Saturday, May 25, 2019

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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: 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 thrash Gombe 5-1 as MFM return to winning ways

NPFL: Plateau thrash Gombe 5-1 as MFM return to winning ways

Plateau United defeated Gombe United 5-1 on Sunday to maintain the top spot of the Nigeria Professional Football League table.Peter Eneji's brace from the spot kick and a goal each from Elisha Gombe, Kabiru Umar and Emeka Umeh sealed the win for United.Mannir Ubale scored Gombe's only goal.Plateau United are five points clear at the top with 45 points.Defending champions Rangers ended [...]

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    NPFL: Plateau United overcome Sunshine to maintain top spot

NPFL: Plateau United overcome Sunshine to maintain top spot

Plateau United came from a goal down to defeat Sunshine Stars 2-1 on Wednesday.The win saw United extend their lead atop the Nigeria Professional Football League table.Sunshine Stars, the hosts, got ahead through Ezekiel Thompson's goal in the 34th minute before Emmanuel Odafe drew level for the visitors in the 62nd minute.Emeka Umeh scored the winning goal in the death [...]

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    Saka, Abdulwaheed, Ugochukwu compete for VAT Wonder Goal award

Saka, Abdulwaheed, Ugochukwu compete for VAT Wonder Goal award

Gombe United’s Afolabi Abdulwaheed, Ayo Saka of Rivers United and Enyimba’s Ugochukwu Leonard have been shortlisted for the inaugural VAT Wonder Goal award for Match Day 20.The trio made the cut from the total of 18 goals scored in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) last weekend.The video footage of the nominees’ goals have been uploaded on the NPFL website, [...]

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    NPFL: Plateau thrash Katsina 3-0 to leapfrog MFM

NPFL: Plateau thrash Katsina 3-0 to leapfrog MFM

Plateau United secured another home victory by thrashing Katsina United 3-0 on Wednesday.The pride of Jos made their intention known as early as the sixth minute when Joshua Obaje gave United the lead while Kabiru Umar made it two in the second minute of the second half.Jimmy Ambrose completed the comprehensive victory with five minutes to the end of the [...]

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    NPFL: Enyimba beat Rangers as MFM suffer heavy defeat

NPFL: Enyimba beat Rangers as MFM suffer heavy defeat

Captain, Mfon Udoh, was the hero for Enyimba FC of Aba as his assist and goal secured a dramatic 2-1 comeback victory over defending champions, Rangers.Daniel Etor scored for Rangers — who are currently bottom of the league table — as early as the seventh minute. The first half ended 1-0 in favour of the visitors.The People’s Elephant returned for the second [...]

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    NPFL: Rangers remain bottom as MFM return to the top

NPFL: Rangers remain bottom as MFM return to the top

Remo Stars on Wednesday compounded the woes of Rangers, the defending champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League champions, by forcing them to a 1-1 draw.Rangers took the lead in the first half of the game but failed to stop Remo Stars from equalising in the second half.The Enugu-based team remain bottom of the league with 13 points from 13 matches.MFM [...]

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    NPFL: Bala hat-trick propels Plateau back to top spot

NPFL: Bala hat-trick propels Plateau back to top spot

Plateau United on Sunday returned to the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League table after defeating ABS of Ilorin 4-1.Goals from Joshua Obaje in the 25th minute and a hat-trick from Reuben Bala in the 42nd, 70th and 90th minute secured the victory for United.Despite topping the table before the weekend round of matches, MFM FC lost 0-1 to [...]

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    NPFL: Odey’s brace gives MFM victory over Plateau United

NPFL: Odey’s brace gives MFM victory over Plateau United

Stephen Odey scored a brace to help his side to a 2-1 victory over Plateau United on Sunday at Agege Stadium.Odey scored his first goal with an assist from CNN goal of the week award winner, Sikiru Olatunbosun, in additional time of the first half.Peter Eneji equalised for Plateau United in the 62nd minute but Odey restored the lead from [...]

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    CAF Champions League: Rangers hope to ‘copy’ Barcelona but history favours Zamalek

CAF Champions League: Rangers hope to ‘copy’ Barcelona but history favours Zamalek

The biggest debate in Nigerian football circles is whether Rangers International can emulate Barcelona of Spain on March 19 and shock Zamalek of Egypt on Sunday in Cairo.Zamalek thrashed Rangers, Nigerian league champions, 4-1 in the round of 32 of the African Champions League and few are hopeful that Rangers can bounce back.Interestingly, it was a Nigerian, Stanley Ohawuchi, who [...]

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    Plateau United thrash Pillars to remain top of NPFL

Plateau United thrash Pillars to remain top of NPFL

Plateau United defeated Kano Pillars 2-0 at home to maintain their lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League table.The first goal of the match was scored in the 14th minute of the game by Ibeh Johnson while captain and the club’s highest goal scorer, Golbe Elisha, scored the second goal in the 55th minute of the second [...]

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    NPFL: MFM force Enyimba to a draw at home

NPFL: MFM force Enyimba to a draw at home

Stephen Odey’s eight goal of the season for MFM FC was enough to secure a 1-1 draw against Enyimba of Aba on Saturday.The visitors were impressive from the start of the game and they showed their superiority when they took the lead in the 24th minute of the match.MFM continued to dominate the game in the first half and had [...]

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    Plateau remain atop NPFL table despite draw

Plateau remain atop NPFL table despite draw

Despite dropping points in the 1-1 draw with Shooting Stars of Ibadan, Plateau United remain atop the Nigeria Professional Football League.The visitors took the lead in the dying minutes of the first half when Ibeh Johnson converted a throw-in but Shooting scored the equaliser from the spot when substitute Bode Daniel was fouled in the box and Ibrahim Adebayo scored the [...]

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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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