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ABS FC Close To NPFL Return

ABS FC are now just a win away from a sensational return to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) after they were awarded an abandoned game. On Wednesday, the NFF organising and disciplinary committee awarded the Ilorin club three points and three goals after their game at J.Atete was abandoned because of crowd trouble. They are now top of the …

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MFM Celebrate Top-flight Survival

MFM FC have celebrated a successful fight against relegation, while appreciating the Lagos Governor, FA and fans for making it possible. ‘The Olukoya Boys’ escaped the drop by whiskers after beating FC IfeanyiUbah 1-0 in the final match day of the past season. Chairman of the modest NPFL side Godwin Enakhena appreciated Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagosians and the teeming fans …

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Ezenwa Wants Fed Cup Title

FC IfeanyiUbah goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has said he is praying fervently for his side to emerge winners of the 2016 Federation Cup competition. The Anambra Warriors have secured a final berth of the annual football showpiece just waiting for the winners of the semifinals clash between former Cup holders, Enyimba and Nasarawa United on Saturday in Ibadan. Ezenwa said victory …

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Enyimba Seek Redemption In Fed Cup

 Deposed Nigeria champions Enyimba hope they beat Nasarawa United in Saturday’s Federation Cup semi-final on their way to eventual cup glory to make up for a rather difficult season. Having edged Rivers United in a largely one-sided quarterfinal, Lafia-based Nasarawa United stand in the way of a sixth Federation Cup final in eight seasons. “The game is very important to …

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Ihedioha Rues Heartland’s Relegation

Relegation of Heartland Football Club of Owerri, has been described as “a tragedy that could have been averted if the state government did the needful at the appropriate time”. The immediate past Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, made his feelings known in a press statement signed by his media aide, Mr. Chibuike Onyeukwu. “This avoidable tragedy is …

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Ref Explains Crown’s Disallowed Goal

The centre referee who officiated the controversial Federation Cup semi final tie between FC Ifeanyi Uba and Crown FC of Ogbomosho in Kaduna, AA Ibrahim has lifted the lid on why he disallowed the goal scored by Crown FC. Crown FC scored a late header which would have taken scores to 2-2, but the goal was cancelled by AA Ibrahim, …

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Rangers Begin Trouphy Tour

Nigeria premier league champions Enugu Rangers will begin a trophy tour tomorrow around the city of Enugu, officials have said. A top official of Enugu Rangers has revealed that the team is planning a victory parade around the state to celebrate with their fans for their seventh league title and the first in the last 32 years as soon as …

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Pillars, Gombe Target Amapakabo

Four time Nigeria champions Kano Pillars and newly promoted Gombe United set their sights on Rangers championship winning coach Imama Amapakabo. Pillars chairman Kabiru Baita has made Imama top target after Mohammed Babaganaru quit his post this past season. Baita was personally in Abuja to discuss with Imama, who featured for Pillars in his playing days. “The Pillars met with Imama …

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Ajiboye Set to Dump Wolves

Dele Ajiboye has confirmed that he is open to joining another club after Warri Wolves failed to avoid relegation in the recently concluded 2015/16 Nigeria Professional Football League season. The Seasiders defeated Ikorodu United 1-0 on the last day of the season, but that wasn’t enough to rescue Coach Mansur Andullahi from playing in the Nigeria National League next season. …

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Ovoke Targets League Title Next Season

Rivers United will be going all out for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title next season after missing it by a whisker to eventual champions Enugu Rangers, according to Bernard Ovoke. The Pride of Rivers finished a respectable second and also picked the ticket to represent Nigeria in the 2017 Caf Champions League. They were three points behind Rangers …

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