Thursday, February 22, 2018

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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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    Udoji, Kano Pillars defender, dies in road crash

Udoji, Kano Pillars defender, dies in road crash

Chinedu Udoji, Kano Pillars defender, has died in a road accident which occurred on Sunday night.Udoji, who played against Enyimba FC, his former club, on Sunday, had an accident on his way home after the Nigeria Professional Football League game in Kano.Confirming the incident to TheCable, Idris Malikawa, Kano Pillars' spokesman, said "it is indeed a sad day for Nigerian [...]

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    Enyimba defender says Plateau United is a ‘tough customer’

Enyimba defender says Plateau United is a ‘tough customer’

Enyimba FC defender Isiaka Oladuntoye has conceded that Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Plateau United will pose a real threat on Wednesday.The People's Elephants will host the Peace Boys in a week nine NPFL clash at the UJ Esuene Stadium, Calabar, and the central defender has admitted that the Jos outfit are performing well this term.But he still thinks [...]

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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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    CAF Confederation Cup: Akwa United ‘hungry’ to beat Banjul FC

CAF Confederation Cup: Akwa United ‘hungry’ to beat Banjul FC

Emmanuel Ariwachukwu, Akwa United central defender, says himself and his teammates are "hungry" to prove their mettle in the CAF Confederation Cup tie against Banjul FC.The Promise Keepers entered the first qualifying round after winning the 2017 Aiteo Cup.The first leg match against Banjul will be played Sunday at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Akwa Ibom.“Banjul showed they have excellent individual [...]

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    CAF cracker: Plateau United ‘have 100 percent chance of beating Eding Sport’

CAF cracker: Plateau United ‘have 100 percent chance of beating Eding Sport’

Striker Tosin Omoyele says Plateau United are not afraid of playing Eding Sport in the first leg of the CAF Champions League knock out tie.The reigning Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions are debutants in the biggest club competition in Africa.While there is a fear that they may concede a home goal, confidence isn't lacking among the players.Ahead of the [...]

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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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    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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    NPFL wrap-up: Akwa United upset Tornadoes as Plateau thump El-Kanemi

NPFL wrap-up: Akwa United upset Tornadoes as Plateau thump El-Kanemi

Akwa United silenced the city of Lokoja after a nailbiting 2-1 victory over Niger Tornadoes on Wednesday.Akwa United head coach Abdu Maikaba had promised to lead his team to victory and he made sure the goods were delivered in a thrilling contest at the Confluence Stadium.Denis Nya put the Promise Keepers in front with a well delivered spot kick in the [...]

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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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    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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    ‘How Katsina United will beat dangerous Enyimba’

‘How Katsina United will beat dangerous Enyimba’

Destiny Ashadi says Katsina United must raise their game when they face Enyimba in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).The Chanji Boys will on Sunday host the People's Elephants and the midfielder believes the visitors are a "dangerous" side."The key to beating Enyimba is to take advantage of their mistakes, even if those will be minimal,” he told TheCable.“The only [...]

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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 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: Can Kwara United replicate last season’s form in the top division?

NPFL preview: Can Kwara United replicate last season’s form in the top division?

Kwara United return to the top-flight after a two-year absence. TheCable assesses their chances in the new season of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).John Obuh proved an inspired appointment by helping the team secure promotion from the Nigeria National League (NNL) Northern Conference.Under the tutelage of former Flying Eagles gaffer, Kwara United played some of the most attractive football [...]

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