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Maikaba Says Akwa Were Sluggish Against Rivers Utd

Akwa United coach Abdul Maikaba has lamented his team were sluggish at Rivers United ahead of Wednesday’s crucial CAF Confederation Cup playoff against Al Hilal of Sudan. Akwa United lost 2-0 to Rivers United in a rescheduled NPFL clash in Port Harcourt on Thursday. The Uyo club have now dropped to fourth in the standings as they have 23 points ...

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Bernjamin Francis Recounts Nasty Cut Against Bidvest

Enyimba FC of Aba first choice left back Benjamin Francis has recounted the incident that led to him suffering a nasty cut in last weekend’s 1-1 draw away to South African side Bidvest Wits in the CAF Confederation Cup. Francis was substituted after a nasty collision which landed him in hospital straight from the pitch, but the 24 year old ...

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Akila, Egbe, Tchato, Bashiru Attract Suitors

Four former players of MFM FC of Lagos, Joshua Akila, Ospino Egbe, Giscard Tchato and Monsuru Bashir are attracting attention from many clubs, with the possibilities of signing new deals, after The Olukoya Boys were unable to reach agreements on extension of their previous contracts. Several clubs are already rumored to be in the hunt for the signature of these ...

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How Ogbugh, Malachy Powered Rivers Past Akwa

Goals from Emeka Ogbugh and Malachy Ohawume, either side of half time proved decisive as Rivers United overcame Akwa United 2-0 in a rescheduled Nigeria Professional League contest in Port Harcourt on Thursday. Rivers United took the lead just after the half hour when it was adjudged that Ogbugh had been impeded in the visitors’ box by Etim Matthew. Ogbugh ...

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VAT Wonder Goal: Ogbugh Hat-trick Does It

Rivers United Emeka Ogbugh has emerged the first player to win the VAT Wonder Goal award in three seasons following his polling of over 48 percent of the votes cast by fans for the Match Day 15 shortlisted goals. Rangers International’s Ajani Ibrahim, Lobi Stars Umar Zango, Sunshine Stars Sunday Emmanuel and Junior Lokosa of Kano Pillars were the other ...

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MFM Too Good For Nasarawa United

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Football Club (MFM),  defeated Nasarawa United 2-1 in the rescheduled fixture of Matchday 16 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) played on Thursday at the Soccer Temple, Agege Stadium. After the 1-0 defeat to Djoliba AC of Mali over the weekend in the CAF Confederation Cup playoff first leg, MFM FC needed a ...

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NPFL Will Soon Get $40m Transfer To Europe – Ogunjobi

Former board member and secretary-general of Nigeria Football Association, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi has predicted that a day is coming when a player in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) will be transferred to a club in Europe for $40m. Ogunjobi, who was also a top defender with then IICC Shooting Stars of Ibadan in his heyday, gave this prediction during ...

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Lobi Stars Remain Top Of NPFL Log

Lobi Stars of Makurdi stayed top of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday, but had to come from behind after they came from behind to beat Rivers United 3-2, while Yaya Kone fired a hat-trick for FC Ifeanyiubah to drub Plateau United 3-0. Lobi Stars now have 26 points from 16 matches, while their closest rivals, Akwa United could ...

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Ikouwem Becomes Flying Eagles’ Captain

Enyimba of Aba defender, Ikouwem Udoh Utin has emerged the new team captain of Nigeria’s under-20 national team, Flying Eagles. The nod from the team’s coach, Paul Aigbogun, who is also handler of Ikuowem’s club in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), is in recognition of the strides the elft-back has gained since starring for the senior B-squad at this ...

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Sports Presenter Attacked By Soccer Thugs In Jos

Some football thugs on Saturday invaded the premises of Jay 101.9 FM, Jos and abducted a sports presenter, Ferdinand Mbum for allegedly criticising the management of Plateau United FC. According to the radio station’s manager, Mr Mangna Wamyil, the incident took place around 6:25pm, shortly after Mbum presented a magazine show, Sports Extra. “The thugs, who were led by the ...

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