Thursday, September 5, 2019

Tag "Gombe United"

    Anozie, Ali, Ojo… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Anozie, Ali, Ojo… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

After a wide-screen weekend of goals, near misses, joy and despair, TheCable picks the best XI from Nigeria Professional Football League Week 8’s games.It was a good matchday eight for Enyimba, Akwa United, El-Kanemi Warriors, Plateau United and Kwara United as they won their matches.Chinedu AnozieRestricted Heartland to just one goal, which he could do nothing about. Always alert. [...]

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    Insurance back to NPFL after 11 years absence

Insurance back to NPFL after 11 years absence

Insurance Football Club of Benin have gained promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NFL) after an 11-year absence.Insurance beat Shooting Stars of Ibadan 1-0 on a Wednesday at the ongoing Nigeria National League (NNL) Super 8 tournament in Abia state.Charles Omokaro's 10th minute strike took the Edo Arsenal back to top flight.Remo Stars of Ijebu also returned to the [...]

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    Gombe United striker Abbani wins VAT wonder goal award

Gombe United striker Abbani wins VAT wonder goal award

Gombe United forward, Sani Abbani, has emerged winner of the ninth edition of the VAT wonder goal award.This week, it was a close race as Abbani narrowly edged Sunshine Stars' Joseph Abiodun while Abu Azeez of Shooting Stars came third.Interestingly, Sand Eagles star, Azeez, took a chunk of the votes cast on Twitter, gathering 53 percent of the total 305 [...]

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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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    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: Crowd violence mars Gombe, Rangers 6-goal thriller

NPFL: Crowd violence mars Gombe, Rangers 6-goal thriller

Enugu Rangers scored a last-gasp goal to record a 3-3 away draw with Gombe United in a rescheduled week 19 game in the Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL).The thrilling game was dramatic both on and off the pitch.It was marred by crowd violence and questionable officiating with the hosts' fans resulting to stoning the referee, Benjamin Odey, while Rangers manager got injured.Irate [...]

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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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    Agbim leads home-based players against Ghana

Agbim leads home-based players against Ghana

Gombe United goalkeeper, Chigozie Agbim, will lead the Super Eagles Team B in an international friendly against Ghana to mark the commissioning of the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo on Friday, November 7, 2014.Stephen Keshi has also called up Emem Eduok and Mfon Udoh, the two men in the hot chase for the top scorer’s award in this year’s Premier [...]

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    Making Keshi’s 23-man squad: The dos, the don’ts

Making Keshi’s 23-man squad: The dos, the don’ts

It is the dream of every Nigerian player to be at the World Cup donning the green-white-green jersey of the country.Making the provisional 30-man list is a first step to boarding the aircraft to Brazil. Not being among the unlucky seven that will get chopped off the list is the next.Here is what each player needs to do and avoid [...]

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    Ex-Internationals say Keshi’s Eagles can fly in Brazil

Ex-Internationals say Keshi’s Eagles can fly in Brazil

Two former Super Eagles players have given their backing to the players on Coach Stephen Keshi's provisional list of 30 players for the Brazil 2014 World Cup, released on Tuesday after weeks of speculation.Some notable omissions are Dynamo Kiev’s Brown Ideye, Schalke 04’s Chinedu Obasi, and Ikechukwu Uche of Villarreal, who is perhaps the biggest absentee.Keshi hasn’t selected Uche in a year, since describing him “tactically [...]

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    My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

My World Cup list… If I were Keshi

There are only a few minutes until Coach Stephen Keshi names his provisional World Cup squad. But just before he does, here is my own list. It is not a provisional list of 32 players. Instead, it is a list of players who will fly to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, if I were the Super Eagles coach.VINCENT ENYEAMA (Lille, France): Since [...]

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