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Pirates complete Daniel signing

Nigerian goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel has completed his move to South African giants Orlando Pirates and has received his work permit. Daniel, who was Nigeria’s first choice goalkeeper at the 2016 Rio Olympics where the ‘Dream Team’ picked up a bronze medal, has been training with the Buccaneers for about three months. Sources in South Africa have revealed that he has …

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MFM FC fans not ruffians – Management

The management of Lagos-based MFM FC on Friday said that the club’s fans were not ruffians and would never engage in any form of lawlessness. The club’s management was reacting to an allegation in a publication that the fans were seen abusing alcohol during Match Day 16 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture against Abia Warriors. The match …

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How Remo Stars Forced Rangers To A Draw In Enugu

Debutants, Remo Stars continue with their recent impressive performance, recording a one-all draw against the defending Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) champions, Rangers International in far away in Enugu to consolidate on its 16th position in the elite division. Ekene Awazie’s solo goal for Remo Stars in the 50th minute cancelled out Daniel Etor’s first half goal to pick a point …

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NWFL mourns Hamilton

Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) is inconsolable following the shocking death of former Super Falcons head coach, Paul Hamilton. Hamilton, fondly called Wonder Boy, died in the morning of Thursday, March 30 in Lagos after a protracted illness as confirmed by his wife, Durdy Hamilton. The NWFL board chairperson, Aisha Falode still in deep shock said the entire women football …

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Chiejine Says Angels Ready For NWFL

Abia Angels head coach, Ann Agumanu-Chiejine has said her side have worked quite hard for the season’s starter against FC Robo Queens. The Umuahia landladies are hosts of the Lagos outfit in Wednesday’s Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) matchday 1 clash at the Umuahia Township Stadium. Agumanu-Chiejine said her side are boosted with the top preseason matches to kick-off their …

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Sunshine Gives Olujohungbe Two Games Ultimatum

Sunshine Stars have become the latest club in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) to hand their head coach an ultimatum to start winning games or ship out. Kayode Olujohungbe has now been told by the management of Sunshine Stars that he has two games to turn things around or the club will “seek fresh hands” to head the coaching …

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Win Against Enyimba To Calm Things, Says Ibrahim

Wikki Tourists captain and right back, Mustapha Ibrahim has said a win is quite crucial in the top-flight clash against former champions, Enyimba. The side’s management had issued the coaches with three-match ultimatum so far the side have won one lost one making the tie against Enyimba a-must-win. The Bauchi Elephants are hosts of the People’s Elephant in Wednesday’s top-flight …

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Ikhana Points To Carelessness For Pillars Crash In Umuahia

Kadiri Ikhana is a man of many records when it comes to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). He, it was who led Kano Pillars to a back to back win of the NPFL title and at Enyimba he became the first coach to lead a Nigerian club to win the CAF Champions League. Ikhana is also known to have …

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Struggling Enyimba Seek Quick Aba Return

Enyimba chairman Felix Anyansi-Agwu has called on the contractor handling the Enyimba Stadium in Aba to hasten work on the project to enable the team to return to their base. The stadium is the home ground of the country’s most successful club, having won the CAF Champions League (twice), Premier League (seven times), FA Cup (four times) and African Super …

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Confederation Cup tie: CAF Postpones Rivers United clash

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed the Confederation Cup tie between Rayon Sports and Nigerian side Rivers United because of the forthcoming 23rd Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Last week, local football governing body, FERWEAFA, wrote to CAF requesting to postpone the matches that were initially scheduled to be played on the first and second weekends …

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