Saturday, February 24, 2018

MFM FC Make CAF CL History, give 16-Year-Old Continental Bow

Abayomi Lawal, MFM FC, CAF Champions League
MFM FC made club history winning their first continental game in the 1-0 victory against Real Bamako at the Agege Stadium on Wednesday, and the club also raised the bar when they fielded a 16-year-old in the preliminary round match. Abayomi Lawal made his CAF Champions League debut, coming off the bench in the second-half. At 16 years, Lawal may very...

CAF Inter club: NPFL Teams Coasting, LMC Chiefs Delighted

CAF, 2018 CAF CL, CAF CC, Plateau United, Akwa United
Plateau United, MFM FC and Akwa United all progressed to the next round of their respective CAF club competitions on Wednesday. Plateau defeated Eding Sport; home and away, to book a first round qualification spot in the CAF Champions League - against Etoile du Sahel. In the same vain, MFM FC pipped Real Bamako 1-0 in Lagos to wrap up the...

Plateau United, MFM FC Advance… NPFL Champions get Etoile du Sahel Test

MFM FC , CAF Champions League
Plateau United and MFM FC booked progressed to the first round of the CAF Champions League following impressive results in their second-leg matches on Wednesday. NPFL champions Plateau United won both legs of their fixtures against Cameroonian side, Eding Sport, defeating them 3-0 in Jos and 1-0 away. The other debutants on the continent, MFM FC secured a nervy 1-0 win...

There was a RAT in My Team – Erasmus Onu

Erasmus Onuh
Niger Tornadoes are bottom of the NPFL table, announced the sack of their Coach, Erasmus Onuh on Wednesday, but the former Boss has accused a rat in the team for much of their woes this season. Onuh was shown the exit after 9 match days in the league and though he says the decision was expected, the sacked Coach believes there...

BREAKING: Niger Tornadoes sack Erasmus Onu over ‘poor performance’

Niger Tornadoes
Management of NPFL side, Niger Tornadoes has fired under-performing Technical Adviser, Erasmus Onu. The Minna-based team is 20th on the Nigeria Professional Football League table, and the Club Chiefs have decided to part ways with the Manager. The club disclosed this news through their official social media pages, the statement reads: Niger Tornadoes fired Erasmus Onu over poor performance Niger Tornadoes Football Club of...

CAF CL: Ilechukwu, Olatunbosun confident of MFM FC’s qualificaton

Ilechukwu
MFM FC's Manager, Fidelis Ilechukwu has stated that there will be nothing stopping his side from progressing to the next round of the CAF champions league. Ilechukwu boasted that his side will be out to win the game outrightly against their opponent while speaking to brila.net shortly after the NFF Awards last night. Meanwhile, Influential midfielder and recipient of the goal...

Pillars, Enyimba Mourn Chinedu Udoji

Chinedu Udoji, Kano Pillars, Enyimba FC
Kano Pillars have confirmed defender, Chinedu Udoji was involved in a fatal car accident on Sunday after the NPFL match against Enyimba in Kano. Udoji, a former player of Enyimba, was on his way back from visiting his former teammates when the crash occured. Pillars tweeted: Chinedu Udoji was involved in a car accident yesterday after visiting his former team mates...

BREAKING: Former Enyimba Captain Udoji Dies in Car Accident

Udoji
Former Enyimba Captain defender, Chinedu Udoji is dead. The Kano pillars defender was involved in a ghastly motor accident in Kano yesterday night. Udoji was the Man of the match in the weekend's encounter between Kano Pillars and Enyimba which ended in a draw. The Kano-based club has released a statement via their Twitter handle this morning. Read below: Chinedu Udoji was involved in a...

NPFL MD 9: Kwara United Dramatic Six-Goal Thriller Steals Show

Kwara United, NPFL
Kano Pillars hosting Enyimba was the top draw fixture on Matchday 9 of the NPFL; it didn't disappoint, but a bigger show was put on display in Lafia where Kwara United fought back twice to pick a point on the road. John Obuh's men trailed in the first half to a 20th minute to a Seun Sogbeso penalty. It was...

LMC Recommend delisting of Assaulted Referees

Sunshine Stars, David Akure, Referees
Three Referees who were attacked during the Sunshine Stars vs Kano Pillars league match have been recommended to be dropped from officiating any "future NPFL matches". Referees David Akure and assistant referees, Apine Emmanuel, and Lewis Gwantana shared photos of injuries sustained after the NPFL match in Akure from missiles hurled at them by the home fans. In a statement issued on...