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Ammeh Rues Federation Cup

Niger Tornadoes ‘were going to spring a surprise’ by outplaying Akwa United to lift Federation Cup, according to winger Wilfred Ammeh. The Ikon Allah Boys were beaten to the competition’s top gong by Abdu Maikaba’s men after they could not hold their own during the penalties, which saw them crumble 3-2 at the Agege Stadum on Sunday. And the winger, ...

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Aliko Angry Over Federation Cup Loss

Niger Tornadoes captain, Aliko Mustapha reveals his frustration after his side lost the Federation Cup final to Akwa United at the Agege Stadium on Sunday evening. Gabriel Okechukwu scored the decisive penalty kick that saw Abdu Maikaba’s men clinch the silverware after both sides had played out a drab 90 minutes, which ended goalless. The Ikon Allah Boys had evicted ...

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NWPL Vows To Build On Super 4 Success

Nigerian Women’s Professional League chairman Aisha Falode has expressed her excitement at quality of football played during the NWPL Super 4 in Benin. Nasarawa Amazons defeated Delta Queens 1-0 on Friday to win the tournament at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium. Rivers Angels and Bayelsa Queens were the two other teams, who took part in the weeklong tournament, Falode, who commended ...

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Akwa United Lift 2017 Aiteo Federation Cup

Akwa United of Uyo on Sunday emerged winners of the 2017 Aiteo Cup after beating Niger Tornadoes of Minna 3-2 on penalties at Agege Stadium, Lagos, following a goalless end to regulation time. Niger Tornadoes goalkeeper, Aliko Mustapha stopped two spot kicks, including one which went wide off his goal but his teammates failed to take advantage of his heroics. ...

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NPFL ALL-STARS RETAIN AMAPRO FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL stars fought hard to retain their AMAPRO Football Championship title by defeating Amateur All-stars 1-0 at the Kwara state stadium under flood light on Saturday. The game began with much intensity as both teams showed their attacking prowess in search for the ultimate price, winning the title. The premier league stars dominated the early part ...

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Ezenwa Can’t Bench Enyeama – Rohr

FC Ifeanyiubah of Nnewi goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa will have to play second fiddle to former Super Eagles captain, Vincent Enyeama, should the veteran shot-stopper agree to return to the Nigerian national team for next year’s World Cup. This is the verdict of Eagles’ technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, who admitted at the weekend that Enyeama will still be his first choice, ...

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Assemblymen Rally Round Heartland

Heartland of Owerri received a massive dose of support from powers that be in their home state, Imo, as several members of the house of assembly stormed Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri to watch their last match of the season. The game against was a ceremonial outing of sort for The Naze Millionaires, as it was the first for the team ...

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Disciplinary Committee Resolves Abia Comets Issues

The disciplinary committee OF Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced various decisions on cases brought before it for hearing on 14th October at Bolton White Apartments, Abuja Incidentally, both decisions announced at the weekend affect Abia Comets of Umuahia, in their match against Crown FC of Ogbomosho as well as versus AS Racines of Lagos. The committee’s findings on the ...

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Commissioner Congratulates Go-Round FC

Rivers State sports commissioner Boma Iyaye has congratulated Go Round FC for winning promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Go Round FC finished in second place in the Southern Conference of the Nigeria National League (NNL) ahead of closest rivals Bayelsa United after they thrashed First Bank 4-0 in their final league game of the season on Saturday. ...

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Nasarawa Amazons Win Women League

Nasarawa Amazons on Friday emerged the champions of the 2016/17 Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) season. The Lafia landladies achieved the feat with 1-0 win against hard fighting Delta Queens in the final of the NWPL Super 4 competition at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. Attacking midfielder, Amarachi Okoronkwo’s superb header that cut the Asaba ladies goalkeeper, Rita ...

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