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NPFL: Bernard Ogbe named new Niger Tornadoes technical adviser

The Niger government on Thursday appointed a new Technical Adviser for the Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna for the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League season scheduled to kick-off in November.

AITEO CUP: J.Atete, Supreme Court FC eliminate FC Ifeanyiubah, Go Round

Lower league clubs J.Atete and Supreme Court FC have eliminated NPFL sides FC Ifeanyiubah and Go Round FC in the Aiteo Cup Round of 32.

AITEO Cup: Ministry’ll remind government of N10 million pledge to Niger Tornadoes – Commissioner

The Niger Ministry of Sports Development has said that it would remind the state government of its N10 million pledge to Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna for finishing as runners-up in the 2017 AITEO Cup.

Lobi Stars, MFM knocked out of Aiteo Cup

Lobi lost 3-2 to non-Premier League side Standard on penalties after playing out a 1-1 draw in normal time.

Aiteo Cup: Government probes Niger Tornadoes “missing” N10 million price

The Niger government on Thursday said that it has began investigation into the ‘missing’ 10 million Naira 2017 Aiteo Cup prize money won by Niger Tornadoes FC.
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Okechukwu Azubuike joins Pyramids of Egypt

Former Nigeria U23 skipper Okechukwu Azubuike has joined ambitious Egyptian club Pyramids FC from Yeni Malatyaspor for a fee of two million Euros.

World Cup: NPFL coaches make case for home-based players

The Technical Advisers of Kwara United FC of Ilorin, Abubakar Bala, and his FC Ifeanyi Ubah counterpart, Ladan Bosso, on Monday said players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) are good enough to play for the Super Eagles at the World Cup.

Junior Lokosa scores 19th goal to save Kano Pillars from home loss

Junior Lokosa’s 19th goal of the season was what Kano Pillars needed to ensure they did not lose in front of their fans to Rivers United today.

Niger Tornadoes dedicate shock win at FC Ifeanyiubah to late Hussaini Isah

Niger Tornadoes have dedicated their shock 2-1 win at FC Ifeanyiubah in a match day 22 NPFL fixture at Nnewi to their late teammate Hussaini Isah.

Tasiu Lawal gives Katsina United full marks against Sunshine Stars

A brilliant strike by Tasiu Lawal was all Katsina United needed to win all the three points in one of the NPFL match day 22 decided at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium in Katsina Sunday.

Niger Tornadoes defender dies in motorcycle accident

The Nigeria Professional Football League has lost another player to road accident. This occurs few months after former Enyimba skipper Chinedu Udoji died in a ghastly auto crash.

Governor Sani Bello restates commitment to completing ultra-modern stadium

The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, on Sunday in Minna reiterated his government’s determination to complete the N2.4 billion Niger Ultra-modern Stadium in Maikunkele near Minna.

NPFL: Junior Lokosa nets brace as Kano Pillars down Kastina United

Junior Lokosa continued his superb goal scoring form for Kano Pillars on Sunday; netting a brace in their 3-1 win over Katsina United in one of Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League Match Day 21 ties.

MFM FC lose 0-1 to Niger Tornadoes, laud officiating

Mounting of Fire and Miracles (MFM) FC of Lagos on Sunday lost 0-1 to Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at Bako Kontagora Stadium in Minna.

MFM FC coach Ilechukwu disappointed with Rivers United home draw

Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has said he is disappointed MFM FC could only draw 1-1 with Rivers United at home.

NPFL leaders Lobi Stars go six points clear

Lobi Stars consolidated their leadership of the NPFL after they pipped Kano Pillars 1-0 courtesy of a late winner by midfielder Ayo Saka today.

Ngozi Elechi: Go Round will retain its status in NPFL

Go Round head coach Ngozi Elechi is optimistic that the team will not be relegated at the end of the season.

El Kanemi Warriors thrash Heartland 3-0 in Maiduguri

El Kanemi Warriors have eased relegation fears after they thumped Heartland 3-0 at home today.

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