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Pillars, Plateau Clash In Fed Cup

The 2015 Federation Cup round of 32 match between Kano Pillars and Plateau United will be an interesting fixture as both teams will go into the match with fresh memories of what happened when they met in the 2012 Federation Cup. The Nigerian League champions, Kano Pillars haven’t seen action in the 2015 Federation Cup. In the round of 64, ...

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Ogbonnaya: We’ll Retain League Title

Kano Pillars defender, Reuben Ogbonnaya has expressed confidence that the club will clinch their fourth straight Glo Premier League, but admitted it will be a very difficult task. The smart defender, Ogbonnaya who left El-Kanemi Warriors for Kano Pillars stated that though the challenge in the league for the tittle has gone a step higher but he remains optimistic that ...

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NNL Battles Take Centre Stage

A total of 32 teams across the country begin the race for promotion to the Glo Premier League from the lower division, Nigeria National League (NNL)< as action begins in the second-tier structure of domestic football in the country. Due to financial constraint the structure adopted is a departure from the two groups of 16 teams played last season as ...

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Afelokhai Declares War On Warriors

Kano Pillars goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has said the champions will end their inability to pick up points on the road when they face Abia Warriors. Pillars will be the guests of Abia Warriors in the Glo Premier League match day 9 clash on Sunday at the Umuahia Township Stadium. Afelokhai said he is determined to maintain a clean sheet in ...

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Maikaba Happy With Officiating

Wikki Tourists of Bauchi coach Abdu Makaiba has revealed that he and his players derive confidence to compete well from the knowledge that League Management Company (LMC) has created a level-playing field for the best teams to achieve results. Wikki Tourists are fourth with 12 points and can go top with a win should Sunshine Stars, Giwa FC and Gabros ...

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Apa Utd Withdraw From NNWL

Benue State-based club Apa United have withdrawn from the Nigeria Nation-Wide League (NNWL). The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) revealed on its official website that Apa United were withdrawn from the third tier for failing to honour their first match of the season against Dreams International FC. The failure of Apa United to turn up for the opening game flouts the ...

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Bayelsa United Move For Obuh

There are strong indications that the management of Bayelsa United has concluded every plans to hire former Rangers International of Enugu handler, John Sam Obuh to replace sacked Solomon Ogbeide in the ongoing season. A source close to the club revealed to SportsDay in confidence that, before Ogbeide was removed last weekend, the Bayelsa club management had already been talking ...

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Onoriode Dedicates Heartland Victory To God

Rangers International of Enugu striker, Onoriode Odah has said that their 1-0 victory over hard fighting Rangers in a week eight Glo premier league clash at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium on Sunday was purely the hand work of God. Rangers withstood a second half challenge from visiting perennial rivals Heartland to win on Sunday in Enugu and, despite a late ...

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Wolves Won’t Fail In Congo – Ibenegbu

Warri Wolves attacking midfielder, Ikechukwu Ibenegbu has said his side will achieve a convincing win at Athletic Club Leopards de Dolisie. The Seasiders will be the guests of the Congolese side in the first leg clash of the CAF Confederation Cup playoff on Sunday at the 20000 seats Stade Denis Sassou Nguesso. The winners of both legs of the playoff ...

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Clubs Owners Sympathise With Bosso

The Association of Nigeria Premier League Cl‎ubs Chairmen and Managers (Club Owners) have sent a message of condolence to the family of the Head coach of Abia Warriors, Ladan Bosso, over the death of his beloved wife. Club owners expressed shock over the sad incident which it described as a big loss to the entire family of the former Wikki ...

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