NPFL League Table Standing | Week 19

As the NPFL prepares to resume from it's mid term break all teams have played 19 matches excluding Rangers FC and Gombe United who both have an outstanding match.
NPFL Mid Season League Table

Plateau FC are the only side with a double goal difference and they lead the table with 35 points while MFM FC are behind them with 2 points lesser. 

NPFL | Austin Eguavoen Wins In Sunshine Debut

Former Nigeria head coach Austin Eguavoen began his managerial reign at Sunshine Stars with a 2-0 success over Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

Ajibola Otegbeye and Alaba Adeniyi scored the goals for Sunshine Stars as they moved out of the drop zone.

Eguavoen named three new signings, Ebitimi Agogo, Thompson Ezekiel and Ike ThankGod, among the substitutes for Sunshine Stars, while Rangers interim head coach Chukwuma Agbo handed Etim Matthew his first start in more than four weeks.

Kano Pillars | Yaro Yaro Appointed As Interim Chief Head Coach

Former Nigeria international Ahmed Garba ‘Yaro Yaro’ has been appointed as acting Chief Coach of Kano Pillars, the club announced on Friday. 

Yaro Yaro’s appointment is as a result of a recent shake-up in the coaching crew of Kano Pillars following the exit of Kadiri Ikhana. On Thursday, the club appointed Ibrahim Musa as the new acting Head Coach pending the arrival of a new Technical Adviser.

“Ahmed Garba (Yaro Yaro) has been elevated to the Senior Team of Kano Pillars as the Acting Chief Coach,” the club wrote on Twitter. 

League Bloggers Award (March) | Stephen Odey Wins Again, Kenedy Boboye Voted Best Coach

NPFL leading scorer Stephen Odey has been named the player for March by the League Bloggers Awards (LBA) thereby picking it for the second time.

The MFM FC striker fend off the challenge from an impressive shortlists of players that include Enyimba captain Mfon Udoh, Samuel Mathias of El-Kanemi Warriors and Nasarawa United goalkeeper Suraj Ayeleso.

NPFL | Matchday 19 Table Standing

Plateau are up with a game at hand while EL Kanemi are on joint points with MFM FC who are 2nd on the table.
NPFL Matchday 19 League Table

Rangers still in rock bottom....

We Are Not Happy Because We Lost To Enyimba Says Remo Stars Coach Fatai Osho

Remo Stars head coach, Fatai Osho has said he is quite unhappy with his side's defeat at former Nigerian champions, Enyimba.

The Sky Blue Stars were piped 0-1 by the People’s Elephant in Wednesday’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matchday 19 clash at the UJ Esuene Stadium in Calabar.

A sublime goal off the foot of forward, Stephen Chukwude in the 41st minute proved adequate to hand the Aba landlords the whole three points at stake.

Osho said his side came determined to grab a decent result to end the first stanza campaign on a sweet note.

NPFL Matchday 19 Results | MFM Crushed, Three-Star Plateau Back On Top

Plateau United are back on top with an away game outstanding match while MFM FC could not survive Maikaba's terror at the Godwill Akpabio stadium.
NPFL Matchday 19 Results

NPFL | Match Day19 Fixtures

After a short break the NPFL continues with mouth watering fixtures for matchday 19
NPFL Matchday 19 Fixtures

All matches will kick off by 4pm today.

NPFL | Welfare Of Referees Is Paramount To LMC Says Shehu Dikko

Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko on Wednesday restated that safety and welfare of all persons at match venues counts high and this includes that of Match Officials which he said is of paramount importance to the league body.

Imama Amapakabo | "There Is Poverty In Rangers And It's Ruining The Club"

Coach Imama Amapakabo who won the NPFL 2016 title with Rangers was recently sacked by the management after poor recent outings but the history maker as broke his silence and has challenged the management of the club.

Sacked Chief Coach of Rangers International of Enugu, Imama Amapakabo has told the management of the embattled club to look elsewhere other than his side for reasons behind the continuous poor run of the team this season. 


Nigerian News

100 Players To Compete For Lagos State Table Tennis Association Quarterly Champ   

A total of one hundred table tennis players will jostle for positions and placement in a quarterly trials which would begin today at the sportshall of Mobolaji Johnson, Rowe Park, Yaba.

The table tennis players comprises of sixty male and forty female players.


FIFA 'Mafia' Behind My Ban Says Amos Adamu   

Amos Adamu has slammed the FIFA mafia for his increased football ban globally. Amos thinks he's suffering from the fall out with the recent cabal that allegations forced out of FIFA


NPFL Match Day 12: Top Five Goal Scorers    

Stephen Odey of MFM FC still leads the top goal scorers table after matchday 12 with 7 goals while Mbaoma and Samuel are jointly closely behind with 6 goals each.


Bash Ali Sues Sports Minister, Demands For N1b For Damages   

It ought to have been a meeting where Nigeria's record aiming boxer Bash Ali would have cemented a plan with the Minister for sports to promote his proposed World Guniess book of record match but it turned to a fight between him and the minister's security aides and it has grown to a


Good Gesture! Super Eagles Defender Kenneth Omeruo Donates N2M To Sick Coach Kelechi Emetole   

Kenneth Omeruo has showed his cheerful character outside the football pitch as the defender kindly donated N2M to Coach Kelechi Emetole who needs a total of $11,000 for cancer of the throat treatment in India.
Kelechi Emetole


NPFL Match Day 11: Ten Things Fans Said   

It seems the fans are happy with the way the NPFL is progressing. Here are a few comments from the fans after match day 11:
Fans Talk


How Much Will It Cost You To Watch An NPFL Match On A V.I.P. Sit?   

According to a fan it will only cost you N500 to watch a match in Kano on the V.I.P stand, isn't that amazing. It will probably cost you from about N300,000 to be on the V.I.P. stand in any of Europe's top five leagues, we will get there....


NPFL: Match Day 11 Results   

NPFL Match day 11 results:

Rangers 1-0 ABS
Katsina 2-1 MFM 
Remo 1-1 Pillars
Enyimba 0-0 3SC
Plateau 0-0 Lobi
Gombe 2-0 FCIU
Abia Warriors 1-0 Tornadoes
El-Kanemi 3-1 Sunshine
Wikki 0-0 Rivers


Victor Moses Extends Chelsea Contract   

Super Eagles winger Victor Moses has extended his contract with English Premiership side Chelsea after a brilliant campaign under Italian coach Antonio Conte.


Victor Moses Aiming For Better Goal Scoring Form Return   

Super Eagles star and Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses is currently enjoying the best form of his career but the Nigerian admits he needs to take more of his goal-scoring opportunities after he was rewarded with a two-year contract extension earlier this week.


Amos Adamu Banned By FIFA For Two More Years   

Fifa, on Tuesday, placed a two-year suspension on its former executive committee member Amos Adamu after investigation into a proceeding opening against him last year.



Serie A: Five Things We Learned   

Juventus conceded their first league draw in over a year amid rumours that coach Massimiliano Allegri is on his way to Arsenal, but Roma are still heading for a podium place.


Alaves vs Sevilla Preview: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Estadio Mendizorroza

Time: 7:45pm

Referee: Daniel Trujillo (Spain)

Date: 06/03/17


West Ham vs Chelsea Preview: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Olympic Stadium

Referee: Andre Marriner (England)

Match Facts, Head to Head & Stats:


Sunderland vs Manchester City: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: Stadium of Light

Referee: Martin Atkinson (England)

Match Facts, Head to Head & Stats:


Tottenham vs Everton: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: White Hart Lane

Referee: Michael Oliver (England)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats:


Super Messi runs Riot On Celta de Vigo   

Enrique's Barcelona returned to the top of La Liga with a thumping 5-0 win over Celta Vigo, with Lionel Messi and Neymar at their peak.


Eibar 1-4 Real Madrid: Benzema's Double Inspires Los Blancos   

Karim Benzema inspired Real Madrid to a comprehensive 4-1 win over Eibar, putting Zinedine Zidane’s side top of La Liga - at least until Barcelona play later this evening.


Barcelona vs Celta de Vigo: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: Camp Nou

Referee: Jesus Gil (Spain)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats


Liverpool vs Arsenal: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Anfield

Referee: Robert Madley (England)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats


Manchester United 1-1 Bournemouth: Mourinho's Men Look Destined For 6th Position As Zlatan's Penalty Gets Saved   

Rojo scored for Mourinho's men, Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a penalty saved and somehow avoided a red card as Manchester United drew 1-1 at home to 10-man Bournemouth as the Red Devils looke


Leicester vs Hull: Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats   

This is the fourth Premier League meeting between the teams, with both sides claiming one victory each in the three previous games (D1).


Manchester United vs Bournemouth: All You Need To Know   

Match venue: Old Trafford

Referee: Kevin Friend (England)

Stats, Head to Head & Match Facts