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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.

Kwara United hold Rangers in Enugu

Rangers International Football Club failed to climb up the table on Sunday after a goalless draw with visiting Kwara United FC in a 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture.

Rangers FC coach blames loss to Niger Tornadoes on pitch

Coach Gbenga Ogunbote of Rangers International FC of Enugu has blamed poor pitch for the team’s 0-1 loss to Niger Tornadoes of Minna in an away match on Sunday.

Lobi Stars pip El Kanemi Warriors to stay top of NPFL

Lobi Stars consolidated their top spot on the NPFL standings after they pipped visiting El Kanemi Warriors 1-0, while there were home wins for Katsina United, Fc Ifeanyiubah, Niger Tornadoes and Yobe Desert Warriors.

Coach Abubakar Bala out of Flying Eagles trip to lead new club Kwara United...

Coach Abubakar Bala has opted out of the Flying Eagles trip to Egypt so that he could lead new club Kwara United to victory against Kano Pillars in a renewed fight to stay up in the NPFL.

Flying Eagles off to Cairo on two-match tour

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, on Saturday flew to Cairo for a two-match tour of Egypt as part of the team’s preparations for the qualifying series of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations.

Kano Pillars fail to go top of NPFL after home draw

Kano Pillars blew the chance to go top of the NPFL after they could only force a 1-1 draw with Niger Tornadoes in a rescheduled game in Kano.

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