Enyimba’s away win offers consolation as Plateau United fall at home
Enyimba of Aba yesterday gave Nigerians something to cheer after some disastrous performances by the country’s other teams in the continent, Plateau United, Kano Pillars and Rivers United.
‘Yet to resume NPFL won’t affect Enyimba, Plateau in today’s CAF C’League duels’
A former Flying Eagles coach, John Obuh, has said that that country’s representatives in the CAF Champions League competition, Enyimba FC of Aba, and Plateau United of Jos
Enyimba draw Rahimo FC as Plateau get Tanzania’s Simba FC
Nigerian champions, Plateau United, will meet Tanzania’s Simba Football Club in the preliminary round of the 2020/21 CAF Champions League, while former African kings, Enyimba of Aba, will battle with Rahimo FC of Burkina Faso.
LMC certifies Enyimba, Akpabio, Teslim Balogun, 10 other stadiums fit for NPFL games
Recommend Sani Abacha, Agege, Nnamdi Azikiwe, eight others for upgrade/repairs The League Management Company (LMC) has approved 13 stadiums across the country to host matches of the 2020/2021 Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) while recommending 11 others for repairs and/or upgrade before they will be allowed to host games. Among the arenas okayed for the…
Sirawoo promises fans’ safety at Wike Pre-season tourney
Organisers of the Governor Wike Pre-season tournament, which kicks off in Port Harcourt on November 6, have assured teams and fans coming for the event of their security during the competition. Permanent Secretary, Rivers State Ministry of Sports, Honour Sirawoo, said on Sunday that all the COVID-19 guidelines would be strictly followed during the…
Stop recycling deadwoods, Bolus charges colleagues
Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries (MFM) FC Coach, Tony Bolus, has urged his colleagues to invest their time in scouting for fresh talents from the grassroots
‘Nigerian clubs need better funding, facilities to compete with North Africa’s’
Enyimba of Aba FC Chairman, Chief Felix Anyansi-Agwu, believes North African teams will continue to dominate CAF inter-club competitions with their superior financial muscle and their ability to get the necessary logistics better than counterparts from other parts of the continent. Since Enyimba won the CAF Champions League back-to-back in 2003 and 2004, no other…
I am in Rivers United to set records, says Afelokhai
Theophilus Afelokhai is a serial winner in the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL). Afelokhai, who won several league and cup titles with Kano Pillars, was in Enyimba’s victory run in the local scene for more than five seasons before switching over to Rivers United at the end of the 2019/2020 season. Now firmly entrenched in…
Plateau United target continental glory, scout for experienced campaigners
Since Enyimba of Aba won two back-to-back CAF Champions League titles in 2003 and 2004 seasons, no Nigerian club have come close to winning Africa’s biggest inter-club trophy.
Rivers United set to take battle to CAS
Not satisfied by the Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) decision on the final Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) 2019/2020 table, Rivers United have dusted their books and are now taking their case to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS). Rivers United are insisting that they ended the 2019/2020 NPFL season as the second-best team and…
Abia set for jobs, as Enyimba shoe factory begins
Opportunities have been opened for direct and indirect employment of over 10,000 persons in Abia State, beside making the state a global hub for shoes and leather products. This follows the completion of the Enyimba Automated Shoe Factory, Aba, with capacity for daily and annual production of 5,000 and two million pairs of…