Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tag "Plateau United"

    CAF bans Nigerian referee over ‘attempted manipulation’

CAF bans Nigerian referee over ‘attempted manipulation’

Joseph Ogabor, a Nigerian referee, has been banned from officiating for one year over "attempted manipulation".The Confederation of African Football (CAF), in a statement on Sunday, said Ogabor's ban was confirmed by its disciplinary board.South African referee, Victor Gomes, claimed he was approached to fix the result of the African Confederation Cup first leg tie between Nigerian side Plateau United and [...]

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    CAF CC: Plateau United defeat USM Algiers 2-1

CAF CC: Plateau United defeat USM Algiers 2-1

Plateau United walked the tight rope with a slim 2-1 win over USM Algiers on Saturday.The Peace Boys who adopted the Agege Stadium as their home ground missed a flurry of chances in the CAF Confederation Cup round of 16 encounter.Former junior international King Osanga sent the fans into a wild celebration with the first goal after 19 minutes.Poor marksmanship [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Goals galore as Lobi, Wikki, Ifeanyi Ubah grab big wins

NPFL wrap-up: Goals galore as Lobi, Wikki, Ifeanyi Ubah grab big wins

TheCable runs the rule on the games played in week 14 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Lobi Stars 3-2 Rivers UnitedDespite going behind at some point in the match, Lobi Stars fought back to register a 3-2 win over Rivers United at the Aper Aku Stadium.Ezekiel Mbah opened the scoring for Lobi from the penalty spot in the 18th [...]

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    Tough duels await Nigerian teams in CAF Confederation Cup

Tough duels await Nigerian teams in CAF Confederation Cup

Nigerian representatives were matched against tough teams in the round of the 16 stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.Enyimba FC, Plateau United, Akwa United and MFM FC avoided each other in the draws which took place on Thursday.Two-time CAF Champions League champions, Enyimba FC will need to navigate past South African outfit Bidvest Wits.Plateau United were drawn against Algerian powerhouse USM Algiers [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors, El-Kanemi, Sunshine secure impressive wins

NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors, El-Kanemi, Sunshine secure impressive wins

A brace from Obi Samson handed Abia Warriors a 2-0 win over Wikki Tourists in week 13 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Both sides went into half-time deadlocked at 0-0 at the Umuahia Township Stadium before the former Inter FC player delivered a double in the home stretch.Substitute Sikiru Alimi stole the show for Sunshine Stars by scoring the [...]

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    Plateau United crash out of CAF Champions League

Plateau United crash out of CAF Champions League

Plateau United, reigning champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), failed to advance to the group stage of the CAF Champions League despite a 1-0 win over Etoile Sportive du Sahel.The Peace Boys crashed out 4-3 on aggregate following a 4-2 loss in the first leg in Tunisia.In the return leg on Sunday afternoon, Plateau United signaled their attacking [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Desert Stars end Pillars’ unbeaten run as Lobi Stars go top

NPFL wrap-up: Desert Stars end Pillars’ unbeaten run as Lobi Stars go top

Kano Pillars' unbeaten run came to an end as Lobi Stars shot to the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) table in week 12.Go Round FC 1-0 Sunshine Stars Okon Otop was the lone goal scorer for Go Round FC who won 1-0 against Sunshine Stars.MFM FC 3-0 Heartland FCGoals from Stanley Okorom, Chuka Uwaga and Giscard Tchato was the [...]

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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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    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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    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: Enyimba winless after two games as Tornadoes, Plateau share top spot

NPFL wrap-up: Enyimba winless after two games as Tornadoes, Plateau share top spot

Plateau United produced a five-star performance to defeat Rivers United 2-0 in Jos.The Peace Boys made nonsense of the Pride of Rivers in the week 2 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Wednesday.It took only 29 minutes for the home side to take the lead through an excellent free kick from central defender Golbe Elisha. The game was [...]

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    Victory is our goal, says Plateau Utd coach ahead of Nasarawa game

Victory is our goal, says Plateau Utd coach ahead of Nasarawa game

After one game in the 2017/18 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) campaign, Plateau United have three points in the bag.Ahead of Wednesday's league game against Rivers United, coach Kennedy Boboye told TheCable that his team will not get carried away after their triumph over Nasarawa United.He said their focus is on winning the next game, saying it is their main [...]

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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: Fixtures and what to expect from opening-day games

NPFL preview: Fixtures and what to expect from opening-day games

As the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) returns on Saturday, TheCable takes a look at the week one fixtures and what each club is bringing to the party.Abia Warriors vs MFM FCAbia Warriors have become a different team under Rafael Everton having churned out impressive results in pre-season games.MFM failed to pick a point on their last two visits to Umuahia [...]

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    Plateau United to play Cameroon’s Eding Sport in CAF Champions League

Plateau United to play Cameroon’s Eding Sport in CAF Champions League

The four Nigerian teams taking part in African continental club competitions in the 2018 season now know their opponents.Plateau United, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, will face Eding Sport club of Cameroon in the first leg of the CAF Champions League.Lagos-based side, MFM FC, will play any club that finishes in second place in the ongoing Malian league.In the [...]

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