Sunday, October 20, 2019

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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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    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: Abia Warriors, Heartland share points in derby stalemate

NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors, Heartland share points in derby stalemate

This weekend, the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) produced 12 goals, five home wins and two draws.Here is the wrap of games from the seven centres.FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 Sunshine StarsFC Ifeanyi Ubah fought from a goal down to beat Sunshine Stars in Nnewi.Sikiru Alimi silenced fans at the Fortress with the opener. Goals from Patrick Ikeokwu, Issif Traore and [...]

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    CAF CC: MFM suffer shock home defeat

CAF CC: MFM suffer shock home defeat

MFM FC were beaten at home on Sunday in the CAF Confederation Cup.The Olukoya Boys lost the first leg of the round of 16 encounter to Djoliba.In spite of the eventual result, MFM were not expected to be troubled by Djoliba.But warning lights started flashing as the away side took the game to the hosts and forced goalkeeper Ospino Egbe to [...]

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    CAF CC: Plateau United defeat USM Algiers 2-1

CAF CC: Plateau United defeat USM Algiers 2-1

Plateau United walked the tight rope with a slim 2-1 win over USM Algiers on Saturday.The Peace Boys who adopted the Agege Stadium as their home ground missed a flurry of chances in the CAF Confederation Cup round of 16 encounter.Former junior international King Osanga sent the fans into a wild celebration with the first goal after 19 minutes.Poor marksmanship [...]

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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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