By Clement Nwankpa

The Super4 has come and gone. It is the flagship preseason tournament that heralds the kick off of a new Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season. While it should be an avenue for coaches to forge proper blending between old and new players, it speaks volumes of how prepared a team are for the new campaign.

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By Fisayo Dairo

The NPFL Super4 tournament organized by the League Management Company ended last Sunday in Enugu with the two CAF Champions League hopefuls Rangers and Rivers United (the eventual winners) finishing top of the pile.

Effectively, the two teams that will be flying Nigeria's flag at the Confederation Cup next year trailed their Champions League counterparts in virtually all aspect of the competition, somewhat true reflection of the final standing.

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By China Acheru

The 2016/17 NPFL Super4 tournament reached a climax last Sunday in Enugu after five days of football buzz in the Coal City.

The three matchdays served us with some gruelling stuff and a high intensity among all participants.

In all, exactly ten goals were scored in the six matches decided across three matchdays.

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By Clement Nwankpa

Rivers United rounded off an impressive outing at the NPFL Super4 with a 1-0 defeat of Wikki Tourists on Sunday to emerge winners after Rangers failed to beat FC Ifeanyiubah in the second game of the final matchday.

Guy Kuemian's 5th minute goal ultimately proved enough for Stanley Eguma's wards to pocket all three points.

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By Fisayo Dairo

Federation Cup champions FC Ifeanyiubah produced a resilient performance to hold league champions Rangers to a 1-1 draw in the last game of this year's NPFL Super4 tournament.

Needing a victory to wrap up the Super4 title, Rangers went in front in the game through Godwin Aguda's close range header early in the second half but Ifeanyiubah who had lost their first two games of the tournament replied through Jimoh Oni - their only goal of the tournament.

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By Sam Nnaji

A very interesting 2016 NPFL Super4 comes to an end on Sunday evening at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Enugu. It has been a very successful tournament especially quality-wise as the quartet, Nigeria's representatives on the continent in the coming year, round off this phase of their preparations.

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