Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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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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    Rangers’ Olusesi wins VAT wonder goal award

Rangers’ Olusesi wins VAT wonder goal award

Tope Olusesi polled a total of 3621 votes to win the matchday 20 VAT wonder goal award.A combined total of 5400 votes were recorded on the Twitter handle and website of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the highest ever since the inception of the VAT wonder goal award.For the first time, the votes on the website were more than those from Twitter.Olusesi, [...]

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    Red hot Lokosa, impressive Ndifreke make TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Red hot Lokosa, impressive Ndifreke make 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.Emmanuel Iwu  Seven top-class saves in the game made him a formidable obstacle, giving his side a much-needed confidence.Emmanuel Ariwachukwu The agile defender was important for the Promise Keepers at the [...]

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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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    Enyimba, Akwa United held at home as Yobe pip MFM

Enyimba, Akwa United held at home as Yobe pip MFM

It was all smiles for FC Ifeanyi Ubah in their rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game against Enyimba on Wednesday.The Nnewi-based side showed up at the UJ Esuene Stadium in high spirits and fought hard for a 1-1 draw.Seka Pascal and Ibrahim Mustapha scored for the two sides in the oriental derby.Elsewhere on Wednesday, Philip Asuquo netted the only [...]

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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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    Lokosa on fire, solid debut for Alimi… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Lokosa on fire, solid debut for Alimi… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

The first half of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season has come to an end, with Lobi Stars topping the table with 34 points.There were four draws in what was an entertaining weekend full of great team displays and outstanding individual performances.Here are the players who made TheCable’s team of the week.Olufemi KayodeIf Lobi Stars are to emerge champions [...]

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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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    Omoyele, Ezenwa, Shammasu… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Omoyele, Ezenwa, Shammasu… 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.Ikechukwu Ezenwa - Enyimba The goalkeeper was constantly called into action in his side's encounter with Wikki Tourists. He made a number of crucial saves.Ernest Governor - EnyimbaThe youngster was composed [...]

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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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    Elum, Yelful, Umar in contention for VAT wonder goal award

Elum, Yelful, Umar in contention for VAT wonder goal award

Wikki Tourists' Abubakar Umar, Anthony Yelful of El-Kanemi Warriors and Rivers United forward Sochima Elum have made the shortlist for the VAT wonder goal award.Umar's matchday 17 goal for Wikki in the away fixture against Sunshine Stars earned him the nomination.Anthony Yelful scored two goals as Heartland sunk to the bottom of the table after a 3-0 routing by El-Kanemi Warriors [...]

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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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    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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    Yeful, Anthony, Hussaini, Ogbonnaya… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Yeful, Anthony, Hussaini, Ogbonnaya… 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.Jonah Usman - Kwara UnitedAgainst Enugu Rangers, Usman made six crucial saves to deny spare his team the blushes of defeat.Reuben Ogbonnaya - Niger TornadoesIn the game against Go Round, [...]

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    Victory for Rivers United, MFM in rescheduled NPFL games

Victory for Rivers United, MFM in rescheduled NPFL games

In the two rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches played on Thursday, MFM FC and Rivers United defeated Nasarawa United and Akwa United respectively.Nasarawa United fell to a 2-1 loss away to MFM FC at the Agege Township Stadium, Lagos.Zinte Udeh gave the Olukoya Boys the lead just before the six-minute mark when he dispatched his penalty kick beyond [...]

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