Saturday, November 17, 2018

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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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    NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors shock MFM as Pillars thrash Nasarawa

NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors shock MFM as Pillars thrash Nasarawa

Games in week 21 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) gave fans a lot to cheer.The biggest winners were Abia Warriors who secured their first away victory of the season against MFM FC at the Agege Stadium on Sunday.TheCable has a low down on how action panned out in nine centres.MFM FC 0-1 Abia WarriorsA second half Ndifreke Effiong [...]

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    Olatunbosun, Nwani, Ashadi… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Olatunbosun, Nwani, Ashadi… 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.Uche OkaforThe goalkeeper filled in for Joshua Enaholo in the 0-0 draw with Rivers United. He earned his team a crucial point by keeping a clean sheet.Ifeanyi NwekeThe [...]

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Tough duels await Nigerian teams in CAF Confederation Cup

Tough duels await Nigerian teams in CAF Confederation Cup

Nigerian representatives were matched against tough teams in the round of the 16 stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.Enyimba FC, Plateau United, Akwa United and MFM FC avoided each other in the draws which took place on Thursday.Two-time CAF Champions League champions, Enyimba FC will need to navigate past South African outfit Bidvest Wits.Plateau United were drawn against Algerian powerhouse USM Algiers [...]

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    MFM beat Real Bamako to keep CAF Champions League campaign alive

MFM beat Real Bamako to keep CAF Champions League campaign alive

MFM FC booked a place in the next round of the CAF Champions League after a 1-0 win over AS Real Bamako at the Agege Stadium.Chijioke Akuneto scored the sole goal to help the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side qualify 2-1 on aggregate.The win has set up a second round meeting with MC Algiers.Speaking with TheCable after the game, head [...]

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    MFM FC team bus involved in road mishap

MFM FC team bus involved in road mishap

The team bus of MFM FC, Nigeria Professional Football League side, was involved in a road accident on Sunday.The Olukoya Boys were their way back to Lagos from Jos after playing Plateau United on Saturday.The accident took place at about 4.40pm Sunday evening along Akungba Road in Ondo state.An eyewitness told TheCable that no life was lost in the road [...]

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    MFM coach laments lack of quality in squad, says ‘expect no magic from us’

MFM coach laments lack of quality in squad, says ‘expect no magic from us’

Fidelis Ilechukwu, coach of MFM FC, has played down the readiness of his team for the CAF Champions League.Ilechukwu said this while reviewing his team’s 2-1 victory over FC Ifeanyi Ubah at the Agege Township Stadium, Lagos.He said fans should not expect much from his team, saying, "I can't promise anything concerning the CAF Champions League because of our situation [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Plateau, Tornadoes off to good start but MFM, Go Round slump to defeat

NPFL wrap-up: Plateau, Tornadoes off to good start but MFM, Go Round slump to defeat

The 2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) got underway this weekend with 18 goals scored across 10 centres.The big winners were Plateau United and Niger Tornadoes who were victorious away from home against Nasarawa United and Kwara  United respectively.Kano Pillars were forced to a 2-2 draw by Katsina United on Saturday. Junior Lokosa and Alassan Ibrahim were song for Masu Gida [...]

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    NPFL preview: Fixtures and what to expect from opening-day games

NPFL preview: Fixtures and what to expect from opening-day games

As the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) returns on Saturday, TheCable takes a look at the week one fixtures and what each club is bringing to the party.Abia Warriors vs MFM FCAbia Warriors have become a different team under Rafael Everton having churned out impressive results in pre-season games.MFM failed to pick a point on their last two visits to Umuahia [...]

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    NPFL preview: Can MFM successfully compete on three fronts?

NPFL preview: Can MFM successfully compete on three fronts?

MFM FC have been largely inactive in the transfer market and one can't help but wonder what effect it may have on their performance in the new season.While fans are still be basking in the euphoria of their impressive run last season, coach Fidelis Ilechukwu is already preparing for the new campaign.Last season saw the Olukoya Boys pick a Champions [...]

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    Plateau United to play Cameroon’s Eding Sport in CAF Champions League

Plateau United to play Cameroon’s Eding Sport in CAF Champions League

The four Nigerian teams taking part in African continental club competitions in the 2018 season now know their opponents.Plateau United, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, will face Eding Sport club of Cameroon in the first leg of the CAF Champions League.Lagos-based side, MFM FC, will play any club that finishes in second place in the ongoing Malian league.In the [...]

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