The matchday 28 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2020/2021 season garnered 17 goals with eight home wins and two draws. League leaders Akwa United continued to cement their place above close rivals, Kano Pillars, handing a 2-0 defeat to Adamawa United at Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.
An online social handle, "Akwa Ibom State Sport Page" reports: Akwa United will be without defender Olisa Ndah , Seth Mayi and Top scorer Charles Atsimene till 5th July 2021 following their invitation to the Super Eagles squad for the international friendly vs Mexico billed for 3rd July 2021.
For every player in the Nigeria Professional Football League, criticism has been their constant companion. And when they eventually get an invitation from national team managers, they still get the sticks from home fans, who yelled and swore at them for lacking enough ammunition to compete for shirts with their foreign based teammates.
On Sunday, the Nigerian Football Federation released a 23-man list of players to prosecute the friendly against Mexico in the US. The list has elicited reactions as usual and keen followers of the league have been asking questions why some players are not in the team. There are some players who should have been invited but these five star players stand out as notable omissions
Akwa United looks to be running away with the NPFL already with just 10 matches to go but things are still capable of taking a twisting turn as far as the league is concerned. With the league still wide open, some teams still looks to be having an outstanding run despite the odds.
We now have a new NPFL table after nine fixtures in match-day 28 were played today in different centers, here is how the table look like. AKWA United are the league leaders after they defeated ADAMAWA United by 2:0. This result means that they are now topping the table with 53 points.
Rivers United Coach, Stanley Eguma, says he saw hell in the hands of his kidnappers during the four-day in their den. The amiable coach who was adopted on Tuesday and regained freedom on Saturday, finally relayed his bitter experience during the period, stating that being a football coach was his saving grace.
Akwa United moved four points clear at the top of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table after their 2-0 win against Adamawa United on Saturday. Two first-half goals helped the Uyo based side to a comfortable win over relegation-threatened, Adamawa United. Atshimene Charles scored the first goal of the game for Akwa United in the 26th minute.
The matchday 27 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2020/2021 season garnered 27 goals with 8 home wins, 1 away win and a draws. With ten matches left in the league, the buzz continues across stadia on matchday 28. League leaders Akwa United will continue to cement their place above close rivals, Kano Pillars, facing Adamawa United at Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.
Eight games of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday produced six home wins and two draws. Second-placed Kano Pillars could not reduce Akwa United's lead after their 1-0 defeat in the hands of Jigawa Golden Stars. Enyimba and Nasarawa United played out a Goalless draw.
Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, outfit, Abia Warriors, have reminded fans that they would not be part of the Matchday 21 rescheduled home fixture against city neighbors, Enyimba Int'l, on Wednesday 23rd June 2021 . This reminder is contained in a club statement signed by the Club Sporting Director, Mr Patrick Ngwaogu and disseminated by the Club Head of Media and Communications, Nwosu Chigozie.
After Akwa United's 2-0 win over Adamawa United on Saturday which extended their lead to four points ahead of second-placed, Kano Pillars, nine more games are on the menu for week 28 of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season on Sunday. Match Day 28 fixtures
Enyimba defeated Enugu Rangers 2-1 in their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) rescheduled game on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at Enyimba International Stadium, Aba. Victor Mbaoma scored the opening goal for Enyimba in the third minute. Three minutes later, Israel Abia equalised for Enugu Rangers before Cyril Olisema's winning goal for Enyimba in the 32nd minute.
Aggrieved players of Nigeria Professional League side, Heartland FC of Owerri today made it clear to the Supporters club of the team , that the team will not call off the strike and will not honour their next fixture. The Owerri based team have not train since Sunday's 2-1 win over Jigawa Golden Stars at Dan Anyiam stadium Owerri.
Sunshine Stars defeated Abia Warriors and Nasarawa United secured important wins in two of eight NPFL Match Day 28 fixtures prosecuted on Sunday, which saw them move up one spot at opposite ends of the standings. Sad'eeq Yusuf's brace gave Sunshine victory against Abia Warriors at Akure Township Stadium, opening the scoring on 21 minutes and providing the decisive goal on 44 minutes, two minutes after Paul Samson pulled the visitors level.
The regular season of the Nigerian Professional Football League enters match day 27 on Sunday, it is that the league is still in its formative years and there are opportunities to be explored. Since the League Management Commission was established in 2014 to run the league, only two ownership transfers have happened – FC Ifeanyi Ubah’s acquisition of Gabros International FC and Delta Force’s acquisition of Kada Star’s spot in the league.
It was a sad new for Nigerian club football after the Head Coach of Rivers United football club, Stanley Eguma was kidnapped on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 while returning from Gombe to Port Harcourt after an NPFL game. Fortunately, in the news reaching us from credible sources, Mr Eguma has been released by his abductors.
Eguma was abducted along Enugu Road with two of his personal aides on his way back from a Nigerian Professional Football League match against Adamawa United at the Ribadu Square Stadium in Yola, which the Port Harcourt-based club lost 2-0. “I can only tell you that the coach did not return with the team on Tuesday.
Stanley Eguma, the manager of Nigeria Professional Football League top flight club, Rivers United, was recently kidnapped by unknown gunmen, according to news all around the country. Eguma was abducted along Enugu Road with two of his personal aides on his way back from a NPFL match against Adamawa United at the Ribadu Square Stadium in Yola, which the Port Harcourt-based club lost 2-0.
This Thursday, Enyimba FC will host Enugu Rangers in the one of the most eagerly- anticipated fixtures of the 2020/2021 NPFL season. The Two teams are Nigeria's most successful football clubs, sharing 15 league titles amongst themselves (Enyimba 8, Rangers 7), the Nigerian Cup 10 times(Rangers 5, Enyimba 4) 5 continental titles (Rangers 1 CAF Cup winners cup, Enyimba 2 CAF Champions league and 2 CAF Super Cup).