Abia Warriors defeated Adamawa United 5:1 at Umuahia Township Stadium, the home team dominated in both halves. Chukwuemeka Obioma scored a hat trick. With this wonderful result, the winners in today's encounter are in the fourteenth position and +5 goals difference. Wikki Tourist on the other hand locked horns against Heartland, the showpiece kicked off smoothly, both sides did their best to get something positive, chances were created, and the goalkeepers made some great saves.
2020/2021 Nigeria Professional League season is gradually coming to an end after round thirty-one matches, some teams secured their desired results while others dropped points. All the games kicked off simultaneously, 4:00 PM to be precise. The game between Nasarawa United and Jigawa Golden Stars was postponed.
It is often said that form is temporary while class is permanent. Kano Pillars legend, Rabiu Ali has demonstrated that saying to be true. From his youthful days at Fagge Primary School in Kano, Ali has always stood out among his peers. On Sunday, July 25 2021, Rabiu Ali scored his 14th goal of the 2020/2021 NPFL season.
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.
Former Abia Warriors and Rivers United striker, Sunday Adetunji, continued his impressive form for his Macedonian based outfit, Shkupi FC, as his brace propelled his side to a convincing home win. Shkupi FC welcomed Borec FC in one of the Matchday 7 in the Macedonian topflight league with the intents to improve their position on the log whilst the Visitors aspired to cause an upset in the fixture.
Former Abia Warriors and Enyimba Int'l defender, Abiodun Adebayor, is set to make a return back to his former side, Niger Tornadoes, after a 3years stint with Enyimba FC. The rock solid defender saw his three years contract with the 'People's elephant' run out at the end of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League season as both parties failed to reach agreement for a renewal.
The Nigerian League comes to an end today, as the 20 teams who were involved in the 2020/2021 Nigeria League season will face each other on the final day of the competition. Photo Credit: @PillarsFC || Twitter App. In my opinion, Kano Pillars may finish second and qualify for the CAF Champions League in place of second-placed Nasarawa United, if two results go in favour of Pillars at the end of the day, one being if Nasarawa United lose against Abia Warriors and the second being if Kano Pillars win Heartland FC.
Former Nigeria international, Emeka Ezeugo has reiterated his history with football as he recalls not having any other toy than football as a child. In a chat with this writer, the former Abia Warriors coach said his father stopped asking him what he wanted for Christmas, birthday or passing his examinations because he knew his answer would be football.
Former Abia Warriors and Rivers striker, Sunday Adetunji, made as quick impact for his new side as he hit the ground running on his debut game for his North Macedonia clubside, Skhupi, with a brace. The Super Eagles foward who was handful for Nigeria professional football league campaigners, Rivers United, was coped by the North Macedonia in the ongoing summer transfer window.
Former Nigeria professional football league champions, Rangers Int'l, has completed the signing of former Abia Warriors duo of Ossy Martins and Henry Ochuba. Ambitious Rangers side who has been active in the transfer market ahead of the new 2020/2021 Nigeria professional football league season has bolster it's side with 10 new quality players in view of the new NPFL season.
Nigeria professional football league household name, Ozor Benjamin, has made a shocking return to Akure to team up with his former side, Sunshine Stars, ahead of the new Nigeria professional football league season. After years of successful spell with the Akure based outfit, Benjamin opted for a different experience as he signed for Umuahia based Nigeria Professional Football campaigners, Abia Warriors.
The Umuahia warlords resume their league duties this midweek in one of the Matchday 30 fixture as they take a short trip to the 'Coal City' where they will trade tackles with their Oriental brothers, Rangers International, at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu Abia Warriors will be looking to bounce back to winning ways after two consecutive disappointing home defeat against Dakkada FC and Enyimba FC respectively.
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 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.
The transfer window of Nigerian Professional Football League is open, and many clubs have started signing good players to beef up their squad ahead of the new season. The teams involved in continental matches have completed many transfer deals in preparation of their CAF Confederation Cup and CAF Champions League matches.
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.
Former Abia Warriors and Hapoel Tel'viv striker, Olaha Michael, has rejoined Vietnam V-league campaigners, Sông Lam Nghệ An The lefte footed striker rejoined the Vietnamese Side after an unsuccessful spell in the Israeli topflight league with renowned Israeli outfit, Hapoel Tel'viv. Olaha signed for Nigerian Premier League side Abia Warriors in 2015 from the New Generation Academy.
Abia Warriors has officially announced the signing of former Kwara United sensational midfielder on a two year deal. The midfielder will be with the Umuahia based team till 2023. The experienced attacking midfielder was outstanding throughout last season while with Kwara United. He made the total of 20 appearances for the Harmony boys, both in Aiteo Cup and Nigeria Professional football league.
Nigeria Professional Football League sides Rivers United, Kano Pillars, Nasarawa United all progressed to the quarter finals of the 2021 Federation Cup (Nigeria' version of the FA Cup), in what was an exciting round of last sixteen matches that saw top tier sides, Lobi Stars, Wikki Tourists and Abia Warriors all knocked out by second tier opponents.
Former Abia Warriors and Rivers United pacey winger, Bolaji Sakin, spranged up emotions as he pens a departing note to his Conakry based outfit, Horoya Athletic Club. Since joining the Guinea based side, Bolaji Sakin, grew through the ranks to establish himself as an integral squad member of the Horoya team.