Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tag "Rangers"

    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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    NPFL: What coaches, players are saying about week 18 results

NPFL: What coaches, players are saying about week 18 results

TheCable takes a look at reactions from coaches and players on the matches played in week 18 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Here goes: FC Ifeanyi Ubah 0-0 Enugu Rangers Ladan Bosso, FC Ifeanyi Ubah coach: "It's a point won, but the match disappointed me a bit. It was intense, with two good sides duking it out. I think we played [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United silenced at home by Rivers

NPFL wrap-up: Kwara United silenced at home by Rivers

Some shocking results were recorded in matches played in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.Here's an overview of how events unfolded.Enyimba 2-1 Sunshine Stars Former league champions Enyimba edged Sunshine Stars 2-1 at the UJ Esuene Stadium.Enyimba went in front through Stephen Chukwude but the visitors equalised through Ifeanyi Anaenmena's own goal.To make up for his own goal, Anaemena [...]

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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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    NPFL wrap-up: Akwa United upset Tornadoes as Plateau thump El-Kanemi

NPFL wrap-up: Akwa United upset Tornadoes as Plateau thump El-Kanemi

Akwa United silenced the city of Lokoja after a nailbiting 2-1 victory over Niger Tornadoes on Wednesday.Akwa United head coach Abdu Maikaba had promised to lead his team to victory and he made sure the goods were delivered in a thrilling contest at the Confluence Stadium.Denis Nya put the Promise Keepers in front with a well delivered spot kick in the [...]

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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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    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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    Rangers declare Daniel Etor missing — second player in two weeks

Rangers declare Daniel Etor missing — second player in two weeks

The management of Rangers International FC, Enugu, has declared its striker, Daniel Etor, missing.Foster Chime, the club’s director of media and public relations, made this known in a statement on Saturday in Enugu.Chime said that the player absented himself from training and providing his services without permission."Daniel Etor’s whereabouts now is unknown and efforts to locate or communicate with him [...]

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    NPFL: Rangers back in relegation zone after loosing on the road

NPFL: Rangers back in relegation zone after loosing on the road

Plateau United drew 0-0 with Lobi Stars on Sunday to maintain top spot on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table.United now have 55 points.In Agege, the match between MFM FC and Katsina United was postponed till Monday due to heavy rainfall resulting in a waterlogged pitch.Aminu Abdulkadir opened the scoring in Uyo before the hosts Akwa United came from [...]

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    NPFL: Plateau bounce back as Sunshine stun Rivers in P’Harcourt

NPFL: Plateau bounce back as Sunshine stun Rivers in P’Harcourt

Plateau United defeated FC Ifeanyi Ubah 1-0 on Wednesday to remain atop the Nigeria Professional Football League.Emma James scored Plateau's goal from the spot in the 13th minute after Stephen Eze brought down Hamzat Owolabi in the 18-yard box.Plateau now have 54 points on the log.In Enugu, champions Rangers were leading MFM FC 1-0 before the game was postponed due to [...]

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    NPFL: MFM defeat ABS as Plateau United fall to El Kanemi

NPFL: MFM defeat ABS as Plateau United fall to El Kanemi

MFM defeated ABS 2-1 to close the gap between them and league leaders, Plateau United, on Sunday.Plateau were defeated in Maiduguri by El Kanemi on match day 27 in the Nigeria Professional Football League.Despite the loss, the Jos-based team remain atop the log with 48 points while MFM are second with 46 points.In Uyo, Enyimba also suffered a setback to their title hopes as they [...]

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    NPFL: Plateau thrash Gombe 5-1 as MFM return to winning ways

NPFL: Plateau thrash Gombe 5-1 as MFM return to winning ways

Plateau United defeated Gombe United 5-1 on Sunday to maintain the top spot of the Nigeria Professional Football League table.Peter Eneji's brace from the spot kick and a goal each from Elisha Gombe, Kabiru Umar and Emeka Umeh sealed the win for United.Mannir Ubale scored Gombe's only goal.Plateau United are five points clear at the top with 45 points.Defending champions Rangers ended [...]

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    NPFL: Plateau United overcome Sunshine to maintain top spot

NPFL: Plateau United overcome Sunshine to maintain top spot

Plateau United came from a goal down to defeat Sunshine Stars 2-1 on Wednesday.The win saw United extend their lead atop the Nigeria Professional Football League table.Sunshine Stars, the hosts, got ahead through Ezekiel Thompson's goal in the 34th minute before Emmanuel Odafe drew level for the visitors in the 62nd minute.Emeka Umeh scored the winning goal in the death [...]

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    NPFL: Crowd violence mars Gombe, Rangers 6-goal thriller

NPFL: Crowd violence mars Gombe, Rangers 6-goal thriller

Enugu Rangers scored a last-gasp goal to record a 3-3 away draw with Gombe United in a rescheduled week 19 game in the Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL).The thrilling game was dramatic both on and off the pitch.It was marred by crowd violence and questionable officiating with the hosts' fans resulting to stoning the referee, Benjamin Odey, while Rangers manager got injured.Irate [...]

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    Rivers, Rangers win rescheduled NPFL matches

Rivers, Rangers win rescheduled NPFL matches

Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Rangers and runners up, Rivers United, on Wednesday won their rescheduled league matches against Plateau United and Remo Stars.Both games ended 1-0 in favour of the home teams.Rangers overcame a penalty miss to secure the victory with Daniel Etor scoring the only goal of the game.The Flying Antelopes were awarded a penalty in the 15th minute [...]

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    Rangers overcome Wikki in five-goal thriller

Rangers overcome Wikki in five-goal thriller

Rangers defeated Wikki Tourists on Wednesday to earn a second consecutive victory.The defending champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) won the rescheduled game 3-2.The Flying Antelopes took the lead when Bobby Clement rose above Wikki's defense in the 12th minute to head home a corner kick by Bright Silas.Ifeanyi George scored his second goal in two games when he [...]

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