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Rangers Confirms Ogunbote As New Coach

Former Enyimba coach Gbenga Ogunbote has penned a contract deal with Enugu Rangers and the full details will be revealed later this week. Ogunbote will now replace Sylvanus Okpala, whose two-month stop-gap managerial role will run out today. “Ogunbote has signed as Rangers new coach,” an official of the Enugu State sports ministry said. “He will resume in the first ...

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Kogi United Resumes November 18 For New NNL Season

The management of Kogi United FC have announced Sunday, 18th of November, 2017 as the resumption date for players ahead of the 2017/2018 Nigeria National League, NNL season. In a statement issued by the Team Manager of the club, Ameh Henry in Lokoja on Monday disclosed that players have been directed to arrive camp on or before 11pm of Sunday, ...

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Shooting Stars Players Set To Resume Camping

The management of Shooting Stars Football Club of Ibadan has instructed its players to report in camp on Wednesday November 1 in preparation for the upcoming Nigeria National League (NNL). The directive which came on Sunday from the Team Manager, Dimeji Lawal on behalf of the management, indicates that the newly confirmed Head Coach, Edith Agoye will be fully in ...

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Bolaji Sakin Completes Move To Guinean Side Horoya

Rivers United Bolaji Sakin has completed a move to Guinean side, Horoya FC in a year loan deal. The striker, who had previously played for clubs like Wikki Tourists, Kwara United and Abia Warriors, will make his league debut in the Guinean Championnat this weekend. Sakin has featured for his new side last weekend in the Guinea Super Cup game ...

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Niger Tornadoes Commence Closed Pre-Season Camping

Niger Tornadoes have commenced a week-long closed camping in Kontagora ahead of their new Nigeria Professional Football League campaign on Saturday. The Ikon Allah Boys finished as Federation Cup runners-up and 11th in the Nigerian topflight table, garnering 54 points from 38 matches. Confirming the development, team’s coach Abubakar Bala says they resumed preparation for the new season early with ...

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Alimi To Join Igiebor At Vancouver

Kano Pillars defender, Jamiu Alimi could join former Super Eagles midfielder, Nosa Igiebor at American Major League Soccer (MLS) side, Vancouver Whitecaps of Canada, as he has been invited for trials by the club. Alimi is presently waiting on his visa from the American Embassy before embarking on the trial which is set to run for a month before a ...

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Pinnick Congratulates Dikko On FIFA Appointment

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Melvin Pinnick on Friday congratulated NFF 2nd Vice President and LMC Chairman Shehu Dikko, after the soft –spoken administrator and marketing and strategic development expert was appointed a Member of the FIFA Football Stakeholders Committee. FIFA ratified the appointment of Dikko at its Council meeting held Friday, 27th October 2017 in Calcutta, India, thereby ...

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Eduwo Attracts Plateau, Pillars, Enyimba

Lobi Stars of Makurdi’s most valuable player last season, Kingsley Eduwo is attracting transfer interest from the trio of Plateau United, Kano Pillars and Enyimba of Aba. Eduwo’s representative, Olanrewaju Famakinwa said the 21-year-old home-based Eagles striker, who has previously featured for Shooting Stars and Sunshine Stars, then scored 14 goals in all competitions for Lobi Stars last season, is ...

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Preko Dumps Ifeanyiubah For Ghana’s U20s

Ghanaian ex-international, Yaw Preko has departed his role with FC Ifeanyiubah of Nnewi to take over as coach of his country’s under-20 team. Preko took over as coach of the Nnewi based side after Japanese coach Keinichi Yatsuhashi who he was supposed to assist left the club after a row over the composition of the team. Under Preko FC Ifeanyiubah ...

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20 Clubs Split Congress Ahead Of NFF Election

Agitations by no less than 20 clubs in various cadres of the domestic leagues are causing divisions among potential voters at the next elective congress of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Feelers among credible stakeholders reveal that deep divisions are already emerging among stakeholders ahead of next year’s NFF lection in Katsina State. Sources reveal that the major problem now has ...

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