Friday, 4 March 2016

Ikorodu United Fc faces MFM FC in first ever Lagos derby in 23 years

The oldest stadium in Nigeria, Onikan Stadium with a capacity of about five thousand (5,000) people will host the 2015/2016 NPFL season fixture between two home teams Ikorodu United FC and MFM FC on March 6th 2016, for the battle of supremacy in Lagos derby.

Meanwhile, Julius Berger FC (which was renamed Bridge FC in 2010) was the last club from Lagos to play in Nigeria Professional football league since 2006.

Newcomers, MFM FC made their historic Nigeria Professional Football League debut as they shocked Solid Miners’ of Nasarawa United away by beating them 2-1 on tentative home soil at the Aper Aku Stadium in Markudi, Benue State of Nigeria. Former Sunshine stars of Akure player, Musa Newman got the first ever goal of the club in their NPFL romance in the 18th minute and Chukwuka Emmanuel’s second gave the debutants a two-goal lead, before Ifeanyi Nweke of Nasarawa United pulled one back.

After Week 4 of the 2015/2016 NPFL, 'The Olukoya Boys’ of MFM FC were already in a comfortable second position tied with the same 9 points as Lobi Stars, with three wins and losing one ( a 3-0 defeat at ‘3SC’ Shooting Stars of Ibadan)

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Akwa Ibom State Government sacks the management board of NPFL side, Akwa United FC appoints Paul Bassey

Paul Bassey

The Akwa Ibom State Government have sacked the management board of NPFL side, Akwa United FC of Uyo.
A top official in the Akwa Ibom State Sports Ministry confirmed this but says the massive dissolution may

BREAKING: Coach Unanel becomes first coach casualty sacked by Sunshine, as club appoints Sunshine Queens coach Kayode Olujohingbe

Coach Samson Unanel becomes the first coach casualty of the current NPFL season after Sunshine Stars of Akure terminated his appointment and that of the technical director Henry Abiodun following some strings of poor results that have left the club in precarious

See cute photos of Former Rangers FC of Enugu footballer, Ighodaro

Cute, isn't he??? see more photos

New Super Eagles coach Siasia announces squad for AFCON qualifier against Egypt, names 23 home-based players

Nigeria will play Egypt in March for a chance to qualify for the next edition of Africa Nations Cup and new Coach Samson Siasia will have to dig deep to satisfy Nigeria football fans and the NFF who gave him a condition to make sure Nigeria qualifies or loose his job.

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

See the first Brazilian Footballer to score in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL)

Playing for Ifeanyi Ubah FC (formerly Gabros Int'l), AIBERRICO Barbosa da Silva became the first Brazilian to score in the Nigeria Premier League after his goal and assist wrecked

NPFL Matchday 4: Jimoh,Okpotu tops goalscorer chart, as MFM FC and Lobi Stars wins to stay joint top of Table

Wasiu Jimoh of Shooting stars FC and Anthony Okpotu of Lobi Stars are now joint top goalscorers of the 2015/2016 NPFL season with four goals apiece, after they both scored for their respective clubs on Matchday 4.

Okpotu bagged a brace in the 3-0 thrashing of 10-man El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri on March 2, 2016 while Jimoh who scored the season's first hat-trick in the 3-0 victory over MFM FC of Lagos on Matchday 2, netted the Oluyole Warrior's consolatory goal in the 3-1 loss to Ifeanyi Ubah FC.

See full Matchday 4 Results

Nasarawa State Polytechnic to host 19th Edition of NIPOGA

NUGA and NIPOGA which is then the most popular?

The Rector of Nasarawa State, Dr.Shettima Abubakar (pictured above) has confidently said that the institution is ready to host the 19th Edition of the Nigeria Polytechnic Games later

See Photos of Nigeria Wrestlers as they arrive Egypt ahead of 2016 African Wrestling Championship in Egypt

The head of Team Nigeria Wrestlers Victor Kodei has promised Nigerian fans that his team are gunning for glory at the 2016 African Wrestling Championship which will start from 4th to