Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Home-based Eagles to face NPFL Champions, Plateau United

NPFL
Nigeria’s home-based senior team will file out against reigning NPFL champions Plateau United at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Wednesday, in their first match of the glamour Super Six Tournament. Head Coach Salisu Yusuf has promptly replaced injured Joseph Osadiaye with Nura Mohammed, while the place of former Akwa United FC defender Afeez Aremu, who a few days ago signed a contract...

Enyimba, Plateau United share points in NPFL invitational tournament

Enyimba -NPFL
Plateau United n Tuesday drew 1-1 with Enyimba, while Aiteo Cup winners Akwa United were also held to a 1-1 draw by MFM FC on the opening day of action in the NPFL Invitational Tournament in Kano. New signing Tosin Omoyele’s late penalty goal rescued Plateau United from defeat. Enyimba raced in front after 33 minutes, when Chinedu Udeagha finished...

Was Enyimba the right choice for Ezenwa?

Ezenwa
Enyimba Sporting Director, Jude Anyadufu was at the center of the Ezenwa's deal and thinks it was the best for the player and the nation. His words; "Ezenwa needs a big club like Enyimba that is also on the continent. He is going to the World Cup and could be Nigeria's first choice so he needs to play actively both...

Eagles number one Goalkeeper Ezenwa joins Enyimba

Ikechukwu Ezenwa-Udeze
Super Eagles first Choice goalkeeper, Ezenwa has penned a one-year deal with the Peoples Elephant after parting ways with FC Ifeanyi Ubah. Enyimba and Enugu Rangers have won the highest number of titles (seven) in the history of the NPFL. And Ezenwa is determined to make his stay with the Aba side a successful one. “Enyimba going by the record remains...

NPFL: We are ready for the New season – Plateau Utd boss Boboye

Kenedy Boboye
Plateau United coach Kennedy Boboye gas declared that his side is ready for the challenge that lies ahead of the upcoming NPFL campaign. The former where they will play Continental games along with domestic engagement. Boboye speaking on his team so far said they have been able to bring in few quality additions to the squad and that with what he...

Report: Ezenwa dumps FC Ifeanyi Ubah

Ikechukwu Ezenwa-Udeze
Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has dumped FC Ifeanyi Uba of Nnewi for another Nigerian club side. The goalkeeper, Ezenwa is yet to disclose the new club. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday that he took the decision “after making some consultations and putting considerations in place.’’ He said that his new club would be made...

NPFL: I remain committed to Lobi Stars – Okpotu

Anthony Okpotu
NPFL top scorer, and Lobi Stars forward Anthony Okpotu has told brila.net  that he is still a Lobi stars player, despite the influx of rumors linking him with foreign clubs. Okpotu, however, revealed he has received offers from foreign clubs but he still undecided over a move abroad. The striker emerged top scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League last season...

I’m not under pressure – Rangers Coach Ogunbote

Gbenga Ogunbote
Coach of Enugu Rangers, Gbenga Ogunbote has stated that he doesn't feel under pressure at his new club on the ground of huge expectations. The Flying Antelope appointed Ogunbote after a disappointing outing last season losing their title in the process and also barely managing to survive the drop. Ogunbote revealed that he wants to have a team that will challenge...

Place more focus on Nigeria National League – Udeze to NFF, LMC

Ifeanyi Udeze
Former Super Eagles defender, Ifeanyi Udeze has called on the authorities of the League Management company under the auspices of the NFF to place more focus on the Nationwide league. The former West Bromwich Albion of England defender spoke to brila.net on the need to place some focus more on the second division league as there is a pool of...

Nigeria Professional football League [NPFL] returns on 14th January – LMC

NPFL
Activities to kick-start the 2017/18 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season which began with the on-going club licensing will enter the next stage with the annual NPFL Pre-season tournament from December 11-17, 2017 to usher in the grand season opening matches on January 14, 2018. The schedule of the new season’s activities which has been endorsed by the League Management...