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Winners Emerge In LBA End-of-Season Event

The League Bloggers Awards (LBA) end-of-season ceremony, on Tuesday, produced winners in 13 categories that covered the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), the Nigeria National League (NNL) and the Nigeria Women’s Premier League (NWPL). Ten players, one club and one coach were named winners in the  different categories during the award night at the Sheraton Hotel in Lagos though one ...

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Nasarawa United Players, Coaches Drag Club To Court

Coaches and players of Nasarawa United FC have dragged the club’s management to a Jos Industrial Court over unpaid salaries, allowances and sign-on fees totalling N182.54 million. Joined in the suit, which is before Justice Kenneth Amadi, is the Nasarawa State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice. Counsel to the five coaches and the players, in the originating summons, Barrister ...

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Commissioner In Soup Over Feeders Club Protest In Lafia

Nasarawa State commissioner for sports, Bamayi Anangba is in soup over a protest by players of the state-owned club, Nasarawa United of Lafia. In the wake of the protest, the state government on Tuesday summoned the commissioner for sports and youth development to explain why he sacked no fewer than 65 youngsters in the feeder team players  without consulting the ...

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Enyimba Suspend Obiozor Indefinitely

Enyimba International of Aba have suspended former home-based Eagles striker, Christian Obiozor indefinitely and without pay until further notice. The notice of Obiozor’s suspension, which was contained in a statement on the Aba-based club’s website, noted that it was due to series of poor disciplinary acts by the player. The club also disclosed that their decision to suspend Obiozor has ...

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Enyimba Hits Star Striker, Obiozor

Enyimba Football Club have suspended striker Christian Obiozor indefinitely and without pay until further notice according to a release from the club management.. The suspension takes effect immediately. Details of his misdemeamours were not made public but sourses say he has been a pain in the neck of the club and was also desperate to play abroad after earlier attempts ...

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Kano Pillars Are Gold Cup Champions Again

Kano Pillars beat Lobi Stars 1-0 in the final of the 5th edition of the Gold Cup Preseason Tournament to claim their second Gold Cup trophy in three years courtesy of a 33rd minute strike from Rabiu Ali. The interesting game produced some breathtaking moment for both teams avid fans in Ilorin. Kano Pillars created the first chance of the ...

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Aggrey Relishes Rivers United Switch

Former Sunshine Stars of Akure winger, Prince Aggrey has disclosed that he is happy with his latest move, as he joins Rivers United of Port Harcourt after only a season with FC Ifeanyiubah of Nnewi. Aggrey, who has also lined-out for Kano Pillars, scored six goals and provided eight assists for The Anambra Warriors last season, but is now hoping ...

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Kano Pillars Win Gold Cup 2017

Kano Pillars on Friday reclaimed the pre-season Gold Cup Tournament they first won in 2015 after they pipped defending champions Lobi Stars of Makurdi 1-0 during the pre-season competition’s final at Kwara State Stadium, Ilorin. Pillars skipper, Rabiu Ali was the match winner for Pillars when he blasted his team in front on 33 minutes after he beat Lobi Stars’ ...

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Home-based Players’ World Cup Chances Low

An expert pundit of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Mohammed Mowiz Suleiman has rated low the chances of player from the domestic scene being part of Nigeria’s squad to next year’s World Cup in Russia. Mowiz, who is well vast when it comes to knowing the players in the NPFL, as he works for an extensive scouting network basically ...

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Faleye’s 3SC Contract Is Over – Freestan

President of Lagos-based Nationwide side, Freestan FC, Efemena Elutabe has declared that Sunday Falaye’s loan deal at Shooting Stars has ended and he is surprised that the Ibadan club still claim he is their player “I am surprised by the statements from the camp of 3SC declaring Faleye as their player. It is a media campaign aimed at deceiving the ...

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