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Enyimba’s Ogbonnaya Speechless Over Shooting Stars’ Draw

Nelson Ogbonnaya says he does not ‘have the words to describe’ Enyimba’s surprise draw to Shooting Stars at the UJ Eusene Stadium on Wednesday. The People’s Elephants dominated proceedings but were constantly shut out by the visitors’ goalkeeper, Charles Tambe. “It was like a mild drama and I don’t have words to describe what led to our draw,” Ogbonnaya told …

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We Were Determined To Beat ABS, Says Rangers’ Etor

Daniel Etor says that Enugu Rangers were determined to beat ABS FC in their midweek Nigeria Professional Football League match The tie ended 1-0 with Etor’s strike against his former side handing the Flying Antelopes maximum points. “It was a tough encounter but we decided within ourselves that we must secure a win to improve our points all on the …

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MFM Lucky To Leave Katsina Without A Whitewash – Eleje

Obinna Eleje says that MFM FC was lucky to leave the Mohammed Dikko Stadium losing 2-1 to Katsina United in their Nigeria Professional Football League encounter on Wednesday. Chinedu Udechukwu got the curtain raiser in the 14th minute and four minutes after the hour mark Austin Ogunye restored parity for the visitors. But a Martin Usule last-gasp goal ensured Baldwin …

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Ibrahim Demands Wikki’s Rebirth

Wikki Tourists captain and right back Mustapha Ibrahim has promised a positive turnaround for his side at top-flights Sunshine Stars. The Bauchi Elephants are guests of the Owena Waves in Sunday’s top-flight matchday 12 clash at the Akure Township Stadium. Ibrahim said the side’s spot on the log is a huge embarrassment as teammates have vowed to do the needful …

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Bala Promises Improved Tornadoes

Niger Tornadoes head coach Abubakar Bala has said his wards will show great improvement in the area of goal scoring against top-flights Nasarawa United. The Ikoh Allah Boys are hosts of the Solid Miners in Sunday’s top-flight matchday 12 clash at adopted ground Confluence Stadium in Lokoja. Bala said his side have worked assiduously hard to overcome the hitches that …

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Lack Of Goals Leaves Eguma Worried

Rivers United technical manager Stanley Eguma has expressed deep worry over his side’s seeming ineffectiveness in front of goal in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) this season. United have scored just six times in their first nine games in the NPFL this term. Eguma is unhappy with his side’s goal-scoring return in domestic games this term and is eager …

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Egbuchulam Moves To Sweden

Rangers International of Enugu top scorer in the past season, Chisom Egbuchulam has joined BK Hacken of Sweden on a season-long loan from The Flying Antelopes. The 25-year-old striker, who scored 16 goals and made 11 assists last season to help Rangers win the Nigerian league and claim a CAF Champions League spot, has the option of a three-year permanent …

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Warriors Declare Olulayo AWOL

Former Sunshine Stars of Akure star, Seun Olulayo has been declared AWOL by Abia Warriors of Umuahia after returning from trials in Egypt. The defender-cum-midfielder was to have rejoined Abia Warriors on February 19 after trying out at a top Egyptian club recently, but he has yet to resume training with the Umuahia side after his agent and the team …

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Preko Worries Over Away Form

FC Ifeanyiubah of Nnewi’s Ghanaian coach Yaw Preko has said he is concerned the Federation Cup holders are yet to pick any points on the road this season. ‘The Anambra Warriors’ have shipped in eight goals and managed a solitary strike in four games on the road following a 3-0 (boardroom decision) defeat at Kano Pillars on the opening day …

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Pillars Will Win Title – Udoji

Kano Pillars defender, Chinedu Udoji says he and his colleagues have fixed their sights on reclaiming their Nigerian league title. The four-time Nigeria champions have now shot to seventh on the table with 13 points from eight matches, but are still seven points adrift of leaders Plateau United. Speaking after he scored the winning goal against Katsina United last weekend …

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