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LMC Sign 1XBET, OCP Africa Agreements

League Management Company (LMC) and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have signed separate but similarly-useful partnership agreements with global online betting company, 1XBET. The company, which operates in several territories and has impressive record of association with ‘the beautiful game’ (including sponsorship of the 5th African Nations Championship held in Morocco at the beginning of the year) is the latest in ...

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Rangers’ Olusesi breaks VAT Wonder Goal Polls record in historic win

Match Day 20 recorded the highest turn out of fans voting in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) VAT Wonder Goal with a combined total of 5400 voting on the twitter handle and the website. For the first time, the votes on the website topped those of the twitter and it was Rangers International’s Tope Olusesi who drew the highest ...

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Ajiboye Excited To Make Eagles Provisional List

One of the greatest surprises in the provisional list released today by the Technical Crew of the Super Eagles must have been the inclusion of Dele Ajiboye in place of Dele Alampaso with the later having enjoyed more called ups during the Super Eagles qualification to the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Dele Ajiboye who spoke to SportsDay yesterday said ...

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Lokosa Expected Back Before Eagles’ Camp Deadline

Kano Pillars striker, Junior Lokosa is expected back in Nigeria this weekend, as he aims to beat the Super Eagles’ camp deadline in Uyo, after flying to Sofia, Bulgaria for soccer trials aimed at a summer transfer to East European country. Lokosa is in the 30-player provisional list announced on Monday by Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr and, though he is ...

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Pillars Alhassan Increases Garba’s Called Up To Super Eagles

The recent invitation of Kano Pillars and Nigeria U20 midfielder Alhassan Ibrahim to the B team of the senior national team of ‎Nigeria for the game against Atletico Madrid has swelled the number of U17 players coached by Manu Garba. Garba who is presently the head coach of the Nigeria U17 team has in the past groomed ten players who ...

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No NPFL Team Can Ruin Lobi Title Aspirations – Akleche

Sunday Aklechi says no Nigerian topflight side is capable of disrupting their ambitions to claim the league diadem following Thursday’st disappointing 2-1 loss to Plateau United. Aklechi netted the opener in the 27th minute to put the Pride of Benue on the brink of securing their third away win this season against the Peace Boys at the New Jos Stadium ...

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Boboye Eyes NPFL Top Spot

Following their home win over the Pride of Benue, Peace Boys gaffer has set his sight on displacing the league leaders Kennedy Boboye has disclosed that Plateau United’s ambition is to return to the summit of the Nigerian top-flight after defeating leaders Lobi Stars 2-1. Having secured a 1-1 draw at Akwa United a week ago, the reigning champions were ...

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Rivers United Will Improve On Home Performance-Eguma

Rivers United head coach Stanley Eguma says his side will work hard to raise their performance at home following Sunday’s 1-1 draw against El Kanemi Warriors in Maiduguri. Prior to the encounter, the Pride of Rivers were held to a 0-0 draw by Abia Warriors in Port Harcourt, but almost secured a double over the Borno Army after Benard Ovoke’s ...

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Akinmoladun Unhappy Despite Kwara United’s Away Draw

Kwara United defender Sunday Akinmoladun was disappointed despite his team’s secured a point after their 1-1 draw against Niger Tornadoes at the Bako Kontagora Stadium. The Harmony Warriors subdued Yobe Desert Stars 2-1 to ease their relegation fears a week ago and they almost climbed out of the drop zone after Segun Alebiosu’s first-half strike in Minna. However, Eric Frimpong ...

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LBA Announces Nominees For April NPFL Awards

Four players and four head coaches have been shortlisted for the April player and manager awards respectively in the Nigeria Professional Football League by the League Bloggers Awards (LBA). The four to vie for the player’s award are Lobi Stars goalkeeper Olufemi Kayode, Junior Lokosa of Kano Pillars, Emeka Ogbugh of Rivers United and Kwara United’s Stephen Alfred. Stanley Eguma ...

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