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Tornadoes Go Top After Defeating FC Ifeanyiubah

Niger Tornadoes are top of the NPFL after they recorded their second straight win of the new season at home today against FC Ifeanyiubah just as Lobi Stars won 2-1 at Enugu Rangers. Champions Plateau United also won for the second match running when they beat visiting Rivers United 2-0 in Jos. There were also wins for new NPFL boys ...

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Ogunbote Calls For Calm, After Loss In Uyo

Rangers International technical adviser, Coach Olugbenga Ogunbote has called for calm among the club’s numerous admirers and reassured them of his resolve to take the team to the continent next season. Ogunbote spoke after his wards succumbed to a 2-0 loss in the hands of Akwa United F.C as the 2017/2018 NPFL season kicked off at the weekend. Two long ...

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Abia Warriors Demote Everton To Feeder Team

NPFL side Abia Warriors have employed the services of a Cameroonian coach, Deutsch to replace their Brazilian coach Rafael Everton, who was unveiled in October as the club’s new gaffer. Deutsch has taken over the club, after Everton reportedly travelled to be with his family for the Yuletide but it was learnt that he was sent to the feeder team ...

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Lokosa: First Goal In New Season is Priceless- Lokosa

By Bibian Onwugbolu, Port Harcourt Kano Pillars talisman, Junior Lokosa said he is happy to have got his name on the scorecard in his side’s 2-2 draw away to Katsina United on the first day of the season. Speaking to SportsDay after the match, former First Bank FC of Lagos striker who joined four time winners of the NPFL mid ...

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Golbe Thanks Boboye For N1m Gift To Plateau Utd

Plateau Unite of Jos captain, Elisha Golbe has thanked the club’s coach, Kennedy Boboye for splashing N1m on the players, following their away win against Nasarawa United of Lafia. Boboye kept his promising of adequately rewarding the lads should they make him proud in Lafia, and Golbe told SportsDay he was also happy to be named man of the match. ...

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Odah Says Keeping Clean Sheet Boosts His Confidence

Following Plateau United’s away victory in their first game of the new season, the Jos-based club’s goalkeeper, Okemuite Odah told SportsDay that not conceding a goal in the match has boosted his confidence. “This clean sheet will spur me to more mind blowing performance in subsequent fixtures. It is the dream of every goalkeeper not to concede goals so i ...

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Kwara United Involved In Accident On Ibadan Expressway

Kwara United of Ilorin on Wednesday received a massive dent to their ambitions of pulling off a bright start to their days back in Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), as they were involved in a an accident. Some of the players sustained serious injuries and have been hospitalised, will the windshield of the team bus badly damaged. The team are ...

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Eric Dufegha Targets NPFL Top Scorer’s Award

Former Remo Stars striker Eric Dufegha has said he hopes to finish as top scorer in the NPFL with new club Katsina United. The striker joined Katsina United from Remo Stars during the close season and has hit the ground running by scoring six goals in pre-season for ‘The Chanji Boys’. The 24-year-old striker, who scored five goals for Remo ...

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Plateau United Rewarded After Nasarawa win

Plateau United technical director Ahmed Ibrahim aka ‘Coach Bros’ has donated a million Naira to the NPFL champions to redeem his promise to reward them for away wins in the league. Plateau United skipper Elisha Golbe confirmed receipt of the cash gift. “We thank the technical director for his kind gesture. “There is no better way to repay him than ...

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After Losing To Plateau United; Nasarawa United Fans Assault Chairman, Refs

Angry fans assaulted Nasarawa United chairman Isaac Danladi and lady referee Mimisen Iyorhe was virtually stripped naked after the Lafia club lost at home to champions Nasarawa United in their opening tie of the new NPFL season. Bereaved Danladi was slapped and his ear pulled by fans who did not take kindly to the home loss. The match officials were ...

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