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NFF mourns the passing of Obaseki

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has expressed shock over the death on the morning of Sunday, August 18, 2019 of a former chairman of the Nigeria Premier League and 2nd vice president of the NFF, Oyuki Jackson Obaseki. The 75-year old breathed his last on Sunday in Benin City, having left his giant footprints in

Bala asks Tornadoes to end Sallah for Santoba

Niger Tornadoes technical adviser, Abubakar Bala has asked his players to return to training unfailingly on Wednesday from their on-going Muslim festive holiday, Eid-el-Kabir. The Ikon Allah Boys have a huge task in their hands to upturn the shocking loss to the Guinean side, Santoba Conakry in fortnight in Conakry. The Minna side went down 1-2 to

CAFCC hope alive despite loss to Santoba – Aliko

Niger Tornadoes captain and goalkeeper, Mustapha Aliko has expressed deep disappointment over his side loss to visiting Guinean side, Santoba Conakry. The Ikon Allah Boys lost 1-2 to the West African side in Saturday’s Caf Confederation Cup first round first leg clash at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna. Godwin Zaki scored the Minna side consolation

Aliko targets CAFCC win v Santoba

Niger Tornadoes captain and goalkeeper, Mustapha Aliko has assured of a convincing victory against visiting Guinean side, Santoba FC de Conakry. The Ikon Allah Boys are hosts of the West African opponents in Saturday’s Caf Confederation Cup first round clash at the adopted ground, Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna. Aliko said his side know quite well the

NPFL gets Sept 22 kick-off date

The League Management Company (LMC) has announced that the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season will kick off on September 22, 2019 and conclude on May 17, 2020. The 2019 season ended in June and it saw the emergence of Enyimba as champions for a record eight times after they won the championship play-offs

Whyte predicts goal feast v Abia Angels

Confluence Queens head coach, Whyte Ogbonda has predicted convincing and outright victory for his side against visiting top-flights, Abia Angels. The Lokoja landladies are hosts of the Umuahia side in Wednesday’s Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) matchday 3 clash at the Lokoja Township Stadium. The Lokoja side shared the spoils one goal apiece in Gboko with hosts

Ihedioha tasks llechukwu as coach of Heartland

The Imo State Governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha has tasked the new Heartland manager, Fidelis llechukwu that the challenges ahead are enormous as he must work hard to ensure the team take its rightful place in the country's football circles. Ihedioha stated this while addressing the coach who was officially presented to him on Monday at

Bashir explains goalie five-star NWPL performance

Osun Babes head coach, Liadi Bashir has poured encomium on his goalkeeper, Morufat Ademola for a standout performance against hosts, FC Robo Queens. Although the Omoluabi Queens fell 0-1 to the Lagos side no thanks to stoppage time goal from the Nigeria’s Falconets star, Monday Gift the Osun Queens goaltender was unarguably the reason the goal