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Udechukwu To Drag Katsina United Before LMC, NFF

Rivers United target, Chinedu Udechukwu says he is willing to drag Katsina United before the League Management Company and the Nigeria Football Federation’s Players’ Status Committee in a bid to regain his freedom. Udechukwu was prevented from moving to Plateau United after the chairman of the topflight side; Aminu Balele Kurfi insisted the striker was not for sale at any ...

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Igbinoba Set To Rejoin Former Club Lobi Stars

Nigeria Professional Football League side Lobi Stars are on the brink of resigning former Rivers United midfielder Esosa Igbinoba. Igbinoba was sensationally dropped by The Pride of Rivers after their third-place finish in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup group stage. “Igbinoba has held talks with us and we have reached understanding as regards his personal terms”, a Lobi Stars official ...

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Kanu Faults Refereeing In NNL

Former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu (Papilo) has faulted the quality of refereeing in the second-tier division, Nigeria National League (NNL), and alleged that some fishy calls by arbiters might have been caused by money changing hands. The ex-international, who funds Papilo FC of Owerri, remarked at the weekend that poor refereeing in the NNL might have been caused by ...

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Ifeanyi Ubah Hook Bosso, Katsina Lose Bazuaye

Two top coaches in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) are on the moving, as Isah Ladan Bosso leaves El-kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri to join FC Ifeanyiubah of Nnewi, while ex-international, Baldwin Bazuaye will seek a new base after dumping Katsina United. While Bazuaye will seek new employers in the off-season, Bosso takes over from the Ghanaian Yaw Preko, whose ...

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Ondo State Govt Picks Akinyemi For Football Agency

Tajudeen Akinyemi has been appointed chairman of Ondo State Football Agency, despite initial reports that Governor Rotimi Akeredolu was planning to give the job to a Norwegian soccer expert. The ODSFA chairmanship became vacant after the interim management committee led by a former Director-General of National Sports Commission, Mr. Gbenga Elegbeleye, completed their assignment of repositioning the agency. A statement ...

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CHAN Eagles Get Hope For World Cup Spots

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has given hope to players in the home-based national team of making it to next year’s World Cup, but says it would depend on if they do well at the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) in Morocco. With CHAN 2018 set to take centre stage at the start of the year, players in the ...

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Gambo Confirms Transfer To Plateau United

Former home-based Eagles striker, Gambo Mohammed has finally made a move from Kano Pillars to Plateau United of Jos, despite desperate attempts by his former club to block the transfer. Mohammed confirmed the move and said he opted to join Plateau United after he initially agreed a move to Rivers United because the Jos side, who won the league title ...

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Enyimba Congratulate Dikko, Fresh Over FIFA, CAF Lollies

The management of Enyimba Football Club has expressed delight at the appointment of LMC boss and NFF Vice President Shehu Dikko into the ranks of world football’s governing body FIFA. The seasoned administrator has been appointed a member of the FIFA Football Stakeholders Committee, an action that Chief Felix Anyansi Agwu, Chairman of Enyimba, describes as a fitting acknowledgment of ...

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Ogunbote Promises To Re-launch Rangers Onto The Continent Again

Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has said he hopes to relaunch Enugu Rangers to play international football again after he was presented as the NPFL club’s new coach in Enugu on Wednesday. Ogunbote has signed a year’s deal to lead ‘The Flying Antelopes’ who struggled to avoid relegation this past season just after they won the championship the previous season. Former Enyimba, ...

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Plateau United Sign Nine New Players

Plateau United have agreed terms with nine players with Coach Kennedy Boboye telling saying the NPFL champions have completed their transfer dealings ahead of the new season. King Osanga (FC Ifeanyiubah), Charles Henlon (Enugu Rangers), Amos Gyang (Kano Pillars), Tosin Omoyele (Osun United),Henry Ochuba (Abia Warriors), Okeimute Odah, Raphael Anyagwa (Lobi Stars), Afolabi Wahab (Gombe United) as well as free ...

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