Monday 25 November 2019

LMC lift ban on Rabiu Ali

.Kano Pillars fans back to stadium after suspension
By Taofeek Babalola

Kano Pillars captain Rabiu Ali is free to play in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) again after his 12-match ban was lifted by the League Management Company on Monday, reports.

2019 Nigerian Sports Award Records over 35M votes

.Award Gala to hold on Friday

 Organizers of the most prestigious and longest running sports award-The Nigerian Sports Award has announced an unprecedented entry of over 35 million votes from the general public for all the sports categories in this year’s edition which ceremony comes up Friday 29th November 2019 at Eko Hotel Victoria Island Lagos.

Sunday 24 November 2019

Evelyn Akhator vows to fulfill Olympics qualification dreams

D’Tigress Centre, Evelyn Akhator says qualification for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo is a lifelong dream that must come through.

Mbaoma's brace fires Enyimba to victory over Adamawa United

Enyimba Football Club bounced from midweek lose to edge Adamawa United 2-0 in a Nigeria Professional Football League fixture at the Enyimba Stadium this evening.

Akwa Starlets Pip Rangers 2-0 in Enugu

By Taofeek Babalola

League newcomer Akwa Starlets produced the biggest upset of matchday 5 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) when they thrashed the former league champions, Rangers International FC 2-0 at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium on Sunday.

Tuesday 19 November 2019

Contractor raises hope on ATB stadium

By Taofeek Babalola

Contractor handling Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi, Reform Sports West Africa, has hinted that the pitch would be ready for use soon.

Akwa United not under pressure, says Obuh

Akwa United head coach John Obuh has said that his team is not under any form of pressure to perform despite their slow start to the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League season.

Ndifreke returns for Katsina Utd clash

Akwa United have received a major boost ahead of their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matchday 4 fixture against Katsina United on Wednesday following the return of top striker Ndifreke Effiong from national team duties.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Nigerian Breweries reiterates support for Team Nigeria

Nigerian Breweries Plc has restated its commitment towards the development of sports in Nigeria as one of the major sponsors of Team Nigeria to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

NFF won’t impose NPFL players on Rohr, says Pinnick

By Taofeek Babalola

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has said that the federation will not force home-based players on the Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr.

Sunday 17 November 2019

Osimhen’s brace inspire Super Eagles win over Lesotho

Victor Osimhen inspired Nigeria to a 4-2 win over Lesotho in a Group L 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier at the Setsoto Stadium on Sunday.

MFM shock Rangers 1-0 in Enugu

.Lobi Stars pip Kano Pillars in Kano

By Taofeek Babalola

Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries (MFM) FC of Lagos recorded its second away win of the season on Sunday following a 1-0 win over Rangers International FC in the matchday three of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu, reports.

Tuesday 12 November 2019

U23 AFCON: Nigeria beat Zambia to revive hopes

Nigeria revived their semifinal qualification hopes in the ongoing Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 win over Zambia at Al Salam Stadium, as the Group B match day 2 convened on Tuesday 12 November 2019.

CAF CONFEDERATION CUP: Rangers fear no foe, says Ugwu

By Taofeek Babalola

Rangers International F.C of Enugu head coach, Benedict Ugwu, has said that his side will be fully prepared and are not scared of any opponent in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.

Sunday 10 November 2019

2019/2020 NPFL: Plateau United, Wikki Tourists win away to maintain perfect start

By Taofeek Babalola

It was a very exciting weekend in the matchday two of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) as Plateau United and Wikki Tourists recorded victories on the road to amass maximum six points each after two games.

Tuesday 5 November 2019

U23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles, Cameroon play goalless in friendly game

By Taofeek Babalola

Olympic Eagles played a goalless draw against Cameroon in a tune up game on Tuesday as part of the preparation for the U23 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Egypt between November 8 and 22, reports.

U23 AFCON: Stephen, Umar arrive Olympic Eagles’ camp

.Joshua Chukudi hit camp today
.Awoniyi, Azubuike still missing

By Taofeek Babalola

SportingLife can report that the duo of FC Isloch of Belarus defender Bitok Stephen and Spartak Jurmala FC of Latvia midfielder Aliyu Ya’u Umar arrived at the Olympic Eagles’ camp on Monday ahead of U23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Sunday 3 November 2019

Rangers international qualify for CAF Confederation Cup group stage

Seven time Nigeria league champions and Total/CAF Confederation cup 2019/2020 hopefuls, Rangers International F.C has picked one of the sixteen group stage tickets as a Chinonso Eziekwe’ 18th minutes strike helped the ‘Flying Antelopes’ march past Togolese champions, A.S.C Kara 1-0 in Enugu.

2019/2020 NPFL: MFM record first away win

.Plateau Utd, Abia Warriors, Wikki Tourists wins at home
. Samuel Amadi scores first goal of the season

By Taofeek Babalola

Actions finally resumed in the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) across the country on Sunday after series of delay with eight matches played on the matchday one, reports. 

Jigawa Golden Stars will feel at home in Kano - Dodo

.Team to play home matches at Sani Abacha Stadium
By Taofeek Babalola 

Jigawa Golden Stars Team Manager,Isa Dodo has said that playing their home games at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano won't be a problem to his team, reports.

Makalala eyes win against Akwa United

By Taofeek Babalola

Warri Wolves forward Victor Makalala has said that he and his teammates will work very hard to get victory against Akwa United in today's Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) opener at Warri Township Stadium, reports.