Round 33 matches have been concluded in Nigeria Professional Football League, ten games were played today, however, the title race is very much open, while some teams are battling relegation. Let's see how it goes. Plateau United defeated Ifeanyi Ubah 4:0 at Rwang Pam Stadium, it was indeed a tough show, Jackson Daniel scored an early goal, in the third minutes to be precise, they didn't relent, the home side pressurized and it paid off when Oche Ochowechi and Muhammad Zulkifilu scored for their team.
The aim of Home Based Super Eagles players is to secure career changing transfer to club outside the shore of the Country. The 2020-2021 Nigeria Professional Football League Season ended a week ago and some of the break-out stars have successfully completed transfer abroad. Here is the list of the home-based players who recently move abroad :
Photo Credit : Akwa United The 2020-2021 Nigeria Professional Football League Season has come and gone, but the memories will linger in the mid of the football lovers for years to come. The exciting campaign produced new winners in Akwa United and new generation of football stars also emerged.
John Obi Mikel is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Kuwait Premier League club Kuwait SC. Mikel Obi began his career with local club Plateau United, before joining Norwegian club Lyn at the age of 17 in 2004 In 2006, he made a controversial transfer to Premier League club Chelsea FC after Manchester United claimed they had already signed him.
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.
It has been massive exodus of Nigerian stars from the league to other topflight leagues outside the shores of the country as well a busy transfer of NPFL players to other NPFL team. Plateau Stats outfit has been adjuged the most busy side with a back to back announcement of their new players and Coaches in view of the new season.
It has been a busy transfer market in the Nigeria topflight league as teams begin earnest preparations in beefing up it's squad in view of the 2021/2022 Nigeria professional football league season. Amidst the numerous rumours, speculations, many top Nigeria professional football league campaigners have secured the services of players and coaches in their radar as pending deals await announcement in the coming weeks.
Sunshine Stars are faced with true test of character, as they face two of their biggest battles of the 2020-2021 NPFL season against title contenders, Enyimba and Rivers United in third and fifth places respectively. . Sunshine Stars players celebrating win over Plateau United on Wednesday, July 28.
In a bumper preview of matchday 32 of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League season, we spotlight the ambitions of the 20 clubs, with seven remaining in the Nigerian toplight. League leaders, Akwa United will hope to come back to winning ways at home against Enyimba of Aba, after a goalless draw match with Plateau United at the New Jos Stadium.
Kennedy Boboye on Sunday scored another Nigeria Professional Football League first by guiding Akwa United to their first title as the club's 26th coach, less than four years after achieving the feat with Plateau United. The 43 years old achieved the feat in grand style, with his charges proving rampant in front of goal at a capacity Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, where they romped into 3-0 lead before MFM clawed their way back into the match that ended 5-2 in favour of the new Nigerian champions.
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.
Akwa United has emerged as Champions of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) after securing a 5-2 victory over Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Football Club (MFM FC) in its Week 37 game. The Club emerged as league winners with a game to spare.
Match day thirty-two to kick start today Saturday 10th July with Dakkada International FC versus Heartland FC at Akwa Ibom state international stadium, Uyo by 4pm. Other fixtures will follow accordingly at their respective venues on Sunday 11th July. Alot is anticipated at the end of match day 32.
Plateau United FC forwards, Bernard Ovoke, Issah N. Ndala Jr and Ibrahim Babawo will lead the attack of newly promoted Armenia Premier League club Saven FC. The three players on Saturday departed the shores of Nigeria for Armenia to sign deals with the club, preparatory to their first season in elite division.
An official of Enyimba Football Club has recounted their ordeal in the hands of irate fans after they invaded the football pitch in Jos. Plateau United was playing at home against Enyimba Football Club and the match ended as a goalless draw. Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers An Enyimba player Timothy Danladi was given a red card at the last minute and the Plateau fans started abusing him as he walks off the pitch.
According to the Abia State Government, the attack on Enyimba players in Jos, which occurred after their goalless draw against the home team, Plateau United, in a Nigeria Professional Football League match on Sunday, was reprehensible. Two Enyimba players were hurt as a result of the attack: Dare Olatunji, a defender, and Sabirou Bassa-Djeri, a goalie.
The NPFL match between Plateau United and Enyimba Football Club ended in a bad way after some extremely angry fans invaded the pitch and attack the match officials and the Enyimba FC players. Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers Plateau United was playing at home in Jos and a player of Enyimba FC, Timothy Danladi was sent off in the last minute after a bad tackle on a Plateau United player.
Plateau United has been fined for breaching the Nigeria Professional Football League Framework and Rules in their Matchday 29 fixture against Enyimba FC of Aba on June 27, 2021.Photo credit: Google The club were found guilty of delaying the kickoff of the match and failed to provide adequate security as the home team.
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.
Coach Kennedy Boboye has now become the first coach to win the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title with two different clubs under the League Management Company (LMC) era. Akwa Ibom was on standstill for 90 minutes as the indigenes and visitors witnessed their first ever NPFL title for Akwa United.