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Pinnick Expresses Concern Over Enyimba Stadium

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Melvin Amaju Pinnick has disclosed that he decided to wade into matters concerning completion of work at Enyimba International Stadium, Aba because of the arena’s historic importance to the country’s involvement in continental club competitions. Despite Enyimba FC of Aba being unable to use the arena for three seasons running, due tom prolonged renovation of ...

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Ezenwa Vows Stop Lewandowski In Poland Friendly

Enyimba of Aba goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has boasted that he will do everything to stop Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski from scoring in next Friday’s international friendly between Nigeria and Poland. Ezenwa is in a race to get the nod in the Super Eagles’ starting line-up for the March 23 clash in Wraclaw, Poland, but the home-based national team’s captain ...

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Lagos Govt Promises Full Support For LEG Challenge

Lagos State government has thrown its weight fully behind a new youth football competition called LEG Lagos Challenge, put together by a former member of the house of assembly, Honourable Abdoubaq Ladi Balogun. This much was disclosed Tuesday by Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode’s senior special adviser on sports, Prince Anthony Adeyinka Adeboye, at a media conference to unveil the ...

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Lokosa, Madu win February LBA

Kano Pillars forward Junior Lokosa and Heartland head coach Ramson Madu have been named the NPFL Player and Manager for February respectively by the League Bloggers Awards (LBA). Lokosa and Madu distinguished themselves in the month under review to come out tops in both categories of the award. Lokosa saw off challenges from Kwara United striker Stephen Alfred, Wikki Tourists ...

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Ezenwa: I Can Stop Lionel Messi In Russia

Enyimba of Aba goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has thrown a challenge at Barcelona megastar, Lionel Messi, as the shot-stopper says he will not be scared of taking on the Argentine captain if he is fielded for the Super Eagles’ final group match at this year’s World Cup. Nigeria and Argentina will do battle for the fifth time in a World Cup ...

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Kwara United Sack John Obuh

John Obuh has emerged as the latest managerial casualty in the Nigeria Professional Football League following the announcement on Monday by Kwara United that they have parted ways with the gaffer. In a press statement on Monday, Kwara United said they had to part ways with Obuh following the not too impressive performance of the club since gaining promotion from ...

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Alimi Arrives At SuperSport United

SuperSport United of South Africa have brought in Kano Pillars’ central defender, Jamiu Alimi, as they look to bolster their backline. It was reported by Soccer Laduma last year that the 25-year-old was eyeing a move to the Absa Premiership as he sought the next step in his career, and he has now been given a chance to prove himself ...

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Okpotu To Leave Lobi, Heads To Denmark

Lobi Stars forward Antony Okpotu has been linked with move to unnamed top flight club in Denmark. Soka25east understands that the 2017 Nigeria Professional Football League Golden Boot winner has attracted the interest of three Danish league giants FC Nordjælland, FC Midtjylland, and Brondby IF. FC Nordjælland are reported to have already tabled the bid as they look forward to ...

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Lafia gears up for NWPL season’s opener

After the successful experiment that was the maiden NWFL Charity Shield hosted by Lagos State government, women football faithful are in for more of the good times at the 2017/2018 season, which kicks off on April 7. The opening game will hold at the ultra-modern 5,000-seat Lafia Township Stadium, which is home to league champions,  Nasarawa Amazons. The champions are ...

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Kwara FA charges ABS To Return To NPFL

The Chairman of Kwara State Football Association, Malam Busari Ishola, has charged Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, to work assiduously to return the team to the elite division next season. Ishola said this on Monday in his office when management team of the club paid him a courtesy visit and donated some souvenir to him. The Kwara FA boss, ...

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