Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tag "Wikki Tourist"

    NPFL wrap-up: MFM thrash Tornadoes as Kwara United continue resurgence

NPFL wrap-up: MFM thrash Tornadoes as Kwara United continue resurgence

Nine clubs jostled for points in various match centres on matchday 20 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).This is how they fared.MFM FC 3-0 Niger TornadoesSikiru Olatunbosun headlined MFM FC's 3-0 win over Niger Tornadoes on Sunday.The winger bagged a brace for the Olukoya Boys with substitute Chijioke Akuneto also getting on the scoresheet.Nasarawa United 2-0 El-Kanemi WarriorsNwani Ikechukwu [...]

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    Elum, Yelful, Umar in contention for VAT wonder goal award

Elum, Yelful, Umar in contention for VAT wonder goal award

Wikki Tourists' Abubakar Umar, Anthony Yelful of El-Kanemi Warriors and Rivers United forward Sochima Elum have made the shortlist for the VAT wonder goal award.Umar's matchday 17 goal for Wikki in the away fixture against Sunshine Stars earned him the nomination.Anthony Yelful scored two goals as Heartland sunk to the bottom of the table after a 3-0 routing by El-Kanemi Warriors [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Only eight goals scored in weekend of slim wins, stalemates

NPFL wrap-up: Only eight goals scored in weekend of slim wins, stalemates

Eight goals were scored in as many games in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday.TheCable takes a look at how the teams fared across various centres on matchday 18.Akwa United 2-1 Sunshine StarsAkwa United returned to winning ways courtesy of a hard-fought 2-1 win over Sunshine Stars.Ifeanyi Ifeanyi drew the first blood before Franklin Sasere equalised for the Owena Whales. [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors, Heartland share points in derby stalemate

NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors, Heartland share points in derby stalemate

This weekend, the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) produced 12 goals, five home wins and two draws.Here is the wrap of games from the seven centres.FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 Sunshine StarsFC Ifeanyi Ubah fought from a goal down to beat Sunshine Stars in Nnewi.Sikiru Alimi silenced fans at the Fortress with the opener. Goals from Patrick Ikeokwu, Issif Traore and [...]

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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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    Ladan Bosso appointed coach of FC Ifeanyi Ubah

Ladan Bosso appointed coach of FC Ifeanyi Ubah

Ladan Bosso, a former Flying Eagles coach, has been appointed as FC Ifeanyi Ubah manager for the 2017/18 Nigeria Professional Football League season.Iyke Nwokedi, media officer of the club, told TheCable that the management of FCIU has reached an agreement with Bosso to manage the Nnewi club in the new season."We (FC IfeanyiUbah Management) can confirm that we have reached [...]

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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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    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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    NPFL: Odey’s brace gives MFM victory over Plateau United

NPFL: Odey’s brace gives MFM victory over Plateau United

Stephen Odey scored a brace to help his side to a 2-1 victory over Plateau United on Sunday at Agege Stadium.Odey scored his first goal with an assist from CNN goal of the week award winner, Sikiru Olatunbosun, in additional time of the first half.Peter Eneji equalised for Plateau United in the 62nd minute but Odey restored the lead from [...]

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    Rivers, Pillars clash ends in stalemate

Rivers, Pillars clash ends in stalemate

Rivers United failed to replicate their CAF Champions League form in a rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League match played on Wednesday.The Port Harcourt-based side had defeated Real Bamako of Mali 4-0 at the weekend but played out a 1-1 draw with visiting Kano Pillars.With the first half almost ending goalless, Godbless Asamoah handed the home team the lead in the [...]

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    NPFL Challenge: Sunshine’s stars to dim Shooting’s

NPFL Challenge: Sunshine’s stars to dim Shooting’s

Your favourite programme, the NPFL Challenge, is back on “air” after a week off due to an unavoidable glitch.Our guest this week is Remi Sulola.Remi started her journalism career in 2009 with Kayode Tijani's Sports Focus International as his Abuja correspondent.In 2011, she started writing a weekly column for SportsDay newspaper. She later became not just a columnist with the [...]

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    It’s away win galore in the Glo NPFL games

It’s away win galore in the Glo NPFL games

Heartland of Owerri came from a goal down to end Kwara United’s three-game unbeaten run with a 3-1 win at the Kwara Stadium, Ilorin in the Glo Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) match.The hosts took the lead in the ninth minute through Ahmed Jimoh's strike but it lasted only three minutes as Mohammad Mohammed equalised for the visitors from a [...]

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