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Kwara Utd Saka Azeez Slumps, Dies

Nigeria second tier outfit Kwara United have been thrown into mourning following the sudden death of one of their players Saka Azeez on Friday. According to the club’s spokesman Abdulwaheed Bibire, who confirmed the unfortunate incident to supersport.com, the defender slumped and died during a training session at the Kwara State Stadium in Ilorin. He further explained that the head …

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We Won’t Miss Alhassan, Others -Maikaba

.As Team Prepares For ABS Encounter The trio of Alhassan Ibrahim, Aremu Afeez and Ifeanyi Ifeanyi will not be available for selection this weekend when Akwa United engage ABS FC of Ilorin in a return leg league duel but Coach Abdu Maikaba says he is optimistic that the absence of the three players will not affect his plans for the …

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Musa Aims To Restore Kano Pillars’ Confidence

Kano Pillars’ coach, Ibrahim Musa says that he is focused on restoring the side’s confidence. Musa was named the acting head coach of the four-time Nigerian champions after the exit of Kadiri Ikhana. Sai Masu Gida has been less impressive this season having garnered 27 points from 20 matches and are placed 13th in the log. “I have spent around …

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Ajiboye: Plateau United Cannot Afford Complacency

Plateau United’s Dele Ajiboye claims they are paying less attention to other title contender in the Nigerian topflight. The Peace Keepers sit atop the Nigeria Professional Football League with 36 points from 20 league games. “We aren’t bothered about the chasing pack but think more of ourselves. If we win our matches we don’t need to start turning ourselves to …

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CAF Confederation Cup: Rivers United Must Pick Away Points – Sakin

Rivers United’s Bolaji Sakin believes that Rivers United must ‘pick points on the road’ to make the knockout stage of the CAF Confederation Cup. The Pride of Rivers secured their first win of the competition after defeating FUS Rabat 1-0 on Wednesday evening. “To make a difference, we have to pick points on the road. if we do that then …

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Balogun Unhappy With Gombe United’s Struggles

Akeem Balogun expresses displeasure at the situation of Gombe United in the Nigeria Professional Football League. Manu Garba’s sides are winless in their last three matches in the topflight, and have dropped to 18th place in the log. “Of course it is hard to live in this kind of situation, but we hope to stay focused and come out of …

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‘Sunshine Stars Remains In My Heart’ – Ogunbote

Ahead of Enyimba’s visit to Akure on Sunday, Coach Gbenga Ogunbote reveals that Sunshine Stars still remains in his heart. Ogunbote enjoyed a fruitful spell with the Owena Whales leading them to third and second positions in the Nigerian topflight in the 2009/10 and 2010/11 seasons respectively. He also took the team to the semi finals of the CAF Confederations …

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Rivers United return to reckoning in CAF Confed Cup

Nigeria’s lone survivor in CAF Confederation Cup inter club competition, Rivers United have returned to reckoning in the Confederation Cup after recording a 1-0 win over Moroccan club, Faith Union de Sportive (FUS) on Wednesday. Emeka Atuloma scored the game’s decisive goal, 19 minutes from the end, turning home Zoumana Doumbia’s free kick with the FUS defence failing to clear …

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Saka, Abdulwaheed and Ogechukwu make VAT Wonder Goal Cut

Gombe United’s Afolabi Abdulwaheed, Ayo Saka of Rivers United and Enyimba’s Ogechukwu Leonard have been shortlisted for the inaugural VAT Wonder Goal award for Match Day 20. The three made the cut from the total of 18 goals scored across the centers in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) last weekend. The video footage of the nominees’ goals have been …

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Archibong penalty gives Starlets’ 1-0 win over Osun United

Utibe Archibong converted a penalty as Akwa Starlets Football Club laboured to a 1-0 win over Osun United Football Club in one of the Week 16 contest of the Bet9ja Nigeria National League. Archibong ‘s goal came in the 28th minute after he calmly put his shot into the right corner of the net as United goalkeeper Ayo Ojo went …

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