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    Udoh, Folarin, Akpudje… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Udoh, Folarin, Akpudje… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Following the completion of matches in the opening day of the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, TheCable selects the team of week one.Following their heroics against Heartland in Okigwe, four MFM FC players made the cut with Tony Bolus, their coach, securing a place on our list.Jimoh Oni, two-goal hero, deservedly earns his place in the XI.Below is [...]

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NPFL Wrap Up: Abia Warriors pick maximum points in Oriental derby, Akwa United edges closer to playoffs

Abia Warriors of Umuahia hope of a Odinga rleegation got a boost as they defeated Heartland FC 4-2 in an Oriental derby in the Nigeria Professional Football (NPFL) League matchday 19.The week 19 matches across various venues saw a Delta Force stunned El-Kanemi 2-0 in Maiduguri on Sunday.Wikki Tourists and Rivers United also pick vital away points.Lobi Stars 1-0 RangersDefender [...]

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    NPFL Wrap Up: Olisema shoots Akwa United to the top as Wikki Tourists, Elkanemi win away

NPFL Wrap Up: Olisema shoots Akwa United to the top as Wikki Tourists, Elkanemi win away

In a seven-goal thriller, Enugu Rangers fought from a goal down to annihilate Remo Stars 5-2 in the matchday 12 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) games across the nation on Sunday.Defender Bright Akpojuvwewo silenced the Flying Antelopes with the curtain raiser.A brilliant brace from Godwin Aguda was complimented by Ifeanyi George and Ibrahim Ajani to put the scoreline [...]

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    NPFL Wrap Up: Olukoya boys, FC Ifeanyi Ubah record victories

NPFL Wrap Up: Olukoya boys, FC Ifeanyi Ubah record victories

Group A pacesetters, MFM FC, maintained their grip at the top with a 2-0 win over draw specialists Bendel Insurance. Abisoye Olawale and Michael Ohanu were lethal in front of goal for the Olukoya Boys.Wikki Tourists claimed their fifth win of the season with a 2-0 defeat of Rivers United.Abba Umar and Adeshina Issa Gata were on song to guarantee [...]

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    NPFL wrap up: MFM FC shock Tornadoes with massive comeback

NPFL wrap up: MFM FC shock Tornadoes with massive comeback

It was a good matchday eight for Enyimba, MFM FC, El-Kanemi Warriors, Plateau United and Kwara United who won their matches.Group AMFM FC 3-2 Niger TornadoesKenedinum Chuks' late strike capped a dramatic 3-2 win for MFM FC against Niger Tornadoes on Sunday.Fidelis Ilechukwu's side trailed to Abishiya Peter's early opener and Osondu Jonathan's effort at the Agege Stadium.But Olawale Abisoye [...]

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    Heartland FC players dominate TheCable’s team of the week

Heartland FC players dominate TheCable’s team of the week

A moment of magic from Samuel Nnochiri gave Heartland a crucial 1-0 win at Nasarawa United, as the away side claimed maximum points.Kano Pillars and Akwa United drew 1-1 at the Sani Abacha Stadium while Kwara United edged Enyimba 3-2 to move top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).FC Ifeanyi Ubah secured a vital point against Go Round FC at [...]

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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: Only eight goals scored in weekend of slim wins, stalemates

NPFL wrap-up: Only eight goals scored in weekend of slim wins, stalemates

Eight goals were scored in as many games in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.TheCable takes a look at how the teams fared across various centres on matchday 18.Akwa United 2-1 Sunshine StarsAkwa United returned to winning ways courtesy of a hard-fought 2-1 win over Sunshine Stars.Ifeanyi Ifeanyi drew the first blood before Franklin Sasere equalised for the Owena Whales. [...]

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    LMC fine Heartland for ‘unacceptable behaviour’ of their fans

LMC fine Heartland for ‘unacceptable behaviour’ of their fans

Heartland FC of Owerri and three other clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) have been charged by the League Management Company (LMC) for various breaches bothering on failure to provide adequate security and unacceptable supporters’ behaviour.Nasarawa United, Giwa FC, Abia Warriors and the Owerri club were fined a minimum of half a million naira as the “LMC exercised [...]

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    NPFL Challenge: Shooting to beat Rangers in clash of legends

NPFL Challenge: Shooting to beat Rangers in clash of legends

Welcome to another edition of the NPFL Challenge.Our guest today is Julius Ogunro a media and strategy consultant based in Abuja.Julius has both public and private sector experience of over one decade. He was the special assistant on media and strategy to the former minister of sports, Bolaji Abdullahi and before then, worked as a media aide to the former [...]

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    NPFL Challenge: Sunshine’s stars to dim Shooting’s

NPFL Challenge: Sunshine’s stars to dim Shooting’s

Your favourite programme, the NPFL Challenge, is back on “air” after a week off due to an unavoidable glitch.Our guest this week is Remi Sulola.Remi started her journalism career in 2009 with Kayode Tijani's Sports Focus International as his Abuja correspondent.In 2011, she started writing a weekly column for SportsDay newspaper. She later became not just a columnist with the [...]

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    It’s away win galore in the Glo NPFL games

It’s away win galore in the Glo NPFL games

Heartland of Owerri came from a goal down to end Kwara United’s three-game unbeaten run with a 3-1 win at the Kwara Stadium, Ilorin in the Glo Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) match.The hosts took the lead in the ninth minute through Ahmed Jimoh's strike but it lasted only three minutes as Mohammad Mohammed equalised for the visitors from a [...]

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    NPFL Challenge: Pillars to win battle of CCL ‘dropouts’

NPFL Challenge: Pillars to win battle of CCL ‘dropouts’

The Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano will this Sunday be the cynosure as current Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Kano Pillars go head-to-head with their perennial foes, Enyimba.And there’s no better time to start TheCable’s improved version of a unique preview of the Nigerian league matches – the NPFL Challenge.In the NPFL Challenge, Victor Akhidenor, our in-house expert, will be [...]

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