Monday, November 19, 2018

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    Enyimba coach blames packed NPFL fixtures for loss to Raja Casablanca

Enyimba coach blames packed NPFL fixtures for loss to Raja Casablanca

Usman Abdullah, coach of Enyimba, has blamed his team’s 0-1 loss to visiting Raja Casablanca of Morocco on fatigue.Abdullah said this during a post-match press briefing held at Enyimba International Stadium in Aba.He said his team played five matches in 10 days, which affected their performance and quality of play."NFF should have protected us because we are the only team [...]

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    Enyimba targets CAF Confederation Cup glory

Enyimba targets CAF Confederation Cup glory

Ibrahim Mustapha, Enyimba striker, says his team's "main challenge" is to win the CAF Confederation Cup this season.The People's Elephants have already qualified for the semi-final of the competition and will play Raja Casablanca in a two-legged affair.He told TheCable that "our main challenge is to reach the final and win it."Enyimba are a big ­African club so it is normal that [...]

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    Enyimba rip apart Rayon Sports to qualify for CAF CC semi-final

Enyimba rip apart Rayon Sports to qualify for CAF CC semi-final

Enyimba have sealed a place in the semi-final of the CAF Confederation Cup courtesy of a 5-1 win over Rayon Sports.The People's Elephants will face either Raja Casablanca or Cara Brazzaville in the last four.With showers of goals raining in Aba, Enyimba fans had reasons to smile in the entertaining fixture.Stanley Dimgba, former Sunshine Stars winger, capitalised on an error [...]

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    Enyimba will fight for all titles this season, says striker Alalade

Enyimba will fight for all titles this season, says striker Alalade

Wasiu Alalade says Enyimba FC will challenge for all the top prizes this season.The People's Elephants, who have been in impressive form of late, played a goalless draw with Rayon Sports in the CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final.Speaking with TheCable, the forward shed light on why the team is doing well."It is because of a well defined identity, foresight, strength, work and ambition," [...]

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    Enyimba to face Rwanda’s Rayon Sports in quarter-final of CAF CC

Enyimba to face Rwanda’s Rayon Sports in quarter-final of CAF CC

Enyimba have been drawn to face Rayon Sports in the CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final.The two-time African champions will play the first leg against the Rwandan club at Stade Regional Nuamirambo in Kigali on September 16.The second leg will take place a week later in Aba, Nigeria.The draw for the knockout stage of the competition and the CAF Champions League took place [...]

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    Enyimba beat Cara Brazzaville to seal quarter-final place in CAF CC

Enyimba beat Cara Brazzaville to seal quarter-final place in CAF CC

Enyimba beat Cara Brazzaville 1-0 to qualify for the quarter-final of the CAF Confederation Cup.The match played at the Enyimba International Stadium in Aba was the Nigerian club's final group game of the competition.Enyimba came into the encounter having picked up three points away from home against Djoliba of Mali to put them in a favourable position to advance to [...]

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    CAF CC: Enyimba edge Djoliba Athletic in Bamako

CAF CC: Enyimba edge Djoliba Athletic in Bamako

Enyimba on Sunday pipped Djoliba Athletic 1-0 in a CAF Confederation Cup Group C match in Bamako, Mali.NAN reports that Farouk Mohammed scored from the penalty spot to seal three massive points for the Aba Elephants.It was the hosts who started the game on the front foot, dominating possession in the first 10 minutes as they went in search of [...]

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    CHAN Eagles striker Pyagbara joins Tunisian club

CHAN Eagles striker Pyagbara joins Tunisian club

Christian Pyagbara has joined Tunisian Ligue 1 outfit Avenir Sportif de Gabès.The 22-year-old striker signed a two-year contract with the club on Tuesday.“I will do my best with Avenir Sportif de Gabès to honour my country and repay the management for their trust in me," Pyagbara told TheCable after sealing the move."They encouraged me a lot to accept the offer."The [...]

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    CAF CC: Enyimba targets ‘early breakthrough’ in Abidjan

CAF CC: Enyimba targets ‘early breakthrough’ in Abidjan

Isiaka Oladuntoye says Enyimba will target early goals when they square up against Williamaville in a CAF Confederation Cup showdown in Abidjan.The People's Elephants go into the clash after a slim 1-0 victory over the Ivorians in Port Harcourt.Oladuntoye says the Group C leaders will come out with full force in the away fixture."Attack is the name of the game because [...]

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    Makama, Onuwa, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Makama, Onuwa, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

As is the case every other week, some players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) shone brighter than others.Here are the players who made TheCable’s team of the week.Emmanuel NasamuA player in form, he was unafraid to leave his line and made several outstanding saves including Seka Pascal's spot kick. Commanding.Abdullahi FerinyaroAlong with his fellow defenders, he [...]

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    Enyimba, Akwa United held at home as Yobe pip MFM

Enyimba, Akwa United held at home as Yobe pip MFM

It was all smiles for FC Ifeanyi Ubah in their rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game against Enyimba on Wednesday.The Nnewi-based side showed up at the UJ Esuene Stadium in high spirits and fought hard for a 1-1 draw.Seka Pascal and Ibrahim Mustapha scored for the two sides in the oriental derby.Elsewhere on Wednesday, Philip Asuquo netted the only [...]

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    Enyimba humble Djoliba in CAF Confederation Cup opener

Enyimba humble Djoliba in CAF Confederation Cup opener

Enyimba's CAF Confederation Cup campaign started on an impressive note as they beat Djoliba 2-0 in the group opener on Sunday.Djoliba survived the early pressure, with goalkeeper Adama Keita called into the action on numerous occasions.The hosts grew stronger as the half went on and although they created good openings, Freedom Omofoman, Abdulrahman Bashir and Joseph Osadiaye failed to convert.Mohammed [...]

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    NPFL: Enyimba play 1-1 draw with Kwara United

NPFL: Enyimba play 1-1 draw with Kwara United

Kwara United's unbeaten run extended to three games as the Harmony Warriors forced Enyimba to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday.Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa sustained an ankle injury in the rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) match. He made way for Fatua Dauda in the second half of the game.Fans at the Kwara Stadium Complex came out in their thousands [...]

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    CAF CC: Enyimba share the spoils with Bidvest in S’Africa

CAF CC: Enyimba share the spoils with Bidvest in S’Africa

Enyimba put up a brave display to draw 1-1 with Bidvest Wits in the first leg clash of the Confederation Cup round of 16.The People's Elephants played the South African side at the Bidvest Stadium on Friday.Coach Paul Aigbogun would be indebted to his goalkeeper Fatau Dauda who made a few great saves to deny the hosts.The two-time CAF Champions [...]

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    Tough duels await Nigerian teams in CAF Confederation Cup

Tough duels await Nigerian teams in CAF Confederation Cup

Nigerian representatives were matched against tough teams in the round of the 16 stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.Enyimba FC, Plateau United, Akwa United and MFM FC avoided each other in the draws which took place on Thursday.Two-time CAF Champions League champions, Enyimba FC will need to navigate past South African outfit Bidvest Wits.Plateau United were drawn against Algerian powerhouse USM Algiers [...]

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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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