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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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    Lobi Stars to battle Sundowns in CAF Champions League group stage

Lobi Stars to battle Sundowns in CAF Champions League group stage

Lobi Stars have been drawn alongside South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns in Group A of the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Champions League.Lobi Stars also have Morocco's Wydad Casablanca and Asec Mimosas of Cote D'Ivoire to contend with in the group.https://twitter.com/caf_online/status/1078706184192966663?s=21The group stage will have each team playing six matches from January 11 to March 17, 2019.The top two sides in [...]

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    Ebube Duru relishes debut Eagles call up, says ‘I’ll never disappoint’

Ebube Duru relishes debut Eagles call up, says ‘I’ll never disappoint’

Ebube Duru, Lobi Stars player, says he is elated with his debut call-up to the Super Eagles.The left-back is among the 18 players invited for the international friendly against Liberia on Tuesday.Duru has been in fine form for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions.He was also impressive for the Super Eagles B team in the 3-2 loss to Atletico Madrid in [...]

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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 UnitedMichael Ibeh scored a 76th-minute winner as Akwa United recorded a 1-0 victory over Yobe Desert Stars.Plateau United 2-2 Abia WarriorsBoth 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 NasamuA player in form, he was unafraid to leave his line and made several outstanding saves including Seka Pascal's spot kick. Commanding.Abdullahi FerinyaroAlong 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 FCNasarawa United recorded a 4-3 victory over Enyimba at the Lafia City [...]

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    Melai, Agboola, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Melai, Agboola, Bashir… 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.Terkaa MelaiThe former Lobi Stars goaltender put up a man of the match showing against FC Ifeanyi Ubah. He was outstanding for the Ikon Allah Boys.Chris MadakiMadaki's performance [...]

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    NPFL wrap-up: Goals galore as Lobi, Wikki, Ifeanyi Ubah grab big wins

NPFL wrap-up: Goals galore as Lobi, Wikki, Ifeanyi Ubah grab big wins

TheCable runs the rule on the games played in week 14 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Lobi Stars 3-2 Rivers UnitedDespite going behind at some point in the match, Lobi Stars fought back to register a 3-2 win over Rivers United at the Aper Aku Stadium.Ezekiel Mbah opened the scoring for Lobi from the penalty spot in the 18th [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors, El-Kanemi, Sunshine secure impressive wins

NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors, El-Kanemi, Sunshine secure impressive wins

A brace from Obi Samson handed Abia Warriors a 2-0 win over Wikki Tourists in week 13 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Both sides went into half-time deadlocked at 0-0 at the Umuahia Township Stadium before the former Inter FC player delivered a double in the home stretch.Substitute Sikiru Alimi stole the show for Sunshine Stars by scoring the [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Desert Stars end Pillars’ unbeaten run as Lobi Stars go top

NPFL wrap-up: Desert Stars end Pillars’ unbeaten run as Lobi Stars go top

Kano Pillars' unbeaten run came to an end as Lobi Stars shot to the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) table in week 12.Go Round FC 1-0 Sunshine Stars Okon Otop was the lone goal scorer for Go Round FC who won 1-0 against Sunshine Stars.MFM FC 3-0 Heartland FCGoals from Stanley Okorom, Chuka Uwaga and Giscard Tchato was the [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Pillars overpower Go Round as Lobi shock Heartland

NPFL wrap-up: Pillars overpower Go Round as Lobi shock Heartland

A number of games were played in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.Here's how they panned out.Kano Pillars 2-0 Go RoundJunior Lokosa's run in front of goal continued as he scored for Pillars' in the 2-0 defeat of Go Round at the Sani Abacha Stadium. Alassan Ibrahim netted the first goal from the spot.Heartland 0-1 Lobi StarsLobi Stars [...]

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