Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "Kano Pillars"

    Rangers win Aiteo Cup after dramatic comeback against Pillars

Rangers win Aiteo Cup after dramatic comeback against Pillars

Nana Bonsu was the hero as Enugu Rangers made a dramatic comeback to emerge champions of the 2018 Aiteo Cup.The Flying Antelopes had gone three goals down before finding their rhythm and equalising to stretch the game to penalties.The thrilling match ended 3-3 at the end of regulation time.Rabiu Ali beat goalkeeper Olufemi Thomas as early as the fifth minute [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Plateau Utd, Abia Warriors feature in four-goal thriller as Lobi suffer defeat

NPFL wrap-up: Plateau Utd, Abia Warriors feature in four-goal thriller as Lobi suffer defeat

A late Saidu Salisu spot-kick spared Plateau United blushes on matchday 23 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Here's how games panned out in the NPFL last weekend.Yobe Desert Stars 0-1 Akwa UnitedMichael Ibeh scored a 76th-minute winner as Akwa United recorded a 1-0 victory over Yobe Desert Stars.Plateau United 2-2 Abia WarriorsBoth sides shared the spoils in a thrilling game [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United, Wikki Tourists secure big wins as MFM lose again

NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United, Wikki Tourists secure big wins as MFM lose again

There were several interesting results on matchday 22 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Kwara United kept their survival hopes alive when they beat MFM FC 3-1 in Ilorin.Goals from Segun Alebiosu, Stephen Alfred and Sunday Odudu secured three points for the Harmony Warriors. Sikiru Olatunbosun scored the consolation goal for the Olukoya Boys.At the zenith of the table, Lobi [...]

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    Again, Nwachukwu in contention for VAT wonder goal award

Again, Nwachukwu in contention for VAT wonder goal award

Tope Olusesi of Rangers, Nasarawa United's Ikechukwu Nwani, Kano Pillars' Nyima Nwagua, and Chidi Nwachukwu of Go Round FC are up for the VAT wonder goal award.It is the second time Nwachukwu will be nominated for the weekly award. He was recently nominated alongside Sikiru Olatunbosun, an MFM FC striker who won the award last week.This time around, Nwachukwu was recognised [...]

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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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    Rangers striker Itoya crowned winner of VAT wonder goal award

Rangers striker Itoya crowned winner of VAT wonder goal award

Kelvin Itoya has won the VAT wonder goal award for matchday 19 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).The striker's goal was voted the best of the week, beating efforts by Kano Pillars' Junior Lokosa and Malachy Ohawume of Rivers United.Itoya's goal in Rangers' 3-0 defeat of Wikki Tourists was described by the organisers as "another practice session masterpiece".The poll to [...]

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    Olatunbosun, Nwani, Ashadi… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Olatunbosun, Nwani, Ashadi… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

As is the case every other week, the performances of some players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) trump others.Here are the players who made TheCable’s team of the week.Uche OkaforThe goalkeeper filled in for Joshua Enaholo in the 0-0 draw with Rivers United. He earned his team a crucial point by keeping a clean sheet.Ifeanyi NwekeThe [...]

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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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    NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors, Heartland share points in derby stalemate

NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors, Heartland share points in derby stalemate

This weekend, the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) produced 12 goals, five home wins and two draws.Here is the wrap of games from the seven centres.FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 Sunshine StarsFC Ifeanyi Ubah fought from a goal down to beat Sunshine Stars in Nnewi.Sikiru Alimi silenced fans at the Fortress with the opener. Goals from Patrick Ikeokwu, Issif Traore and [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Pillars whip Ifeanyi Ubah but Lobi Stars remain atop

NPFL wrap-up: Pillars whip Ifeanyi Ubah but Lobi Stars remain atop

Despite playing with 10 men for 40 minutes, Lobi Stars earned a 1-1 draw against Abia Warriors to stay top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) after matchday 15.While Ndifreke Effiong put Abia Warriors ahead in the first minute of action, Umar Zango rocketed home a long range free kick in the second half to help Lobi Stars share [...]

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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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    Uncapped forward, Edjomariegwe, targets Nigeria’s World Cup squad

Uncapped forward, Edjomariegwe, targets Nigeria’s World Cup squad

Tony Edjomariegwe, an attacker who plays for Olympique Safi of Morocco, hopes to make Nigeria's roster for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.Edjomariegwe has never been invited to the Super Eagles.But the former Kano Pillars star insists his main focus is getting a call-up to the World Cup squad.The 25-year-old has been in top form for the Moroccan Botolo Pro side [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Desert Stars end Pillars’ unbeaten run as Lobi Stars go top

NPFL wrap-up: Desert Stars end Pillars’ unbeaten run as Lobi Stars go top

Kano Pillars' unbeaten run came to an end as Lobi Stars shot to the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) table in week 12.Go Round FC 1-0 Sunshine Stars Okon Otop was the lone goal scorer for Go Round FC who won 1-0 against Sunshine Stars.MFM FC 3-0 Heartland FCGoals from Stanley Okorom, Chuka Uwaga and Giscard Tchato was the [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Pillars overpower Go Round as Lobi shock Heartland

NPFL wrap-up: Pillars overpower Go Round as Lobi shock Heartland

A number of games were played in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.Here's how they panned out.Kano Pillars 2-0 Go RoundJunior Lokosa's run in front of goal continued as he scored for Pillars' in the 2-0 defeat of Go Round at the Sani Abacha Stadium. Alassan Ibrahim netted the first goal from the spot.Heartland 0-1 Lobi StarsLobi Stars [...]

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    Udoji, Kano Pillars defender, dies in road crash

Udoji, Kano Pillars defender, dies in road crash

Chinedu Udoji, Kano Pillars defender, has died in a road accident which occurred on Sunday night.Udoji, who played against Enyimba FC, his former club, on Sunday, had an accident on his way home after the Nigeria Professional Football League game in Kano.Confirming the incident to TheCable, Idris Malikawa, Kano Pillars' spokesman, said "it is indeed a sad day for Nigerian [...]

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    Eagles bask in victory over Equatorial Guinea, target CHAN trophy

Eagles bask in victory over Equatorial Guinea, target CHAN trophy

After beating Equatorial Guinea 3-1 to qualify for the quarter-final of the African Nations Championship, the home-based Super Eagles are determined to win the tournament.Winger, Emeka Ogbugh, told TheCable that the main objective of the Eagles is to return to Nigeria with the CHAN trophy."We know that we have the potential to score a lot of goals," Ogbugh said."We showed [...]

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