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Ike Shorunmu: Pressure on Poland, not Super Eagles

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has maintained the Super Eagles will not be under any form of pressure going into tonight’s friendly against Poland.

Stephen Eze fights for Super Eagles starting XI place, gets Gernot Rohr praise

Bulgaria-based central defender Stephen Eze is fighting to be on the Super Eagles starting XI for Friday night’s friendly against Poland.

Gbolahan Salami match winner on debut in Kazakhstan

Gbolahan Salami made a goal-scoring debut for his Kazakhstani club Irtysh Pavloda today as he scored the match winner in their 2-1 win over visitors Aktobe.

Sunshine Stars sack Duke Udi as head coach

Coach Duke Udi has been relieved of his post as head coach of Nigeria Professional Football League club Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure.

Duke Udi: Transfer ban hurting Sunshine Stars

Sunshine Stars coach Duke Udi has said the transfer restrictions slammed on his team has affected their fortunes adversely this season.

NPFL side MFM FC dismiss crisis report

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries FC have described as “false” a report that the CAF Champions League campaigners are in a crisis as the players morale is at an all-time low due to poor incentives.

Gbenga Ogunbote: Enugu Rangers too wasteful laments

Enugu Rangers coach Gbenga Ogunbote has said his team paid dearly for their wastefulness in front of goal in their last NPFL match against Kano Pillars.

Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun invites 28 players to camp

The Head Coach of the U20 Boys’ National Team, Paul Aigbogun, has invited 28 players to camp as Nigeria begins preparations for the qualifying series for 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations.

Sunshine Stars accept LMC sanctions, plead for leniency

President of Sunshine Stars FC, Otunba Tajudeen Akinyemi, has communicated in writing the club’s decision to accept the recent disciplinary measures imposed on the club by the League Management Company (LMC) including three points deduction for repeated offence of fans’ unruly conduct and hostility towards match officials.

Erasmus Onuh: I expected Niger Tornadoes sack

Erasmus Onuh has said he accepts his dismissal as Niger Tornadoes coach because he was not winning games.

LMC deduct three points from Sunshine Stars for referee attack

A three-point deduction and a fine of N1.5m has been imposed on Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure by the League Management Company (LMC) following attacks on match officials by their fans in last Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League match day eight clash against Kano Pillars at the Akure Township Stadium.

Kano Pillars’ Junior Lokosa vows to shoot down Enyimba

Kano Pillars forward Junior Lokosa hopes to continue his rich scoring form for the club when they take on Enyimba in Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League match day nine fixture at the Sani Abacha Stadium.

Junior Lokosa, Abdu Maikaba win January League Bloggers Awards

Kano Pillars forward Junior Lokosa and Abdu Maikaba of Akwa United have been named the League Bloggers Awards Player and Manager respectively in the Nigeria Professional Football League for the month of January.

NPFL: Enugu Rangers stop El-Kanemi Warriors on Imama Amapakabo’s return, Kano Pillars hold Sunshine

FC IfeanyiUbah picked their first win in five games in the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) with a comfortable 2-0 home victory against Eastern rivals Heartland FC on Sunday.

Sunshine Stars fans attack referee after draw with Kano Pillars

Sunshine Stars face stiff punishment from the League Management Company after their fans allegedly attacked match officials following Sunday’s 0-0 home draw in the Nigeria Professional Football League against Kano Pillars at the Akure Sports Complex.

LMC adjusts four NPFL fixtures

Some fixtures of the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) were on Thursday adjusted by the League Management Company (LMC).

Plateau, Akwa United secure big wins

The front-runners in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Plateau United and Akwa United, both secured big wins in their league games against Sunshine Stars and Wikki Tourist respectively on Sunday.

NPFL: Coach Kennedy Boboye backs Plateau United to bounce back from Kano Pillars’ defeat

Head coach of Plateau United, Kennedy Boboye, has backed his team to bounce back from their away defeat to Kano Pillars, in their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture on Wednesday.


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