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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....

Christian Chukwu Queried Over Imama Amapakabo's Sack

Enugu State Government has queried the General Manager of Rangers Int’l FC, Christian Chukwu, over his complicity on the alleged sack of the club’s technical adviser, Imama Amapakabo. Chairman.. Christian Chukwu believes in Rangers. 

The Commissioner for Sports, Charles Ndukwe disclosed this in Enugu on Wednesday while briefing newsmen on the current issues facing the Flying Antelopes. According to Ndukwe, the Technical Adviser of Rangers, Imama Amapakabo is not sacked and has not been replaced. 

CAF Champions League | Rangers Waste Two-Goal Lead As Zesco Holds Antelopes In Enugu

Nigerian champions Enugu Rangers surrendered a two-goal lead against Zambian outfit Zesco United to finish the first leg of their Caf Confederation Cup playoff at 2-2 on Sunday.

Rangers head coach Imama Amapakabo stuck to Bobby Clement as the point man with Daniel Etor, Osas Okoro, Godwin Aguda and Obinna Nwobodo playing off him.

Zesco were without three of their top men in Misheck Chaila, Idriss Mbombo and Jackson Mwanza.

Imama Amapakabo Tweets, Says "No Tension" But He's He Really Getting Back At His Enemies

Rangers coach and defending champion of the Nigeria professional football league Imama Amapakabo has been under numerous pressure over poor results in the CAF Champions League and in the NPFL but it seems the coach is breathing confidence despite the club being in the 20th position in the league.

Imama tweeted to his followers and the tweets show his confidence:
 
Imama Tweets

NPFL | Match Day 17 Fixtures

There will be an oriental derby between the two most successful teams in the league, Enyimba vs Rangers but the title for the top continues today while Remo Stars will hope to get out of the relegation waters today.

Here are the full ten fixtures below:
 
Matchday 17 Fixtures


All matches to be played by 4pm today, 2nd of April, 2017

Rangers 1-1 Remo Stars: Soname's Boys Hold Imama's Boys At The Cathedral

Rangers faltered once again in their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title defence after they were held to a 1-1 draw by fellow relegation battlers Remo Stars in Enugu on Wednesday.

The champions went ahead in fortuitous fashion just before the quarter hour mark when Daniel Etor's tame effort went through the legs of Remo Stars goalkeeper David Walbe. The visitors got their leveller through Ekene Awazie whose spectacular effort on 51 minutes confounded The Cathedral and its worshippers.

Rangers vs Remo Stars Preview | Match Facts & Stats

Rangers form in the last five matches - LLWLL, Remo Stars form in the last five matches - WWLDD,

Remo Stars have scored 7 goals and conceded 4 goals while Rangers have scored two goals and conceded 5 goals in the last five matches

Rangers are playing Remo Stars for the first time in the NPFL.

Rangers have managed to score only eight goals this season which is the lowest number of goals to be scored by a team in the NPFL this season.

Rangers have never been relegated in the NPFL and are also the defending Champions.

NPFL Matchday 15 | All Match Referees, Venues & Time

All the match officials, venues and match time:

Refs for Niger Tornadoes vs Sunshine Stars

 Lamido Ahmed 
AR1 Francis Ogwu
AR2 Mohammed Mohammed
4TH C. Iheanacho
Date: 26/03/17
Time:  4pm
Venue: Lokoja

Refs for Akwa United vs FC Ifeanyiubah

Akinsanya Akintunde
AR1 Sixtus Aregbesola
AR2 Akinola Aregbesola
4TH Shittu Idris

Date: 26/03/17
Time: 7pm
Venue: Uyo

Refs for EL Kanemi vs Lobi Stars

Live | NPFL Rescheduled Matchday 8 Fixtures

Two rescheduled matches are being played now in Lagos and Ibadan. The both matches involves the two clubs that just fell into the CAF Confederations Cup.
 
Matchday 8 Rescheduled Fixtures


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Rivers United Coach Stanley Eguma Appologises For Al Merrikh Loss

Rivers United manager Stanley Eguma appologised to Nigerian fans after his side lost to Al Merrikh of Sudan 4-3 on aggregate despite defeating the Sudanese side 3-0 in Nigeria during the first leg.

Rivers United were horrendously pegged 4-0 in the reverse fixture at Omduman, Sudan on Saturday, a result that cancelled out the Nigerians' 3-0 advantage in the first leg decided in Port Harcourt a week earlier.

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Nigerian News

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.

 

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

 

CAF Elections: Solomon Dalung Backs Pinnick   

Amanju Pinnick has gained and won the support of Solomon Dalung toward contesting for a CAF seat and backing Ahmad Ahmad to defeat long serving Isa Hayatou to the surprise of many who thought the Minister was going to call Pinnick's blough.

 

EPL, LA LIGA, SERIE A

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