Wednesday, March 18, 2020

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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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Enyimba defeat Akwa United, clinch record 8th NPFL league title

Enyimba Football Club clinched their eighth Nigeria Professional Football League title after defeating Akwa United 3-0 in the "Super Six' play offs fixture at the Agege stadium on Wednesday. The Elephants of Aba finished top of the championship play-offs with 12 points after five matches. Reuben Bala scored the opener in the 43rd minute of play before Stanley Dimgba doubled Enyimba's lead [...]

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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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NPFL Wrap Up: FC Ifeanyi Ubah shocks El-Kanemi in Maiduguri, as Remo, Tornadoes Kwara United relegate

There was certainly lots of drama on matchday 21 of the Nigeria Professional Football League as FC Ifeanyi Ubah shocked Elkanemi Warriors 1-0. The two sides were tied on 30 points coming into the penultimate matchday fixture, effectively making the tie a mar or break one. Chibuike Eze won the game for the Anambra Warriors at the Elkanemi Sports Complex on 78 [...]

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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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NPFL: Kwara United players, officials protest non-payment of salaries, outstanding sign-on fees

Kwara United players and club officials took to the street to protest to the non payment of salaries and outstanding sign-on fees. Andrew Ikefe, a defender with Nigeria Professional Football League side told TheCable that the protest became inevitable became the season will end on Saturday. https://twitter.com/kwaraunitedfc/status/1130385617974693890?s=21 "As for me and some players that joined Kwara United this season, we are just owed [...]

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NPFL Wrap Up: Abia Warriors pick maximum points in Oriental derby, Akwa United edges closer to playoffs

Abia Warriors of Umuahia hope of a Odinga rleegation got a boost as they defeated Heartland FC 4-2 in an Oriental derby in the Nigeria Professional Football (NPFL) League matchday 19. The week 19 matches across various venues saw a Delta Force stunned El-Kanemi 2-0 in Maiduguri on Sunday. Wikki Tourists and Rivers United also pick vital away points. Lobi Stars 1-0 Rangers Defender [...]

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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 Bonsu He 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 Tourists At 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 A Niger Tornadoes 0-0 Enyimba Niger Tornadoes played out a 0-0 draw with Enyimba at the Bako Kontagora Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. Sunshine Stars 1-1 Bendel Insurance Bendel 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 Anozie Restricted 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 A MFM FC 3-2 Niger Tornadoes Kenedinum 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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