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LMC releases final 2019/20 NPFL league table

The League Management Company has announced the final standing for the 2019-2020 Nigeria Professional Football League season.
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Africa Cup of Nations postponed until 2022

The next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed by 12 months, the Confederation of African Football confirmed in their Executive Committee meeting on Tuesday.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF debunks cancelation of the NPFL season

The Federation said that wide consultation is still ongoing as to the format and pattern of foreclosing the 2019/2020 Football Season, including that of the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has extended the suspension of the continent’s inter-club finals until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Caf inter-club competitions postponed indefinitely

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has extended the suspension of the continent’s inter-club finals until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.
US Monastir forward Anthony Okpotu says lack of quality match balls and natural grass playing surfaces in the Nigeria Professional Football League are the major reasons why Nigerian clubs fail to deliver on the continent.

Anthony Okpotu: Why Nigerian clubs perform woefully on the continent

US Monastir forward Anthony Okpotu says lack of quality match balls and natural grass playing surfaces in the Nigeria Professional Football League are the major reasons why Nigerian clubs fail to deliver on the continent.

Brown Ideye: Why I was dropped from 2014 World Cup squad

Nigerian and former West Brom striker Brown Ideye has opened up on how he missed out on the Super Eagles team to the 2014 World cup in Brazil.

CAF postpones Champions League, Confederation Cup semis indefinitely

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has announced the indefinite postponement of the Champions League and Confederation Cup semi-final matches.

World Cup winner Marcel Desailly rubbishes Ghana technical director reports

Former France international of Ghanaian descent Marcel Desailly has debunked media reports about ongoing talks with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) over the football governing body's technical director role.
The management of Gateway United FC have condoled with Enugu Rangers over the demise of their player Ifeanyi George who passed on on Sunday after a fatal accident in company of his colleagues.

Enugu Rangers star Ifeanyi George laid to rest in Lagos

Former Nigeria international and Enugu Rangers player Ifeanyi George was laid to rest in Lagos on Saturday.

AFCONQ: CAF ponder September date amid virus outbreak

Eggheads of Africa’s football governing bobdy, Confederations of African Football (CAF) are considering moving the 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers to September-October due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Cameroon’s Japoma Stadium, Douala will host the first ever single final-match format of the Champions League the Confederation of African Football has announced.

Cameroon’s Japoma Stadium to host CAF Champions League final

Cameroon’s Japoma Stadium, Douala will host the first ever single final-match format of the Champions League the Confederation of African Football has announced.

CAF sticks to Afcon qualifier schedule despite coronavirus fears

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has no plans to postpone any club or international fixtures due to the coronavirus outbreak, but is open to scheduling matches behind closed doors, the organisation said on Wednesday.
Horoya AC of Guinea Nigerian striker Bolaji Sakin has stated that he will reveal his little knowledge of Enyimba to his Guinean teammates ahead of this Sunday’s CAF Confederation cup quarter final first leg between both side at the Enyimba stadium.

Horoya forward Bolaji Sakin dreams CAF Confederation Cup glory after ousting Enyimba

Horoya AC of Guinea striker Bolaji Sakin has stated that he wants to end the ongoing CAF Confederation Cup campaign as champion after helping his side to the last four stage of the competition.
Stanley Dimgba kept his feet on the pedals of his fine scoring form, controlling Cyril Olisema’s chipped pass to send in a low strike and give Enyimba the lead four minutes before the interval. Three minutes later, youngster Anayo Iwuala spearheaded a swift break to set up Victor Mbaoma, who picked his spot from the edge of the box, handing Fatai Osho’s side a two-goal lead at the break.

Enyimba to receive $350,000 after Confed Cup exit

Nigeria Professional Football League champions Enyimba will receive $350,000 after crashing out in the quarter-final stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.
Stanley Dimgba kept his feet on the pedals of his fine scoring form, controlling Cyril Olisema’s chipped pass to send in a low strike and give Enyimba the lead four minutes before the interval. Three minutes later, youngster Anayo Iwuala spearheaded a swift break to set up Victor Mbaoma, who picked his spot from the edge of the box, handing Fatai Osho’s side a two-goal lead at the break.

CAFCC: Enyimba manager blames injuries for home draw vs Horoya AC

Enyimba coach Fatai Osho has attributed the 1-1 first leg CAF Confederation Cup tie against Horoya AC on injuries sustained by some key players.
Stanley Dimgba kept his feet on the pedals of his fine scoring form, controlling Cyril Olisema’s chipped pass to send in a low strike and give Enyimba the lead four minutes before the interval. Three minutes later, youngster Anayo Iwuala spearheaded a swift break to set up Victor Mbaoma, who picked his spot from the edge of the box, handing Fatai Osho’s side a two-goal lead at the break.

Victor Mbaoma: I’ve fulfilled part of my mission in Enyimba

Victor Mbaoma has told newsmen that he has fulfilled one of his essential objectives that influenced his decision to join Enyimba of Aba last year.
Enyimba coach Usman Abdallah has stated confidently that the People’s Elephant are in Sudan to pick qualification to the group stage of the CAF champions league ahead of the away tie to Sudanese Al-hilal despite a goalless first leg fortnight ago.

Usman Abdallah out to prove a point against Enyimba in Aba

Abdallah led the People’s Elephants to their 8th league title last season and a semi final CAF Confederation cup place two seasons ago, but the romantic relationship between him and the club ended following dismal start into their title defence this season.
Experienced winger and former Nigeria international Felix Ogbuke has rejoined Enugu Rangers six months after he was considered surplus for requirement and eased out by the Coal City Flying Antelopes.

Felix Ogbuke rejoins Rangers after six months without club

Experienced winger and former Nigeria international Felix Ogbuke has rejoined Enugu Rangers six months after he was considered surplus for requirement and eased out by the Coal City Flying Antelopes.

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Governor El-Rufai: South should produce next President

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