Friday, October 20, 2017

Men’s Aiteo Cup: Agege Stadium gets the nod for October 15 Final

Aiteo Cup Men's Final, NFF, Agege Stadium
The final of the Men's Aiteo Cup will be played in Lagos at the Agege Stadium on October 15 the organizers have revealed. An inspection team led by the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick "checked out several areas of the facility," nicknamed The Temple. At the ground inspection on Sunday, NFF Vice President Seyi Akinwunmi who is also Chairman of the Organizing...

Akwa United Stunned by a Feeders Team, but advance to Aiteo Cup Semis

Akwa United
2015 FA Cup winners Akwa United lost on Wednesday 2-1 to Katsina United Feeders in the second leg of the competition, but won 8-2 on aggregate to advance into the last four. Akwa United thrashed the NNL side 7-0 in the first leg last weekend and have now set up an all NPFL clash in the semis with Sunshine Stars. Sunshine...

NPFL: FIFA President, Infantino Congratulates Plateau United

Plateau United is NPFL Champions
FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, has felicitated with the players and technical crew of Plateau United FC of Jos over the club’s emergence on Saturday as new champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Plateau United defeated last season’s champions Enugu Rangers 2-0 to amass 66 points and scoop their first-ever Nigerian championship in front of delirious home fans at...

NPFL – Enugu Sacks Chukwu, Rangers Management

Enugu state Government sacked Rangers management board
Enugu — Irked by the woeful performances of Rangers International Football Club of Enugu in the just concluded 2016/2017 NPFL season, the Enugu State government has sacked the club's board and management led by former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu. Rangers won the 2015/2016 NPFL season after waiting for a major trophy for 32 years but finished in the 13th...

Plateau United Pip Rangers 2-0, Crowned NPFL 2016/2017 Champion

plateau United
The Rwang Pam Stadium Stadium, Jos, was agog yesterday, as Plateau United was crowned champion of the 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, following a 2-0 win over defending champions Rangers International. The game, which had left many guessing if Plateau United would keep their nerves to claim a first, historical title, got off to a flying start, with...

LMC, NTA sign broadcast production agreement

LMC/NTA
A broadcast production agreement was on Thursday in Abuja signed by the League Management Company (LMC) and the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) for production of matches of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The papers were signed by the LMC Chairman Shehu Dikko and Mallam Yakubu Ibn Muhammed, the Director General of NTA. An official statement jointly signed by the heads...

NPFL: All eyes on Lobi’s Anthony Okpotu to win Golden boot

All eyes on Lobi Stars Anthony Okpotu to win Golden Boot
Unless Lobi Stars' Anthony Okpotu re-enacts Emem Eduok's 2014 form against FC Ifeanyiubah on final day, Mfon Udoh's record 23 goals in a season is on the verge of surviving a third season. While all eyes were on Odey all season, Okpotu has stole in. His goal from the spot last Sunday means he is tied with Odey on 18....

Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) players have decided to proceed on an indefinite strike

3SC Players are going on strike
Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) players are on an indefinite strike to press home for the payment of their salaries ahead of their final day make or mar clash at Niger Tornadoes on Sunday. The 3SC players who are being owed salaries, allowances and match bonuses by the management practically stayed away from their training ground at Lekan Salami Stadium in...

NPFL top Scorer, Odey joins Swiss club FC Zurich on a 4 year deal

FC Zurich, Fidelis Ilechukwu, Stephen Odey, Sikiru Olatubosun
According to several reports, FC Zurich has reached an agreement with MFM for the signature of their striker and NPFL leading goal scorer, Stephen Odey in a deal worth €300,000 for four years. Officials of the Swiss club, FC Zurich met with the representatives of MFM FC on Thursday to finalise a move for Odey. Stephen Odey, has joined Swiss side...

Enyimba International FC’s Manager, Gbenga Ogunbote Wants Rangers’ Scalp in Enugu

Enyimba International FC Manager, Gbenga Ogunbote
Enyimba coach, Gbenga Ogunbote has not hidden his desire to lead the Peoples Elephant to a victory in their Matchday 37 fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at Enugu on Sunday. The Peoples Elephant are in the hunt for a top-three finish as they sit in fourth spot behind leaders Plateau United, MFM FC and Akwa United, and...