: 529
    Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Youth team Coaches attending a clinic in Abuja has been urged to make the most out of the workshop which has resource persons from the Spanish LaLiga. The clinic is organised by the League Management Company (LMC) in collaboration with the LaLiga Nigeria office. The Laliga Technical instructors are Oscar Bruzon and David Aznar.   At the official flagging off of the workshop in Abuja on Saturday, Chairman of LMC, Shehu Dikko charged the over 100...
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    Ten-man Kano Pillars stay strong to outscore Enyimba 3-1

    Created Date: 05 March 2017Hist: 294
    By Onukogu Kanayochuqu Jubal It was tagged the star game of Match Day 12 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and the two sides, Kano Pillars and Enyimba made it a feisty affair at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano that had the stands packed to the brim. At the end of the tough exchanges, it was the host team that claimed all three points thanks to a 3-1 scoreline to the delight of their football-crazy fans. As the game wore on, exchanges became more cautious, as both sides...
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    Another Odey goal as MFM dim Remo Stars in Agege

    Created Date: 05 March 2017Hist: 336
    By Alfred Okoligwe Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) leading marksman Stephen Odey Of MFM FC continued his fine goalscoring form this season with a first half penalty that gave the Lagos side maximum points against hard fighting Remo Stars on Matchday 12. The Southwest derby produced all the fireworks expected of a rivalry but Remo were unlucky not to put the ball behind goalkeeper Ospino Egbe. The game started with both teams struggling to create chances. The pair of Sikiru...
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    Igbinoba's early strike downs Rangers in Port Harcourt

    Created Date: 05 March 2017Hist: 483
    By Toyin Ibitoye Esosa Igbinoba's first minute strike for Rivers United proved crucial in the heavyweight clash of Nigeria's surviving continental campaigners in the NPFL Matchday 12 fixture in Port Harcourt on Sunday. Just as referee Abdullahi Ago signaled for proceedings to begin, Rivers launched an attack through their left flank which resulted in a corner kick. Bernard Ovoke worked out a short corner kick to Esosa Igbinoba on the edge of the crowded box, beating off the half-hearted...
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    Onyeama's classy goal helps Sunshine Stars pip Wikki 1-0

    Created Date: 05 March 2017Hist: 248
    By Tola Badekale Great goals are becoming the hallmark of the NPFL these days. The latest in the series, as witnessed by adoring fans of Sunshine Stars, was by their own man, Ambrose Onyeama. The defender may not be a proven scorer but his superb volley that earned his side all three points will take some beating when Sunshine Stars' season is reviewed. It came on 23 minutes from a corner kick won by Sunday Oluwadamilare's skinning of his marker before being blocked...
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    Plateau Utd retain top spot after 1-1 draw with Shooting Stars

    Created Date: 05 March 2017Hist: 264
    By Fred Edoreh The Nigeria Professional Football League Matchday 12 encounter between Shooting Stars of Ibadan and table toppers Plateau United ended in a share of the points as the game ended in a one-all draw at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Ibadan on Sunday. Shooting Stars had been held to a 1-1 draw by southwest rivals, Remo Stars, last weekend on same home ground and Ibadan fans had hoped for a different outcome on Sunday evening but Plateau United, fancying their place in the sun as league...
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  • Nasarawa Utd fail to mine goodies in Lokoja, fall to Tornadoes

    Created Date: 05 March 2017Hist: 333
    Niger Tornadoes scored once in each half to pluck all three points in Lokoja on Sunday and send Nasarawa United back to Lafia empty-handed after the Matchday 12 game in the Nigeria Professional Football League. Abdullahi Musa Wakili sent Suraj Ayeleso the wrong way from the penalty spot in the 26th minute after Jide Williams tripped Peter Momoh in United’s penalty area. Thomas Zenke, Emmanuel Makama and the lively Buhari Jafaar all put up great effort in the Lokoja sun, but Tornadoes, who are...
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    Two big games & two derbies define Matchday 12

    Created Date: 04 March 2017Hist: 744
    It is not yet the defining moments in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) but four of this Sunday's Matchday 12 games are the focal points especially the game in Kano between former champions, Kano Pillars and Enyimba which will be live on SuperSport 9 from 4.15pm. Rangers International who have had a stuttering start to their title defence square against one of the teams pundits have tipped to win the league this season, Rivers United at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt.
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# Team MP PTS
1 Plateau 15 28
2 MFM 15 27
3 El-Kanemi 15 27
4 Niger 15 24
5 Kano Pillars 14 23
6 Abia 15 22
7 Enyimba 15 22
8 ABS 14 21
9 Akwa FC 15 20
10 Nasarawa 15 20

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