Build your team around NPFL players, Owolabi tells Rohr
Former International, Felix Owolabi, has expressed regret on the larger number of foreign-based players used over those in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) in international engagements, especially during the AFCON qualifiers. Coach Gernot Rohr recently prosecuted the second game of the CAF Group E Africa Cup of Nations against Seychelles with players in either…
Chukwu blames abrupt end to 2017/18 NPFL season on crisis at NFF
Former Coach of the Super Eagles, Christian Chukwu, has said that the award of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title to Lobi Stars of Makurdi was an aberration brought about by the festering crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Teams predict negative outcome for compressed NPFL timetable
The 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) may produce champions, who may not leave up to the expectations of football fans in the 2019 CAF inter-cub competitions, according to three club bosses.
Enyimba departs for Cote d’Ivoire today
Nigeria’s remaining representative in African inter-club competitions, Enyimba of Aba will leave Lagos today for Abidjan for the reverse leg of its CAF Confederation Cup tie with Williamsville FC.
Star Lager’s support for Nigerian football continues to reap rewards
Star Lager Beer was the first indigenous beer to be brewed in Nigeria more than 60 years ago, and through the decades, the flagship brand of Nigerian Breweries Plc, a Heineken company, has also held an enviable position of being a strong supporter of football in the country. In 2016, the premium brand signed landmark…
Suspension of NPFL killing Nigerian football, says Equavoen
Former Super Eagles coach, Augustine Equavoen, has pleaded with the League Management Company (LMC) and other stakeholders involved in running of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) to rescind the decision of suspending the league saying that the move will affect the development of the game. Eguavoen, who led the Super Eagles to Egypt 2006 AFCON,…
Lokosa, Mikel in as Rohr names Super Eagles’ provisional squad
Kano Pillars’ Junior Lokosa, who has a knack to score at least a goal in every two matches, is among the 30 players listed by Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr in Nigeria’s provisional list for the Russia 2018 World Cup.
Ramson Madu suspended by Heartland
Nigeria Professional Football League side, Heartland Football club of Owerri have suspended their coach Ramson Madu over poor results in the league. “The management of Heartland FC of Owerri, led by Chibuzor Etuemena, has directed head coach Ramson Madu to temporarily step aside. “The decision is due to the team’s recent poor performances in the…
Ovoke, confident of Rivers United’s resurgence against Tornadoes
Rivers United Football Club’s winger, Bernard Ovoke, has backed his side to turn things around as the new season progresses.