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Heartland Win Good For Lobi – Akleche

Lobi Stars midfield-maestro, Sunday Enockela Akleche, has tagged his team’s 1-0 victory over Heartland FC as crucial to reinvigorating their Glo Premier League season. Bashir Abdulrahaman’s 19th minute goal gave Lobi Stars their first victory of the season after six draws and three losses. Akleche, an ex-ABS midfielder who also had a short stint with Sunshine Stars this season, expressed ...

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CAF CONFEDERATION CUP: Egwuekwe Wants Fans’ Support

Warri Wolves defender Azubuike Egwuekwe has appealed to Nigerians to remain hopeful of an overturning of the three goals conceded in the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup playoffs against AC Leopards. The super Eagles defender attributed the loss to bad officiating from Referee Joseph Odiatey Lamptey. He claimed the ref frustrated every move by the visitors but Egwuekwe ...

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Sunshine Stars Seek New Players

Glo Premier League leaders, Sunshine Stars of Akure are looking to bolster their squad with new players following the invitation of two of their regulars to the Super Eagles. The duo of Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Kunle Odunlami are among the 26 players listed for next month’s 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Chad. The club’s chief scout, Adeyinka Adebayo ...

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Aloma Eyes AFCON Qualifier Goal

Enyimba defender Idris Aloma has said that he would love to net his first international goal for the Super Eagles against Chad if given the chance to feature in the AFCON qualifying match. Aloma, 20, has been impressive this term for Enyimba in the Glo Premier League as he scored Enyimba’s first goal of the season at Lobi Stars. He ...

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LMC Advises Clubs Against Pay Cuts

League Management Company (LMC) has asked clubs to refrain from acts that run contrary to the terms of contracts entered into with players. Chairman of the LMC, Mallam Shehu Dikko, in reaction to recurring reports of clubs threatening or issuing ultimatums and threat of sack and deduction of salaries of their players and technical crew, urged the various clubs’ management ...

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James Targets Promotion With Tornadoes

Niger Tornadoes of Minna new signing, George James (aka Dirty Water) has pledged to give his best to see that the club make their return to the Glo Premier League. The former Bayelsa United and Insurance of Benin midfielder on Thursday said he came to the club to add his own value to them and ensure that the Minna-based Nigeria ...

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CAF CONFEDERATION CUP: Osadiaye: Don’t Write Wolves Off

Warri Wolves striker, Joseph Osadiaye has said emphatically that his side will upturn the goals deficit against the Congolese side, Athletic Club Leopards de Dolisie. The Seasiders lost 0-3 to AC Leopards in the first leg playoff of the Caf Confederation Cup in Dolisie, Congo Brazzaville. The reverse and decisive fixture will hold at the Warri Township Stadium on Sunday, ...

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No Mercy For Chad – Udoji

Enyimba International of Aba Captain and defender, Chinedu Udoji says he not only happy to be in the national camp with the Super Eagles but also declared emphatically that they will beat Chad in next month’s AFCON 2017 qualifier at Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna. Speaking in an exclusive chat with SportsDay, Udoji said he knows there are no small teams ...

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Bashir Dedicates Goal To Lobi Fans

Lobi Stars new signing Abdulrahman Bashir, who scored the only goal that earned his club their first win in the 10 week-old Nigeria league on his debut against Heartland, has told AfricanFootball.com the goal is for his fans. The former ABS FC striker left Enyimba for Lobi Stars and he made an instant impact. “I thank God for my first ...

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Commissioner Charges Insurance For Victory

Edo State commissioner for youth, sports and social mobilization, Priestley Ediagbonya has told officials and players of the state-owned football outfit, Bendel Insurance FC of Benin to be focused as the play their first home game of this season’s lower division, Nigeria National League (NNL) this weekend against Gateway United of Abeokuta. The commissioner, who said he is very passionate ...

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