Brazilian legend CAFU has been presented with a Kwara United jersey by Lucas Alves in Brazil. Lucas joined Kwara United last summer from Seahorses LA and is presently on holiday after the conclusion of the NPFL season. Although the dazzling winger finds it difficult to cope with conditions in Nigeria, he was able to showcase his talent in a few games.
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.
Significant changes occurred in the Nigerian Professional Football League table after Dakkada FC cruised past Adamawa United 4-0. Osayande had opened the scoring sheet for the host team in the 20th minute before Awasa added a second goal eight minutes later. The victory helped them nove to 9th position on the table while Plateau United moved down to 10th place.
The Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) has produced various players that have played for the Super Eagles and teams across Europe. Another sensation product of the NPFL is proving his worth in the top flight Swedish football, Allsvenskan. Samuel Adegbenro, a striker for IFK Norrkoping scored a brace over the weekend in a 3-1 win over the Hammarby.
Former Nigeria Professional Football League highest goal scorer, Junior Lokosa, has completed a return to the Nigeria topflight league as he teams up with Kwara State based outfit, Kwara United, ahead of the new Nigeria professional football league season. The petit striker was crowned the Nigeria professional football league 'Goal King' in 2018 as he scored a total of 19goals to emerge the 2017/2018 Nigeria professional football league highest goal scorer with Kano State based side, Kano Pillars.
The 20 teams in the Nigeria Professional Football League were back in action across all stadiums within the country. The 10 league matches that were played in the Nigeria Professional Football League resulted in nine home wins and one away draw for the teams. 1. Abia Warriors vs Kwara United
Photo Credit :Kwara United media Brazilian winger Lucas Ribeiro Alves joined Nigeria professional football league Kwara United on a one-year loan deal, back in September 2020. Kwara United fans were naturally over the moon when he arrived the club, because he has great potentials to help the club challenge for big honors.
Kwara United winger Lucas Alves presents the club's jersey to Brazilian football legend Cafu in Brazil. Lucas Alves, who joined Kwara United at the beginning of last season, presented the jersey to the Brazilian legend on Monday. Alves' decision to gift his jersey to the World Cup winner was applauded by the followers of Nigeria Professional Football League.
The 2020-2021 Nigeria Professional Football League season have come and gone, leaving a slew of resonating controversies on its trail. *Kwara United. Chiefly amongst the contested issues is final table, which took a new complexion a few hours after final day's matches on Wednesday.
Nigeria international Anayo Iwuala has already joined Espérance Sportive de Tunis from Enyimba in a deal worth $0.5m. The People's Elephants talisman, who has lit up Aba since his arrival in 2019, signed a long term deal with the Blood and Gold. But who could Enyimba replace their star player with?
The 20 clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) will today, 5th of August, 2021 play their last matches for the 2020/2021 season. Also, five clubs apart from the Akwa United leading the table have the chance of getting the continental tickets today.
The Nigerian Professional Football League will continue today after some clubs played their midweek matches yesterday and produced mixed results. Dakkada FC will host Adamawa United, Ifeanyi Ubah United will log horns with Enyimba FC of Aba while Kwara United will battle Wikki Tourist. All the matches will kick off by 4pm (Nigerian Time).
FC Ifeanyi Ubah will play next season in the second tier, Nigeria National League (NNL) after its relegation from the top flight, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The Club suffered a 3-0 defeat to Jigawa Golden Stars in the early hours of Monday, August 2, 2021.
The last match for all the 20 clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) was played yesterday, 5th of August, 2021. The faith of the 5 clubs holding 2nd to 6th position with the chance of 2 clubs getting the continental tickets due to the 3 points difference between them, to make them join Akwa United that have gotten the ticket already was determined yesterday.
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.
The Makurdi based Nigeria Professional Football League team has successfully completed the signing of Ufere Chinedu for a one year deal. The sensational midfielder who featured for Kwara United in 2020/21 NPFL season joined Lobi Stars ahead of the new season. His outstanding performance with the Harmony boys last season attracted the interest of the of the Makurdi based NPFL team.
The welfare of players is the most paramount thing a team manager should be much concerned about. The way the players are being treated determines the kind of results you will get from them during matches. In Nigeria Professional Football League, some teams are so much interested in results without putting the welfare of the players first.
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.
In Nigeria professional football league, is quite unfortunate the way players are not paid at the end of every month after playing a series of matches for their different teams. The league management company has warned teams to decease from such act that will bring shame to the league, but the club management of different teams has refused to adhere to this instruction.
From a 2-0 away win in far away Jos, Plateau state against Plateau United in the very first game of the season, to the very last match against Katsina United FC in Ilorin, which they won by 3-0, Kwara United Football Club arguably had one of its best seasons in recent times.