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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.
Michael Babatunde has tipped Wyday Casablanca to qualify for the quarter-finals of the CAF Champions League after their 1-0 away win over Lobi Stars in a Group A on Matchday 3 encounter at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.
Democratic Republic of Congo outfit TP Mazembe crushed Tunisian visitors Club Africain 8-0 Saturday to achieve a record winning margin for a CAF Champions League group match.
Austin Ogunye has stated that Lobi Stars are only interested in picking the maximum points at stake not minding the quality in Wydad Casablanca.
Lobi Stars forward David Tyavkase insists the club will go all out for a win in Saturday’s CAF Champions League match day three encounter against Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca.
Lobi Stars goalkeeper John Lawrence has been recalled back into the Pride of Benue ahead of their CAF Champions League Group A tie with Wydad Casablanca of Morocco slated for the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, on Friday after he completed the two-match ban placed on him by the Confederation of Africa Football for fighting against Gor Mahia of Kenya last month.
Egyptian club Ismaily have been disqualified from the African Champions League after fans forced the abandonment of Friday’s home fixture against Club Africain, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has said.
The General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, has praised Nigeria’s two representatives in this season’s African club continental competitions, Lobi Stars of Makurdi and Rangers International of Enugu for their efforts so far in their respective contests.
Lobi Stars of Makurdi lost by a lone goal to Asec Mimosas of Cote d’Ivoire in Saturday’s CAF Champions league second Group A game played at the Houphouet Boigney Stadium in Abidjan.
Lobi Stars of Makurdi coach Solomon Ogbeide has declared that his side’s 2-1 victory against Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa in their first group match of the CAF Champions League has given them a boost in confidence.
Lobi Stars midfielder John Lawrence has been suspended for the two matches by CAF, the player was found guilty of fighting two Gor Mahia players in last month’s first leg preliminary CAF Champions League match in Kenya.
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) chief operating officer, Mallam Salisu Abubakar, has thrown more light on the decision to postpone some matches of the first weekend in the new season, as he says it was meant to allow newly promoted clubs have some rest.
Lobi Stars will take on Mamelodi Sundowns in the 2018/19 CAF Champions League Group A on Friday.
Lobi Stars midfielder Kelly Kester says he’s confident his team will prove the critics wrong by picking one of the quarter final ticket in their CAF Champions league group.
Lobi Stars manager Solomon Ogbeide said his team would work hard to qualifier for the quarter finals of this season CAF Champions League inspite of their underdogs tag.
The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.
The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.
Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.
The Nigerian Red Cross Society has released toll-free lines for citizens to reach it in the course of the elections.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the total value of capital importation into Nigeria stood at 16.81 billion dollars in 2018 compared to 12.22 billion dollars capital imported in 2017.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has received a fresh batch of returnees from Libya.
Two renowned academics, Prof. Akin Oyebode and Prof. Bola Akinteriwa, have criticised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for postponing the general elections.
A Sudanese parliamentary committee has postponed a meeting on amending the country's constitution to allow President Omar al-Bashir to run for a new term, state media reported on Saturday.