CAF Champions League
Rangers battle Kano Pillars for survival as Akwa United, Lobi Stars clash
Enugu Rangers were a minute close to their second three points and a possible journey to the continent at the on-going Super Six Play-Off on Saturday, but poor game management allowed Akwa United to draw level just before the whistle.
Secrets of Ajax’s success in Champions League
Ajax are the surprise package of this season’s Champions League following their march to the semi-finals.
‘Lobi Stars won’t fail in South Africa’
Coach of Lobi Stars, Solomon Ogbeide has assured of his players’ readiness to withstand their opponent in today’s CAF Champions League group A fixture, Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa.
Owolabi canvasses statistical support for Nigerian teams
Former International, Felix Owolabi has decried the performances of the two clubs currently representing Nigeria at both the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup, attributing their not too impressive outings to lack of sufficient information of their opponents. Enugu Rangers on Sunday lost 0-2 to Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, just…
Ogbeide still hopeful despite Lobi Star’s home loss to Wydad Casablanca
Despite losing at home to Moroccan giants, Wydad Casablanca in their match day three group stage fixture at the ongoing CAF Champions League on Saturday, Lobi Stars head coach, Solomon Ogbeide still believes his wards can make amends and qualify for the semifinals of the competition, reports footballlive.com. Lobi Stars were beaten 1-0 by the…
Matches involving promoted teams postponed as NPFL kicks off Sunday
The long awaited Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) will finally kick off on Sunday following the conclusion of the Nigerian National League (NNL) Super Eight Play-Off in Aba.
CAF to use VAR in Champions League and Confederation Cup finals
The Confederation of African Football have announced that the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be used in the final of both the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup in November and December respectively. VAR was first used in Africa in February 2018, when Wydad Casablanca played TP Mazembe in the Caf Super Cup at the…
Poor performance costs Nigeria two CAF inter-club competition slots
From next season, Nigeria will only be entitled to one slot each in both the CAF Champions League and the Confederation Cup following its clubs poor performance in the competitions in recent years. Since Enyimba won the 2003 and 2004 editions of the CAF Champions League and got to the semifinals two times after, only…
Plateau United crash out of CAF Champions League, joins MFM in Confederation Cup
Nigerian champion, Plateau United could not muster the two goals it needed to advance to group stage of the CAF Champions League when it hosted Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel yesterday.
CAFCL Rookies MFM FC to face biggest test yet against MC Alger
In truth, if it all ends in a capitulation with MFMFC rolling over, they could be given a pass. It is their debut season in the Champions League and there almost certainly is no set target for the team in the elite continental competition. Just exploring to see deep they’d get into the competition. They’ve…