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NPFL: Lobi stars overpower Delta Force 4-0

After Lobi Stars were thrashed 4-1 last Sunday in Jos, it was not unexpected that they would come out smoking on Matchday 2 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) against new boys Delta Force.
Lobi Stars forward Sikiru Alimi said he’s likely to remain with the Club for the upcoming Nigeria professional football league season.

Sikiru Alimi staying with Lobi Stars for next season

Lobi Stars forward Sikiru Alimi said he’s likely to remain with the Club for the upcoming Nigeria professional football league season.
Former Abia Warriors striker Chisom Chikatara is presently training with Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club Akwa United ahead of a possible move to the Uyo-based team.

Chisom Chikatara trains with Akwa United ahead of possible move

“Chikatara is presently training with us, but no deal has been signed with him yet, the technical crew and the management have to agree before we can be talking about a contract,’ a top official with Akwa United told newsmen in an interview.
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Sikiru Alimi excited over maiden Super Eagles B call-up for Togo tie

Lobi Stars striker Sikiru Alimi believes his invitation to the Nigeria B team for Sunday’s African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifying match against Togo in Lome is a reward for his hard work and dedication.

Aiteo Cup: Kano Pillars, Rivers United, Calabar Rovers, Tornadoes through to the semi-final

Kano Pillars, Rivers United, Calabar Rovers, and Niger Tornadoes have booked their places in the semi-finals of the 2019 Federation Cup after they eliminated their opponents in the quarter-final games on Friday.

Rivers United to face Akwa United as Federation Cup reaches Round of 32

Football fans will be presented with more than value for their money at any of the match venues they decide to go and watch in the Federation Cup Round of 32 with mouth-watering fixtures ready to be served to them on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.
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Gbenga Ogunbote: Enugu Rangers paid dearly for wastefulness against Enyimba

Enugu Rangers coach Gbenga Ogunbote has expressed his disappointment with their unimpressive start in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) play-offs against Enyimba on Tuesday.
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Lobi Stars pip Enugu Rangers in Makurdi

Champions Lobi Stars beat Rangers 1-0 in their Nigeria Professional Football League matchday-19 fixture at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi.
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Wikki Tourists and Lobi shares the spoils at Pantimi Stadium

Wikki Tourists of Bauchi and Lobi Stars of Makurdi played out a 1-1 draw in Nigeria Professional Football League rescheduled game at the Pantimi Stadium in Gombe on Thursday.
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Lobi Stars beat Rivers United to go third on NPFL Group B log

Lobi Stars marked their return to the Aper Aku Stadium with a 2-1 win over Rivers United in a rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash on Wednesday.
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Lobi Stars coach proud despite Champions League exit

Lobi Stars coach Solomon Ogbeide has expressed his pride after his team exited the CAF Champions League on a high this past weekend.
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Lobi Stars crash out of CAF Champions League

Nigeria’s sole CAF Champions League campaigner Lobi Stars have failed to make it past the group stage of the competition after losing 3-0 to Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa in her penultimate group game.
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Lobi Stars chief declares fight to finish against Sundowns

Lobi Stars will play the game of their lives in a “make or mar” Champions League tie against 2016 champions Mamelodi Sundowns at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria.
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Abdullahi Biffo: I have Lobi Stars’ PIN code

Katsina United Coach Abdullahi Biffo says his side deserved more than a point in the 1-1 result against league champions, Lobi Stars, in a rescheduled NPFL match played at the weekend in Makurdi.

NPFL: Rangers aiming for all three points against Wikki

As the 2018/2019 Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) abridged season continues mid-week today, Rangers International F.C will hope to take all Match-day 10 three points at stake against Bauchi’s Wikki Tourists inside the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu.
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Femi Kayode: Lobi Stars’ league ambition still intact

Lobi stars goalkeeper Femi Kayode has stated that the NPFL side still have very much upper most in their mind getting flying ahead of next set of matches in the NPFL.
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Match fixing: Lobi Stars drag Wydad Casablanca to CAF

Lobi Stars have confirmed they filed a protest to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) against Wydad Casablanca alleging there was an attempt to influence the result of their CAF Champions League Group A tie against the Moroccan team last Tuesday.
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Lobi Stars hold Wydad Casablanca to a stalemate in Morocco

Nigeria Champions Lobi Stars forced Wydad Casablanca to a goalless draw in the CAF Champions League Group A encounter played in Rabat, Morocco on Tuesday.

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Correctional Service: Agba Jalingo didn’t sponsor inter-cell sports competition for inmates

The authority of Nigerian Correctional Service have refuted reports in one of the private television stations and some social media handles claiming sponsorship of a football competition by detained journalist, Agba Jalingo, for inmates in the Afokang custody Centre of the service in Calabar, Cross River State.
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Kogi elections: Yiaga Africa wants polls cancelled

An election observer group, Yiaga Africa, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to cancel the gubernatorial and senatorial elections in Kogi State; saying the exercise was marred by vote-buying, ballot box snatching, intimidation of voters and thuggery.
An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.

Italian club fires coach for winning 27-0 in football league

An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.
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Kogi elections: Three confirmed dead, casualty list still being compiled – Police

The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr Akeem Busari, who confirmed the deaths to newsmen, said the command was still compiling its report on the poll to ascertain the actual number of casualties.
Pope Francis on March 30 addressed the people, authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Pope hosts meal for 1,500 poor, homeless

Pope Francis on Sunday hosted around 1,500 poor and homeless people for lunch at the Vatican, decrying indifference to poverty as the Catholic Church marked its World Day of the Poor.