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Stakeholders Must Prevent FIFA Ban – Dogo

Nasarawa United coach, Kabiru Dogo has charged football stakeholders to think of the overall benefits of the sport to the youths and strive to prevent FIFA ban amidst the present NFF impasse. The current leadership tussle in the Football House meant that organization of football activities in the nation will suffer and the top flight matches which should have continued ...

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LMC Announces Indefinite Postponement of NPFL Resumption

The League Management Company (LMC) Monday announced an indefinite suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) which was scheduled to resume from the World Cup break on Wednesday, July 18. A letter informing the clubs of the decision attributed the suspension of the league to prevailing adverse circumstances in the administration of football in the country. The letter signed ...

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Abia Warriors In The Fight For The Title, Says Ossy

Eugene Ossy was left energised by Abia Warriors’ 2-0 win over Akwa Starlets in a friendly on Sunday. Goals from Ossy and Ndifreke Effiong fired Warriors to a deserved victory at the Umuahia Township Stadium. The Umuahia side sits nine points’ adrift leaders Lobi Stars in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). “The line between success and failure is very ...

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Abiodun Unsure Of Sunshine Stars Readiness For League Restart

Sunshine Stars coach, Henry Abiodun has admitted that they are in a race against time to be ready for their league fixture with Abia Warriors fixed for July 18 in Umuahia. The Owena Whales who are 18th in the league log with 28 points from 24 games only resumed from the World Cup break three days ago due to a ...

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NPFL Resumption Postponed Indefinitely

The much advertised July 18 resumption date of the 2017-18 Nigeria Professional Football League season is no longer feasible a top official of the Club Owners Association has disclosed. In a circular sent to the various clubs in the top flight and signed by the executive secretary of the Club Owners Association, Alloy Chukwuemeka directed that NPFL matches have been ...

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Eze Charges Kwara United To Re-Enact Test Games Results

Kwara United’s Chidiebere Eze has challenged his teammates to reproduce their impressive performance against Osun United for the rest of their season’s fixtures. The Harmony Warriors got a win and a draw from their doubleheader test games played last Saturday and Tuesday against the Omoluabi Giants in Oshogbo and Ilorin respectively. The NPFL side was held to a goalless draw ...

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Lobi Stars Want League Title

Samuel Akinbinu is optimistic that Lobi Stars are on strong enough form to achieve their season objective of winning the Nigeria Professional Football League. The striker, who joined the club at mid season, reflected on the team’s focus on winning a coveted second league title this season. Up next for the Pride of Benue is a week 25 clash with ...

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Aigbogun Sings Praises For Flying Eagles

Youth national team, Flying Eagles coach, Paul Aigbogun has showered praises on his players for their 1-1 draw away to Mauritania in the first leg of their final qualifier for the 2019 Africa U-20 Nations Cup. Though many critics feel the Nigeria squad should have beaten their hosts, due to their stronger pedigree at this level, Aigbogun said the lads ...

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Kalu Orji Hails Okpotu’s Move To Morocco

Former Heartland of Owerri defender, Kalu Orji has thrown his arms open to welcome last season’s top scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Anthony Okpotu to Morocco, following the ex-Lobi Stars of Makurdi striker’s unveiling by Difaa El Jadidi on Friday. Though both former home-based Eagles stars will be opponents during the league, as Orji plays for Moloudia ...

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Adeshina Coy On Lobi Stars’ Title Credentials

Thomas Adeshina has reflected on Lobi Stars form in the 2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, with the player excited but coy on what it could mean. The Pride of Benue are on top of the log with 43 points after 24 matches, prompting discussion of how far Solomon Ogbeide’s side can go. “In the business part of the ...

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