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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Lionel Messi was reported on Thursday to be planning to leave Barcelona in 2021, but Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was hoping the Argentine maestro will stay in Spain.
South Africa’s rand opened stronger on Friday and was on course for gains of roughly 2% against the dollar this week, after the first current account surplus in 17 years and an upbeat U.S. jobs report.
Dr Titus Okunronmu,a former Director, Budgetary Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged the Federal Government to resuscitate all the nation’s refineries towards addressing the problem of fuel importation.
Inter Milan have reached an agreement with Real Madrid to sign Moroccan fullback Achraf Hakimi, the La Liga club announced on Thursday.
An initial purchase of the steroid dexamethasone, shown to be effective in treating severe or critical COVID-19 patients, will be made for up to 4.5 million people in low- and middle-income countries, agencies said on Friday.
Australians have flocked to tennis courts in record numbers since social distancing measures put in place to contain the COVID-19 outbreak were relaxed, Tennis Australia (TA) said on Saturday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) does not think there are manifold undetected coronavirus infections in Africa with people dying unreported, the regional director of the organisation said on Thursday.
Real Madrid have announced the sale of Achraf Hakimi to Inter, with reports suggesting the Milanese club spent around €40 million to secure the services of the youngster until 2025.
Chief Ralph Uwazuruike of the Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, has said that Biafra should not be realized if it would be a place where elder statesmen and religious leaders would be insulted and dehumanised.
The Coalition of Civil Society Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to sign an executive order into law that will allow law enforcement agents arrest and prosecute sponsors and collaborators of terrorists.