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Aggreh Eyes Improvement With Pillars

Kano Pillars winger, Prince Aggreh, has told npfl.ng that he is ready to roll up his sleeves, fight for a first team place and put up a better performance in the 2016/17 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season after a disappointing outing last term. Aggreh and his team mates could only help Kano Pillars finish in seventh position on 52 …

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Gombe Target Continental Ticket

Newly promoted Premier League side, Gombe United, have said their eyes are set on winning one of the continental tickets in the league next season. Gombe, along with Remo Stars and Katsina United, got promotion to the Nigerian topflight after winning their division in the Nigeria National League. Coach of the team, Hassan Abubakar, said the team would excel in …

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Rivers United Resume Training

Rivers United head coach, Stanley Eguma has stated that the players of the Port Harcourt based side will resume for the new Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season to enable the team sufficient time to prepare for the domestic campaign and the CAF Champions League competitions. Players and officials of the Pride of Rivers embarked on three weeks break immediately …

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Pillars Condole Alimi

Kano Pillars have sent a message of condolence to defender Jamiu Alimi following the death of his father. Alimi’s father passed away in Lagos after a brief illness. In a statement signed by Pillars spokesman Idris Malikawa, the club prayed for the departed soul of Alimi senior and prayed for the family to have the fortitude to bear this huge …

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Maikaba Targets Exciting Season

Akwa United new head coach, Abdu Maikaba has disclosed that he is looking forward to an exciting season with the Promise Keepers after he put pen to paper for the Uyo side. Maikaba worked with Wikki Tourists the last two seasons before deciding to leave at the end of last season and he is set to be unveiled as Akwa …

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NNL PROMOTION TUSSLE: ABS Receive Glasshouse Backing

-NFF Supremos Mount Pressure For Ilorin Club The promotion race in the lower division, Nigeria National League (NNL) has taken another dramatic yet dangerous dimension, as top shots of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are said to be mounting pressure for Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) FC of Ilorin to pick the ticket. Feelers reaching SportsDay indicate that the crusade for promotion …

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Ugwuanyi Hosts Rangers Dec 19, 21

Enugu State governor, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi will host the victorious players and officials of Rangers international FC for breaking the jinx of 32 years in the just ended NPFL on December 19 and 21 in Enugu. Rangers were crowned Nigeria league champions on October 2 after they last won a major trophy in 1984, meaning the team will represent Nigeria …

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Idowu Hails NPFL Improvements

Executive Chairman, Owner of renowned Nath boys football club of Lagos has said that he is really impressed with the tremendous improvement of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Idowu made this known to SportsDay recently in Lagos, saying the domestic league is fast growing. He praised the NPFL that it is vastly improving and very pleasing to everyone. “I …

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Ifeanyiubah Will Lift Fed Cup – Coach

-Nnewi Fans To Fill Buses For Lagos Trip FC Ifeanyiubah’s Brazilian handler, Raphael Everton has vowed that he would use every tactical measure required to ensure that his team win the finals of federation cup against Nasarawa United of Lafia billed for Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos this Saturday, November 6. In a brief chat with SportsDay in Nnewi, Everton maintained …

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Remo Stars Sign Daniel Ogunmodede

-As New Head Coach, Drop Uche Okagbue The management of newly promoted Nigeria Premier League side, Remo Stars has signed Daniel Ogunmodede as head coach to assist the club’s Technical Adviser, Nduka Ugbade. This follows the non-renewal of the two-year contract of erstwhile head coach, Uche Okagbue, ahead of the team’s start of pre-season preparation in Ikenne Remo for the …

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