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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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    NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United edge Enyimba as Heartland shock Nasarawa

NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United edge Enyimba as Heartland shock Nasarawa

A total of 18 goals were scored in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) games played on Sunday. There were impressive wins for Kwara United, Heartland and Plateau United. Here's TheCable's wrap-up. Kwara United 3-2 Enyimba The most entertaining game took place at the Kwara Stadium Complex, where Kwara United hosted Enyimba. United edged past the People's Elephants 3-2. Wikki Tourists 2-1 Niger Tornadoes Wikki Tourists held off [...]

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    Boboye succeeds Osho at Remo Stars, targets continental football

Boboye succeeds Osho at Remo Stars, targets continental football

Kennedy Boboye says his objective is to qualify Remo Stars for continental football. The Abeokuta club unveiled him as its new technical adviser on Friday. The former Plateau United coach succeeds Fatai Osho who resigned on Wednesday. Boboye left the Jos-based side following the expiration of his two-year contract. While there, he made history by guiding them to a first ever NPFL championship in [...]

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    Junior Lokosa, NPFL goal king, joins Esperance

Junior Lokosa, NPFL goal king, joins Esperance

Junior Lokosa, Kano Pillars striker, has joined Esperance of Tunis Football Club on a two and half-year deal. The announcement of Lokosa's acquisition was announced by Esperance on Monday. The 24-year-old was the highest goal scorer in the 2017/18 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season. "Arrived Saturday night in Tunis to finalize his transfer to Esperance, the top Nigerian scorer of last season, [...]

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    Aliyu, Chinedu, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Aliyu, Chinedu, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

After a seven-month break, the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) resumed at the weekend. TheCable's team of the week is made up of the 11 standout players. Chinedu Anozie (FC Ifeanyi Ubah) Anozie frustrated Plateau United's attackers with his outstanding display for FC Ifeanyi Ubah in the 0-0 draw. Babatunde Solomon (El-Kanemi Warriors) The no-nonsense defender peppered Akwa United's strikers with his physical approach and [...]

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    CAF CC: Rangers seal crucial win over Bantu

CAF CC: Rangers seal crucial win over Bantu

Rangers International produced an exhilarating performance to pick a 2-1 victory over Bantu FC in the first leg of the Confederation Cup play-off round. The Gbenga Ogunbote-tutored players were deserving winners in the match played at the Setsoto Stadium, Maseru, on Sunday. Ifeanyi George made a return to the starting block as Chidera Ezeh kept his place among the starters. Pint-sized winger Bright Silas [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: El-Kanemi grab away win as MFM, Heartland lose on the road

NPFL wrap-up: El-Kanemi grab away win as MFM, Heartland lose on the road

The 2018/19 Nigeria Professional Football League got underway with six games across various centres. Here's is TheCable's wrap-up of matchday 1 action. Enyimba 2-0 MFM FC Goals from Nelson Ogbonnaya and Abdulrahman helped Enyimba defeat MFM FC 2-0 in Aba. Kwara United 1-1 Sunshine Stars Seun Olulayo's second half own goal cancelled out Franklin Shashere's strike as Kwara United forced Sunshine Stars to a 1-1 [...]

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NPFL Week 1 Preview: Akwa United host Elkanemi Warriors, MFM visit Enyimba

After seven months of inactivity, the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) is back. Kept in buffer period due to internal wrangling in Nigerian football, Sunday's league opener can only a sigh of relief for club owners and the playing staff. Fans can expect the usual derby drama, heartbreaks and scintillating performances by some household names. From relegation galore to the title credentials, the [...]

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    Lobi Stars fight back to beat Mamelodi Sundowns in CAF CL opener

Lobi Stars fight back to beat Mamelodi Sundowns in CAF CL opener

Lobi Stars defeated South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1 as the CAF Champions League kicked off on Friday. The Nigerian team fought back from a goal down to win the first Group A game. The encounter took place at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu. Lobi reached the CAF Champions League group stage after defeating Kenyan giants Gor Mahia in the first round tie in December 2018. Liberian [...]

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    Insurance back to NPFL after 11 years absence

Insurance back to NPFL after 11 years absence

Insurance Football Club of Benin have gained promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NFL) after an 11-year absence. Insurance beat Shooting Stars of Ibadan 1-0 on a Wednesday at the ongoing Nigeria National League (NNL) Super 8 tournament in Abia state. Charles Omokaro's 10th minute strike took the Edo Arsenal back to top flight. Remo Stars of Ijebu also returned to the [...]

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LMC announces indefinite postponement of NPFL resumption

The League Management Company (LMC) Monday announced an indefinite suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) which was scheduled to resume from the World Cup break on Wednesday, July 18. A letter informing the clubs of the decision attributed the suspension of the league to prevailing adverse circumstances in the administration of football in the country. According to a letter made [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Plateau Utd, Abia Warriors feature in four-goal thriller as Lobi suffer defeat

NPFL wrap-up: Plateau Utd, Abia Warriors feature in four-goal thriller as Lobi suffer defeat

A late Saidu Salisu spot-kick spared Plateau United blushes on matchday 23 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Here's how games panned out in the NPFL last weekend. Yobe Desert Stars 0-1 Akwa United Michael Ibeh scored a 76th-minute winner as Akwa United recorded a 1-0 victory over Yobe Desert Stars. Plateau United 2-2 Abia Warriors Both sides shared the spoils in a thrilling game [...]

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    Makama, Onuwa, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Makama, Onuwa, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

As is the case every other week, some players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) shone brighter than others. Here are the players who made TheCable’s team of the week. Emmanuel Nasamu A player in form, he was unafraid to leave his line and made several outstanding saves including Seka Pascal's spot kick. Commanding. Abdullahi Ferinyaro Along with his fellow defenders, he [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Nasarawa edge Enyimba in seven-goal thriller as Lobi win big

NPFL wrap-up: Nasarawa edge Enyimba in seven-goal thriller as Lobi win big

Seventeen goals were scored in the 24th round of matches played in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday. Lobi Stars recorded the biggest winning margin of the weekend to maintain top spot with 43 points. This is how it played out across the 10 centres: Nasarawa United 4-3 Enyimba FC Nasarawa United recorded a 4-3 victory over Enyimba at the Lafia City [...]

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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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