The Nigerian National League (NNL), organisers of the ongoing NNL Super Eight Playoff in Enugu, has described as ridiculous the rumour of match-fixing allegedly involving two teams
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde, yesterday, lauded players and management of the Shooting Stars Supporters Club (3SC) for securing a much-needed victory on their way to promotion to the Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL).
Comrade Phillip Shaibu’s attitude to sports development is the typical hands-on approach to task management.
22 Jul 2020
In 1982, Spartans of Owerri was one of the hottest football clubs in West Africa. The team, then coached by the late Kelechi Emeteole, was always in the mix of things in the fight for the league title...
10 Mar 2020
To underline their willingness to support their darling team, fans of Bendel Insurance have purchased jerseys worth more than N26 million since the club was rebranded.
18 Nov 2019
Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, on Monday said that players of Bendel Insurance Football Club and Edo Queens Football Club would now receive same salary.
28 Jul 2019
As earlier noted, Israel Adebajo was a polygamist, who had four wives and 14 children. As is typical in such cases once the patriarch departs, the feuding soon begins, as the glue that had kept the family together comes unstuck.
27 May 2019
The final day of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) saw arguably the country’s best clubs qualifying for the season-ending Super Six play-off.
25 Apr 2019
Fans and other football stakeholders were left stranded at the Sports Centre of the University of Benin, which was supposed to host a Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) match between Bendel Insurance and Enugu Rangers....
20 Feb 2019
Wikki Tourists’ Coach, Aliyu Zubairu believes his team will get at least a point when his side clashes with Enugu Rangers at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium today...
19 Jan 2019
The future looked bleak for Bendel Insurance just five years ago. The team, which was among the best five sides in Nigerian football from 1972 to 2004, had spent six years in the lower rungs of the country’s football, with signs that it was on life support. The players were disillusioned, while the fans found…
11 Jan 2019
Kaduna-based Kada City Stars yesterday defeated Bendel Insurance 4-3 through penalties to win the Nigerian National League (NNL) Super Eight play-off, which ended in Aba yesterday.