Thursday, February 21, 2019

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    NPFL Wrap Up: Akwa United overcome FC Ifeanyi Ubah as Kada City wins in Jos

NPFL Wrap Up: Akwa United overcome FC Ifeanyi Ubah as Kada City wins in Jos

Week ten of the Nigeria Professional Football League brought about a whole lot of excitement with two away wins recorded.Enugu Rangers 2-1 Wikki TouristsAt the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu Rangers recorded a 2-1 victory over Wikki Tourists.Michael Uchebo and Godwin Agbara gave the Flying Antelopes a two-goal advantage, but Abba Umar caused a nervous finish with an 86th-minute effort.MFM FC [...]

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    NPFL Wrap Up: Remo Stars pick first win of the season

NPFL Wrap Up: Remo Stars pick first win of the season

Matchday nine games in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) took place on Wednesday and Thursday which saw Remo Stars record their first win of the season.Group ANiger Tornadoes 0-0 EnyimbaNiger Tornadoes played out a 0-0 draw with Enyimba at the Bako Kontagora Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.Sunshine Stars 1-1 Bendel InsuranceBendel Insurance earned a valuable point away from home when [...]

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    NPFL wrap up: MFM FC shock Tornadoes with massive comeback

NPFL wrap up: MFM FC shock Tornadoes with massive comeback

It was a good matchday eight for Enyimba, MFM FC, El-Kanemi Warriors, Plateau United and Kwara United who won their matches.Group AMFM FC 3-2 Niger TornadoesKenedinum Chuks' late strike capped a dramatic 3-2 win for MFM FC against Niger Tornadoes on Sunday.Fidelis Ilechukwu's side trailed to Abishiya Peter's early opener and Osondu Jonathan's effort at the Agege Stadium.But Olawale Abisoye [...]

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    Rangers handed tough CAF Confederation Cup group

Rangers handed tough CAF Confederation Cup group

Rangers International have been drawn in a tough group for the CAF Confederation Cup.The Nigerian team is in group B alongside Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia, CS Sfaxien of Tunisia and Salitas of Burkina Faso.The draw was held at CAF headquarters on Monday.Rangers defeated Bantu FC of Lesotho 4-2 on aggregate to qualify for the group stage.The Antelopes of Enugu will [...]

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    Heartland FC players dominate TheCable’s team of the week

Heartland FC players dominate TheCable’s team of the week

A moment of magic from Samuel Nnochiri gave Heartland a crucial 1-0 win at Nasarawa United, as the away side claimed maximum points.Kano Pillars and Akwa United drew 1-1 at the Sani Abacha Stadium while Kwara United edged Enyimba 3-2 to move top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).FC Ifeanyi Ubah secured a vital point against Go Round FC at [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United edge Enyimba as Heartland shock Nasarawa

NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United edge Enyimba as Heartland shock Nasarawa

A total of 18 goals were scored in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) games played on Sunday.There were impressive wins for Kwara United, Heartland and Plateau United.Here's TheCable's wrap-up.Kwara United 3-2 EnyimbaThe most entertaining game took place at the Kwara Stadium Complex, where Kwara United hosted Enyimba.United edged past the People's Elephants 3-2.Wikki Tourists 2-1 Niger TornadoesWikki Tourists held off [...]

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    Boboye succeeds Osho at Remo Stars, targets continental football

Boboye succeeds Osho at Remo Stars, targets continental football

Kennedy Boboye says his objective is to qualify Remo Stars for continental football.The Abeokuta club unveiled him as its new technical adviser on Friday.The former Plateau United coach succeeds Fatai Osho who resigned on Wednesday.Boboye left the Jos-based side following the expiration of his two-year contract. While there, he made history by guiding them to a first ever NPFL championship in [...]

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    Fatal Osho resigns as Remo Stars coach

Fatal Osho resigns as Remo Stars coach

Fatai Osho has resigned as the head coach of Remo Stars Football Club.This is the second time Osho will be quitting as Remo Stars coach after he was reappointed following Nduka Ugbade’s exit in 2017.A source told TheCable that the club's management wants Osho to be an assistant to Kennedy Boboye, which he agreed to."Remo stars management want Kennedy Boboye to [...]

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    Junior Lokosa, NPFL goal king, joins Esperance

Junior Lokosa, NPFL goal king, joins Esperance

Junior Lokosa, Kano Pillars striker, has joined Esperance of Tunis Football Club on a two and half-year deal.The announcement of Lokosa's acquisition was announced by Esperance on Monday.The 24-year-old was the highest goal scorer in the 2017/18 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season."Arrived Saturday night in Tunis to finalize his transfer to Esperance, the top Nigerian scorer of last season, [...]

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    Aliyu, Chinedu, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Aliyu, Chinedu, Bashir… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

After a seven-month break, the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) resumed at the weekend.TheCable's team of the week is made up of the 11 standout players.Chinedu Anozie (FC Ifeanyi Ubah)Anozie frustrated Plateau United's attackers with his outstanding display for FC Ifeanyi Ubah in the 0-0 draw.Babatunde Solomon (El-Kanemi Warriors)The no-nonsense defender peppered Akwa United's strikers with his physical approach and [...]

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    CAF CC: Rangers seal crucial win over Bantu

CAF CC: Rangers seal crucial win over Bantu

Rangers International produced an exhilarating performance to pick a 2-1 victory over Bantu FC in the first leg of the Confederation Cup play-off round.The Gbenga Ogunbote-tutored players were deserving winners in the match played at the Setsoto Stadium, Maseru, on Sunday.Ifeanyi George made a return to the starting block as Chidera Ezeh kept his place among the starters.Pint-sized winger Bright Silas [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: El-Kanemi grab away win as MFM, Heartland lose on the road

NPFL wrap-up: El-Kanemi grab away win as MFM, Heartland lose on the road

The 2018/19 Nigeria Professional Football League got underway with six games across various centres.Here's is TheCable's wrap-up of matchday 1 action.Enyimba 2-0 MFM FCGoals from Nelson Ogbonnaya and Abdulrahman helped Enyimba defeat MFM FC 2-0 in Aba.Kwara United 1-1 Sunshine StarsSeun Olulayo's second half own goal cancelled out Franklin Shashere's strike as Kwara United forced Sunshine Stars to a 1-1 [...]

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    Lobi Stars fight back to beat Mamelodi Sundowns in CAF CL opener

Lobi Stars fight back to beat Mamelodi Sundowns in CAF CL opener

Lobi Stars defeated South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1 as the CAF Champions League kicked off on Friday.The Nigerian team fought back from a goal down to win the first Group A game.The encounter took place at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu.Lobi reached the CAF Champions League group stage after defeating Kenyan giants Gor Mahia in the first round tie in December 2018.Liberian [...]

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    Insurance back to NPFL after 11 years absence

Insurance back to NPFL after 11 years absence

Insurance Football Club of Benin have gained promotion to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NFL) after an 11-year absence.Insurance beat Shooting Stars of Ibadan 1-0 on a Wednesday at the ongoing Nigeria National League (NNL) Super 8 tournament in Abia state.Charles Omokaro's 10th minute strike took the Edo Arsenal back to top flight.Remo Stars of Ijebu also returned to the [...]

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    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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