Delta Force shock Nasarawa United as Plateau United hold Kano Pillars
Nasarawa United’s woeful form continued yesterday following their 1-0 home defeat to Delta Force, reports goal.com. The Solid Miners were hoping to end their winless streak against the newcomers, however, they failed in that bid.
Plateau United continue bright start as Akwa Starlets stun Enugu Rangers
Another game, another victory. Plateau United are on a roll in the five-week-old Nigerian Professional Football League and it doesn’t matter the arena.
Lobi bash Delta Force 4-0 as Plateau United take early lead
Lobi Stars of Makurdi yesterday defeated Delta Force of Asaba 4-0 at the Aper Aku Stadium to claim their first victory in the two-week-old 2019/2020 Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL).
MFM down Ilechukwu’s Heartland as Plateau United stun Lobi Stars
Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu yesterday got the worst possible result in his first competitive game as Heartland of Owerri manager when his former wards, MFM of Lagos, beat his team 1-0 at home. The complexion of the game played in Okigwe changed completely in the 39th minute when Clement Ogwu scored to hand the Olukoya Boys, now under Coach Tony Bolous, the lead.
Hooliganism in Nigerian football: Whose benefit; who is to blame?
Hooliganism between supporters of rival football clubs is not unique to Nigeria. But its destructive effect seems to be more visible in the nation’s league...
Plateau United banished to Ilorin, fined N5 million
The League Management Company (LMC) yesterday descended heavily on former Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Plateau United for alleged acts of hooliganism, which marred their Week One game against FC IfeanyiUbah in Jos at the weekend.
LMC probes ‘Owerri fracas’ as Plateau United condemns assault on team
The League Management Company (LMC) is studying the reports by the match commissioner and other officials to ascertain what actually happened during Monday’s Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) match between Heartland and Plateau United. There were reports after the game at the Dan Anyiam Stadium that the match officials and some Plateau United players were…
Enyimba in, Akwa, Plateau United, MFM knocked out of CAF Confederation Cup
One out of four is hardly the result a parent would expect from his ward. But that is what Nigerian clubs in the CAF Confederation Cup gave to their fans yesterday when three out of the four teams in the competition failed to make it to the group stage of the championship. Nigeria had four…
South African referee allegedly rejects N10.8m bribe to fix Plateau United, USM Alger game
Reports in the South African media allege that one of its referees, Victor Gomes rejected a $30,000 (about N10.8 million) bribe to fix the CAF Confederation Cup match between Plateau United and Algeria’s USM Alger.