33 year-old Theophilus Afelokhai, is Nigeria Professional Football League highest paid goalkeeper, he earns ₦1.2 million monthly. Reports have it that, he joined the club at a record fee of N4m, after demanding a raise from his former club, Eyimba United (where he played for 5 years), but they refused to give in to request, which prompted him to join the Garden city side.
Some of the football matches in Nigeria ended in violence, and it is a matter of concern. We'll be looking at two times angry fans attacked a Nigerian referee, and measures that should be taken by the federal government to protect match officials. 1. Fans beat up Referee Haruna
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama decided to call time on his illustrious career in the year 2020 and what a great time we all had watching him do what he does best. His time with the Super Eagles was worth it and he is one of the best Nigeria has ever had.
Nigerian professional footballer, Ahmed Musa also Fatih Karagumruk talisman turned a year old today, October 14. He and his teammates celebrated his birthday on the training ground and received a cake to commemorate this special moment. Ahmed Musa is considered one of Nigeria's most talented and hardworking players.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Dele Aiyenugba is edging towards the end of his career but the name Aiyenugba will still be in reckoning in Nigeria. That is because the Kwara United goalkeeper has a son, Daniel Aiyenugba who is showing glimpse of being a world-class goalkeeper at a young age.
Nigerian professional footballer and Fatih Karagumruk talisman Ahmed Musa who turned a year older on the 14th of October, celebrated his birthday with his teammates at their training ground, as he was presented a cake to mark the special occasion. Ahmed Musa, 29, is regarded as one of Nigeria’s most talented and hardworking player joined his Turkish side during the summer transfer window after his short spell at Nigerian Premier League club Kano Pillars came to an end (Musa had a total of 7 appearances for Kano Pillars as his return to the club raised eye brows).
Israeli Liga Leumit side, Hapoel Petah Tikva has completed the signing of former Abia Warriors and Enyimba striker, Peter Onyekachi, for an undisclosed fee. Onyekachi was formally unveiled by the club today after undergoing routine medicals and other formalities, a feat the Nigerian born center-forward announced to his fans via his official social media handles.
The Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Which Puts Akwa Ibom Ahead Of Other Nigerian States In Terms Of Sport.
Akwa Ibom is one of the most developed states in Nigeria. Akwa Ibom has a lot of infrastructure, such as: airports, seaports, good roads, and good sporting facilities. Akwa Ibom state has a population of over five million people. Akwa Ibom has impacted the economy of Nigeria greatly.
There are many departments in football, we have the board, the players, manager, sporting director, fitness trainer, commentators, and much more. When many footballers retire, some choose to remain in other departments of the game, while some detach themselves. A genuine Super Eagles fan will be concerned about the state of the team, especially seeing them struggle against minnows like the Wild Beasts of the Central African Republic.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick, has stated in clear terms that no Nigerian players will be allowed to put pen to papers for clubs in lower leagues abroad in a bid to stem the financial and social hazards inherent in those substandard league In that case, the most important step will be to checkmate future occurrences and advise both foreign and home-based players to look before they leap during transfers windows.
Super Eagles 1-0 home loss to the Central African Republic re-opened up a new twist in a row that has continued to split the sporting media down the middle. It has been a tale of rows, name-calling, and campaigns of calumny among media moguls and pundits alike as opinion differs over Gernot Rohr's future as Super Eagles gaffer.
Umuahia based outfit, Abia Warriors FC, has completed the signing of former Lobi Stars and Plateau United experienced goalkeeper, Okiemute Odah, ahead of the 2021/2022 Nigeria professional football league season. The household name in the Nigerian topflight league will adorn the Jersey of the Coach Imama Amapakabo tutored side after completing a one year transfer deal for an undisclosed price from Rivers United.
By Chuks Ogbu Abia Warriors coach Imama Amapakabo has declared his team resolve to challenge for the NPFL title in the upcoming season. He said this on Wednesday while reacting to questions from the media, at the Okigwe Township Stadium After Abia Warriors defeated highly rated Aba based non-league side Uchecaria FC by a 5-1 scoreline.
Former Nigerian midfelder, Darlington Omodiagbe recalls how officials of the Nigerian league upturned result of a match involving his then team NPA and Gombe United to favour the latter in the 1993-94 season. Recalling the bitter in a chat to this writer, the 43-year-old indigene of Edo State said they had laboured to edge Gombe United 1-0 only for the result to read 2-1 against his team the following morning and it stood.
One time Enyimba Skipper and former Rivers United rock solid defender, Ifeanyi Anaemena, opened his goal account this evening in the Saudi Arabian Division 1 league. The defender who is known for scoring goals powered in a beautiful cross form the conner in the 73rd minutes to restore parity for his side who where trailing by 1- 0 scoring his first goal for Al Nadah since joining from Rivers United on a free following the expiration of his one year deal.
Abia Warriors FC of Umuahia defeated highly rated Aba based non-league side Uchecaria FC by a 5 -1 scoreline in a pre-season friendly played at the Okigwe Township Stadium Okigwe Imo State Nigeria. The game which was an early kickoff saw the visiting non-league outfit Uchecaria FC take the lead in the in the 29th minute through Simon Jonah and were able to lead their more illustration opponents through the rest of the first half.
Erstwhile coach of Aba based Nigeria professional football league side Enyimba Int'l, Fatai Osho, has joined oil rich Rivers State based outfit, Rivers United. The former Remo Stars Coach stint with the two times African Champions came to an end after the 2021/2022 Nigeria professional football league season as the club failed to renew the contract of the highly experienced coach.
Axel Kei has become the youngest professional player ever in the United States. Axel Kei made his debut for Real Monarchs, a football club in the United States, at the age of 13 years and 282 days. Earlier yesterday, the young talent was introduced as a second-half substitute in a crucial game against Colorado Spring Switchbacks.
Newly Promoted Nigeria professional football league side, Gombe United, has completed the signing of 10 players as the team bloster it's squad for the new NPFL season. After spending two years in the Nigeria second tier league, the Gombe based outfit returned back to the Nigeria topflight league in a grand style after topping it's group and scaling through the Super 8 Play-offs.
Former Nigeria U23 and Rivers United midfielder, Cletus Emotan, has completed move to Umuahia based Nigeria topflight league giants, Abia Warriors. The petit Midfield maestro who signed a two years contract with the Nigeria topflight league campaigners for an undisclosed fee is expected to lead the Coach Imama Amapakabo tutored side midfield when the new season kicks off later this year.