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    Abd’Allah sacked as Enyimba FC coach

Abd’Allah sacked as Enyimba FC coach

Coach Usman Abd'allah has been sacked by Enyimba Football Club management with immediate effect.The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side announced his dismissal via their official Twitter handle on Monday.In a statement, Fatai Osho, who was Abd'allah's assistant, is expected to take charge of the Elephant of Aba as interim coach."Enyimba Football Club can announce today that coach Usman Abd'allah [...]

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    Gunmen open fire on Ifeanyi Ubah FC team bus in Kogi

Gunmen open fire on Ifeanyi Ubah FC team bus in Kogi

A player and driver sustained injuries after gunmen opened fire on Ifeanyi Ubah FC team bus in Kabba, Kogi state, on Friday.The team members were on their way to Kano for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) day six fixture when the incident happened.Ifeanyi Ubah FC is scheduled to take on Jigawa Golden stars at the Kano stadium on Sunday.Chukwuma [...]

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    Gambo, Itodo, Mbaoma… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Gambo, Itodo, Mbaoma… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) continued to throw up unpredictable results as games for week five took place on Sunday.Plateau United, league leaders, extended their unbeaten run to five following a 3-1 victory over Delta Force in Asaba while Akwa Starlets defeated Rangers 2-0.Our team of the week is set up in a 4-3-3 formation, with Abdu Maikaba, [...]

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    Plateau United, Wikki Tourists dominate TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Plateau United, Wikki Tourists dominate TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

With just two away wins recorded on week two of the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), TheCable selects the XI from the weekend of breathtaking actions.Chinedu Anozie - Plateau UnitedA title hopeful needs assurance behind the sticks. Chinedu Anozie offered that to Plateau United who defeated Jigawa Golden Stars 1-0 at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium. He produced three world [...]

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    Udoh, Folarin, Akpudje… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Udoh, Folarin, Akpudje… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Following the completion of matches in the opening day of the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, TheCable selects the team of week one.Following their heroics against Heartland in Okigwe, four MFM FC players made the cut with Tony Bolus, their coach, securing a place on our list.Jimoh Oni, two-goal hero, deservedly earns his place in the XI.Below is [...]

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    MFM appoints Tony Bolus, ex-Giwa FC gaffer, as head coach

MFM appoints Tony Bolus, ex-Giwa FC gaffer, as head coach

The management of Mountain of Fire and Ministries Football Club (MFM FC) of Lagos have unveiled Tony Bolus as the team's new head coach following the departure of Fidelis Ilechukwu.Bolus, a former assistant to Imama Amakpakabo at Rangers International FC of Enugu, was considered by the team's management after rigorous screening exercise of top coaches to carry on with the [...]

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    Nigerian league to kick off Sept 20, returns to 38-match format

Nigerian league to kick off Sept 20, returns to 38-match format

The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season is expected to commence on Sunday, September 20, 2019.According to Salihu Abubakar, chief operating officer of the League Management Company the upcoming season will end on May 17, 2020.The league is expected to take a break from December 30 to January 10.LMC has also drawn out the calendar for the season that [...]

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    Ihedioha unveils former MFM gaffer, Fidelis Ilechukwu as Heartland FC coach

Ihedioha unveils former MFM gaffer, Fidelis Ilechukwu as Heartland FC coach

Emeka Ihedioha, Imo state governor, has unveiled Fidelis Ilechukwu as the coach of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Heartland Football Club.The former MFM FC gaffer was unveiled on Monday in Owerri."The working one" as he is fondly addressed joined the "Naze Millionaires" after 13-year stint with the Olukoya boys.Ilechukwu left MFM FC on Thursday, August 1, 2019 by mutual agreement.He [...]

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    Eunisell: Why we rewarded top scorers of NPFL

Eunisell: Why we rewarded top scorers of NPFL

Chika Ikenga, group managing director of Eunisell Limited, says the company hopes to ensure that stadiums in Nigeria record high number of spectators like those in Europe.Speaking at the second edition of the Eunisell boot awards ceremony which held at Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, on Friday, Ikenga said he hoped that the target would be achieved in the next [...]

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    Biffo resigns as Katsina United head coach — five months before contract expires

Biffo resigns as Katsina United head coach — five months before contract expires

Abdullahi Usman Biffo, head coach of the Nigeria Professional Football League side, Katsina United, has resigned from his managerial position with "immediate effect".Biffo, whose future with the club side has drawn some speculations during the just concluded 2018/19 NPFL season, stated that the "time was right" for him to step down.The Kwara-born tactician's contract was due to expire in November [...]

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Enyimba defeat Akwa United, clinch record 8th NPFL league title

Enyimba Football Club clinched their eighth Nigeria Professional Football League title after defeating Akwa United 3-0 in the "Super Six' play offs fixture at the Agege stadium on Wednesday.The Elephants of Aba finished top of the championship play-offs with 12 points after five matches.Reuben Bala scored the opener in the 43rd minute of play before Stanley Dimgba doubled Enyimba's lead [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: FC Ifeanyi Ubah pick playoff spot as Sunshine Stars, Wikki Tourists survive

NPFL wrap-up: FC Ifeanyi Ubah pick playoff spot as Sunshine Stars, Wikki Tourists survive

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) week 22 was dramatic and sizzling for fans across the various centres in the country on Sunday.Playoffs spots were sealed, with FC Ifeanyi Ubah and Enyimba joining Akwa United, Kano Pillars, Enugu Rangers and Lobi Stars.A late strike from Dayo Ojo against MFM FC preserved Sunshine Stars' status in the top flight. It ended [...]

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NPFL Wrap Up: FC Ifeanyi Ubah shocks El-Kanemi in Maiduguri, as Remo, Tornadoes Kwara United relegate

There was certainly lots of drama on matchday 21 of the Nigeria Professional Football League as FC Ifeanyi Ubah shocked Elkanemi Warriors 1-0.The two sides were tied on 30 points coming into the penultimate matchday fixture, effectively making the tie a mar or break one.Chibuike Eze won the game for the Anambra Warriors at the Elkanemi Sports Complex on 78 [...]

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    Ogbeide, Lobi Stars’ coach, is dead

Ogbeide, Lobi Stars’ coach, is dead

Solomon Ogbeide, the coach of Lobi Stars football club, has slumped and died, barely hours to his team’s match against Wikki Tourists of Bauchi.Edema Fuludu, a member of the Tunisia '94 Super Eagles winning team, told TheCable that he died on Monday from low blood pressure."Low BP. I was told," Fuludu said."We just lost Coach Solomon Ogbeide of Lobi Stars. So sad. [...]

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NPFL: Kwara United players, officials protest non-payment of salaries, outstanding sign-on fees

Kwara United players and club officials took to the street to protest to the non payment of salaries and outstanding sign-on fees.Andrew Ikefe, a defender with Nigeria Professional Football League side told TheCable that the protest became inevitable became the season will end on Saturday.https://twitter.com/kwaraunitedfc/status/1130385617974693890?s=21"As for me and some players that joined Kwara United this season, we are just owed [...]

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NPFL Wrap Up: Abia Warriors pick maximum points in Oriental derby, Akwa United edges closer to playoffs

Abia Warriors of Umuahia hope of a Odinga rleegation got a boost as they defeated Heartland FC 4-2 in an Oriental derby in the Nigeria Professional Football (NPFL) League matchday 19.The week 19 matches across various venues saw a Delta Force stunned El-Kanemi 2-0 in Maiduguri on Sunday.Wikki Tourists and Rivers United also pick vital away points.Lobi Stars 1-0 RangersDefender [...]

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