Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag "Niger Tornadoes"

    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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    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: 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 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, 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: Plateau lose to ABS as MFM close gap on league leaders

NPFL: Plateau lose to ABS as MFM close gap on league leaders

ABS defeated Plateau United 2-0 to put a dent in their bid to win this season's Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title.Samuel Adedeji scored from the spot five minutes into the game before Segun Akinbo scored ABS' second goal in the 65th minute.Plateau are still ahead of second-placed MFM FC by three points in spite of the loss.At the Agege Stadium [...]

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    NPFL: Plateau, MFM drop points but remain clear of chasing pack

NPFL: Plateau, MFM drop points but remain clear of chasing pack

The two teams atop the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table dropped points on Sunday but they still remain a few points clear of the chasing pack.Plateau United drew 1-1 against Kano Pillars at the Sani Abacha Stadium while in Lagos, MFM were held to a goalless draw by Enyimba.United remain top with 59 points while the Olukoya boys are still second on [...]

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    MFM remain hot on Plateau’s heels as both sides record wins

MFM remain hot on Plateau’s heels as both sides record wins

Plateau United maintained their lead of the Nigeria Professional Football League with a 2-0 win against 3SC at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos, on Sunday.Goals from Emmanuel Odafe and Ibe Johnson took Plateau's tally atop the league to 58 points.Meanwhile, MFM FC, who have stayed within touching distance of United all season, beat Remo Stars 1-0 at Ijebu Ode.Austin Ogunye's [...]

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    NPFL: MFM defeat Wikki to close gap on Plateau United

NPFL: MFM defeat Wikki to close gap on Plateau United

Plateau United suffered a setback in their title quest with a 0-1 away defeat to Niger Tornadoes in Minna on Sunday.At the Soccer Temple in Agege, Lagos, Stephen Odey's 40th-minute goal for MFM FC was enough to earn his side the win over visitors Wikki Tourist.Odey's 17th goal of the season helped MFM maintain the second position with 49 points, two [...]

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    NPFL: Home teams reign supreme as Plateau United maintain top spot

NPFL: Home teams reign supreme as Plateau United maintain top spot

Match Day 21 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) was completely dominated by the home teams as they all recorded victories.Plateau United continued their dominance at the top with a 1-0 victory against Remo Stars through Hamza Owolabi's 43rd minute goal.Plateau now have 39 points from 21 games.Shooting Stars suffered their second straight defeat with a 3-0 loss 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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    I need to solve Niger Tornadoes’ problem of conceding late goals, says Bala

I need to solve Niger Tornadoes’ problem of conceding late goals, says Bala

Abubakar Bala, coach of Niger Tornadoes FC, says he's looking for a solution to his team's knack for conceding last-minute goals.Bala lamented his team's 1-2 loss to Shooting Stars while speaking to journalists on Monday in Minna.Niger Tornadoes drew level with the Ibadan-based team in the 75th minute but the hosts restored their lead some minutes later to win 2-1."I [...]

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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 United extend NPFL lead by five points

Plateau United extend NPFL lead by five points

Plateau United on Sunday extended their lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) by five points.The Jos-based team secured a 2-0 victory against Niger Tornadoes in one of the week 9 matches played.Plateau United took the lead in the injury time of the first-half through Kabiru Umar, who capitalised on an assist from Saleh Hamisu.Six minutes into [...]

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    Rangers win first point of new NPFL season

Rangers win first point of new NPFL season

Enugu Rangers, champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League, picked their first point of the season after coming from behind to play a 1-1 draw against Nasarawa United in Lafia.The first half ended goalless but the home team took the lead through Adamu Hassan just five minutes into the second half.Fortune Omoniwari however restored parity in the 67th minute. Efforts [...]

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