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GOLD CUP: Kwara United, Pillars share spoils

Kwara United and Kano Pillars recorded a goalless draw in the Matchday two of 5th edition of the Gold Cup Preseason Tournament played at the Kwara State Stadium, Ilorin. Both sides created wonderful scoring chances but were unlucky to find the target couple with heroic saves by goalkeepers. There was no much talking moments from the first half until the ...

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Ogbuh strike breaks Remo’s heart

Emeka Ogbuh strike in the last minute of the game fashioned out maximum points for the  Rivers United on Thursday evening at the mainbowl of the Kwara Township Stadium against Remo Stars FC. Both teams started brilliantly into the game and it took the Pride of Rivers ten minutes to get an attempt through Gideon Julius but James Faith held ...

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GOLD CUP: FC Ebedei shocks MFM FC

….. As Katsina United, ABS FC settle for draw Daniel Batholomeu bagged a brace as FC Ebedei pipped the high-flying MFM FC of Lagos in the first game of Matchday Three encounter of ongoing Gold Cup Preseason Tournament played this morning at the Kwara State Stadium, Ilorin. Both teams tango with high tempo from the start, having garnered one (1) ...

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Ezenwa’s Fumbles Ignite Clamour For Enyeama

A shaky outing by outgoing FC Ifeanyiubah of Nnewi goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa against Algeria on Friday has led to renewed calls among Nigerian soccer fans for the return of former Super Eagles captain, Vincent Enyeama to the squad. With Ezenwa left stranded on several occasions during Friday’s match in Constantine, especially with the keeper glaringly vulnerable to high balls and ...

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Maikaba Becomes Golden Eaglets’ Coach

Akwa United of Uyo coach, Abdul Maikaba has been confirmed as the new handler of Nigeria’s under-17 male national team, Golden Eaglets. The confirmation was provided at the weekend by the technical and development committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), which stated that Maikaba will lead the new technical crew of the five-time champions of the Cadet Mundial. Following the ...

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Abe Seeks N7.36m Payment By Sunshine Stars

Former Sunshine Stars of Akure captain, Sunday Abe is seeking a hefty payment of N7.36m from the club in unpaid salaries, even as he is also entangled with the former continental campaigners over his clearance fee. Abe is seeking payment by The Akure Gunners, despite having made a switch to Teuta Durres of Albania, as the 26-year-old midfielder says the ...

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Baba Ganaru Becomes Yobe Desert Stars Coach

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) newcomers, Yobe Desert Stars of Damaturu have settled for former Kano Pillars handler, Mohammed Baba Ganaru as their coach for their maiden outing in the top-flight. In contrast with initial reports that one of their pioneer coaches, Ernest Jupiter would return to take charge of the team, the Yobe State-owned outfit have officially announced Ganaru ...

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Deputy Governor Urges Referees To Raise Standard

Imo State deputy governor, Chief Eze Madumere has urged Nigerian football referees to improve their performances and be above board, in order to help develop the round leather game in the country. Madumere gave the charge while speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2017 conference of Nigerian Referees Association (NRA) in the state capital, Owerri; during which he further ...

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Plateau Utd To Storm Lagos Pre-season Competition

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Plateau United are set to storm Lagos for participation in this year’s Tata Cup, an annual pre-season competition billed to hold from November 20 to 24 at Agege Stadium. Plateau United’s head coach, Kennedy Boboye said the tournament is one of his preparatory engagements ahead of next season’s CAF Champions League, NPFL and the ...

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Gambo Mohammed’s Transfer Gets N15m Jolt

The expected transfer of Gambo Mohammed from Kano Pillars to Plateau United of Jos is not yet a done deal, as the former league champions have placed a mammoth N15m price on his head. So soon after Gambo dropped talk of a move to Rivers United of Port Harcourt, in apparent agreement with officials at Pillars, the Kano club appear ...

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