NPFL: Mfon Udoh fit for Enyimba return

Enyimba striker, Mfon Udoh, has confirmed that he is set to make his return for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club. Udoh was advised to rest by doctors, after he suffered fatigue due to fixture congestion. The Enyimba captain, is now ready to play in Wednesday’s match against Remo Stars. “I am getting better…

ABS Edge Remo Stars to Join Shooting in Quarter-Finals

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…

Confederation Cup: Rangers set for return leg against Zesco United

The players and officials of Rangers International will depart Nigeria for Ndola, Zambia, ahead of their second leg play-off of the CAF Confederation Cup tie against Zesco United billed for Saturday. The Nigerian Champions face a difficult task in Zambia, after being held to a 2-2 draw by their opponents at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium…

LMC sanctions Kano Pillars, Katsina Utd, Remo Stars over match offences

The League Management Company (LMC) of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) have sanctioned three top-flight clubs Kano Pillars, Katsina United and Remo Stars for violating several safety rules at match venues. At the Sani Abacha Stadium last Sunday, when Kano Pillars suffered their first home defeat of the season following a 1-0 loss to…

NPFL: Bala vows to fix Niger Tornadoes’ defensive problems

Head coach of Niger Tornadoes, Abubakar Bala, has vowed to work on his team’s defensive problems and mental toughness, following their 2-1 defeat at Shooting Stars last weekend. Faleye put the hosts ahead, before Ammeh Wilfred equalized for Tornadoes. Asiri Emmanuel eventually clinched a late winner for Fatai Amoo’s side at the Sani Abacha Stadium….

NPFL U-15: Akwa Utd, FC Ifeanyiubah Serve Notice to Rivals

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…

I am delighted to end our weeks of winless runs -Governor

Ernest Governor, central defender, Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS), Ilorin FC, has expressed delight for scoring a goal that ended the club’s six games dry run. Ernest GovernorABS FC Defender Governor told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Ilorin on Monday that the period the results were not coming was tough for him and his…

Akwa United striker Ubong happy with Pillar win

Following their 1-0 victory at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano on Sunday, Akwa United striker, Ubong Friday, said the away win over the former Nigerian champions, Kano Pillars, was unexpected. Christian Pyagbara grabbed the crucial match winner for the Uyo-based side. The result meant Pillars suffered their first home defeat of the Nigeria Professional…

NPFL: Rohr will be impressed by MFM’s style of play – Ilechukwu

Head coach of MFM FM, Fidelis Ilechukwu, has admitted he is anxious ahead of their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day 18 clash agaisnt El-Kanemi Warriors, because the Super Eagles handler Gernot Rohr, will be in attendance. The game is billed for the Agege Stadium in Lagos. “We are good to go. We hope…

NPFL: Title race still wide open – Ogunbote

Head coach of Enyimba, Gbenga Ogunbote, has insisted that the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title race is still wide open. Plateau United currently lead with 31 points and are closely followed by El-Kanemi Warriors who have 30 points. MFM FC are in third place with 30 points too. Enyimba are sixth with 25 points,…

League Management Company, LMC to list NPFL clubs on NSE by october

The League Management Company (LMC), says eight Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs will be listed on the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) between September and October 2017. Shehu Dikko, Chairman of the LMC, who made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja, said that the LMC was working hard…