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Taraba Ends Kogi United’s Smart Run

Thomas Acheneje’s late goal from the spot was not enough as Kogi United lost 2-1 to FC Taraba in a rescheduled Matchday 14 of the Bet9ja Nigeria National League, NNL played in Jalingo on Thursday. The match played at the Jolly Nyame Stadium on Thursday morning could not take place the previous day due to heavy down pour. And it …

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Abia Warriors mourn Kelechi Emetole

The management of Abia Warriors Football Club of Umuahia has consoled the families of former Green Eagles player and Coach Kelechi Emetole who passed on Tuesday night. In a release in Umuahia, the Chairman of the club Chief Emeka Inyama described the demise of the man popularly called “Caterpillar” as one death too many within the football circle in the …

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Eduwo, Preko emerge LBA winners for May

Lobi Stars forward Kingsley Eduwo and FC Ifeanyiubah’s Ghanaian head coach Yaw Preko have been named League Bloggers Awards (LBA) Player and Manager respectively for the month of May. Eduwo and Preko posted superior performances with their clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) in the month under review to fend off other contenders in the running for both …

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FFIG commiserates with Lizzy Onyewenwa’s family

The President of the Female Football Interest Group (FFIG), Henrietta Ukaigwe, has commiserated with the family of the late Mrs. Lizzy Onyewenwa, over her shocking death on June 15. Onyewenwa, who was the first Head of Women’s Football Department who took care of the affairs of the Super Falcons and the Nigeria Women’s Football League for close to ten years. …

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Confed Cup: Rivers United Overcome KCC Uganda

It was a tight game in Port Harcourt as Kampala City Council were hosted by Rivers United, at the end of the encounter, Rivers managed a 2-1 win that was generally described as unimpressive and fans calling on the team to go and win away games to ensure that Nigeria does not leave the continent empty handed this season. Head …

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MY GOALS AGAINST PLATEAU UTD’LL MOTIVATE ME – ASIEGBU

Abia Warriors Football Club of Umuahia mercurial mid-fielder, Shedrack Asiegbu says his two goals against league leaders, Plateau United in a week 25 Nigeria professional Football League at the weekend will motivate him to do more for the club. Asiegbu, who had not scored for Abia Warriors this season, before his brace last weekend, broke the ice at the Umuahia …

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IBendel Vs Ikorodu utd: Edo Deputy Gov , Echijile Inspire Team

As soccer hostilities resume in the Nigeria National League, on Wednesday 21st June, 2017, Bendel Insurance Football Club of Benin are prepared to take on their opponents Ikorodu FC of Lagos at the Samuel Ogbemudia stadium, Benin city. The Benin Arsenal who have been enjoying the state government goodwill currently occupied 7th position on the league table. The club secretary …

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I am back and better, Says Kenneth Ehis

After two months injury lay off, Elkanemi Warriors defence heart, Kenneth Ehis, has described what he called back and better following their 2:0 defeat over Remo stars at the weekend. The warriors back bone, although admitted that it was a tough match as he claimed that the ” blue boys” were an organized and a discipline side. But for their …

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Enyimba’s Lordon Rues Away Loss To Nasarawa United

Enyimba’s Ichull Lordson has rued his inability to help the People’s Elephant achieve a decent result against Nasarawa United in a league match on Sunday. The Aba Elephants bowed 1-0 to the Solid Miners in the tough league tie played at the Lafia Stadium and the midfielder revealed that his former club hit them quickly on the counter when they …

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Adebayo Hails Abia Warriors’ Character After Plateau United Win

The Ocendo Babes claimed an impressive victory over the NPFL leaders, and the defender believes they showed a lot of perseverance throughout the tie Abia Warriors central defender Abiodun Adebayo has hailed his side’s character as they scored a late goal to defeat Plateau United 2-1 at the Umuahia Township Stadium on Sunday. The Ocendo Babes struggled to break down …

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