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The management of Gateway United FC have condoled with Enugu Rangers over the demise of their player Ifeanyi George who passed on on Sunday after a fatal accident in company of his colleagues.

Victor Ikpeba hails Rangers for honouring deceased striker

Former Super Eagles striker Victor Nosa Ikpeba has heaped praises on the management of Nigeria professional football league side Rangers international of Enugu for how they honor deceased striker Ifeanyi George.
The management of Gateway United FC have condoled with Enugu Rangers over the demise of their player Ifeanyi George who passed on on Sunday after a fatal accident in company of his colleagues.

Rangers retires Number 15 jersey in tribute to late Ifeanyi George

Nigeria professional football league side Rangers International FC have retired the club’s jersey number 15 in honor of their late striker, Ifeanyi George.
CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

Imama Amapakabo will improve Abia Warriors – skipper

Abia Warriors captain and long-serving defender Austin Obaroakpo has stated that the appointment of coach Imama Amapakabo as coach of the Nigeria Professional Football League side will improve the fortunes of the NPFL side.
Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL)

NWFL to return for 2020/21 season with a new format

The women league which was running in an abridged format of two groups and the top two teams from each group will meet for the Super four where winners will emerge.
Katsina United Mustapha Aliko has confirmed his departure from the Club after canceling his contract with the team.

Aliko Mustapha cancels contract with Katsina United over unpaid salaries

Katsina United goalkeeper Mustapha Aliko has confirmed his departure from the club after canceling his contract with the team.
Gbenga Ogunbote

Lobi Stars deserve continental ticket – coach

Lobi Star of Makurdi Coach Gbenga Ogunbote says he’s trusting the management to protect the interest of club as stakeholders edge closer to final resolution for the 2019-2020 season.
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).

LMC adviced against NPFL restart

Former Nigeria international Friday Ekpo has advised the LMC against trying to resume league football in Nigeria be it the Nigeria Professional Football League or any other strata of league football in the country citing the lack of capacity for Nigeria to do that at the moment.

Heartland officials, players to protest against unpaid salaries

Following the non-payment of salaries at Heartland Football Club, players and officials have threatened to stage a protest as they seek payment of their salaries.

Rivers United reacts to FIFA’s transfer ban

Nigeria professional football league side Rivers United said they are ready to dialogue with World Football Governing Body FIFA, following the transfer ban imposed on them.
Enyimba will begin their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title defence, with a home fixture against Nasarawa United.

NPFL club owners boss calls for calm amongst members

Chairman of Club owners association of Nigeria, Barrister Isaac Danladi, has urged members to stay United and calm as they edge close to taking a decision on the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League Season.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF debunks cancelation of the NPFL season

The Federation said that wide consultation is still ongoing as to the format and pattern of foreclosing the 2019/2020 Football Season, including that of the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.
Enyimba will begin their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title defence, with a home fixture against Nasarawa United.

Nigerian league club owners deny adopting points per game model

Club Owners have denied ending the 25-week old Nigeria Professional Foot­ball League by adopting the points per game model to determine the league win­ner and continental repre­sentatives.

Gbenga Ogunbote urges local players to seize Super Eagles chances

Lobi Stars coach Gbenga Ogunbote has called on Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) players to seize their Super Eagles opportunities when they come.
Nigeria Flying Eagles striker Ahmad Abubakar Ghali said he’s delighted to make his debut for Slovakian side As Trencin.

Flying Eagles striker delighted with his AS Trencin debut

Nigeria Flying Eagles striker, Ahmad Abubakar Ghali said he’s delighted to make his debut for Slovakian side As Trencin.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr: Why it’s difficult for NPFL players to break into Super Eagles

Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr has defended his decision for overlooking players in the Nigeria Professional Football League for national team selection.
MFM Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has stated that his side still has a lot of work to do following their 1-0 loss to Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: I abandoned ‘Okada’ business for coaching

Heartland FC gaffer Fidelis Ilechukwu has revealed the reason why he left motorcycle business, popularly known as Okada to become a football coach.
Abdu Maikaba

Playoff: LMC not fair to Plateau United – Abdu Maikaba

Plateau United coach Abdul Maikaba has reacted to the possible options on how to conclude the 2019/2020 NPFL season as pronounced by the LMC Chief Shehu Dikko.

Ahmed Musa: I started my football career as a goalkeeper

Former Leicester City forward and Nigeria captain, Ahmed Musa has opened up on his journey to stardom and the difficulties he faced.

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