Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tag "NPFL"

    CHAN Eagles striker Pyagbara joins Tunisian club

CHAN Eagles striker Pyagbara joins Tunisian club

Christian Pyagbara has joined Tunisian Ligue 1 outfit Avenir Sportif de Gabès.The 22-year-old striker signed a two-year contract with the club on Tuesday.“I will do my best with Avenir Sportif de Gabès to honour my country and repay the management for their trust in me," Pyagbara told TheCable after sealing the move."They encouraged me a lot to accept the offer."The [...]

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    NPFL preview: Akwa United staking strong claim for the title

NPFL preview: Akwa United staking strong claim for the title

Akwa United are second on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table with 41 points from 24 games, two adrift of leaders Lobi Stars.The Promise Keepers have so much quality and strength in midfield, a major reason they were fairly successful in the first half of the season.Under the tutelage of Abdu Maikaba, Akwa United have been transformed into a better, [...]

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    CAF CC: Enyimba targets ‘early breakthrough’ in Abidjan

CAF CC: Enyimba targets ‘early breakthrough’ in Abidjan

Isiaka Oladuntoye says Enyimba will target early goals when they square up against Williamaville in a CAF Confederation Cup showdown in Abidjan.The People's Elephants go into the clash after a slim 1-0 victory over the Ivorians in Port Harcourt.Oladuntoye says the Group C leaders will come out with full force in the away fixture."Attack is the name of the game because [...]

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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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    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: Kwara United, Wikki Tourists secure big wins as MFM lose again

NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United, Wikki Tourists secure big wins as MFM lose again

There were several interesting results on matchday 22 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Kwara United kept their survival hopes alive when they beat MFM FC 3-1 in Ilorin.Goals from Segun Alebiosu, Stephen Alfred and Sunday Odudu secured three points for the Harmony Warriors. Sikiru Olatunbosun scored the consolation goal for the Olukoya Boys.At the zenith of the table, Lobi [...]

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    Rangers’ Olusesi wins VAT wonder goal award

Rangers’ Olusesi wins VAT wonder goal award

Tope Olusesi polled a total of 3621 votes to win the matchday 20 VAT wonder goal award.A combined total of 5400 votes were recorded on the Twitter handle and website of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), the highest ever since the inception of the VAT wonder goal award.For the first time, the votes on the website were more than those from Twitter.Olusesi, [...]

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    Red hot Lokosa, impressive Ndifreke make TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Red hot Lokosa, impressive Ndifreke make 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.Emmanuel Iwu  Seven top-class saves in the game made him a formidable obstacle, giving his side a much-needed confidence.Emmanuel Ariwachukwu The agile defender was important for the Promise Keepers at the [...]

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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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    Rangers striker Itoya crowned winner of VAT wonder goal award

Rangers striker Itoya crowned winner of VAT wonder goal award

Kelvin Itoya has won the VAT wonder goal award for matchday 19 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).The striker's goal was voted the best of the week, beating efforts by Kano Pillars' Junior Lokosa and Malachy Ohawume of Rivers United.Itoya's goal in Rangers' 3-0 defeat of Wikki Tourists was described by the organisers as "another practice session masterpiece".The poll to [...]

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    Enyimba, Akwa United held at home as Yobe pip MFM

Enyimba, Akwa United held at home as Yobe pip MFM

It was all smiles for FC Ifeanyi Ubah in their rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game against Enyimba on Wednesday.The Nnewi-based side showed up at the UJ Esuene Stadium in high spirits and fought hard for a 1-1 draw.Seka Pascal and Ibrahim Mustapha scored for the two sides in the oriental derby.Elsewhere on Wednesday, Philip Asuquo netted the only [...]

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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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    Lokosa on fire, solid debut for Alimi… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Lokosa on fire, solid debut for Alimi… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

The first half of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season has come to an end, with Lobi Stars topping the table with 34 points.There were four draws in what was an entertaining weekend full of great team displays and outstanding individual performances.Here are the players who made TheCable’s team of the week.Olufemi KayodeIf Lobi Stars are to emerge champions [...]

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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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