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“We Were ‘Unlucky’ Against Kano Pillars, Says Biffo

Abia Warriors gaffer Abdul Biffo says his side was unlucky during their 2-0 defeat against Kano Pillars in the Nigeria Professional Football League game at the Sani Abacha Stadium on Sunday evening. Nwagua Nyima 25th and Rabiu Ali 27th minute strikes was enough for Pillars to secure all points and halted the Umuahia Warriors five games unbeaten run. Biffo said ...

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Ekpo: Okpotu Good For Cameroon Clash Despite CHAN Snub

Former Super Eagles midfielder Friday Ekpo has leapt to the defense of home-based Super Eagles head coach Salisu Yusuf for not inviting in-form Anthony Okpotu to the team for the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers against Benin but admits the Lobi Stars striker is good enough for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Lobi Stars star ...

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‘3SC NPFL Stay Bright’, Says Amoo

Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) head coach, Fatai Amoo has said the win against Nasarawa United is a sure sign that the side will avoid relegation in the on-going top-flight. The Oluyole Warriors defeated the Solid Miners 2-0 in Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matchday 35 clash at the Lekan Salami Stadim in Ibadan. Amoo said what is left ...

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Jonathan Excited After Scoring Against Remo Stars Again

Wikki Tourists winger Richard Jonathan could not hold back his happiness after scoring the insurance goal that ensured his club ran out 2-0 winners against relegated Remo Stars in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) match on Sunday. Jonathan had scored in the first meeting between his team and Remo Stars at the Gateway Stadium, Sagamu when they lost 2-1. ...

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Itoya Relieved With Rangers’ Win Over Katsina United

The Flying Antelopes’ striker says it was the three points that mattered after their narrow victory over the Chanji Boys Enugu Rangers’ striker, Kelvin Itoya is relieved that they got the important three points they set out for against Katsina United which has bolstered their chances of remaining in the elite division at the end of the season. Goals from ...

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Goal Against Plateau United excites Alalade

Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS FC) forward, Alalade Wasiu couldn’t hold his excitement after netting the second goal for the Ilorin based team in a 2-0 win against League leaders, Plateau United on Sunday. The Saraki boys are currently battling relegation with 46points garnered in 35matches and sits on 18th position before and after the Matchday 35 clash with Plateau United ...

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Plateau United Are Good For The Title – Makinwa

Abubakar Bukola Saraki FC gaffer Henry Makinwa has given a nod to the imminent ascension of Plateau United as champions of 2016/17 Nigeria Professional Football League season. He said this after his team had pegged the wings of the table toppers who were on a 5-game unbeaten run 2-0 at the Ilorin township stadium. “I must say Plateau United are ...

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Agege LG Boss Backs MFM FC For CAF Champions League Success

MOUNTAIN of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM FC) of Lagos have been tipped to excel in the CAF Champions League come next season, reports Naijasportsxtra.com. Executive boss of Agege Local Government, Abdulganiyu Kola Egunjobi gave his backing as he watched the Olukoya Boys pip visiting Gombe United 1-0 in a Matchday 35 fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) ...

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Nasarawa’s Dogo Hints Of Match Fixing In Defeat To 3SC

After losing their matchday 35 fixture 0-2 to Shooting stars in Ibadan on Sunday, Nasarawa United coach Kabiru Dogo has said his team had accepted their fate even before kickoff. First half of the game ended goalless, Nasarawa United conceded two goals in five minutes through Sunday Faleye and Adebayo Abayomi. Dogo who watched on as his team fell in ...

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Enyimba Lost To Bad Officiating, Intimidation – Ogunbote

Enyimba International Head coach Gbenga Ogunbote has hinted his side’s 1-2 defeat to Rivers United was down to intimidation and bad officiating. Goals from Bernard Ovoke in the 4th minute and Abdoulaye Kanoute in the 29th minute meant Koffi Atchou’s 34th minute header from an Igbenebu corner kick was a consolation with the hosts running out as winners. Rivers United ...

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