Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    NPFL wrap-up: Nasarawa edge Enyimba in seven-goal thriller as Lobi win big

NPFL wrap-up: Nasarawa edge Enyimba in seven-goal thriller as Lobi win big

Seventeen goals were scored in the 24th round of matches played in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.Lobi Stars recorded the biggest winning margin of the weekend to maintain top spot with 43 points.This is how it played out across the 10 centres:Nasarawa United 4-3 Enyimba FCNasarawa United recorded a 4-3 victory over Enyimba at the Lafia City [...]

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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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    NPFL wrap-up: MFM thrash Tornadoes as Kwara United continue resurgence

NPFL wrap-up: MFM thrash Tornadoes as Kwara United continue resurgence

Nine clubs jostled for points in various match centres on matchday 20 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).This is how they fared.MFM FC 3-0 Niger TornadoesSikiru Olatunbosun headlined MFM FC's 3-0 win over Niger Tornadoes on Sunday.The winger bagged a brace for the Olukoya Boys with substitute Chijioke Akuneto also getting on the scoresheet.Nasarawa United 2-0 El-Kanemi WarriorsNwani Ikechukwu [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Big win for Rangers but league leaders Lobi held by Sunshine

NPFL wrap-up: Big win for Rangers but league leaders Lobi held by Sunshine

There were six wins and four draws on matchday 19 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). This is how the teams fared across 10 centres.Enugu Rangers 3-0 Wikki TouristsA goal each from Godwin Aguda, Christian Madu and Kelvin Itoya fired Enugu Rangers to a 3-0 demolition of Wikki Tourists.Abia Warriors 2-1 Rivers UnitedArinze Nwangwu and Ndifreke Effiong each scored to [...]

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    NPFL: What coaches, players are saying about week 18 results

NPFL: What coaches, players are saying about week 18 results

TheCable takes a look at reactions from coaches and players on the matches played in week 18 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Here goes: FC Ifeanyi Ubah 0-0 Enugu Rangers Ladan Bosso, FC Ifeanyi Ubah coach: "It's a point won, but the match disappointed me a bit. It was intense, with two good sides duking it out. I think we played [...]

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    Alimi, Alakwe lead contenders for VAT wonder goal award

Alimi, Alakwe lead contenders for VAT wonder goal award

Four Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) players have been shortlisted for the VAT wonder goal award.The goals in contention for the weekly award are from Sunshine Stars' Sikiru Alimi, Ibrahim Alassan of Kano Pillars, Chijioke Alakwe of FC Ifeanyi Ubah and Kwara United's Stephen Alfred.The clash between Ifeanyi Ubah and Sunshine Stars accounted for two of the four goals shortlisted.Voting [...]

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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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    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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    Kwara United sack John Obuh after poor string of results

Kwara United sack John Obuh after poor string of results

Kwara United have relieved head coach John Obuh of his duties with immediate effect.The Harmony Boys have only picked up a single win in their last five Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) outings.Sunday's draw with El-Kanemi Warriors leaves them bottom of the table after 12 games."We have held a lot of talks in recent days, analysed our on-the-pitch development and [...]

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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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    NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United silenced at home by Rivers

NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United silenced at home by Rivers

Some shocking results were recorded in matches played in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.Here's an overview of how events unfolded.Enyimba 2-1 Sunshine Stars Former league champions Enyimba edged Sunshine Stars 2-1 at the UJ Esuene Stadium.Enyimba went in front through Stephen Chukwude but the visitors equalised through Ifeanyi Anaenmena's own goal.To make up for his own goal, Anaemena [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Ifeanyi Ubah win oriental derby but no joy for Abia Warriors

NPFL wrap-up: Ifeanyi Ubah win oriental derby but no joy for Abia Warriors

Seven matches were played in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.FC Ifeanyi Ubah got their third win of the season after goals from Ekene Awazie and Seka Pascal helped them to a 2-0 victory over Heartland FC in the oriental derby.The Anambra Warriors are now out of the relegation zone with 10 points while the Naze Millionaires also [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Enyimba winless after two games as Tornadoes, Plateau share top spot

NPFL wrap-up: Enyimba winless after two games as Tornadoes, Plateau share top spot

Plateau United produced a five-star performance to defeat Rivers United 2-0 in Jos.The Peace Boys made nonsense of the Pride of Rivers in the week 2 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Wednesday.It took only 29 minutes for the home side to take the lead through an excellent free kick from central defender Golbe Elisha. The game was [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Plateau, Tornadoes off to good start but MFM, Go Round slump to defeat

NPFL wrap-up: Plateau, Tornadoes off to good start but MFM, Go Round slump to defeat

The 2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) got underway this weekend with 18 goals scored across 10 centres.The big winners were Plateau United and Niger Tornadoes who were victorious away from home against Nasarawa United and Kwara  United respectively.Kano Pillars were forced to a 2-2 draw by Katsina United on Saturday. Junior Lokosa and Alassan Ibrahim were song for Masu Gida [...]

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    NPFL preview: Can Kwara United replicate last season’s form in the top division?

NPFL preview: Can Kwara United replicate last season’s form in the top division?

Kwara United return to the top-flight after a two-year absence. TheCable assesses their chances in the new season of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).John Obuh proved an inspired appointment by helping the team secure promotion from the Nigeria National League (NNL) Northern Conference.Under the tutelage of former Flying Eagles gaffer, Kwara United played some of the most attractive football [...]

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    Kwara United players injured in auto crash on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Kwara United players injured in auto crash on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Kwara United's team bus was involved in an auto accident on Wednesday morning.The accident took place along Lagos-Ibadan expressway, TheCable understands.Some of the players sustained injuries and have been taken to the hospital for treatment."There was no loss of lives. Nobody died, we have the case of five people sustaining series of injuries," Gbenga Akinola, Kwara United physiotherapist, told TheCable."Everything is [...]

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