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Dogo Rues Nasarawa United’s ‘Painful’ Ouster

Nasarawa United of Lafia coach, Kabir Sulyman Dogo says his team’s exit from the Federation Cup was a a very painful loss, considering that his side were leading 2-0 at a point in the semi-final clash against Rangers International of Enugu. Speaking in the wake of his side’s 4-2 loss in Kano, Dogo told sports247.ng that it was a rude …

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Rangers Are Destined To Win Fed Cup – Odita

Rangers International of Enugu captain, Okey Odita has stated that The Flying Antelopes are destined to be winners of this year’s Federation Cup, and believes they will beat Kano Pillars in the final on October 24. Speaking to sports247.ng against the backdrop of his side’s come-from-behind 4-2 spanking of Nasarawa United of Lafia in Wednesday’s semi-final, Odita said it was …

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Favourites, Rangers, Pillars Survive Scare To Clash In Aiteo Cup Final

Favourites Enugu Rangers and Kano Pillars will meet in the Aiteo Cup final after both survived scares from underdogs Nasarawa United and Katsina United respectively to win their semi finals on Wednesday. Rangers battled back to secure a 4-2 comeback victory against Nasarawa United at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano, despite trailing to Nojeem Olukokun’s first-half brace. However, they …

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Ifeanyi Ifeanyi: Super Eagles Will Win On Saturday

Former home-based Eagles midfielder, Ifeanyi Ifeanyi has backed Nigeria’s main team to beat Libya in this weekend’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Uyo. Casting his mind ahead of the fixture at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, the Akwa United of Uyo star said he expects the visitors to fall under Nigeria’s superior quality of players. Ifeanyi, who is also …

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Rangers, Kano Pillars Meet In Federation Cup Final

Rangers International of Enugu will battle Kano Pillars in this year’s Federation Cup final, after both sides won the respective semi-finals on Wednesday Pillars beat Katsina United 4-1 on penalties after a 2-2 end to regulation time at Agege Stadium, Lagos, while Rangers gallopped back from two goals down to outscore Nasarawa United of Lafia 4-2 in Kano. Pillars were …

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Ezenwa: I Recovered Very Fast From Injury

Enyimba of Aba goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has declared himself fully fit to make a mark with the Super Eagles against Libya, despite an injury he got in his club’s Federation Cup semi-final loss to Kano Pillars. Ezenwa had to bow out of the first half in the encounter on Sunday, which left him in doubt over his chances of joining …

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Ezenwa Declares Self Fully Fit After Injury

Enyimba of Aba goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has declared himself fully fit to make a mark with the Super Eagles against Libya, despite copping an arm injury during his club’s Federation Cup semi-final loss to Kano Pillars. Ezenwa was forced out of his side’s 4-2 defeat in Gombe, as he was replaced towards the end of the first half of the …

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Ezenwa: Libya Matches Crucial For AFCON Ticket

Enyimba of Aba goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has shot his mind ahead of his expectations from joining the national camp on Monday, and says he and other players in the Super Eagles know that their impending double-fixtures against Libya are very decisive. Ahead of next Saturday’s first leg at home in Uyo and the reverse fixture in Sfax, Tunisia on October …

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Boboye Backs Embattled Coaches Against Players

Plateau United of Jos coach, Kennedy Boboye has thrown his weight behind tacticians who are under fire at their clubs, especially those who are facing pressure from rebellious players. While taking into account the ongoing saga between Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba at Manchester United of England, Boboye told sports247.ng that it unfair to the manager. Bopboboye, though, recounted that …

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Biffo: NPFL Matches Can Hold On Neutral Grounds

Katsina United coach, Abdulahhi Biffo has opined that playing matches of the Federation Cup on neutral grounds could be replicated in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), in order to enhance quality results. Speaking against the backdrop of his team’s involvement in the group stage of the Federation Cup alongside other clubs, all playing outside their home bases, Biffo told …

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