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The General Manager of Rivers United, Chief Okey Kpalukwu stated this during a media chat with journalists in Port Harcourt Friday shortly after briefing the sponsors of the team.

Rivers United commend Sports Minister, NFF, LMC over PPG

The management of Rivers United has commended the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare; President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick and Chairman, League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko for their determined efforts to bring the Nigerian Professional Football League to a conclusive end.

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.
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.
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).

No relegation, no promotion as club chairmen vote to end NPFL

There will be neither promotion from the Nigerian National League (NNL) nor Relegation as the Nigerian Professionals Football League (NPFL) has ended in week 25.
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: NPFL season to be concluded within eight weeks after coronavirus crisis

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced the 2019-20 Nigeria Professional Football League season will be completed within six to eight weeks after the coronavirus crisis.
Gbenga Ogunbote

Lobi Stars manager desperate for league return

Lobi Stars head coach Gbenga Ogunbote has lamented life without football and can not wait for the season to resume from its break.
Rivers United FC coach Stanley Eguma

Stanley Eguma calls for calm in NPFL post coronavirus

Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma has called for calm amidst the talk on what next to expect from the League Management Company of Nigeria as regard decision to be taken on the NPFL post-Covid-19 with the current league season 13 games away but fixture imbalance for some teams who have played less in the process.
Rivers United FC coach Stanley Eguma

Rivers manager unperturbed by effects of coronavirus break on momentum

Rivers united FC coach Stanley Eguma has stated that he is unperturbed by the possible effects of the Covid-19 break on the momentum of his team following a break that happened at a time when the Port Harcourt based side had hit a form that has gotten them to second on the league table just four points behind league leaders Plateau United.
Nigerian midfielder Ezekiel Tamara is adamant that Lobi Stars is not out of the title race despite their poor run of result in recent matches.

NPFL: Lobi Stars not out of title race – midfielder

Nigerian midfielder Ezekiel Tamara is adamant that Lobi Stars is not out of the title race despite their poor run of result in recent matches.

Stanley Eguma: Rivers United still in title race

Head coach of Rivers United Stanley Eguma has insisted that his side remain in the title race despite loosing their previous game against Enugu Rangers.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Monday said they have launched an appeal to the League Management Company (LMC) over referee Jacob Gwatsa.

Rangers midfielder praise hard fought win over Rivers United

The 2016 league Champions beat third place Rivers United 1-0 at the Nnamdi Azikwe stadium on Sunday to make it back to back home win after beating Katsina United last week Wednesday.
League leaders Lobi Stars FC of Makurdi will hope to extend their lead in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) when they confront 18th placed Jigawa Golden Stars in one of the matchday 18 fixtures at the Sani Abacha stadium, Kano.

NPFL: Plateau United extend lead at top of table as Enyimba thrash Sunshine Stars

Plateau United extended their lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League following a hard fought 2-1 home win against Nasarawa United at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday.
Nyesom Wike

Governor commends Rivers United, charges team to fight for honours

Executive Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency, Chief Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (CON, GSSRS, POS) has commended Rivers United following the club’s impressive run in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) this season.
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.

Ibrahim Mustapha: Plateau United not under pressure

Plateau United forward Ibrahim Mustapha has stated that the Jos based side are not under any pressure been at the top of the NPFL with just a point lead after beating Jigawa Golden Stars 2-1 in Jos.
Defending champions Enyimba of Aba secured hard-fought 2-1 win over Abia Warriors in matchday 19 of the Nigeria professional football league on Sunday.

Fatai Amoo lauds NPFL, backs Enyimba for league title

Former assistant coach of the Nigeria u23 national team, Fatai Amoo has revealed that the 19/20 Nigeria professional football league season is more entertaining than previous seasons and the title race is not a one team race.
Lobi Stars of Makurdi defensive midfielder Tamara Ezekiel says his side is still very much in the title race following home draw with rivals Plateau United.

Tamara Ezekiel: Lobi Stars not out of title race

Lobi Stars of Makurdi defensive midfielder Tamara Ezekiel says his side is still very much in the title race following home draw with rivals Plateau United.
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.
Kano Pillars striker, Nyima Nwagua has promised the Sai Masu Gida fans that they will enjoy this weekend NPFL games as they’ll play to win their Matchday 21 fixture against Rivers United.

Nyima Nwagua: Kano Pillars can’t give away two games in a row

Kano Pillars striker, Nyima Nwagua has promised the Sai Masu Gida fans that they will enjoy this weekend NPFL games as they’ll play to win their Matchday 21 fixture against Rivers United.

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