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  • Nasarawa Utd gain three places, three points after 1-0 win over Rivers Utd

    Created Date: 30 April 2017Hist: 37
    Adamu Hassan’s diligently–placed 16th minute shot, off a brilliant pass from Thomas Zenke, won all three points for Nasarawa United and took them to ninth position from 12th at the end of their rescheduled Matchday 19 clash with Rivers United in Lafia. Nasarawa United won 1-0. The pre–match previews had concentrated on the ‘home–coming’ of former Nasarawa United stalwarts Ifeanyi Nweke and Esosa Igbinoba who had since pitched tent with the ‘Pride of Rivers.’ They were expected to set...
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    ABS beat Katsina United 3-1 to emerge NPFL U-15 champions

    Created Date: 29 April 2017Hist: 405
    By Alfred Okoligwe Three weeks of football across four five cities in the country and involving over 400 under 15 years teenagers from the 20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs was concluded at the Agege Stadium, Saturday morning with a dominant second half performance that saw the Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Football Club overcome hard fighting Katsina United.
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    NPFL U-15 Promises: ABS FC, Katsina Utd meet in final

    Created Date: 28 April 2017Hist: 218
    ABS FC and Katsina United made it to the final of the maiden Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Under-15 Promises tournament after emerging tops in their respective groups in the second stage. Ilorin club ABS played in a group comprising Rangers International, El-Kanemi Warriors and Rivers United while Katsina United, FC Ifeanyiubah, Niger Tornadoes and Shooting Stars made up the second group.
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    Rangers see off spirited Wikki 3-2 in rip-roaring contest

    Created Date: 26 April 2017Hist: 627
    By Sanipe Damiete Champions Rangers International edged Wikki Tourists 3-2 in a see-saw rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) encounter at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu on Wednesday. Wikki Tourists started the brighter of the two teams as they took control of the game in the opening moments, dictating the pace and creating chances but were woeful in front of goal.
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    Koma puts on show in Rangers, ABS thriller

    Created Date: 25 April 2017Hist: 463
    By Fred Edoreh It was a contest that ended with no victor, no vanquished between Rangers International and ABS FC in the second group stage of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Under-15 Promises at the Agege Stadium, Lagos but Million Koma wowed the handful of spectators as the game ended 3-3. Koma netted a hat-trick for Rangers to take his total goals in the tournament to 11, five more than other players.
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    At last Luamba finds his groove at FC Ifeanyiubah

    Created Date: 25 April 2017Hist: 519
    The 2016/17 season has been one laden with lots of twists and intrigues, systole and diastole for Nigeria Professional Football League side, FC Ifeanyiubah. After a heady run in Nigeria's club cup competition (Federation Cup) in 2016 which culminated in the team's first-ever piece of silverware - beating Nasarawa United in a penalty shootout in Lagos in November - expectation was at its peak for what was expected to signal the start of football dominance for the privately owned club based in...
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    Rangers new boy Ifeanyi George stars in 3-1 win over Kano Pillars

    Created Date: 23 April 2017Hist: 916
    By Osondu Ngwude One of Rangers International new-signings Ifeanyi George played a central figure in their 3-1 win in a Matchday 9 rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu on Sunday. George got among the goals for Rangers but his energy from the start of the game justified why the Flying Antelopes brought him in during this transfer window to shore up their team following their struggles in all competitions...
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    NPFL to honour dead Calabar football fans on Sunday

    Created Date: 21 April 2017Hist: 999
    Players of Rangers International and Kano Pillars are to wear black arm bands during their rescheduled Match Day 9 fixture in Enugu this Sunday as a mark of respect for the 30 football fans that died in Calabar, Thursday night while watching European football in a commercial viewing centre. The fans were said to have been electrocuted when live electricity wire fell on the building following a thunder strike.
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  • Obaje's double help FC Ifeanyiubah past plucky 3SC

    Created Date: 19 April 2017Hist: 833
    By Fisayo Dairo Two second half penalties by Godwin Obaje lifted FC Ifeanyiubah to a dramatic come-from-behind victory over Shooting Stars in a Matchday 19 game of the Nigeria Professional Football League decided on Wednesday. Visitors Shooting Stars went in front on 21 minutes courtesy of youngster Sunday Faleye who profited from a mistake by Ifeanyiubah defender Olamilekan Aniyikaye. Obaje restored parity just before the hour mark from the penalty spot before he scored again from 12 yards five...
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    Plateau Utd go top of the pile after routing Katsina Utd 3-0

    Created Date: 19 April 2017Hist: 173
    By Francis Achi Plateau United ended the first stanza of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season as leaders after defeating Katsina United 3-0 in a Matchday 19 encounter played at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos on Wednesday. Golbe Elisha gave a glimpse of what to expect in the encounter when he powered a free kick from about 40 yards which rattled Yinka David in goal for Katsina United, who could not hold on to the ferocious shot and Joshua Obaje pounced on the goalkeeper's mistake...
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    Chukwude makes the difference for Enyimba over new boys Remo Stars

    Created Date: 19 April 2017Hist: 276
    By Sanipe Damiete A sublime free kick in the first half by substitute Stephen Chukwude was all it took Enyimba International FC to put to sword hard fighting Remo Stars in a Matchday 19 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture on Wednesday. Playing in a scanty UJ Esuene Stadium did not deter the Peoples Elephant as they took the initiative in a cagey opening encounter that lacked attempts at goal in the opening 20 minutes. Ibrahim Mustapha got the first attempt at goal howbeit a...
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    Talented youngsters light up NPFL U-15 Promises

    Created Date: 17 April 2017Hist: 763
    By Fisayo Dairo The NPFL Clubs Under-15 tournament which got underway last Monday has so far lived up to its billing of helping to chart a new developmental cause for football in Nigeria. In what is an unprecedented move in the history of the round leather game in Nigeria, players not more than age 15 selected by the twenty top flight clubs are given the opportunity of competing under the same facility that the established league professionals strut their stuffs week in, week out in the...
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    NPFL U-15 Promises: Quartet leave their marks in Osogbo

    Created Date: 16 April 2017Hist: 499
    By Tobi Samuel If you plan to climb a mountain, it is always best to set out early. That certainly applies to young footballers at the ongoing NPFL Under-15 Promises tournament who are anxious to reach the heights of the game. The NPFL Under-15 Promises tournament was launched to help the NPFL teams nurture talents from the youth level. Matches in Group C at the Osogbo City Stadium were concluded on Friday, the centre produced amazing performances from the players. Ten matches witnessed 20...
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    NPFL U-15 Promises: Late drama brings Owerri to a close

    Created Date: 14 April 2017Hist: 592
    By Fisayo Dairo Rivers United finished top of Group A of the NPFL Under 15 Promises tournament after a last gasp goal by Adolphus Ibinabo secured a 1-1 draw with FC Ifeanyiubah on Friday. The Government Secondary School, Borokiri student scored with virtually the last kick of the ball at the Owerri centre of the NPFL Under-15 Promises tournament to rescue a table-topping point for United. With United firmly in control of the group having won their first three group games, FC Ifeanyiubah who...
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    Pillars, Katsina Utd, Remo Stars condemn violence, accept LMC sanctions

    Created Date: 14 April 2017Hist: 732
    •Remo Stars appeals order to compensate sports journalist All four clubs recently sanctioned by the League Management Company (LMC) for various breaches of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) rules have written to accept the decisions but Remo Stars elected to appeal the decision ordering the club to compensate a Sports Journalist, Kelvin Ekerete who was assaulted at their stadium. In accepting the fines imposed on Kano Pillars for the incidents of Match Day 18 against Akwa...
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    NPFL U-15 Promises: ABS edge Remo Stars to join Shooting in quarter-finals

    Created Date: 14 April 2017Hist: 401
    By Tobi Samuel ABS FC fended off a strong challenge from Remo Stars to clinch the remaining quarter-final ticket from Group C of the NPFL U-15 Promises tournament in Osogbo, edging the Sagamu side 1-0. Shooting Stars were already into the quarter-finals before their last group match against Sunshine Stars but the junior Oluyole Warriors pipped their Akure rivals 1-0 to round off the stage as leaders. ABS and Remo Stars came into the game on the final day as pitching for the second...
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  • NPFL U-15 Promises: Rivers Utd thump Enyimba to reach quarters

    Created Date: 13 April 2017Hist: 423
    By Fisayo Dairo Rivers United booked a place in the quarterfinals of the NPFL Under-15 Promises tournament after an emphatic 3-0 drubbing of Enyimba at the Owerri centre on Thursday. United were without their four-goal hero Kenneth Clinton but winger Nathan Collins rose for the team, grabbing an impressive hattrick to lead his team en route to success. After a cagey start to the game, Collins scored twice in three minutes to take his team out of sight of the Baby...
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    NPFL U-15 Promises: Shooting Stars book quarter-final spot, Remo, ABS fight for place

    Created Date: 13 April 2017Hist: 315
    By Tobi Samuel On Day 4 of the NPFL U-15 Promises tournament, Shooting Stars retained their lead on the log despite a draw with MFM but it was Remo Stars that made a big mark winning their very first game of the tournament. The winning has positioned the Sagamu side to fight for the remaining quarter-finals spot with second placed ABS FC in a winner takes all fixture. Remo are now on four points while ABS are ahead on six points and victory for either sides would guarantee the winner...
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    LMC says referees welfare always paramount

    Created Date: 13 April 2017Hist: 549
    Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko on Wednesday restated that safety and welfare of all persons at match venues counts high and this includes that of Match Officials which he said is of paramount importance to the league body. Dikko was clarifying the misconception contained in a letter to him by the President of the Nigeria Referees Association (NRA), Tade Azeez which suggested that the LMC neglected to order compensation for the Match Officials assaulted at the...
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    NPFL U-15 Promises: Shooting Stars go top in Group C, as MFM secure first win

    Created Date: 12 April 2017Hist: 627
    By Tobi Samuel Shooting Stars have returned to the top of Group C table in the ongoing NPFL Under-15 Promises tournament, after the Oluyole Warriors defeated ABS FC 2-0 at the Osogbo City Stadium on Wednesday. MFM FC secured their first victory in the tournament after an emphatic 3-0 win over the whipping boys of the group Sunshine Stars in the first fixture of Matchday 3. Two matches produced five goals and exciting performances from the boys featuring for their clubs.
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    NPFL U-15 Promises: Clinton, Bussa star in Rivers Utd, FC Ifeanyiubah wins

    Created Date: 12 April 2017Hist: 657
    By Fisayo Dairo Kenneth Clinton scored a brace for a second successive day as Rivers United moved top of Group A at the Owerri centre of the NPFL U15 Promises tournament on Wednesday. Clinton whose brace propelled United to a 3-0 victory over Abia Warriors on Tuesday proved pivotal once again as he netted twice in a 3-1 win over hitherto table toppers, Akwa United. Playing in front if Rivers United's general manager Okey Kpalukwu, Clinton broke the resistance of Akwa United two minutes into...
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    Rangers players are ready to work with me, says Agbo

    Created Date: 12 April 2017Hist: 512
    By Ayo Olu Ibidapo Chukwuma Agbo, interim coach of Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Rangers International, has said his players are ready to work with him as he takes over the reins of the Enugu-based club following the sack of Imama Amapakabo. The management of Rangers International terminated the contract of Amapakabo on Monday evening following weeks of ultimatum mixed with strings of back-to-back poor results. They did make a swift move to name his little known assistant,...
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    NPFL U15: Rivers Utd off to flyer, as Jonah inspires Akwa Utd again

    Created Date: 11 April 2017Hist: 657
    By Fisayo Daro Rivers United's starlets on Tuesday opened their NPFL Under-15 Promises account with a 3-0 victory over tournament's whipping boys Abia Warriors at the Owerri centre. Having been drawn bye on the opening day of the competition, the young boys from Port Harcourt produced a disciplined performance to outclass their opponents. Striker Kenneth Clinton scored the game's opener in the 28th minute when he latched on to a deep free kick by his captain Favour Arojameh to finish calmly...
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    NPFL U-15: Olakunle's brace fire ABS to top spot

    Created Date: 11 April 2017Hist: 607
    By Tobi Samuel ABS FC continue their impressive run in the ongoing NPFL Under-15 Promises tournament on Tuesday at the Osogbo City Stadium with an emphatic 2-0 victory over Sunshine Stars who made their debut in the championship. Matchday 2 action in Group C produced just one victory, while MFM FC and Remo Stars boys shared the spoils in the second game that ended 1-1. ABS FC captain Olusegun Olakunle's second half brace helped the Saraki Boys beat Sunshine Stars 2-0. Sunshine Stars got their...
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  • LMC moves to improve safety at match venues

    Created Date: 11 April 2017Hist: 1983
    •Sanctions Kano Pillars, Katsina United and Remo Stars•Enyimba’s goalkeeper and two Pillars players suspended Following recent pockets of fans restiveness at a few match venues, the League Management Company (LMC) has moved to reassure fans, players and coaches of their safety at league venues on match days. The league body said it will continue to enforce safety regulations and sanction every acts of violation to...
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    NPFL U-15: Akwa Utd, FC Ifeanyiubah serve notice to rivals

    Created Date: 10 April 2017Hist: 764
    By Fisayo Dairo A 13-minute hattrick by Akwa United's Elisha Aniefiok Jonah was the opening day highlight at the Nigeria Professional Football League Under-15 Promises tournament at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri on Monday. Owerri, one of the two centres playing hosts to the best of Under-15 talents across NPFL clubs this week is also having former African champions, Enyimba, FC Ifeanyiubah, Rivers United and Abia Warriors as the other teams that will showcase their budding talents for five...
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    NPFL U-15: Shooting Stars, ABS in good start in Osogbo

    Created Date: 10 April 2017Hist: 549
    By Tobi Samuel Amazing results were recorded on Matchday 1 of the maiden edition of the NPFL U-15 Promises tournament which served off early hours of Monday at the Osogbo City Stadium for teams in Group C. Remo Stars, Shooting Stars, MFM FC, ABS FC and Sunshine Stars made up Group C in Osun State at the end of which two will qualify for the quarter-final stage. Okoromi David scored the lone goal for ABS FC to pip MFM in the opening game, while Shooting Stars spanked Remo Stars 3-0 to put the...
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    Rivers Utd grind out 1-0 win over Abia Warriors to ease pressure

    Created Date: 09 April 2017Hist: 294
    By Promise Etim Rivers United for the first time this season in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) won back-to-back games after scraping to a 1-0 victory over Abia Warriors at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium on Sunday. The Port Harcourt club had made light work of ABS FC four days ago on same ground with a 2-0 win.
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    Plateau United's unsung hero Itodo speaks on special gift

    Created Date: 08 April 2017Hist: 446
    By Fisayo Dairo Football as a sport has its uniqueness in the dynamism of teams to make use of certain set-skill that are deemed legitimate within the ambits of the rules governing the game to gain favourable results for themselves. Special skills such as the ability to take accurate free kicks, corner kicks and long throw-ins have made some players indispensable to their teams as they have delivered important victories to their teams at one time or the other through these special talents. ...
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    Court of Appeal upholds Giwa FC expulsion from NPFL

    Created Date: 07 April 2017Hist: 930
    •Quashes contempt charge against Dikko, Abubakar The Court of Appeal, Jos Division, has struck down the order of the High Court of Plateau State directing the League Management Company (LMC) to compulsorily re-instate Giwa FC to the Nigeria Professional Football (NPFL), after the Jos based Club had been expelled from the NPFL for multiple infractions of the Rules and Framework of the League in the 2015/16 season. Three issues were before the Court of Appeal in Jos for determination and they...
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    Rivers United end winless run with 2-0 victory over ABS

    Created Date: 06 April 2017Hist: 338
    By Fisayo Dairo Christian Weli and Godbless Asamoah scored in each half as Rivers United claimed a 2-0 win over ABS in a rescheduled Matchday 9 encounter played at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt on Thursday. Weli slid home to give United the lead on 38 minutes and exited the pitch one minute later due to a head injury he sustained early in the game. His replacement Godbless Asamoah made sure of the points for the hosts eight minutes from time as United secure a first league victory...
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    Israel sure of Rivers Utd turnaround from slide

    Created Date: 06 April 2017Hist: 164
    Daniel Israel is a striker of immense potential. Blessed with pace, power and an eye for goal. The forward has been tipped as one for the future. Competition for places at the star-spangled Rivers United has however meant that the forward has struggled to get minutes under his belt this term. He has yet to start a game for the 'Pride of Rivers’ with just a couple of second half cameos in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) against Kano Pillars in Port Harcourt on Matchday 7 and...
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  • Babawo aims high with Niger Tornadoes

    Created Date: 05 April 2017Hist: 381
    By Andrew Randa Niger Tornadoes are a team that have no stars, at least, that is how two-goal hero Ibrahim Babawo summarises their setup. The soft-spoken defender-turned-attacker was the centre of attraction after an incredible shift against visiting Lobi Stars of Makurdi in a Matchday 17 game of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja.
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    Alhassan attributes audacious display to Akwa Utd teammates

    Created Date: 03 April 2017Hist: 475
    By Chibuogwu Nnadiegbulam After an imperious display that earned him three goals in 16 minutes against Shooting Stars at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Akwa United’s Alhassan 'Muazam' Ibrahim has pointed in the direction of his teammates for continuously supporting and encouraging him in this season's Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The first half hattrick which inspired the home team to a 4-2 win over their fellow mid-table visitors, has seen Alhassan’s goal tally...
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    LMC, NASD and 18 Issuing Houses meet Tuesday in Lagos

    Created Date: 03 April 2017Hist: 892
    Another milestone event towards enlisting Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs in the securities and exchange market has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 4 on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi. At the event, eight of the clubs nominated at the last Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the League Management Company (LMC) for the pilot scheme would meet with financial, banking and legal advisors that were shortlisted following a recent Expression of Interest (EOI) call made by the LMC.
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    Ilechukwu speechless after Nasarawa Utd humiliate MFM 4-0

    Created Date: 03 April 2017Hist: 668
    By Clement Nwankpa MFM coach, Fidelis Ilechukwu could not find words to explain his team's capitulation against Nasarawa United in Lafia. At full time, the Lafia City Stadium scoreboard read Nasarawa United 4 MFM 0. Without his trademark suit and tie, a dazed Ilechukwu looked like a 'rain-soaked chick' and could not fathom what went wrong.
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    Mfon Udoh inspires Enyimba to comeback victory

    Created Date: 02 April 2017Hist: 508
    By Colin Udoh Mfon Udoh scored one and set up another as Enyimba came from a goal down to secure a last gasp 2-1 victory over drowning champions Rangers in a Nigeria Professional Football League match on Sunday. Former Enyimba forward Daniel Etor stunned the hosts with an expertly curled freekick after just seven minutes, as the champions got off the blocks quicker.
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    Plateau Utd shoot to top spot after pipping Wikki 1-0

    Created Date: 02 April 2017Hist: 222
    A 58th minute penalty converted by Reuben Bala was enough for Plateau United to shoot to the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League table after leaders MFM FC stumbled in Lafia. Before the match, the ‘Peace Boys’ were second on the log with 29 points from 16 matches, one behind MFM FC. Wikki Tourists were 16th on the log with only 18 points from 15 matches.
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    Adetunji brace fire Abia Warriors past ABS

    Created Date: 02 April 2017Hist: 193
    By Toyin Ibitoye Red hot Sunday Adetunji scored two late goals, one of them from the penalty spot, to help his team, Abia Warriors beat ABS Ilorin FC 2-0 in a tension soaked NPFL match day 17 clash in Umuahia. After a scoreless first half, Adetunji smashed home a cross from substitute Sheriff Bashir with 10 minutes left on the clock and converted a penalty kick, four minutes later, to snatch victory for his team in the very tough encounter. The victory was befitting reward for the Warriors'...
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    Alhassan Ibrahim's hattrick dim Shooting Stars in Uyo

    Created Date: 02 April 2017Hist: 877
    By Fisayo Dairo A 16-minute hattrick by Alhassan Ibrahim propelled Akwa United to a 4-2 victory over Shooting Stars at the Nest of Champions in Uyo on Sunday. The former youth international's goals came after Ubong Friday had given the hosts an 11th minute lead. Shooting Stars scored through Moses James in the second half and then Taiwo Shittu late on but the damage had already been done in a blistering first 45 minutes. Alhassan 'Muazam' Ibrahim returned to the Akwa set-up after missing...
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  • Rivers of troubles, crash 1-0 to Gombe United

    Created Date: 02 April 2017Hist: 168
    By Uchenna Iyoke Rivers United got no relief from what had so far been a miserable season as Idris Bakare's 26th minute goal was sufficient for Gombe United to claim maximum points in a match day 17 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) decided at the Pantami stadium. Bakare would later turn the bad guy when he dismissed by the center referee after a second bookable offense two minutes to regulation time.
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    El-Kanemi continue perfect home run, pip Pillars 1-0

    Created Date: 02 April 2017Hist: 147
    By Joshua Tekidek Samuel Mathias 53rd minute goal ensured that El-Kanemi Warriors maintained the 100 percent home winning streak in the ongoing NPFL season. The game which was played on Sunday afternoon at the Maiduguri township stadium witnessed an unprecedented number of spectators. El-Kanemi settled the quicker of the two teams and their first chance came in the third minute when Bello Kofarmata broke through and forced Yusuf Mohammed into a low save.
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    Remo Stars leave it late to down Katsina United

    Created Date: 02 April 2017Hist: 145
    By Biola Omowanle Dufegha Eric was the hero this rainy evening in Shagamu as relegation troubled Remo Stars grabbed an 89th minute winner against Katsina United at the Gateway Stadium. As has been the case in their previous home matches, Remo started with promise asking questions right from kick off and subjecting the Katsina defence to huge pressure. The visitors however looked determined to return to Katsina with a point.
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    Matchday 17 round-up: Plateau Utd return to summit, as Nasarawa Utd thump MFM 4-0

    Created Date: 02 April 2017Hist: 882
    By Promise Etim Plateau United returned to the summit of the league with a hard fought 1-0 win at home to visiting Wikki Tourists at the Rwang Pam Stadium. United were dislodged from top spot in midweek by Lagos side, MFM, who got trounced 4-0 by Nasarawa United at the Lafia City Stadium. Reuben Bala's penalty in the 57th minute was the differnce as Keneddy Boboye's side repelled Wikki's late advances.
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    Things to expect in the NPFL this Sunday

    Created Date: 01 April 2017Hist: 723
    The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) is edging close to the halfway mark and all of the 20 clubs will start taking their stocks of their performances in the first round. By Sunday, it will be 79 calendar days since the season started, and the fixtures for this matchday has some of the eye-catching and mouthwatering contests including an Oriental Derby that will be played in Calabar. The race for top spot is also up for grabs this weekend and any of the top-three teams,...
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    Dikko closes CAF B-License coaching course in Abuja

    Created Date: 31 March 2017Hist: 201
    Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) 2nd Vice President and Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko on Friday charged Nigerian coaches to be willing to invest in learning new trends and technological innovations in the game in order to be abreast of developments in the sector at all times. Dikko spoke at the closing ceremony of the CAF B-License Coaching Course organized by the NFF and also challenged indigenous coaches to always support one another, especially when any of...
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    Battling Lobi Stars ease past Akwa Utd 2-1

    Created Date: 30 March 2017Hist: 382
    By Francis Achi Lobi Stars came from a goal down to defeat Akwa United 2-1 in a Matchday 16 encounter of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi on Thursday. The Makurdi club began the game on a shocking note as Akwa United silenced their fans with an early goal scored in the fifth minute from a quick counter-attack. Moses Ebiye got the ball from Christian Pyagbara from the right side and the attacker dribbled into the box, took a powerful low shot...
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    Amoo celebrates El-Kanemi defeat, says 3SC are out of the woods

    Created Date: 30 March 2017Hist: 284
    By Alfred Okoligwe On a day his opposite number on the El-Kanemi Warriors bench, Ladan Bosso accepted his side was inferior, Shooting Stars coach, Fatai Amoo lavished praises on his players and declared that trouble times are over for the Ibadan side. Junior Merenini had struck early in the second half to help Shooting Stars to a slim 1-0 victory over visiting El Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri in the Match Day 16 game at the Lekan Salami Stadium ,Ibadan. The win lifted the Oluyole Warriors from...
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  • Despite Enyimba win, Baba Ganaru keen on away win for Wikki

    Created Date: 30 March 2017Hist: 383
    By Ishaku Kigbu It is not yet Uhuru for Wikki Tourists head coach Baba Ganaru despite picking an important home win against visitors Enyimba of Aba in the Matchday 16 Nigeria Professional Football League encounter decided at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa stadium Bauchi on Wednesday. Ganaru who joined the Tourists this season believes only an away win will give him the kind of satisfaction he desires, describing the game against the Elephant of Aba as good and added: "I need to pick an away win to...
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    Makinwa rues ABS poor form, seeks revival

    Created Date: 29 March 2017Hist: 136
    By Kola Daniel After four games without a win, Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) FC coach Henry Makinwa admitted that the club are riding through rough winds and has promised to work them through the difficulties. The club's winless streak in four games which began with a 3-0 bashing in Shagamu, a draw at home to Enyimba and another 4-1 mauling in Jos, continued in Ilorin midweek as Gombe United playing with a man less forced them to 1-1 draw at the Ilorin township Stadium.
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NPFL League Table

# Team MP PTS
1 Plateau 18 35
2 MFM 19 33
3 El-Kanemi 19 33
4 Niger 19 30
5 Akwa FC 19 29
6 Abia 19 28
7 Enyimba 19 28
8 IfeanyiUbah 19 28
9 Nasarawa 19 27
10 Lobi Stars 19 27

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