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Rivers United Signs Malian Star, Kanoute

Malian star, Abdoulaye Kanoute has joined Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Rivers United after stints in Lebanon, Bahrain and India. Kanoute joins the Port Harcourt club as a free agent. He has signed a one-year deal with the ‘Pride of Rivers’ after a four-year spell at Lebanese Premier League club Shabab Al-Sahel. The 26-year-old who is in line to ...

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Bayelsa State To Host 2017 Federation Cup Finals

THE grand finale of this year’s Federation Cup men and women finals will be host by the Bayelsa State Government at the Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenegoa, Naijasportsxtra.com reports. Ebi Egbe, Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O) of Sports Facility and Construction firm, MoniMichelle dropped the news Friday. Egbe (Moni Love), a FIFA Licensed Agent said on social networking site’ Facebook that: “Governor ...

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Gombe United ‘Need To Get A Win’, says Afolabi

Gombe United’s Abdul Afolabi admits his side ‘need to get a win’ in order to ‘feel more comfortable’ in the Nigerian topflight. The Savannah Scorpions have not recorded a league win since May 28 and thus, have dropped to 17th spot in the table. However, Afolabi is confident that the squad has enough ‘quality’ to end the five-match winless run. ...

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Sunshine Stars Need To Show Character, Says Ojo

Sunshine Stars’ Dayo Ojo calls on his teammates to show character as they attempt to give a positive response to last week’s defeat against Kano Pillars. The Owena Whales were defeated 3-1 at the Sani Abacha Stadium on Sunday, leaving them in 17th position in the Nigeria Professional Football League table. However, the former Al Merreikh playmaker is confident that ...

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Remo Stars Ochowechi Clinches Match Day 22 VAT Wonder Goal

Remo Stars Salefu Ochowechi’s 19th minute free kick goal against Gombe United on Match Day 22 turned out the most popular for the fans who participated in the voting for Match Day 22 VAT Wonder Goal selection. Ochowechi was shortlisted alongside Mohammed Mohammed of ABS and Festua Umanah of Wikki Tourists. The three players had scored fantastic goals but Ochowechi’s ...

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Sunshine Stars banished to Ijebu Ode indefinitely

Goalkeeper Ariyo handed 12-match ban Club to pay assaulted Referee N250,000 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs have been reminded by the League Management Company (LMC) that breaches of the NPFL Framework and Rules will be met with appropriate sanctions to sustain the gains of the reforms to reposition club football in the country. The caution is coming on the ...

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NPFL : Wikki Tourists in Akwa United’s Den

Akwa United will hope to bounce back from their narrow defeat to Enugu Rangers when they host Wikki Tourists Football Club of Bauchi in a rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League match at the Godswill Akpabio International stadium in Uyo on Wednesday. The matchday 23 fixture was originally fixed for last week Wednesday but was shifted to allowed the senior national ...

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Shooting Stars May Sack Coach Amoo, Others

Relegation battling Shooting Stars has given its technical crew to steer the club’s ship out of the murky waters. According to a media statement sent to Sports Village Square, the management has given an ultimatum to the technical crew of the team to immediately find a way out of the relegation zone in the ongoing Nigerian Professional League or be ...

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Why We Dump OWU For Puma-ABS FC

NIGERIA Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS FC) of Ilorin has given reasons why they club opted out of the deal with local kits manufacturers, OWU Sports Wears for international brand, Puma, reports Naijasportsxtra.com. The club via its official Twitter handle @‪ABSIlorinFC on Tuesday said, ”we have watched and listened to people talk about our deal with ...

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I Will Be Marked Man Against Enyimba, Says Ocheme

Nasarawa United central attacker Edoh Ocheme has said he will be a marked man against former champions, Enyimba. The Solid Miners will be the hosts of the People’s Elephant in the upcoming top-flight matchday 25 clash in Lafia. Ocheme said Enyimba are not in a hurry to forget his stunner way back in his days at Giwa FC with their ...

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