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Abia Warriors are rarely seen as title challengers in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and since gaining promotion to the elite division in 2013, they have never finished high enough to secure a continental ticket.

Abia Warriors coach promises ‘outstanding’ season

Abia Warriors are rarely seen as title challengers in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and since gaining promotion to the elite division in 2013, they have never finished high enough to secure a continental ticket.

Heartland confirm indefinite suspension of general manager amid intrigues, power play

The hierarchy of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Heartland, have confirmed an indefinite suspension slammed on the General Manager of the club, Chief Chukwudi Ifeanyi.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Nduka Irabor: LMC needs N2.5 billion to run NPFL every season

Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
New Gombe United boss Aliyu Zubairu said he left Nigeria professional football league side Wikki Tourists because of unfulfilled promises by the management.

Aliyu Zubairu defends time as Wikki manager

New Gombe United boss Aliyu Zubairu said he left Nigeria professional football league side Wikki Tourists because of unfulfilled promises by the management.
The race for the 2018-2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title heightened on Monday at the Agege Stadium in Lagos after Match Day 4 action.

Isaac Danladi: November 3 NPFL kick-off date sacrosanct

The chairman of Club Owners Association, Barrister Isaac Danladi has described as sacrosanct the November 3 kick-off date for the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League as announced on Monday by the League Management Company.
The race for the 2018-2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title heightened on Monday at the Agege Stadium in Lagos after Match Day 4 action.

Enyimba to begin NPFL title defence against Nasarawa United

The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season has now been fixed to commence on November 3 with defending champions Enyimba starting out against Nasarawa United.

NPFL begins November 3 – LMC

The League Management Company organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League have now picked Nov. 3 as a new kick-off date for the 2019/2020 NPFL season.
Enyimba will begin their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title defence, with a home fixture against Nasarawa United.

NPFL fixtures announced as new season kicks off next month

Enyimba will begin their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title defence, with a home fixture against Nasarawa United.
Victor Makalala has said that his love to play for his home club motivated his move to Wolves.

Makalala: Why I joined Warri Wolves

Victor Makalala has said that his love to play for his home club motivated his move to Wolves.
New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has revealed his representatives are working on his possible departure from the Nigeria professional football league side.

Katsina United skipper Usman Barau not ruling out a move abroad

New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has revealed his representatives are working on his possible departure from the Nigeria professional football league side.
New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.

Usman Barau declines Enyimba transfer offer to stay with Katsina United

New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Wikki Tourist have announced Garba Ibrahim as the interim replacement for their former manager Aliyu Zubairu, who resigned from the club at the weekend.

Wikki Tourists get new acting coach

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Wikki Tourist have announced Garba Ibrahim as the interim replacement for their former manager Aliyu Zubairu, who resigned from the club at the weekend.

ODSFA: We recruited best players ahead of new season

The Chairman of the agency, Tajudeen Akinyemi, said this on Wednesday in Akure when the executive of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in Ondo State paid him a courtesy visit.
Edema Fuludu, a member of Nigeria’s 1994 Nations Cup winning team, on Tuesday said there won’t be any visible achievement at the senior level without deliberate efforts to groom talents at the grassroots.

Edema Fuludu: Grassroots football development core for teams success

Edema Fuludu, a member of Nigeria’s 1994 Nations Cup winning team, on Tuesday said there won’t be any visible achievement at the senior level without deliberate efforts to groom talents at the grassroots.
Former Abia Warriors striker Chisom Chikatara is presently training with Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club Akwa United ahead of a possible move to the Uyo-based team.

Chisom Chikatara trains with Akwa United ahead of possible move

“Chikatara is presently training with us, but no deal has been signed with him yet, the technical crew and the management have to agree before we can be talking about a contract,’ a top official with Akwa United told newsmen in an interview.
Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

Nigeria Professional Football League to kick-off October 20 – minister

The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League season will kick-off October 20, according to the Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare.
Newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League side, Warrior Wolves, have completed the signing of defender Bright Esieme from Abia Comets.

Warri Wolves complete Bright Esieme signing from Abia Comets

Newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League side, Warrior Wolves, have completed the signing of defender Bright Esieme from Abia Comets.
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club Katsina United have named Usman Barau as their team captain ahead of the 2019-20 campaign.

Katsina United thrash Kada City in pre-season friendly

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Katsina United on Friday recorded a 4-1 win over Kada City in a pre-season friendly match at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna.

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