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Onyirimba Explains Go-Round FC’s Struggles

Go Round defender, Odinaka Onyirimba has explained reasons behind his club’s struggles in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), saying it is simply because there is huge difference between playing in the top-flight and what they experienced last season in the lower cadre Nigeria National League (NNL). Onyirimba said he and most of his teammates are also playing in the …

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Tiki Taka Seals Deal With Swedish Club, Goteborg

Lagos-based youth football project, TikiTaka have signed a three-year agreement with top Swedish top-flight club, IFK Goteborg on development of Nigerian talents. The agreement, which is billed to initially run till 2020, is another extension of the TikaTaka Football Development programme, which has among other things a successful football academy in Nigeria, which each year feature in the Gothia Cup …

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Enakhena Explains Mass Exodus Of Key Players At MFM

MFM’s worldwide director of sports, Godwin Enakhena revealed why the team let go of some key players during the transfer window, saying it has links with Stephen Odey. The Olukoya Boys are struggling to match the impressive form that saw them qualify for the CAF Champions League in 2017, having witnessed mass exodus during the mid-season. Stephen Odey moved to …

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Seka, Olokokun, Bala, Alimi Nominated For NPFL’s VAT Wonder Goal

Two former VAT Wonder Goal award winners, Pascal Seka and Sikiru Alimi are among the four candidates for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day 23 nominations. While Seka last won the award in the 2016/17 season, Alimi was the winner for Match Day 16 of the current campaigns. The other nominees are Nasarawa United’s Nojeem Olokokun who netted …

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Oghali Blames Ill Luck For Go Round Loss To Akwa United

Shedrack Oghali feels they were unlucky for the narrow loss at Akwa United that keeps Go Round in the relegation zone of the Nigerian top-flight on Wednesday. Having eased their relegation fears with a recent 1-0 win over Wikki Tourist, the Omoku outfit was hoping to upstage Abdu Maikaba’s side for the second time this season. Paul Obata’s 29th minute …

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Aigbogun Praises Enyimba’s Fighting Spirit After Tornadoes Win

Enyimba head coach, Paul Aigbogun has hailed the resolve of his players who fought to secure a late winner against Niger Tornadoes in a rescheduled league tie on Wednesday in Calabar. Emeka Obioma rose highest to nod home the winning goal in the injury time of the fixture and Aigbogun who just engineered the Flying Eagles ticket to the next …

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Alalade: Why Tornadoes Win Was ‘Important’ For Enyimba

Enyimba’s Wasiu Alalade has revealed how ‘very important’ their Wednesday’s 1-0 win against Niger Tornadoes in a rescheduled Nigerian top-flight tie in Calabar. The People Elephants suffered their first defeat in 12 successive games in the recent 3-0 defeat at CARA Brazzille and were hoping to bounce back against Hamza Abara’s side. Paul Aigbogun’s men have almost forced a goalless …

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Melai Expresses Disbelief At Tornadoes Late Collapse

Niger Tornadoes’ Terkaa Melai has expressed his disbelief at their inability to pick another away point against Enyimba in Calabar on Wednesday. The Ikon Allah Boys were close to getting at least a point against the People’s Elephant before Emeka Obioma’s dying minute effort turned them back to Minna empty-handed and Melai disclosed that it was difficult to explain their …

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Lobi Duo Kayode, Ogbeide LBA April Awards

The League Bloggers Awards (LBA) have named Olufemi Kayode and Solomon Ogbeide as the player and manager respectively for the month of April in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The Lobi Stars duo emerged winners after posting impressive  performances with the league leaders in the month of April. Lobi goalkeeper Kayode beat the trio of Junior Lokosa of Kano …

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Abia Warriors Young Gun Obi Sets 20-Goal Target

Young Abia Warriors striker Samson Obi is leaving no stone unturned as he has set a personal target of 20 goals after he has netted eight goals for the Umuahia club thus far. Obi was the match winner for Abia Warriors against El Kanemi Warriors on Monday in a rescheduled NPFL game. The former Delta Force star and Ndifreke Effiong …

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