Saturday, February 17, 2018

Tag "Plateau United"

    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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    Plateau United win their first-ever NPFL title

Plateau United win their first-ever NPFL title

Plateau United of Jos have won the Nigeria Professional Football League, the first time in the club's history.They defeated the defending champions Rangers International 2-0 on Saturday to lift the cup at their Rwang Pam Stadium.United are the 19th champion of the league.The champions' first goal came through Chukwuemeka Umeh in the 25th minute before Benjamin Turba doubled the lead in the [...]

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    Ezenwa to start in goal for Super Eagles against Cameroon

Ezenwa to start in goal for Super Eagles against Cameroon

Ikechukwu Ezenwa will start in goal for the Super Eagles against Cameroon in Friday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying cracker in Uyo, Akwa Ibom.This was announced during the team’s press conference held on Wednesday at the Ibom Meridien Hotel, Uyo.South Africa-based goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has been ruled out of action as a result of an injury. Akpeyi was in goal in [...]

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    NPFL: Enyimba outclass Wikki as MFM, Plateau drop points

NPFL: Enyimba outclass Wikki as MFM, Plateau drop points

Plateau United were held 1-1 by Rivers United at the Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos on Saturday.Emeka Ogbugh opened the scoring for the visitors in the 14th minute before United drew level through Peter Eneji's 89th-minute goal.MFM failed to capitalise on the leaders' slip as they fell 0-1 to Abia Warriors in Umuahia.Plateau United are still top of the table [...]

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    NPFL: Plateau defeat MFM to extend lead at the summit

NPFL: Plateau defeat MFM to extend lead at the summit

Plateau United beat MFM FC 1-0 to extend their lead atop the Nigeria Professional Football League table on match day 34.Ibe Johnson's third minute opener made the difference in the game between the two title contenders on Sunday.Plateau are now on 62 points while MFM remain on 56 points after the loss.Defending champions Rangers edged Sunshine Stars 1-0 at the [...]

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    MFM ‘battle ready’ for top of the table clash with Plateau United

MFM ‘battle ready’ for top of the table clash with Plateau United

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table toppers Plateau United FC and second placed MFM will lock horns on Sunday at the Rwang Pang Stadium, in Jos.Last season, the Olukoya Boys played 1-1 against the Peace Boys in Jos, while they lost 0-1 at home. MFM have already beaten United this season, winning 2-1 at home in Lagos.Plateau United currently sit atop the [...]

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    NPFL: Plateau, MFM drop points but remain clear of chasing pack

NPFL: Plateau, MFM drop points but remain clear of chasing pack

The two teams atop the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table dropped points on Sunday but they still remain a few points clear of the chasing pack.Plateau United drew 1-1 against Kano Pillars at the Sani Abacha Stadium while in Lagos, MFM were held to a goalless draw by Enyimba.United remain top with 59 points while the Olukoya boys are still second on [...]

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    MFM remain hot on Plateau’s heels as both sides record wins

MFM remain hot on Plateau’s heels as both sides record wins

Plateau United maintained their lead of the Nigeria Professional Football League with a 2-0 win against 3SC at the Rwang Pam Stadium, Jos, on Sunday.Goals from Emmanuel Odafe and Ibe Johnson took Plateau's tally atop the league to 58 points.Meanwhile, MFM FC, who have stayed within touching distance of United all season, beat Remo Stars 1-0 at Ijebu Ode.Austin Ogunye's [...]

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