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Sasere Aiming To Improve Upon Impressive Debut Season With Sunshine

Sunshine Stars forward Franklin Sasere is determined to improve upon his performances for the Akure outfit after an impressive debut campaign. Having been snapped up by the Owena Whales, the 19-year-old has become a key component in the side which won the Ondo State FA Cup and also finished tenth on the NPFL Log. He got a starter’s role in ...

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Ice Prince, Olu Maintain Hail Plateau Utd

-Ajiboye Admits High Level Of Excitement Plateau United of Jos have received words of praise from two pop music stars, Ice Prince and Olu Maintain, who were part of the extra touch of fanfare in The Tin City on the last day of the season. The Jos side made the best of home advantage to gain a symbolic victory over ...

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Okpotu’s NPFL Top Scorer, Sees Red

Lobi Stars forward, Anthony Okpotu scored in his side’s visit to FC Ifeanyiubah in Nnewi to claim the highest goals scorer’s golden boot for the 2016/17 season on 18 goals. Okpotu’s quest for goals capped the opening minutes of the encounter, but he was denied by FC Ifeanyiubah goalkeeper Traore Sory before the quarter hour mark. However, Okpotu would wait ...

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Boboye: I’m In Dreamland

-As Plateau United Emerge NPFL Champions Plateau United of Jos coach, Kennedy Boboye has declared that he feels in dreamland, after his side emerged as champions of the Nigeria Professional Football (NPFL). The Jos based club dethroned Rangers International and beat the Flying Antelopes 2-0 at the fully packed Rwang Pam Stadium on Saturday evening. It was a historic day ...

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Maikaba Targets Confederation Ticket

Akwa United of Uyo coach, Abdu Maikaba has set his sight on picking a continental ticket, after his side produced a five-star performance to dispatch Yobe Desert Stars of Damaturu 4-0 in the Round of 32 of the Aiteo Federation Cup and advance to the last 16 of the competition. Goals from Ubong Friday, Kodjovi Dadzie, Hassan Babangida and Micheal ...

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Rohr Roots For Home-based Eagles

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has stuck out his neck in support of the home-based national team to emerge victorious in this year’s West African Football Unioon (WAFU) Nations Cup in Ghana. Although the team, handled by Salisu Yusuf left for match venue only 24 hours before their opening match against Sierra Leone in Elmina, Rohr is of a ...

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Chukwuemeka Rues ABS’ Relegation

Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin’s director of football, Alloy Chukwuemeka has rued the club’s relegation from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), saying it was not their plan for the season. He said this after the Saraki Boys lost 2-1 to Nasarawa United in Lafia on Saturday in the final game of the season. The Nigeria Premier League Club Owners’ ...

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Amoo Blames Players For 3SC’s Demotion

Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan coach, Fatai Folorunsho Amoo said his players were responsible for their relegation from the Nigeria Professional Football League. The Oluyole Warriors were relegated from the Nigeria topflight after failing to reply goals from Ibrahim Babawo and Ebenezer Odeyemi against Niger Tornadoes. And the former Nigeria U23 gaffer, who described their campaign as very ...

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Elegbeleye Bids Sunshine Stars Farewell

Former national assemblyman, Otunba Gbenga Elegbeleye has stepped down as chairman Ondo State Football Agency interim management committee. Elegbeleye, who was director-general of the National Sports Commission, was brought on board to rescue Sunshine Stars from staring relegation in the face. However, following the team’s victory over Remo Stars on the final day, which ensured Duke Udi’s men finished in ...

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Bala Pleased With Niger Tornadoes’ Finish

Niger Tornadoes coach, Abubakar Bala is delighted that his side finished the season 11th best in the Nigeria Professional Football League after defeating Shooting Stars 2-0 on Saturday. Goals from Ibrahim Babawo and Ebenezer Odeyemi powered the Ikon Allah Boys past Fatai Amoo’s men at the Confluence Stadium to guarantee their stay in the topflight. “It is a happy thing ...

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