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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.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr releases 30-man provisional squad

The list released on Monday included two surprises – Junior Lokosa, who has scored 18 goals in the Nigeria Professional Football League, and Simeon [Simy] Nwankwo, who scored five goals for Italian Serie A side, Crotone, in April.

NPFL: Junior Lokosa scores brace as Kano Pillars whip Kats‎ina United 3-1

Kano Pillars Football Club beat visiting Katsina United 3-1 on Sunday to earn the maximum points in a week 21 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

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.

Foreign pros to feature for Super Eagles against Atletico Madrid in Uyo

Nine overseas-based players are now to be called up to feature in a friendly against Atletico Madrid on May 22 in Uyo.

Enyimba, Akwa United held at home as Yobe Desert Stars pip MFM

It was all smiles for FC Ifeanyi Ubah in their rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game against Enyimba on Wednesday.

CAF appoints Ifeanyi Ubah into AFCON organizing body

The club also has a sustainable youth development programme, with young players who step up to the plate regularly promoted to the senior squad.

Lobi Stars sign MFM FC stars Monsuru Bashiru, Ospino Egbe

Lobi Stars have completed the signing of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) goalkeeper Ospino Egbe and utility player Monsuru Bashiru for the second round of the 2017/18 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Henry Abiodun: Sunshine were unlucky against Lobi

Sunshine Stars head coach Henry Abiodun felt that his charges were unlucky against Lobi Stars on Sunday.

Imama Amapakabo: El-Kanemi Warriors hungry for victory

Coach of El-Kanemi Warriors, Imama Amakapabo, ahead of his team’s matchday 20 encounter with Nasarawa United has said El-Kanemi Warriors is ready to cart away the three points at stake in the first match of the second stanza of the Nigeria professional football league.

CAFCC: Coach Aigbogun targets winning start against Djoliba

Enyimba head coach, Paul Aigbogun, says it is important for the club to start their campaign in the group stages of the CAF Confederation Cup against Malian side Djoliba with a win.

LMC fine Yobe Desert Stars N4.25 million for crowd troubles

The League Management Company (LMC) has slammed Yobe Desert Stars with a fine of N4.25m for breaching the framework and rules of the Nigeria Professional Football League during their match day 19 encounter against Kwara United.

Go Round coach Ngozi Elechi gets three games ultimatum

Go Round FC have handed a three-match ultimatum to their head coach, Ngozi Elechi, and his assistants to win at least seven points from their next three matches or get firedw.

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.

Heartland FC fined N6.25 million over referee attack

The League Management Company has imposed on Heartland FC of Owerri a fine of N6.25 million for contravening the Framework and Rules that govern the Nigeria Professional Football League.

Coach Aigbogun: Flying Eagles can’t afford to miss next U-20 AFCON

Flying Eagles head coach, Paul Aigbogun, says the team can’t afford to miss out on a place in the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations after failing to qualify for the last edition in Zambia.

Ex-Barcelona winger Ezekiel Bassey rejoins Akwa United

Former home-based Super Eagles winger Ezekiel Bassey hopes to make an impact with Akwa United after linking up with the club following the expiration of his contract with Iranian club, Paykan FC.

Joseph Osadiaye: Enyimba ready to fight for NPFL title

Enyimba winger, Joseph Osadiaye, believes the club can still challenge for the Nigeria Professional Football League title this season after closing the gap between them and log leaders Lobi Stars to seven points following Wednesday’s 2-0 win against Go Round.

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