Friday 21 December 2018

Twitter users slam Katsina United over shabby medical screening given to players

By Akanni Olawale

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) followers have expressed their disappointment to the management of Katsina United over untidy medical screening given to their players, reports.

Wikki Tourists embark on Christmas, New Year break

By Taofeek Babalola

The management of Wikki Tourists has given its players and officials Christmas and New Year break until January 2 2019, reports.

NFF approves January 13 for NPFL resumption

The Nigeria Football Federation has advised the League Management Company (LMC) to ensure the commencement of the 2018/2019 season not later than 13th January 2019.

Tuesday 27 November 2018

Super Falcons Qualify For AWCON Final, 2019 World Cup

Nigeria’s Super Falcons secured qualification to the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 on penalties after a goalless extra-time draw with Cameroon in Tuesday’s first semi-final at the CAF Women’s Africa Cup of Nations Ghana 2018.

Rohr laments: It will be difficult to monitor 28 NPFL teams

.Says he will need 10 additional assistants
By Taofeek Babalola

Super Eagles head Coach Gernot Rohr has decried plans by the League Management Company (LMC) and Nigeria National League (NNL) to have 28 teams in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) for 2018/2019 season, saying it will be difficult for him to monitor local players before the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon, reports.

Seun Sogbeso joins Katsina United

By Taofeek Babalola can exclusively report that Nasarawa United defender Seun Sogbeso has moved to Katsina United ahead of the coming season.

Monday 26 November 2018

Zubairu satisfies with Wikki Tourists outing in Kano

Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi Technical Adviser, Aliyu Zubairu has described the team's activities in Kano as fruitful, reports.   

Wikki Tourists to play Plateau United on Tuesday

By Taofeek Babalola

Wikki Tourists Football Club of Bauchi will engage Plateau United in friendly encounter on Tuesday in Jos by 4pm, reports 

Bolaji Adeyemo ends 10 years stay at Niger Tornadoes

Niger Tornadoes midfielder Bolaji Adeyemo has reportedly tendered a transfer request to the club's management after spending close to 10 years with the Minna-based outfit.

Friday 23 November 2018

Sunshine Stars battle Kwara United in Gold Cup final

Sunshine Stars will battle Kwara United in the final of the 2018 edition of Gold Cup Pre-season Tourney on Saturday in Akure.

Ndifreke Effiong joins Akwa United on loan

Abia Warriors player Ndifreke Effiong has joined Akwa United on a season-long loan deal ahead of the new season. 

Sheriff Bashir signs 3-year deal with Katsina United

By Akanni Olawale 

Former Abia Warriors winger Sheriff Bashir has completed his switch to Katsina United ahead of the new season, reports.

Ogunbote Craves For Massive Support for Rangers, Lobi Stars in CAF Competitions

Head coach of Rangers International F.C, Gbenga Ogunbote has called on Nigerians to give their maximum support to the clubs representing the country in the two continental clubs competitions.

Tuesday 20 November 2018

LMC Postpones 2018/19 NPFL Kick off indefinitely

The resumption for the new season of the 2018-19 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season is no longer feasible after the authority of the league has now postponed the NPFL Kick off indefinitely.

Monday 19 November 2018

Super Eagles are back, Onyekuru boasts

By Taofeek Babalola

Galatasaray of Turkey striker Henry Onyekuru believes that the Super Eagles are now a force to be reckoned with in the continent following the team’s qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, reports.  

Evelyn Akhator Thrilled With NSA Double Awards

By Taofeek Babalola    

D’Tigress captain, Evelyn Akhator has described her double awards at this year’s Nigerian Sports Awards as amazing, reports.

Sunday 18 November 2018

Ahmed Musa Dedicates NSA Footballer Of The Year Award To Teammates, Supporters

By Taofeek Babalola 

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has dedicated his Nigeria footballer of the year award to his teammates and everyone who has contributed to his success as a footballer, reports.

Tuesday 13 November 2018

El Kanemi Warriors appoint Baba Ganaru as new coach

By Taofeek Babalola

The management of El Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri has signed former Yobe Stars coach Mohammed Baba Ganaru as the new Technical Adviser ahead of the new season, reports.

I’m ready for Kano Pillars challenge, Baleria boasts

.Demands 100% support from players, fans

By Taofeek Babalola

Kano Pillars interim technical adviser, Kabiru Baleria believes he is the right person to lead Sai Masu Gida to the glory, reports.  

Monday 12 November 2018

Plateau United fans will see the best of me, Ovoke promises

.Prays for injury free season
By Taofeek Babalola

Plateau United new signing Bernard Ovoke has promised to give his best to the club as he starts a new life at the Jos-based outfit, reports.

Ibrahim Musa to decide future next week

By Taofeek Babalola

Former Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa has revealed to  that he will take a final decision on his next move next week. 

Ganaru to seal El Kanemi Warriors deal on Tuesday

By Taofeek Babalola

coach Mohammed Baba Ganaru has arrived in Maiduguri to sign for El Kanemi Warriors as the club’s new technical adviser, exclusively reports  

Sunday 11 November 2018

Biffo to keep 97 percent of players

.To sign three players

By Taofeek Babalola

Katsina United technical adviser Abdullahi Biffo has revealed to that there won't be a massive recruitment in his team for next Season.

Yusuf Mohammed braces up for new challenge at Kwara United

By Taofeek Babalola

Former Dream Team VI goalkeeper Yusuf Mohammed has promised to be among the best players at his new club, Kwara United, reports.  

Barca suffer first league home defeat in two years

Barcelona lost at home in La Liga for the first time in more than two years as Real Betis pulled off a stunning 4-3 victory at the Camp Nou on Sunday, despite Lionel Messi scoring twice on his return from injury.

Friday 9 November 2018

Yusuf Mohammed joins Kwara United

By Taofeek Babalola

Former Dream Team VI goalkeeper Yusuf Mohammed has completed his move to Kwara United ahead of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, reports.

Sunday 4 November 2018

Sarri: Moses not my type of player

By Taofeek Babalola

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has told Nigeria International Victor Moses that he is currently do not feature in his plans, reports.

Aguero joins Henry, Rooney in 150 club with landmark goal

Sergio Aguero joined a special club after scoring his 150th Premier League goal for Manchester City. The Argentine is only the third player in the Premier League era to reach the goal tally for a single club.

heavy downpour shift Insurance, 3SC game till tomorrow

   By Akanni Olawale 

.3SC fans pay #1000 as gate fee 

The Nigeria National League (NNL) game between Insurance of Benin and Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan has been called off because of poor visibility due to heavy downpour on Sunday, reports.

Messi named in Barcelona squad for Inter clash

Lionel Messi has been named in Barcelona's squad for their Champions League clash against Inter.

Friday 2 November 2018

Balotelli shows off daring new hairstyle

Safe to say, Mario Balotelli has not enjoyed a particularly impressive start to his second season at OGC Nice, with questions lingering over his commitment to the cause.

Maikaba gets official car at Plateau United

By Taofeek Babalola

The management of Plateau United has presented an official car to the team's new technical adviser Abdul Maikaba, reports.

Nasarawa United set to unveil Bala Nikyu as new coach

.Uwua, others applied for job
By Taofeek Babalola can reveal that Nasarawa United have reached an agreement with Coach Bala Nikyu to become new technical adviser of the club.

Ndidi, Iheanacho pay final tribute to late club owner

By Taofeek Babalola

Super Eagles duo of Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho as well as other Leicester City players left a final tribute for the late club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha at King Power Stadium before heading to Cardiff earlier on Friday, reports.

Monday 29 October 2018

Real Madrid sack Lopetegui, Solari named interim head coach

Real Madrid have confirmed that they have sacked manager Julen Lopetegui after their 5-1 Clasico defeat to Barcelona at the weekend.

Nwagua, Lokosa on standby as Rohr invites 23 players for South Africa, Uganda ties

By Taofeek Babalola

Kano Pillars duo of Nyima Nwagua and Junior Lokosa were among the five standby players named for the Super Eagles African Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and Uganda friendly, reports.

Friday 26 October 2018

AITEO CUP DEFEAT: I don’t know what to tell our fans, Lokosa laments

By Taofeek Babalola

Kano Pillars striker Junior Lokosa is still in shock over his side’s dramatic Aiteo Cup final defeat to Rangers International at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Wednesday, reports.

Wikki Tourists name Musa, Guda captain, assistant captain

By our reporter 

The management of Wikki Tourist FC of Bauchi has appointed Abdullahi Musa and Idris Guda as Captain and assistant captain of the club respectively, understands. 

Thursday 25 October 2018

Only players who receive phone calls should resume back --- Kano Pillars

.Apologise to State Govt, fans

By Taofeek Babalola

The management of Kano Pillars has given a two-week break to its players after their Aiteo Cup final defeat to Rangers International of Enugu on Wednesday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, reports.

Tuesday 23 October 2018

Nwagua, Hillary talk tough ahead of Rangers clash

By Taofeek Babalola

Kano Pillars duo of Nyima Nwagua and Paul Hillary are confident that Sai Masu Gida will beat Rangers International FC in today’s Aiteo Cup final at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, reports. 

Kano State Deputy Governor leads Pillars’ fans to Asaba

.Charges team to win Aiteo Cup
.Over 1, 000 fans to cheer team
By Taofeek Babalola

Kano State Deputy Governor, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna has charged Kano Pillars FC to go to Wednesday's Aiteo Cup final against Rangers full of hope and determination to win the trophy, reports.

Monday 22 October 2018

Wikki Tourists unveil Zubairu as new technical adviser

By Taofeek Babalola

The management of Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi has officially unveiled Aliyu Zubairu as the team new technical adviser of the team ahead of the forthcoming Nigeria Professional Football League season, reports.

Friday 19 October 2018

Plateau United unveil Maikaba as new technical adviser

By Taofeek Babalola

Plateau United have unveiled Abdu Maikaba as the new technical adviser ahead of the forthcoming coming Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, reports.

AITEO CUP FINAL: Kano Pillars fly to Benin for camping on Saturday

By Taofeek Babalola

Players and officials of Kano Pillars are expected to arrive in Benin City on Saturday for camping in preparation for the 2018 Aiteo Cup final against Rangers International FC of Enugu slated for Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State on Wednesday, reports.

Thursday 18 October 2018

Kano State Government settle players’, technical crew’s outstanding bonuses

By Taofeek Babalola

Kano State Government has boosted Kano Pillars morale by settling all their players and technical crew accumulated outstanding match bonuses amounting to seven million naira, reports.

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Sunshnie Stars’ players, technical crew, staff sacked

Players, technical crew and management of Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure have been sacked from the team by the Ondo State Government.

Nigeria beat Libya to go top of group E

Libya again succumbed to the superiority of Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Sfax, Tunisia after losing 2-3 in the 2019 AFCON Qualifiers.

Ndidi out of South Africa game

 By Taofeek Babalola

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi will miss the South Africa game after picking up a needless yellow card in the 2019 African Nations qualifying Group E return leg against Libya this evening at the Stade Taïeb Mhiri in Sfax, Tunisia, reports.

Gawuna redeems cash promise to Kano Pillars

.Govt to fly Sai Masu Gida to Benin for camping

By Taofeek Babalola

 Kano State Deputy Governor, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna on Tuesday redeemed his cash gift promised to the players of Kano Pillars for reaching the final of this year’s AITEO CUP competition, reports.

Katsina United will build on AITEO Cup success, says Biffo

By Taofeek Babalola

Katsina United Technical Adviser Abdullahi Biffo is pleased with the performance of his team in the 2018 AITEO Cup competition despite their semi-final defeat to Kano Pillars on Wednesday, reports.

AITEO CUP FINAL: Kano Pillars plan five-day camping in Benin

By Taofeek Babalola can report that the technical crew of Kano Pillars has submitted a proposal of a five-day training camping in Benin City to the club’s management ahead of the AITEO Cup final clash against Rangers International FC of Enugu slated for Asaba, Delta State on Wednesday.