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Heartland recorded their first win of the season following a 2-0 win against Enyimba in their matchday four encounter at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday.

Heartland end winless run in derby game vs Enyimba

Heartland recorded their first win of the season following a 2-0 win against Enyimba in their matchday four encounter at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday.
Kano Pillars Football Club on Thursday unveiled Frenchman Lionel Emmanuel as their technical adviser. Also signed ahead of the 2020-2021 campaign are nine players.

Kano Pillars stop Katsina United in derby

Kano Pillars today beat Katsina United 2-0 to win the Northwest Derby, while Enugu Rangers bounced back from an opening day defeat at Rivers United to pip visiting Akwa United 1-0 in the second week of the NPFL.
Nigerian football boss Amaju Pinnick has accused Kano Pillars and Rivers United of lacking steel as the clubs prepare for CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round second legs this weekend.

Nigerian soccer boss criticises CAF Cup losers

Nigerian football boss Amaju Pinnick has accused Kano Pillars and Rivers United of lacking "steel" as the clubs prepare for CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round second legs this weekend.
Some soccer fans in the country have given League Management Company (LMC) a pat on the back for dishing out punishments following the show of Shame involving Premier league side Kano pillars and team Captain Rabiu Ali.

CAFCC: Pillars will give sweat and blood to qualify – Rabiu Ali

Despite going down to AS Jafaar in the first-leg of the CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round, Kano Pillars skipper, Rabiu Ali believes his side can still qualify for next phase of the competition.
Some soccer fans in the country have given League Management Company (LMC) a pat on the back for dishing out punishments following the show of Shame involving Premier league side Kano pillars and team Captain Rabiu Ali.

CAFCL: Rabiu Ali drums for support for Kano Pillars

Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Kano Pillars FC, touched down in Dakar, the capital of Senegal ahead of their CAF Confederation Cup on Friday.
Striker Obioma Chukwuemeka has joined Abia Warriors on a season-long deal from oriental club side Heartland.

Chukwuemeka Obioma joins Abia Warriors from Heartland

Striker Obioma Chukwuemeka has joined Abia Warriors on a season-long deal from oriental club side Heartland.
Nigeria international Moses Simon has revealed that it took him time before he could adapt to life in Europe, Sportinglife.ng reports.

Super Eagles star provides boreholes for Benue community

Nantes winger Moses Simon has come to the aid of Obagaji Agatu community, local government area of Benue State by donating boreholes.
Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has confirmed discussion is ongoing with Sunshine stars and a possible return to the club he twice led to the semi-final of CAF inter-club competitions in 2011 and 2012 respectively which will bring an end to his stint at Lobi stars

Gbenga Ogunbote confirms Lobi Stars exit

Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has confirmed discussion is ongoing with Sunshine stars and a possible return to the club he twice led to the semi-final of CAF inter-club competitions in 2011 and 2012 respectively which will bring an end to his stint at Lobi stars.

Kano Pillars skipper Rabiu Ali debunks retirement reports

Kano Pillars captain Rabiu Ali has dismissed reports making round in the media that he is planning to retire from the round leather game.
Kano Pillars edge gritty MFM 1-0 at the Sani Abacha Stadium, while Chukwuemeka Obioma inspires Heartland to 5-0 thrashing of Adamawa United Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 20 fixture played at the Okigwe stadium.

NPFL: Kano Pillars manager regrets draw with Lobi Stars

Kano Pillars boss Ibrahim Musa says he is disappointed that his lads failed to beat Lobi Stars in Sunday’s Nigeria professional football league clash.
Kano Pillars forward Nyima Nwangwa has bewailed his side’s 3-1 defeat to MFM FC as and described losing to the Lagos based side as a very painful experience despite taking a half time lead in a game they were expected to stop the home side from winning on the ground of previous records and current struggles within MFM FC.

Kano Pillars’ coach decries Rivers United’s tactics in 1-2 defeat

Ibrahim Musa, the Head Coach of Kano Pillars Football Club, on Sunday decried the “delay tactics style of football’’ deployed by Rivers United FC during their 1-2 defeat in Port Harcourt.
Plateau United striker Silas Nenrot has stated that he hopes his side can maintain their current position till the end of the season or stay top on the final day of the league season as the team current sit top 3 pts clear of second placed Lobi stars.

Heartland end Plateau United unbeaten run, Akwa secure first win

League leaders Plateau United suffered their first defeat in the Nigeria Professional Football League this season after going down to a 1-0 defeat against Heartland at the Okigwe Stadium on Sunday.
Plateau United striker Silas Nenrot has stated that he hopes his side can maintain their current position till the end of the season or stay top on the final day of the league season as the team current sit top 3 pts clear of second placed Lobi stars.

Plateau United seek to maintain unbeaten run

Former Nigeria Professional Football League champions Plateau United will try to maintain its unbeaten run in the 2019/20 season when they clash with Heartland FC in one of the Matchday 7 fixtures at Okigwe Township Stadium tomorrow.
The League Management Company has lifted the one-year suspension imposed on Sunshine Stars coach Kayode Julius.

LMC lifts ban on Sunshine Stars coach, captain

Julius was banned by the LMC for attacking Lobi Stars goalkeeper Ospino Egbe during a warm-up session before the Nigeria Professional Football League encounter between Sunshine Stars and Lobi Stars at the Akure Township Stadium last season.
Julius Ubido feels hard done and emotionally shattered, claiming he departed Heartland with a ‘broken and bleeding heart’ following the refusal of the club to reciprocate his loyalty, dedication and long service to the Naze Millionaires.

Julius Ubido: I left Heartland with broken heart after 13 years

Julius Ubido feels hard done and emotionally shattered, claiming he departed Heartland with a ‘broken and bleeding heart’ following the refusal of the club to reciprocate his loyalty, dedication and long service to the Naze Millionaires.
Kano Pillars have unveiled their 18-man travelling squad for Sunday’s Caf Champions League second leg preliminary round tie away to Asante Kotoko.

CafCL: Gambo Muhammad dropped as Pillars name squad to face Kotoko

Kano Pillars have unveiled their 18-man travelling squad for Sunday’s Caf Champions League second leg preliminary round tie away to Asante Kotoko.
Captain Rabiu Ali scored with an overhead kick as Kano Pillars came from behind to beat Asante Kotoko 3-2 in the first leg Caf Champions League preliminary round clash at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Saturday.

Rabiu Ali: Kano Pillars to take game to Asante Kotoko

Kano Pillars skipper Rabiu Ali has stated Masu Gida are not lost on the challenge ahead of their Caf Champions League away decider with Ghanaian outfit Asante Kotoko on Sunday.
Asante Kotoko coach Kjetil Zachariassen believes his team did not deserve to lose the first leg of their Caf Champions League preliminary round tie against Kano Pillars.

Caf CL: Kotoko didn’t deserve to lose against Pillars in Kano – coach

Asante Kotoko coach Kjetil Zachariassen believes his team did not deserve to lose the first leg of their Caf Champions League preliminary round tie against Kano Pillars.
Captain Rabiu Ali scored with an overhead kick as Kano Pillars came from behind to beat Asante Kotoko 3-2 in the first leg Caf Champions League preliminary round clash at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Saturday.

Rabiu Ali inspires Kano Pillars to 3-2 comeback win against Asante Kotoko

Captain Rabiu Ali scored with an overhead kick as Kano Pillars came from behind to beat Asante Kotoko 3-2 in the first leg Caf Champions League preliminary round clash at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Saturday.
Some soccer fans in the country have given League Management Company (LMC) a pat on the back for dishing out punishments following the show of Shame involving Premier league side Kano pillars and team Captain Rabiu Ali.

Fans hail LMC over Rabiu Ali, Kano Pillars’ hammer

Some soccer fans in the country have given League Management Company (LMC) a pat on the back for dishing out punishments following the show of Shame involving Premier league side Kano pillars and team Captain Rabiu Ali.

NPFL fines Kano Pillars, bans skipper Rabiu Ali

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has slammed Kano Pillars captain Rabiu Ali with a 12-match ban.
Agege Stadium was thrown into chaos on Monday (today) after the NPFL Super Six match between Kano Pillars and Rangers which ended 1-1. 2

NPFL play-offs: Pillars fans attack referee at Agege Stadium

Agege Stadium was thrown into chaos on Monday (today) after the NPFL Super Six match between Kano Pillars and Rangers which ended 1-1.

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