Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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    NPFL: Rangers return to winning ways

NPFL: Rangers return to winning ways

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Rangers, returned to winning ways on Sunday after defeating Kano Pillars 3-1 in a rescheduled match. Newly-signed Ifeanyi George gave a good account of himself in his debut game as he earned his side the handsome win. Rangers displayed their intent as early as the first minute after George was fouled in the box, resulting in [...]

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    NPFL: Plateau thrash Katsina 3-0 to leapfrog MFM

NPFL: Plateau thrash Katsina 3-0 to leapfrog MFM

Plateau United secured another home victory by thrashing Katsina United 3-0 on Wednesday. The pride of Jos made their intention known as early as the sixth minute when Joshua Obaje gave United the lead while Kabiru Umar made it two in the second minute of the second half. Jimmy Ambrose completed the comprehensive victory with five minutes to the end of the [...]

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    Rangers crisis deepens as players protest unpaid allowances

Rangers crisis deepens as players protest unpaid allowances

These are not the best of times for Rangers International FC of Enugu, the champions of the Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL). Rangers on Thursday missed their flight to Zambia for the return leg of their CAF Confederations Cup against Zesco. Why? The players rebelled because they insisted that the management pays their match allowances before travelling. They said governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi promised to pay [...]

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    My dream is to play for Man United, says CNN goal of the week winner

My dream is to play for Man United, says CNN goal of the week winner

Sikiru Olatunbosun, MFM midfielder, has revealed that his dream is to play for Manchester United in the nearest future. The CNN goal of the week winner for March says he loves the Red Devils because of the quality of players in the club. "I love Manchester United and they are my favourites," Olatunbosun said. "I have had offers from other leagues and I can play [...]

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    NPFL: Rangers remain bottom as MFM return to the top

NPFL: Rangers remain bottom as MFM return to the top

Remo Stars on Wednesday compounded the woes of Rangers, the defending champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League champions, by forcing them to a 1-1 draw. Rangers took the lead in the first half of the game but failed to stop Remo Stars from equalising in the second half. The Enugu-based team remain bottom of the league with 13 points from 13 matches. MFM [...]

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    NPFL: MFM replace Plateau United at the summit

NPFL: MFM replace Plateau United at the summit

MFM FC on Wednesday moved to the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League after securing a 2-1 victory over Rivers United. The rescheduled match was played at the Agege Stadium, in Lagos. On-form MFM striker, Stephen Odey, was the hero once again as his brace gave his side the victory. Odey scored his first penalty kick when Sikiru Olatunbosun was fouled in [...]

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    NPFL: Odey’s brace gives MFM victory over Plateau United

NPFL: Odey’s brace gives MFM victory over Plateau United

Stephen Odey scored a brace to help his side to a 2-1 victory over Plateau United on Sunday at Agege Stadium. Odey scored his first goal with an assist from CNN goal of the week award winner, Sikiru Olatunbosun, in additional time of the first half. Peter Eneji equalised for Plateau United in the 62nd minute but Odey restored the lead from [...]

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    Plateau United thrash Pillars to remain top of NPFL

Plateau United thrash Pillars to remain top of NPFL

Plateau United defeated Kano Pillars 2-0 at home to maintain their lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League table. The first goal of the match was scored in the 14th minute of the game by Ibeh Johnson while captain and the club’s highest goal scorer, Golbe Elisha, scored the second goal in the 55th minute of the second [...]

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    NPFL: MFM force Enyimba to a draw at home

NPFL: MFM force Enyimba to a draw at home

Stephen Odey’s eight goal of the season for MFM FC was enough to secure a 1-1 draw against Enyimba of Aba on Saturday. The visitors were impressive from the start of the game and they showed their superiority when they took the lead in the 24th minute of the match. MFM continued to dominate the game in the first half and had [...]

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    Plateau remain atop NPFL table despite draw

Plateau remain atop NPFL table despite draw

Despite dropping points in the 1-1 draw with Shooting Stars of Ibadan, Plateau United remain atop the Nigeria Professional Football League. The visitors took the lead in the dying minutes of the first half when Ibeh Johnson converted a throw-in but Shooting scored the equaliser from the spot when substitute Bode Daniel was fouled in the box and Ibrahim Adebayo scored the [...]

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    MFM striker, Olatunbosun, wins CNN goal of the week award

MFM striker, Olatunbosun, wins CNN goal of the week award

Nigerian football league player Sikiru Olatunbosun has won the CNN Football goal of the week award. Olatunbosun defeated Radja Nainggolan of Roma, Y. Tielemans of Anderlecht and Joey Jones of Woking FC to emerge the victor. The Nigerian was the overwhelming winner with 82% of the total votes. Congratulations to Sikiru Olatunbosun, winner of the latest CNN Goal of the Week! pic.twitter.com/9hncedUlol— CNN [...]

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    CAF election: I’ll bring a breath of fresh air to African football, says Ahmad

CAF election: I’ll bring a breath of fresh air to African football, says Ahmad

Ahmad Ahmad, presidential candidate of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), has said African football will enjoy an upward progression if he defeats incumbent Issa Hayatou. The Madagascar Football Association president will take on the long standing CAF president on March 16 in Ethiopia. Ahmad, who met with the Nigerian sports minister Solomon Dalung and NFF second vice president Shehu Dikko highlighted [...]

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NPFL: Plateau drop first point at home

Nigeria Professional Football League leader, Plateau United, dropped their first points at home in a goalless draw against Lobi Stars in one of the midweek matches played across various centres on Wednesday. Plateau started the season on a strong note while playing their first five matches unbeaten with their first loss coming against Akwa United. Despite the disapointing draw, the Jos [...]

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    Plateau Utd maintain NPFL lead despite loss

Plateau Utd maintain NPFL lead despite loss

Plateau United's lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) was reduced to two points after losing 1-0 to FC Ifeanyi Ubah. El-Kanemi Warriors defeated Nasarawa United 2-0 to inch closer to United at the summit. Despite the loss, Plateau United still remain top with 20 points from 10 matches while El-Kanemi is in second place with 18 points. In [...]

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NPFL: Osho came out top in battle of Fatais

Remo Stars coach, Fatai Osho, was the happier og the two Fatais as his club secured their first point away from home when they played a 1-1 draw against Fatai Amoo-led Shooting Stars of Ibadan on Saturday. Sunday Faleye gave the home team the lead in the first half but the Sky Blues Stars' captain, Victor Mbaoma, restored parity after shooting [...]

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    Rivers, Pillars clash ends in stalemate

Rivers, Pillars clash ends in stalemate

Rivers United failed to replicate their CAF Champions League form in a rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League match played on Wednesday. The Port Harcourt-based side had defeated Real Bamako of Mali 4-0 at the weekend but played out a 1-1 draw with visiting Kano Pillars. With the first half almost ending goalless, Godbless Asamoah handed the home team the lead in the [...]

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