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Rivers United’s ‘Messi’ set to ignite NPFL

Best Deemua is one of the hottest, albeit unheralded prospects in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Little known outside his immediate surroundings, the Rivers United starlet is highly rated by teammates, coaches and fans of the Port Harcourt club. He made his debut in United’s 4-0 win over Kaduna United in the Federation Cup (Nigeria’s oldest football competition) last …

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Preview Of Nigeria’s Women’s League, Week Two: Rivers Angels Ambush Ibom Angels, Confluence Queens, Nasarawa Amazons In Top Flier

After a first week of surprising results, the Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) returns to bring several exciting match up. The saying goes that where you lie after the first round of matches is usually where you will end up in the table, right? That said, there are several appetizing matchups this midweek for fans to salivate over. If you …

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Losing Was Not An Option— MFM Coach

Lagos-based MFM Technical Adviser, Fidelis Ilechukwu, on Monday said that his team got what they did not bargain for in their scandalous 0-4 defeat to Nasarawa United in Lafia on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that MFM were whitewashed by Nasarawa United in the Match Day 17 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). It was, however, …

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Amapakabo Stays At Rangers For Now

Enugu Rangers head coach Imama Amapakabo will keep his position pending the outcome of the scheduled high profile meeting with the state governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. The former Enyimba coach could not pass the acid test of the three-match ultimatum handed to him by the management as the Coal City side drew against Remo Stars in Enugu and lost to Katsina …

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Udoh Likes Derby Winner Against Rangers

Enyimba striker, Mfon Udoh has described as awesome scoring the match winner against oriental neighbors and champions, Enugu Rangers. The People’s Elephant came from behind to beat the Coal City side 2-1 in Sunday’s top-flight matchday 17 derby clash at the UJ Esuene Stadium in Calabar. Former Enyimba man, Daniel Etor scored the match opener for the Flying Antelopes while …

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Bala Unhappy Despite Win

Niger Tornadoes head coach Abubakar Bala is not a satisfied man despite his side’s 2-1 win over visiting Lobi Stars in a Matchday 17 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja on Sunday. Ibrahim Babawo’s brace was enough to see Tornadoes over the line and claim all the three points at stake. The defender turned striker …

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Falode Promises NWFL Will Improve

The Nigeria Women Football League leadership has reiterated its mandate to rid the league of the shortcomings that plagued Women’s football in the Country in the past. Speaking with footballlive.ng on the mandate and policies of the new board, Aisha Falode said matters of Club registration, Players’ Remuneration and Match Officials indemnities are concerns that have been and will continue …

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NPFL U17 All-Star: Eguavoen Optimistic About Future

The future is bright for Nigeria football and the League will benefit from investing in Young players according to Coach of the NPFL Young All-Star to the 2017 Future Champions tournament, Austin Eguavoen. The U17 All-Star team was defeated 2-1 in the final by Atletico Madrid, nonetheless, the former Super Eagles Coach insists the team had big prospects and encouraged …

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MFM FC Frown At Alcohol Allegation

 The management of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries FC have disapproved a story on a social network claiming that the supporters of the modest Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side were caught drinking alcohol at the Agege Stadium on Wednesday March 29, as their team beat Abia Warriors FC 2-1. MFM FC supporters were reportedly taking alcoholic local pile …

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Olujohungbe insists on attack at FCIU

Sunshine Stars head coach, Kayode Olujohungbe expects his side to present a strong attacking force at top-flight club FC IfeanyiUbah (FCIU), as is their nature. The Owena Waves are guests of the Anambra Warriors in Sunday’s top-flight matchday 17 clash at the FC IfeanyiUbah International Stadium in Nnewi. Olujohungbe said the side are calm and relaxed going into the tough …

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