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Win Against Kwara United Was Massive, Says Ekoi

Abia Warriors goalkeeper, Agbor Ekoi says their win against Kwara United at the Krisdera Hotel Stadium, Omoku was very important to their aspirations. Emmanuel Deutsch’s men started the game very close to the drop zone but Austin Obaroakpo’s 52nd minute goal lifted them to 10th in the league log with 14 points from 11 matches. And Ekoi disclosed that the ...

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Rivers United’s Salefu Delighted With Goal Against FC Ifeanyiubah

Oche Salefu is delighted to help Rivers United secure a late equaliser against FC Ifeanyiubah but he reckoned that grabbing the maximum points would have brought him additional joy. The Pride of Rivers were expected to consolidate on their away win against Kwara United with a routine home win but they were stunned by the visitors before they clawed back ...

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Age Discrepancy –Lokosa Disagrees With Kano Pillars

A mild disagreement over the true age of red hot Kano Pillars striker Junior Lokosa is currently going on between the present top scorer in the Nigeria Professional ‎Football League (NPFL) and the Kano based team. Lokosa who has scored ten goals for from eleven games this season in the NPFL ‎had trials in Norway three years ago before joining ...

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Okon, Danjuma counts gains of NWFL Charity Shield

… Falode thanks Ambode, promises more innovations in women football Sunday’s Nigerian Women Football League’s (NWFL) Charity Shield was a win-win competition for both Rivers Angels and Nasarawa Amazons. Both teams clashed at the Agege Stadium on Sunday to decide the champion of champions in the Nigerian women football, but the match turned out to be an eye-opener for the ...

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Duke Udi Laments Sunshine Stars’ Transfer Ban

Sunshine Stars of Akure coach, Duke Udi is lamenting over the transfer restrictions slammed on his club by League Management Company (LMC), which he says has affected their fortunes this season. After the Owena Waves could only force visiting Rangers of Enugu to a 1-1 draw on Sunday, Udi urged Ondo State Government to save Sunshine Stars from relegation by ...

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Idoko Relishes Lobi Stars’ Surge

Lobi Stars’ of Makurdi vice-chairman, Mike Idoko has expressed delight with the club’s surge up the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table, which he says is not a surprise after a good pre-season build-up. Lobi Stars have shot to second place on the NPFL table on the back of a 1-0 win at Heartland on Sunday, and Idoko says the ...

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Ambode leads NWFL’s girl-child mentoring programme

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode is expected to lead Nigeria Women Football League’s (NWFL) mentorship programme, which aims at teaching over 1000 school girls from across the country how to make the best use of the opportunities available to them. The programme will hold today at the Government Girls Secondary School, Agege, Lagos. The programme will focus basically on career, ...

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NPFL Players Can Make World Cup Squad – Salisu

Super Eagles chief coach and handler of the B-team, Salisu Yusuf has declared that players in the domestic league should not be ruled out of the final list for this year’s World Cup. While hinting that a couple of lads from Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) will also be included in the Eagles’ squad for friendlies against Poland and Serbia ...

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Ezenwa Gets Aghahowa, Udeze Caution To Avoid Rushed Return has

Enyimba of Aba goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa received strong warning words from two ex-internationals, Julius Efosa Aghahowa and Ifeanyi Vitalis Udeze, who reason that the shot-stopper may not be back to full fitness yet, but was to get action in the Super Eagles’ upcoming friendlies. Aghahowa and Udeze recounted that the diagnosis of the injury Ezenwa copped at CHAN 2018 was ...

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CAF Confederation Cup: Don’t Underrate Energie, Benjamin Francis Warns Teammates

Enyimba FC of Aba has been warned not to underrate Benin Republic side Energie when both teams clash in the CAF Confederation Cup on the 7th of March. The warning was given by Enyimba dependable defender Benjamin Francis who has played in all but one of their games this season, since joining the team on a free transfer before the ...

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