Thursday, January 17, 2019

Tag "El Kanemi"

    Aliyu, Chinedu, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Aliyu, Chinedu, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

After a seven-month break, the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) resumed at the weekend.TheCable's team of the week is made up of the 11 standout players.Chinedu Anozie (FC Ifeanyi Ubah)Anozie frustrated Plateau United's attackers with his outstanding display for FC Ifeanyi Ubah in the 0-0 draw.Babatunde Solomon (El-Kanemi Warriors)The no-nonsense defender peppered Akwa United's strikers with his physical approach and [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: El-Kanemi grab away win as MFM, Heartland lose on the road

NPFL wrap-up: El-Kanemi grab away win as MFM, Heartland lose on the road

The 2018/19 Nigeria Professional Football League got underway with six games across various centres.Here's is TheCable's wrap-up of matchday 1 action.Enyimba 2-0 MFM FCGoals from Nelson Ogbonnaya and Abdulrahman helped Enyimba defeat MFM FC 2-0 in Aba.Kwara United 1-1 Sunshine StarsSeun Olulayo's second half own goal cancelled out Franklin Shashere's strike as Kwara United forced Sunshine Stars to a 1-1 [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors shock MFM as Pillars thrash Nasarawa

NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors shock MFM as Pillars thrash Nasarawa

Games in week 21 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) gave fans a lot to cheer.The biggest winners were Abia Warriors who secured their first away victory of the season against MFM FC at the Agege Stadium on Sunday.TheCable has a low down on how action panned out in nine centres.MFM FC 0-1 Abia WarriorsA second half Ndifreke Effiong [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors, El-Kanemi, Sunshine secure impressive wins

NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors, El-Kanemi, Sunshine secure impressive wins

A brace from Obi Samson handed Abia Warriors a 2-0 win over Wikki Tourists in week 13 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Both sides went into half-time deadlocked at 0-0 at the Umuahia Township Stadium before the former Inter FC player delivered a double in the home stretch.Substitute Sikiru Alimi stole the show for Sunshine Stars by scoring the [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Ifeanyi Ubah win oriental derby but no joy for Abia Warriors

NPFL wrap-up: Ifeanyi Ubah win oriental derby but no joy for Abia Warriors

Seven matches were played in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.FC Ifeanyi Ubah got their third win of the season after goals from Ekene Awazie and Seka Pascal helped them to a 2-0 victory over Heartland FC in the oriental derby.The Anambra Warriors are now out of the relegation zone with 10 points while the Naze Millionaires also [...]

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    Ladan Bosso appointed coach of FC Ifeanyi Ubah

Ladan Bosso appointed coach of FC Ifeanyi Ubah

Ladan Bosso, a former Flying Eagles coach, has been appointed as FC Ifeanyi Ubah manager for the 2017/18 Nigeria Professional Football League season.Iyke Nwokedi, media officer of the club, told TheCable that the management of FCIU has reached an agreement with Bosso to manage the Nnewi club in the new season."We (FC IfeanyiUbah Management) can confirm that we have reached [...]

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    NPFL: Rangers back in relegation zone after loosing on the road

NPFL: Rangers back in relegation zone after loosing on the road

Plateau United drew 0-0 with Lobi Stars on Sunday to maintain top spot on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table.United now have 55 points.In Agege, the match between MFM FC and Katsina United was postponed till Monday due to heavy rainfall resulting in a waterlogged pitch.Aminu Abdulkadir opened the scoring in Uyo before the hosts Akwa United came from [...]

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    NPFL: Plateau bounce back as Sunshine stun Rivers in P’Harcourt

NPFL: Plateau bounce back as Sunshine stun Rivers in P’Harcourt

Plateau United defeated FC Ifeanyi Ubah 1-0 on Wednesday to remain atop the Nigeria Professional Football League.Emma James scored Plateau's goal from the spot in the 13th minute after Stephen Eze brought down Hamzat Owolabi in the 18-yard box.Plateau now have 54 points on the log.In Enugu, champions Rangers were leading MFM FC 1-0 before the game was postponed due to [...]

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    NPFL: MFM defeat Wikki to close gap on Plateau United

NPFL: MFM defeat Wikki to close gap on Plateau United

Plateau United suffered a setback in their title quest with a 0-1 away defeat to Niger Tornadoes in Minna on Sunday.At the Soccer Temple in Agege, Lagos, Stephen Odey's 40th-minute goal for MFM FC was enough to earn his side the win over visitors Wikki Tourist.Odey's 17th goal of the season helped MFM maintain the second position with 49 points, two [...]

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    NPFL: Plateau beat Nasarawa to maintain 5-point gap above MFM

NPFL: Plateau beat Nasarawa to maintain 5-point gap above MFM

Plateau United on Wednesday defeated Nasarawa United 1-0 to remain atop the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table.Emmanuel James scored the only goal of the fixture from the spot in the 62nd minute.Second place MFM FC defeated Duke Udi's Sunshine Stars 2-1 at the Agege Stadium with Tchato Giscard and Stephen Odey getting on the scoresheet for the Olukoya Boys while [...]

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    NPFL: Sunshine defeat Gombe as Plateau United, MFM drop points

NPFL: Sunshine defeat Gombe as Plateau United, MFM drop points

Two weeks after losing coach Austin Eguavoen, Sunshine Stars on Sunday returned to winning ways by beating Gombe 2-1 in Ijebu-Ode.Abia Warriors, meanwhile, recorded their first ever win over Plateau United in the Nigeria Professional Football League.A brace from Shedrack Asiegbu destabilised the league leaders until Hamza Owolabi eked out a consolation goal for Plateau in the 80th minute.Despite the loss, [...]

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    NPFL: Home teams reign supreme as Plateau United maintain top spot

NPFL: Home teams reign supreme as Plateau United maintain top spot

Match Day 21 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) was completely dominated by the home teams as they all recorded victories.Plateau United continued their dominance at the top with a 1-0 victory against Remo Stars through Hamza Owolabi's 43rd minute goal.Plateau now have 39 points from 21 games.Shooting Stars suffered their second straight defeat with a 3-0 loss to [...]

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    MFM demolish El-Kanemi 3-0 to go top of the league

MFM demolish El-Kanemi 3-0 to go top of the league

Lagos-based MFM FC turned in a top-drawer performance in the 3-0 demolishing of El-Kanemi Warriors on Sunday.Austin Ogunneye scored the first goal for MFM in the 17th minute while Sikiru Olatunbosun added a second in the 26th minute.With Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, in the stand, top scorer, Stephen Odey, earned his 14th goal of the season from the penalty [...]

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    Plateau Utd maintain NPFL lead despite loss

Plateau Utd maintain NPFL lead despite loss

Plateau United's lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) was reduced to two points after losing 1-0 to FC Ifeanyi Ubah.El-Kanemi Warriors defeated Nasarawa United 2-0 to inch closer to United at the summit.Despite the loss, Plateau United still remain top with 20 points from 10 matches while El-Kanemi is in second place with 18 points.In [...]

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    Super Eagles mentally stronger than Indomitable Lions, says Salisu Yusuf

Super Eagles mentally stronger than Indomitable Lions, says Salisu Yusuf

Salisu Yusuf, Super Eagles head coach, has said that the Nigerian team is mentally stronger than the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.The former Enyimba coach disagrees with the notion that the Lions will destabilise the Eagles' set-up with their physical strength."They may have the physical strength but we have the mental strength which for me far outweighs their own kind of strength," [...]

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    NPFL: Plateau United defeat El-Kanemi to maintain unbeaten run

NPFL: Plateau United defeat El-Kanemi to maintain unbeaten run

Plateau United, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) leaders, on Wednesday, overcame El-Kanemi Warriors to secure another home victory.Two first-half goals were enough for the Jos-based side to increase their lead at the top of the log to four points, at least for the next 24 hours.Plateau United started the match at a frenetic pace, getting the opening goal through Salomon Junior who [...]

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