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CAF CONFEDERATION CUP: Aigbogun: We’re Battle Ready For Dedebit

Warri Wolves Coach, Paul Aigbogun has said that their mission to Ethiopia to face Dedebit FC in the CAF Confederation Cup return leg is with genuine intention of getting a victory or at least a draw from that encounter that will see them qualify for the group stage of the prestigious competition. Aigbogun revealed this to SportsDay before their departure ...

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Ocheje Replaces Injured Ejiogu

Former Sunshine Stars of Akure shot-stopper, Moses Ocheje has replaced injured Chijoke Ejiogu as second choice for Enyimba International of Aba is this weekend’s CAF Champions League crucial second leg clash at Smouha of Egypt. Enyimba won the first encounter in Aba 1-0 courtesy of Raphael Boumsong’s 56th minute header, but Ejiogu has been ruled out of Sunday’s return leg ...

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Emordi: I Remain Optimistic

Kano Pillars coach, Okey Emordi, is confident his side can overturn the 4-0 loss they suffered at the hands of Moghreb Tetouan when both sides face off this weekend in a CAF Champions League qualifying match. The Moroccans inflicted a heavy defeat on the Nigerian champions three weeks ago in the first leg, to give them a big advantage of ...

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NFF Back Pillars For Miracle

Nigeria Football Federation believes it is still possible for Kano Pillars to turn around a 4-0 deficit to Moghreb Athletic Tetouane in the CAF Champions League. Pillars went down 4-0 in a first round, first leg tie to the Moroccan club three weeks ago, but ahead of the return game at Sani Abacha Stadium on Saturday, the NFF are backing ...

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Rangers Survive FBF Scare

Rangers International of Enugu had to wait for a late rally to overcome non-league side FBF FC 2-1 and qualify for the final of 2015 Enugu State Federation Cup. Rangers will now tackle another non-league side, Samba FC, who defeated FC Inter by a lone goal in an earlier semifinal played at the same venue. Coach Kelechi Emeteole said after ...

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Aloma Eyes Victory In Egypt

Nigerian representatives in the CAF Champions League, Enyimba FC of Aba, are on a mission to get a favourable result in Egypt when they lock horns with Smouha SC. The two-time African champions Enyimba secured a lone goal lead at home in the first leg and will hope to increase the lead away from home. Former ABS FC and El-Kanemi ...

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Warriors Into Abia FA Cup Final

Abia Warriors Football Club of Umuahia has qualified for the final of this year’s Abia State FA Cup following a 3-1 victory over Enyimba Feeders of Abia. The match, which held at Umuahia Township Stadium, saw homeboy, Chisom Chikatara score twice in the first half, including a penalty, while Ndifreke Effiong netted after Louis Okoro had pulled one back for ...

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Giwa Beat Mighty Jets

-Face Plateau United In Final Giwa FC of Jos defeated local rivals, Mighty Jet 2-1 in one of the semi final matches played on Thursday to qualify for the State Federation Cup final, in which they will play another Tin City rival, Plateau United in the final on Saturday. Akide Ibrahim scored the first goal for the premier league side ...

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Kogi United Boss Resigns

The chairman of Lokoja-based Kogi United FC and Confluence Queens, Mallam Abdul Adama has resigned from his exalted position with both clubs. Both clubs witnessed improved turn around under Adama and, for the first time, Kogi United finished 7th in their last campaign of the Nigeria National League, NNL and Confluence Queens finished 5th in the last NWPL season. This ...

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Heartland, Papilo Clash In Imo

Glo Premier League side Heartland of Owerri defeated amateur side, Nek United 2-0 in the Imo FA Cup semifinals clash at Dan Anyiam Stadium on Thursday. Forward Emeka Ogbugh scored the opening goal in the 27th minute while Bright Ejike scored the match winner from the penalty spot in the 64th minute to secure the final ticket for his side ...

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