Category Archives: football

NPFL Match-Day 26 Preview: Rivers United vs Shooting Stars Sports Club

On February 5, 2017 Rivers United played probably their worst game in the NPFL this season and the opposition on the day was 3SC. United lost 1-2 that day but that result, more than anything else, flattered the boys from Port Harcourt as only a shocking display of profligacy by the 3SC forwards, good fortune […]

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Abdulrahman Expects Positive NNL Restart For Kogi United

The business end of 2016/2017 Bet9ja Nigeria National League, NNL, gets underway today across the country with interesting fixtures in both Northern and Southern conferences. FC Taraba hosting Kogi United at the Jolly Nyame Stadium, Jalingo is one of the fixtures expected to get soccer pundits talking with its outcome in the Northern Conference. Kogi […]

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NWPL MatchDay 8 Preview: Nigeria Women Premier League…

The Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) resumes this midweek with tantalising fixtures to kick off the second round after a six-week break. The second stanza is traditionally more exciting, as it is the round which will seal the fate of those battling for the Super Four, as well as those fighting to beat the drop […]

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OGUN/GTBANK PRINCIPALS CUP: SCHOOLS WARNED AGAINST USE OF MERCENARIES

The Ogun State Government has warned participating secondary schools in the semi, third place and the finals of the on-going GTbank-Ogun State Principals Cup against the use of mercenaries in the competition. A release signed by the State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr. Afolabi Afuape, warned that any school caught in the act will […]

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Arsenal Brings English FA Cup to Nigeria, Visits MTN Head Office in Lagos

It was all smiles, laughter and selfies today when MTN Nigeria’s executive management team, led by its Chairman, Pascal Dozie, received representatives of the current English FA Cup champions, Arsenal F.C of London, at the head office in Lagos. Arsenal’s Head of Partner Services, Gordon Tannock, accompanied by Partner Services Manager at Arsenal F.C, Michael […]

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NFF Mourns As Lizzy Onyewenwa Passes On

The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed deep shock and grief following the demise of former NFF Head of Women’s Football, Mrs Lizzy Onyewenwa, who passed on Thursday, 15th June 2017. “This is a big shock to us all,” NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi said on Thursday afternoon. “The news hit us like a thunderbolt […]

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ALL SET FOR 2ND EZEKIEL HENTY FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Preparations have reached an advanced stage for the second edition of the Ezekiel Henty Football League for youth clubs in Lagos State. The competition which is organised by Henty Sports Foundation, is sponsored by Ezekiel Henty, who presently play professional football with Locomotive Moscow fc in Russia. Speaking with the press on the competition, the […]

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Sunshine Stars Banished To Ijebu Ode Indefinitely – LMC

* Goalkeeper Ariyo handed 12-match ban * Club to pay assaulted Referee N250,000 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs have been reminded by the League Management Company (LMC) that breaches of the NPFL Framework and Rules will be met with appropriate sanctions to sustain the gains of the reforms to reposition club football in the […]

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NFF Thumbs Up Aiteo As 27 Coaches Get Their Money

The Nigeria Football Federation has handed big kudos to its Official Optimum Partner, Aiteo Group, following the payment of the first batch of monies meant for the payment of salaries of Coaches of the National Teams in the N2.5billion, 5-Year partnership agreement with the foremost energy solution company. NFF 2nd Vice President/LMC chairman, Mallam Shehu […]

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SUPPORTERS CLUB: PINNICK IS KILLING NIGERIAN FOOTBALL

Following the defeat of the Super Eagles to South Africa in the AFCON 2019 qualifying game played in Uyo, the Nigeria Football Supporters Club has attributed the loss to the negative aura pervading Nigerian football. Speaking with the press, the Public Relations Officer of the NFSC, Afeez Balogun, described as unfortunate, the present state of […]

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3SC Management Reads Riot Act To Technical Crew

The Management of 3SC Sports Club, (Shooting Stars) has issued an ultimatum to the Technical crew of the football team to immediately find a way out of the relegation zone in the ongoing Nigerian Professional Football League or be ready to face the sack. The Executive Chairman of the Club, Mr. Gbolagade Busari said this […]

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Drama At The Death As Sailing World Cup Series Final Concludes

There was drama at the death at the World Cup Series Final in Santander, Spain as the Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy, Finn, Medal Race provided a tense finale. Four new World Cup Series Champions were crowned earlier on in the day but the best of the action was in the last race of the week, the […]

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