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FC Ifeanyi Ubah’s Wasiu Jimoh gutted by NPFL shift

FC Ifeanyi Ubah’s Wasiu Jimoh has stated that he was gutted by the report of the Nigeria Professional Football League postponement.
Chris Giwa

NFF appoints Emmanuel Ikpeme as acting general secretary, postpones league resumption

The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by Chris Giwa, has appointed Dr Emmanuel Ikpeme as Acting General Secretary of the football house following corruption allegation levelled against former General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi.

NFF crisis: NPFL postponed indefinitely

The resumption of Nigeria's domestic league has been postponed indefinitely amid a leadership crisis currently rocking the country's football.
Dayo Ojo

NPFL: Sunshine Stars set for fight to the finish against relegation – Dayo Ojo

Sunshine Stars midfielder, Dayo Ojo, says the players of the Akure side will give their all to ensure the club maintain its top flight status at the end of the season.
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Fans floods Saint Petersburg for Super Eagles’s match against Argentina

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday said that Saint Petersburg, the town hosting the all-important match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the La Albiceleste of Argentina had been flooded with fans from both countries.

Enugu government secures insurance cover for Rangers players, technical crew

The Enugu state government says it has secured an insurance cover for the players and technical crew of Rangers International FC.

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.

Katsina United coach Abdullahi Biffo rues defeat to Enyimba

Katsina United head coach Abdullahi Biffo has praised his side for their efforts despite going down to a 2-0 defeat to Enyimba in Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League matchday 23 encounter at the UJ Esuene Stadium, Calabar.

Stephen Odey backs Super Eagles to fly in World Cup

Former Mountain of Fire Ministries Fc of Lagos striker, Stephen Odey, has backed the Super Eagles of Nigeria to fly high in Russia 2018 World Cup despite losing three of their last five warm up games ahead of the the tournament.

World Cup: Enyimba hail Ikechukwu Ezenwa on inclusion in Super Eagles squad

Seven-time Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Enyimba, have congratulated their goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa after he was picked in Nigeria’s 23-man squad to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr names final Super Eagles squad

The duo of Ola Aina and Mikel Agu were the two players dropped as coach Gernot Rohr released his final 23-man squad for this summer’s FIFA World Cup on Sunday.

Nigeria’s Kalu Orji joins Moroccan club Mouloudia Oujda

The defender was a member of Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles that finishes second at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) hosted by Morocco early this year, his second appearance in the competition after participating in the previous edition in Rwanda in 2016.

Super Eagles defender Stephen Eze ‘disappointed’ to be dropped from World Cup squad

Bulgaria-based defender Stephen Eze has expressed his disappointment after being dropped from the Super Eagles squad to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

DR Congo friendly, World Cup auditions for Simy and Lokosa

Despite fears concerning the Ebola crises in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Super Eagles will play the Leopards of DR Congo at the Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium, Port Harcout.

World Cup goalkeeper’s choice should be on current form, confidence

Ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup in Russia, Nigerians have advised Coach Gernot Rohr to be guided by current form in selecting Nigeria’s first-choice goalkeeper.

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).

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