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Ugwuanyi urged to revive Rangers FC

A South Africa-based sports philanthropist, Ephraim Onodu, has urged Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to revive Rangers International FC and bring the club back to winning ways.

WAFU Cup: Chukwu hails home-based Super Eagles’

Former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu, has hailed the home-based Super Eagles for their brilliant performance against Black Stars in ongoing West Africa Football Union Cup of Nations.

Ifeanyi Ubah never paid Rohr – Pinnick

NFF president Amaju Pinnick has maintained Ifeanyi Ubah has never paid Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr and he will want the oil mogul to give a breakdown of his financial assistance to the football house.

Wikki Tourists relegate Shooting Stars after win over Gombe United

Wikki Tourists have finally consigned Shooting Stars to the second division after they beat Gombe United 2-0 in a re-arranged NPFL game played in Maiduguri.

NPFL: Wikki beat Gombe to avoid relegation

Wikki Tourists have retained their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) status following their 2-0 win against relegated Gombe United in a rescheduled matchday 38 clash in Maiduguri on Saturday.

NPFL: Abandoned Gombe United vs Wikki Tourists match moved to Maiduguri

Last weekend’s abandoned NPFL final day game between hosts Gombe United and Wikki Tourists will now be staged in Maiduguri on Saturday, officials have said.

Gov. Ugwuanyi dissolves Enugu Rangers board

The Governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has dissolved the board of Enugu Rangers International.

Massive shake-up in Rangers FC eminent – official

There will be massive shake up in Rangers International FC of Enugu ahead of the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, spokesman of the club, Foster Chime, said on Tuesday.

Kano Pillars chairman blasts players for disappointing NPFL campaign

Kano Pillars chairman Tukur Babangida has said the four-time champions finished a disappointing eighth on the NPFL table this past season because the players were not committed.

I almost quit Rivers United due to sabotage, pressure – Eguma

Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma, has revealed that he almost stepped down from his role as head coach of the NPFL outfit during the season on account of sabotage and pressure.

WAFU Cup: Coach confident Eagles will advance despite late arrival

Coach Salisu Yusuf has said that despite late arrival in Ghana he is confident the home-based Super Eagles will do well at the WAFU Cup beginning with today’s playoff game against Sierra Leone.

Plateau United deserved NPFL title – Akanni

Former Nigeria youth international, Waidi Akanni, has joined many Nigerians in celebrating new champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League, Plateau United, saying the Jos based team deserved the title following their consistency during the season.

Amoo blames ‘stupid’ pay strike for Shooting Stars’ relegation

Fatai Amoo has blamed a “stupid” pay strike embarked by “so-called senior players” for the relegation of Shooting Stars from the NPFL.

In Pictures: Plateau United emerge NPFL champions

Plateau United won their first-ever Nigeria league crown after they stayed on top of the 20-team table for 316 days.


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