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Checkout Top Three Nigerian Stars Over The Weekend

We look at the biggest performing Nigerians in the world of football at the weekend, including the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), and below are the selected Naija superstars who stood out over the weekend. Taiwo Awoniyi: It is clear that the 24-year-old is enjoying life in Germany as he continued from where he left off on matchday one, getting his name on the score sheet again in Union Berlin’s 2-2 draw against Kevin Akpoguma’s Hoffenheim.

  11 months ago ago
Checkout Top Three Nigerian Stars Over The Weekend

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REVEALED: Meet The Highest Earning Goalkeeper In Nigeria Professional Football League.

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.

  10 months ago ago
REVEALED: Meet The Highest Earning Goalkeeper In Nigeria Professional Football League.

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Checkout Big Performing Nigerians At The Weekend

We take a look at the biggest performing Nigerians in the world of football at the weekend, including the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), and below are the selected Naija superstars who stood out over the weekend. Ahmed Musa - Alhaji Musa, as he is fondly called made his debut for Fatih Karagumruk in style and he became an instant hero.

  1 year ago ago
Checkout Big Performing Nigerians At The Weekend

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NPFL Summer Transfers: Iwuala, 11 Other Stars Who Left For Greener Pastures

Nigeria Professional Football League has for many years served as a breeding ground for European and top African clubs. Poor facilities and remuneration means players use it as a stop-gap measure, only holding out until a trip abroad materialises, with some even joining clubs in lowly African countries such as Gabon, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia etc.

  11 months ago ago
NPFL Summer Transfers: Iwuala, 11 Other Stars Who Left For Greener Pastures

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Three Promising NPFL Players Who Sealed Big Foreign Deals In 2021

Photo Credit: Nig Footy The joy of most players in the Nigeria Professional Football League goes beyond winning the league title or the Aiteo Cup with their respective clubs. Going by past findings, most players in the NPFL are usually desirous of securing deals with clubs abroad.

  11 months ago ago
Three Promising NPFL Players Who Sealed Big Foreign Deals In 2021

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NPFL Former Highest Goal Scorer Returns To The League.

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.

  9 months ago ago
NPFL Former Highest Goal Scorer Returns To The League.

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Photos Of Super Eagles Prodigy Training With His New Club In Turkey

Super Eagles winger Ibrahim Olawoyin has resumed training with his new Club Ankara Keçiorenguc of Turkey. Olawoyin was announced by the Club yesterday and few hours later, he was spotted training with the team. The indication is that, the 20-year-old could be available for selection for Saturday league game against Adanaspor.

  11 months ago ago
Photos Of Super Eagles Prodigy Training With His New Club In Turkey

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NPFL: Enyimba Defender Rejoins Former Club

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.

  10 months ago ago
NPFL: Enyimba Defender Rejoins Former Club

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Checkered Coaching Career Of New Plateau United Coach, Fidelis Ilechukwu

In a few years, Fidelis Ilechukwu has become one of the most reverred coaches in the Nigerian domestic football scene, but the story of his meteoric rise is scarcely told, if told at all. *Ilechukwu (right) is unveiled by Plateau United. He has laid down the marker in the Nigeria Professional Football League, holding the reins with candour at MFM FC and Heartland FC.

  10 months ago ago
Checkered Coaching Career Of New Plateau United Coach, Fidelis Ilechukwu

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NPFL: Fatai Osho Bids Enyimba Goodbye

Enyimba coach, Fatai Osho has penned a heart-rending farewell note to the club and their fans as his two-year stint with the Peoples' Elephant came to an end on Thursday, September 2, 2021. The former Remo Stars handler expressed his gratitude to coaches, players and management for their roles in 2020 Nigeria Professional Football League triumphant campaign.

  11 months ago ago
NPFL: Fatai Osho Bids Enyimba Goodbye

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Kpakor: The More Ex-Internationals Handling NPFL Clubs The Better The Quality Of Our League

Former Nigeria midfield enforcer, Moses Kpakor believes the Nigeria Professional Football League will get better with ex Nigeria internationals taking up coaching roles at clubs. *L-R: Finidi George and Eddy Lord Dombraye. The former BCC Lions player who was a key member of the Super Eagles as a home-based player, made this observation against the backdrop of poor performance of Nigerian clubs on the continent, and Finidi George and Eddy Lord Dombraye recently taken up coaching roles at Enyimba and Lobi Stars respectively.

  10 months ago ago
Kpakor: The More Ex-Internationals Handling NPFL Clubs The Better The Quality Of Our League

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NPFL Transfer Updates: 19 Notable Players Who Have Changed Clubs Ahead Of 2021-22 Season

The 2021-2022 Nigeria Professional Football League season is expected to start this month and end in May. Hopefully, It will be exciting and devoid of money-related rancour, given the new financial muscle provided by new sponsors BET9JA, the betting company that recently firmed up a multi-year partnership deal with League Management Company.

  10 months ago ago
NPFL Transfer Updates: 19 Notable Players Who Have Changed Clubs Ahead Of 2021-22 Season

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Photos: Some Stars Who Played In The Nigeria Professional Football League Before Going Abroad

The Nigeria Professional Football League is one of the most competitive football leagues in Africa. This is because of the fact that Nigerians are extremely talented when it comes to playing football. The country has produced some great footballers such as Mikel Obi and Victor Moses. However, there are a few stars who played in the Nigeria Professional Football League before deciding to move abroad in order to feature in top European competitions like the UEFA Champions League.

  11 months ago ago
Photos: Some Stars Who Played In The Nigeria Professional Football League Before Going Abroad

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Meet Some NPFL coaches in the 2020/21 season

The concluded 2020/21 season of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), had many coaches pulled up great displays in their managerial skills, helping their clubs to survive in the Nigerian topflight. But on other way round, some coaches could not do enough to make the club sustain the league, as they ended up in the dreaded zone of the league.

  1 year ago ago
Meet Some NPFL coaches in the 2020/21 season

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Mikel Working His Socks Off With Kuwait SC Ahead Of New Season

Former Nigeria skipper and Kuwait SC midfelder, Mikel John Obi is intensifying training with his club ahead of September 11 start of Kuwaiti Premier League season. The 34 years old and his team-mates will roll up their sleaves for the remaining one week of pre-season before kicking off their campaign with a home game against Al Sahel at Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium, in Kaifan, the 5th largest stadium in Kuwait.

  1 year ago ago
Mikel Working His Socks Off With Kuwait SC Ahead Of New Season

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Lobi Stars Have Completed The Signing Of Ufere Chinedu From Kwara United

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.

  10 months ago ago
Lobi Stars Have Completed The Signing Of Ufere Chinedu From Kwara United

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Congo Invitational Tournament: 26 NPFL Players Given Another Chance To Prove Their Mettle

Nigeria Professional Football League players have once again been given a chance to lay down the marker after a string of disappointing results in recent times. NPFL top scorer and NFF/Aiteo Cup Most Valuable Player, Silas Nwankwo of Nasarawa United, tops the list of 26 players to represent the country in an invitational tournament in Congo, which will feature the host nation, Nigeria, Congo Brazzaville and Sierra Leone.

  10 months ago ago
Congo Invitational Tournament: 26 NPFL Players Given Another Chance To Prove Their Mettle

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NPFL News: The Ugly Nature Of Kwara United As The Management Refuse Paying Players Salaries

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.

  10 months ago ago
NPFL News: The Ugly Nature Of Kwara United As The Management Refuse Paying Players Salaries

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NNL Super Eight: Remo Stars, 3SC and Two Others Set To Seal Promotion to NPFL on Saturday

The final games of the NNL Super 8 will be played simultaneously in two different venues on Saturday. The games in Group A and B will determine the four clubs that will promote and join the existing 16 clubs in the 2021/22 Nigeria Professional Football League. Judging by their results in the previous two games played from Tuesday till date, four teams only need just one point each in their last games today to bag their qualification tickets to the Nigerian Top flight league.

  11 months ago ago
NNL Super Eight: Remo Stars, 3SC and Two Others Set To Seal Promotion to NPFL on Saturday

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The Pride of Rivers handed a tough opponent in CAF Champions league first round

The Pride of Rivers will be the only club representing Nigeria in the first round of the CAF champions league. Two teams qualified for the CAF champions league, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) current champions Akwa United and runner-up Rivers united,but the former was knocked out by CR Belouizdad in the preliminary stage 2-1 on aggregate while Rivers United got the better of Young Africans of Tanzania (1-0) on both legs.

  10 months ago ago
The Pride of Rivers handed a tough opponent in CAF Champions league first round