Rohr owes nobody apology for not using NPFL players, says Owolabi
Former International, Felix Owolabi has expressed displeasure over the late kick-off of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), which he said started several months behind the leagues in Europe.
Over reliance on Foreign-based players worries Owolabi
Former International, Felix Owolabi, has cast doubt on the future of home-based players in the country. Since Gernot Rohr’s appointment as the country’s head coach, he has continued to rely on foreign-based players to prosecute all Super Eagles matches.
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No improvement in Nigerian league, says Felix Owolabi
Former Nigerian International, Felix Owolabi, has hailed players and clubs for sustaining the country’s league, despite the harsh conditions they face, when compared to the state of leagues in other parts of the world.
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…
Owolabi welcomes Pinnick’s plan to lure Moses back to Eagles
Former International, Felix Owolabi has applauded the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick’s plan to persuade Victor Moses to have a rethink on his retirement from the Eagles as the nation gets set to return to the Africa Cup of Nations .....
Postponing NPFL’s season calendar will dip fans’ interest in local league, says Owolabi
Former International, Felix Owolabi, has expressed sadness over the continued postponement of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), saying it would make fans lose interest in the local league and undyingly shift focus on the established foreign ones. The League Management Company (LMC) had set December 1 as the initial date for the 2018/2019 Nigerian…
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…
Libya a bigger threat than South Africa, Owolabi warns Eagles
Former International, Felix Owolabi has described as a serious threat the statement credited to Libyan coach, Adel Amrouche that Nigeria would be easier for them than South Africa in the Cameroun 2019 African Nations Cup qualifying series.