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Kano Pillars whip Abia Warriors 5-0

Players of Kano Pillars celebrating after scoring a goal

Hosts Kano Pillars Football Club on Sunday beat visiting Abia Warriors FC of Umuahia 5-0 in the ongoing 2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The Match Day 24 fixture played at the San‎i Abacha Stadium in Kano was watched by the usual large crowd of spectators. Kano Pillars’ captain Rabiu Ali opened scoring in the […]

Ikorodu Utd FC players escape death

•Amaju Pinnick, NFF boss

Lagos-based Ikorodu United FC players and officials were on Friday involved in an auto accident while travelling to Makurdi for their Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) Match Day 23 game. The club’s Media Officer, Babatunde Ayoola, who confirmed the accident, said they were going to honour the match with Lobi Stars on Sunday. Ayoola disclosed […]

Ramadan Football Competition kicks off in Kuje

Football action from the NPFL match between Heartland FC and Abia Warriors on Sunday.

‘Ramadan Football Competition’, organised by the Local Football Coaches Association (LFCA) in Kuje, FCT, aimed at entertaining residents during the fasting period and talent discovery, kicked-off on Monday. 10 teams are participating in the competition. In a Group A match at the Kuje Area Council Township Stadium, Tsofofi United defeated Lucky Stars by 2-0 in […]

NPFL: 3SC beat defending champions Enyimba

•Olabisi Samuel of 3SC in action during a recent league match

Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) on Sunday in Ibadan defeated reigning Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Enyimba International FC of Aba 1-0 in a 2015/2016 Match Day 22 fixture. The Ibadan side scored their lone goal through Ajani Ibrahim in the 25th minute of the game played at the Lekan Salami Stadium in Ibadan. […]

Buhari mourns Shuaibu, late Super Eagles coach

President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday expressed sadness and shock over the death of the former coach of the Super Eagles, Amodu Shuaibu. The president, in a twitter message, lamented that “it is heartbreaking to lose two of the finest and most accomplished members of our football family at the same time.’’ “This is indeed a […]

Shuaibu Amodu laid to rest amidst tears

Remains of the Late Shuaibu Amodu being laid to rest in Okpella Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State

Jethro Ibileke/Okpella The remains of the late former Super Eagles Chief Coach, Shuaibu Amodu, were laid to rest Saturday evening at his country home in Okpella, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, amidst tears and wailings. Amodu’s body, that had earlier been brought to Okpella from Stella Obasanjo Hospital in Benin at about […]

Odegbami, Onigbinde, NFSC, others mourn Amodu

Segun Odegbami

Nigerians have again been thrown into mourning with the death early on Saturday of a four-time former Super Eagles Coach, Shuaibu Amodu. Reacting to Amodu’s demise, ex-international, Segun Odegbami, said that such death in quick succession was a shock and had negative implications. “It is sad to be hearing the news of things happening in […]

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