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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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    NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United silenced at home by Rivers

NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United silenced at home by Rivers

Some shocking results were recorded in matches played in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.Here's an overview of how events unfolded.Enyimba 2-1 Sunshine Stars Former league champions Enyimba edged Sunshine Stars 2-1 at the UJ Esuene Stadium.Enyimba went in front through Stephen Chukwude but the visitors equalised through Ifeanyi Anaenmena's own goal.To make up for his own goal, Anaemena [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Ifeanyi Ubah win oriental derby but no joy for Abia Warriors

NPFL wrap-up: Ifeanyi Ubah win oriental derby but no joy for Abia Warriors

Seven matches were played in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.FC Ifeanyi Ubah got their third win of the season after goals from Ekene Awazie and Seka Pascal helped them to a 2-0 victory over Heartland FC in the oriental derby.The Anambra Warriors are now out of the relegation zone with 10 points while the Naze Millionaires also [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Plateau, Akwa record big wins but Enyimba, El-Kanemi play out stalemate

NPFL wrap-up: Plateau, Akwa record big wins but Enyimba, El-Kanemi play out stalemate

Reigning champions Plateau United annihilated Sunshine Stars 5-0 in week seven of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Tosin Omoyele was the star of the game, thanks to his brace and two assists. Sunday Ingbede, Emeka Umeh, Mafeng Pam also found the back of the net.Akwa United maintained their grip at the top of the table with an emphatic 4-0 defeat [...]

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    Enyimba earn bragging rights in Abia derby as Akwa surge to top of NPFL

Enyimba earn bragging rights in Abia derby as Akwa surge to top of NPFL

A total of six games took place in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Wednesday.FC Ifeanyi Ubah were given a reality check by visiting Akwa United as they drew 1-1 in Nnewi.Cyril Olisema had given the Promise Keepers the lead before Ikeokwu Patrick equalised for the Anambra Warriors. The result takes Akwa to the top of the log with [...]

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    After only three games, Lobi Stars defender fancies winning NPFL title

After only three games, Lobi Stars defender fancies winning NPFL title

Ibukun Harrison is confident that Lobi Stars' two wins and one draw have put them in a good position to challenge for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title.The former Akwa United central defender played in Sunday afternoon's hard-fought 1-0 win over Go Round FC.“Seven points in the League, now what remains is to win the title,” he declared in [...]

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    No one should underestimate our title bid, says Lobi Stars’ Kayode

No one should underestimate our title bid, says Lobi Stars’ Kayode

Lobi Stars should not be overlooked in the bid for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title, says goalkeeper Olufemi Kayode.In their first game of the season, Lobi Stars held Enyimba FC to a 1-1 draw.Kayode said the result will not determine how the Pride of Benue would perform in their quest to challenge for the league title."We are ready to [...]

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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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    NPFL: Enyimba beat Rangers as MFM suffer heavy defeat

NPFL: Enyimba beat Rangers as MFM suffer heavy defeat

Captain, Mfon Udoh, was the hero for Enyimba FC of Aba as his assist and goal secured a dramatic 2-1 comeback victory over defending champions, Rangers.Daniel Etor scored for Rangers — who are currently bottom of the league table — as early as the seventh minute. The first half ended 1-0 in favour of the visitors.The People’s Elephant returned for the second [...]

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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: Bala hat-trick propels Plateau back to top spot

NPFL: Bala hat-trick propels Plateau back to top spot

Plateau United on Sunday returned to the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League table after defeating ABS of Ilorin 4-1.Goals from Joshua Obaje in the 25th minute and a hat-trick from Reuben Bala in the 42nd, 70th and 90th minute secured the victory for United.Despite topping the table before the weekend round of matches, MFM FC lost 0-1 to [...]

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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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    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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    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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    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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