Home » NPL (page 390)

NPL

Gateway Beat Akwa Starlets 2-1

Gateway United of Abeokuta recorded its first win of the season, after struggling to beat visiting Akwa-Starlets of Uyo 2-1 in a week three second-tier Nigeria National League (NNL) match played at the Gateway International Stadium in the ancient town of Ilaro over the weekend. The Ogun State owned soccer outfit had started the season on a shaky note with ...

Read More »

CAF Confederation Cup: Owumi Admits Wolves Pressure

Chairman, CEO Warri Wolves, Davidson Owumi has said they will leave no stone unturned and do everything possible to overturn their 3-0 deficit next week when they host AC Leopards in the final leg of the CAF Confederations Cup play-offs. According to him, their status as Nigeria’s sole survivors on the continent has increased the pressure and burden of expectation. ...

Read More »

Eagles Will Trash Chad– Odunlami

Sunshine Stars of Akure solid defender, Kunle Ebenezer Odunlami Enyimba has said that Super Eagles will beat Chad mercilessly when both teams clash in the 2017 AFCON qualifier on June 13th at Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna. Speaking via telephone from Eagles’ camp in Abuja, Odunlami revealed to SportsDay that the Chadians will not be underrated and they will be faced ...

Read More »

Emeteole: I’m Only Resting

As the contract saga of Coach Emeteole’s status at Rangers International of Enugu continues, the veteran soccer tactician has resorted to a philosophical angle in his reactions to enquiries over the development, as he says he only taking a deserved rest from the job. While admitting that handling a club in the Glo Premier League involves hectic daily activity and ...

Read More »

Udoji Aims To Win Keshi’s Heart

Enyimba International of Aba captain, Chinedu Udoji, says he’s looking to win the heart of Stephen Keshi with his performances and thereby seal a regular place in the Super Eagles side. The central defender was only recently called to the Super Eagles after years of being one of the best defenders in the domestic league, and he says he’s looking ...

Read More »

3SC Sack Story Baffles Howard

Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan head coach, Franklin Howard said he is unhappy following his reported sack from his duty post at the Oluyole Warriors. Reports went wide on Thursday that the amiable former First Bank coach has been relieved of his job due to string of poor results in the 10-week old Nigerian top flight. The Ibadan ...

Read More »

Dike Touted To Rejoin Rangers

Nigerian league veteran coach, Alphonsus Dike is the leading favourite to return as Rangers coach following the likely exit of Kelechi Emeteole. On Wednesday, ‘Caterpillar’ Emeteole was asked “to step aside” by Rangers. AfricanFootball.com learnt from a very reliable source Dike, who several seasons ago handled ‘The Flying Antelopes’, will soon be announced as the new Rangers coach. Dike last ...

Read More »

El-Kanemi, Wikki Honour Shettima

The stadium in Maiduguri was full to capacity on Friday, when El-Kanemi Warriors hosted Wikki Tourist of Bauchi in a 1-1 draw in a friendly match to mark 2015 Democracy Day and swearing in ceremony of re-elected governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima. A list of high profile guests including the Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, was at the ...

Read More »

Amapakabo Plans Antelopes’ Re-orientation

Newly appointed Rangers of Enugu caretaker coach, Imama Amapakabo has insisted that the Flying Antelopes need to change their orientation to get the expected results when the 2014/2015 league season continues on June 14. Amapakabo took over from Kelechi Emeteole who was asked to step aside on Wednesday after strings of poor results. He said what Rangers need for improved ...

Read More »

Fabiyi Eyes AFCON 2017 Spot

Nigerian-born Benin Republic international goalkeeper Emmanuel Fabiyi says he is looking forward to featuring in his first-ever Africa Cup of Nations and will be all out to give his best when the 2017 qualifiers get underway. The Kano Pillars goalkeeper said he will put in his best to see that his country will not miss out on the next edition ...

Read More »