Monday, September 16, 2019

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    MFM appoints Tony Bolus, ex-Giwa FC gaffer, as head coach

MFM appoints Tony Bolus, ex-Giwa FC gaffer, as head coach

The management of Mountain of Fire and Ministries Football Club (MFM FC) of Lagos have unveiled Tony Bolus as the team's new head coach following the departure of Fidelis Ilechukwu.Bolus, a former assistant to Imama Amakpakabo at Rangers International FC of Enugu, was considered by the team's management after rigorous screening exercise of top coaches to carry on with the [...]

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    Nigerian league to kick off Sept 20, returns to 38-match format

Nigerian league to kick off Sept 20, returns to 38-match format

The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season is expected to commence on Sunday, September 20, 2019.According to Salihu Abubakar, chief operating officer of the League Management Company the upcoming season will end on May 17, 2020.The league is expected to take a break from December 30 to January 10.LMC has also drawn out the calendar for the season that [...]

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    Ihedioha unveils former MFM gaffer, Fidelis Ilechukwu as Heartland FC coach

Ihedioha unveils former MFM gaffer, Fidelis Ilechukwu as Heartland FC coach

Emeka Ihedioha, Imo state governor, has unveiled Fidelis Ilechukwu as the coach of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Heartland Football Club.The former MFM FC gaffer was unveiled on Monday in Owerri."The working one" as he is fondly addressed joined the "Naze Millionaires" after 13-year stint with the Olukoya boys.Ilechukwu left MFM FC on Thursday, August 1, 2019 by mutual agreement.He [...]

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    Biffo resigns as Katsina United head coach — five months before contract expires

Biffo resigns as Katsina United head coach — five months before contract expires

Abdullahi Usman Biffo, head coach of the Nigeria Professional Football League side, Katsina United, has resigned from his managerial position with "immediate effect".Biffo, whose future with the club side has drawn some speculations during the just concluded 2018/19 NPFL season, stated that the "time was right" for him to step down.The Kwara-born tactician's contract was due to expire in November [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: FC Ifeanyi Ubah pick playoff spot as Sunshine Stars, Wikki Tourists survive

NPFL wrap-up: FC Ifeanyi Ubah pick playoff spot as Sunshine Stars, Wikki Tourists survive

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) week 22 was dramatic and sizzling for fans across the various centres in the country on Sunday.Playoffs spots were sealed, with FC Ifeanyi Ubah and Enyimba joining Akwa United, Kano Pillars, Enugu Rangers and Lobi Stars.A late strike from Dayo Ojo against MFM FC preserved Sunshine Stars' status in the top flight. It ended [...]

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    Ogbeide, Lobi Stars’ coach, is dead

Ogbeide, Lobi Stars’ coach, is dead

Solomon Ogbeide, the coach of Lobi Stars football club, has slumped and died, barely hours to his team’s match against Wikki Tourists of Bauchi.Edema Fuludu, a member of the Tunisia '94 Super Eagles winning team, told TheCable that he died on Monday from low blood pressure."Low BP. I was told," Fuludu said."We just lost Coach Solomon Ogbeide of Lobi Stars. So sad. [...]

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    Pascal, Dimgba, Kester… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Pascal, Dimgba, Kester… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Here is TheCable's Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) team of the week for matchday 15.Enugu Rangers took over the leadership spot in group A after a 2-1 away victory over Sunshine Stars on Sunday.Seka Pascal's double silenced the home fans at the Ondo sports complex.Nana BonsuHe is no surprise anymore, although it is simply impressive what he does. At [...]

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    NPFL Wrap Up: Kano Pillars win as Akwa United slay Gombe United

NPFL Wrap Up: Kano Pillars win as Akwa United slay Gombe United

Kano Pillars' Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) play off dream remains on course after they defeated El-Kanemi Warriors 2-1, while Gombe United were slayed 2-0 by Akwa United.Warriors quickly found themselves in a difficult situation, as Gambo Muhammed knocked in from close range in the 8th minute.David Ibuka doubled the deficit on the hour from a similar distance. Bello Kofarmata [...]

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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: Akwa United overcome FC Ifeanyi Ubah as Kada City wins in Jos

NPFL Wrap Up: Akwa United overcome FC Ifeanyi Ubah as Kada City wins in Jos

Week ten of the Nigeria Professional Football League brought about a whole lot of excitement with two away wins recorded.Enugu Rangers 2-1 Wikki TouristsAt the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu Rangers recorded a 2-1 victory over Wikki Tourists.Michael Uchebo and Godwin Agbara gave the Flying Antelopes a two-goal advantage, but Abba Umar caused a nervous finish with an 86th-minute effort.MFM FC [...]

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    NPFL Wrap Up: Remo Stars pick first win of the season

NPFL Wrap Up: Remo Stars pick first win of the season

Matchday nine games in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) took place on Wednesday and Thursday which saw Remo Stars record their first win of the season.Group ANiger Tornadoes 0-0 EnyimbaNiger Tornadoes played out a 0-0 draw with Enyimba at the Bako Kontagora Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.Sunshine Stars 1-1 Bendel InsuranceBendel Insurance earned a valuable point away from home when [...]

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    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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    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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    Rangers handed tough CAF Confederation Cup group

Rangers handed tough CAF Confederation Cup group

Rangers International have been drawn in a tough group for the CAF Confederation Cup.The Nigerian team is in group B alongside Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia, CS Sfaxien of Tunisia and Salitas of Burkina Faso.The draw was held at CAF headquarters on Monday.Rangers defeated Bantu FC of Lesotho 4-2 on aggregate to qualify for the group stage.The Antelopes of Enugu will [...]

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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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