Saturday, November 17, 2018

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    Bala Nikyu is new coach of Nasarawa United

Bala Nikyu is new coach of Nasarawa United

Former Niger Tornadoes boss, Bala Nikyu, has agreed to be the head coach of Nasarawa United.A source in the club told TheCable that the deal hasn't been made official by the management of Solid Miners.But feelers from the team's camp suggest that he has agreed to a one-year deal.The former Wikki Tourists and Katsina United coach returns to the familiar [...]

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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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    Again, Nwachukwu in contention for VAT wonder goal award

Again, Nwachukwu in contention for VAT wonder goal award

Tope Olusesi of Rangers, Nasarawa United's Ikechukwu Nwani, Kano Pillars' Nyima Nwagua, and Chidi Nwachukwu of Go Round FC are up for the VAT wonder goal award.It is the second time Nwachukwu will be nominated for the weekly award. He was recently nominated alongside Sikiru Olatunbosun, an MFM FC striker who won the award last week.This time around, Nwachukwu was recognised [...]

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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: 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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    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 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: Lobi Stars atop after three games as Rangers register first victory

NPFL wrap-up: Lobi Stars atop after three games as Rangers register first victory

Matchday three of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) was filled with suspense, breathtaking goals and entertainment.TheCable reviews all the games which took place at the weekend.Katsina United 2-0 Enyimba FCEnyimba lacked the strength to cope with the firepower of Katsina United at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium where they lost 2-0.Martins Usule got the opener for the Chanji Boys before [...]

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    NPFL preview: With a lean purse and few signings, how far can Nasarawa United go?

NPFL preview: With a lean purse and few signings, how far can Nasarawa United go?

Although Nasarawa United have retained the services of Kabiru Dogo for a third season, many wonder if the team's limited finances will restrict their ability to improve in 2018.Last season, the club nearly qualified for the CAF Confederation Cup and that, of course, will be a target ahead of the new season.However, with a modest budget and the lack of [...]

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    NPFL: Plateau United maintain top spot as MFM beat Sunshine Stars

NPFL: Plateau United maintain top spot as MFM beat Sunshine Stars

Plateau United's unbeaten start to the Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) continued on Sunday as they forced hosts, Nasarawa United, to a goalless draw.The stalemate ensured Plateau United maintained their top spot on the table.The Jos-based team is yet to lose a game after six matches and have a point's lead at the top of the table with MFM closely behind [...]

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    LMC fine Heartland for ‘unacceptable behaviour’ of their fans

LMC fine Heartland for ‘unacceptable behaviour’ of their fans

Heartland FC of Owerri and three other clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) have been charged by the League Management Company (LMC) for various breaches bothering on failure to provide adequate security and unacceptable supporters’ behaviour.Nasarawa United, Giwa FC, Abia Warriors and the Owerri club were fined a minimum of half a million naira as the “LMC exercised [...]

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    Fuel sold for N40 and 12 things that were true the last time Pillars lost in Kano

Fuel sold for N40 and 12 things that were true the last time Pillars lost in Kano

The world has changed a lot between the last time Kano Pillars lost 2-1 to Julius Berger in Kano on June 21, 2003, to the recent defeat on August 23, 2015, to Nasarawa United.Let us flash back to exactly 12 years, two months and four days ago!FUEL SOLD FOR N40It was even N26 a day before Pillars lost to the [...]

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    Federation Cup: Katsina, Abeokuta to host semi-finals

Federation Cup: Katsina, Abeokuta to host semi-finals

The semi-final matches of this year’s men’s Federation Cup competition will hold at the Karkanda Stadium, Katsina and the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta on Wednesday, August 19, 2015.The Karkanda Stadium, which was commissioned a couple of months ago with a match involving the Super Eagles B and a Katsina Selected Side, will play host to the clash between five-time champions [...]

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