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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.

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.

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.

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.

Ezekiel Bassey, Chima Akas, Paul Onobi share in Super Eagles $2.8 million World Cup...

Ezekiel Bassey, Chima Akas and Paul Onobi will also share in the Super Eagles largesse of $2.8 million for qualifying for the World Cup in Russia.

World Cup: Moses Simon to undergo final scan in London, as Gernot Rohr drops...

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday said Super Eagles’ winger, Moses Simon, would undergo one more final scan in London ahead of Nigeria’s game against England on Saturday.

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: Super Eagles sweat on William Troost-Ekong, Joel Obi, Moses Simon

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has disclosed William Troost-Ekong and Joel Obi are nursing knocks from training and so doubtful for Monday’s friendly against DR Congo.

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 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.

El Kanemi Warriors ease relegation fears with win over Akwa United

El Kanemi Warriors eased relegation fears after they beat Akwa United 2-0 today in a rescheduled NPFL match at home.

Kennedy Boboye: Plateau United will be champions again

Coach Kennedy Boboye has said Plateau United hope to retain the NPFL championship they first won last season.

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.

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