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Kwara United Unveil Brazilian Winger Lucas Alves
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Kwara United Unveil Brazilian Winger Lucas Alves

Kwara United have unveiled Brazilian winger Lucas Alves ahead of the coming Nigerian Professional Football League season. The unveiling ceremony was done on Monday morning, October 5, at the Kwara United office inside the stadium complex in Ilorin. Lucas Alves who last played for Seahorses LA expressed happiness after being unveiled and also promised to give his best performance for Kwara United in the coming season. "I am happy joining Kwara United and I'm here to help the club achieve the goals and targets for the coming League season. "The environment here is cool and thanks to the club's chiefs who have been making me feel at home since I came to Nigeria," Lucas Alves explained. Former Super Eagles and Enyimba goalkeeper Dele Aiyenugba joined Kwara United after retur...
Lobi Stars FC players injured as their bus goes up in flame
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Lobi Stars FC players injured as their bus goes up in flame

Several Lobi Stars Football Club players were injured when their bus was gutted by fire last night before Adaka Village on Naka Road, few kilometers away to Makurdi, on their way back from Ilorin Kwara State where the Club achieved a 1-0 victory from Kwara United in an NPFL 2019/2020 Match Day 22.     It was gathered that the incident occurred as a result of an auto electrical fault that sparked up the fire.   Though no life was lost, several players sustained varying degrees of injuries while trying to escape from the burning bus. There was colossal losses in property as all the contents of the vehicle were burnt.     A statement issued by the club's spokesman, Austin Tyowua said that the injured players are receiving medical attent...
Enugu Rangers’ Felix Ogbuke dedicates winning goal to his late sister
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Enugu Rangers’ Felix Ogbuke dedicates winning goal to his late sister

The former Super Eagles winger scored a crucial goal for the Flying Antelopes in their slim win over Kwara United Enugu Rangers forward Felix Ogbuke has dedicated his winning goal in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 18 tie against Kwara United to his late sister who died recently. A well-struck indirect free kick in the 79th minute by Ogbuke, who came on as a substitute for Chiamaka Madu five minutes earlier, secured all three points for the Flying Antelopes in the midweek league tie. The bereaved striker was making his debut appearance in the NPFL for the seven-time Nigeria league champions.
Katsina United Lose At Kwara United Amid Allegations Of Poor Officiating, Assault
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Katsina United Lose At Kwara United Amid Allegations Of Poor Officiating, Assault

Katsina United must feel very hard done by some disputable refereeing calls after they lost 2-1 at Kwara United in continuation of the NPFL over the weekend It was a show of shame by centre referee from Cross River, Sam Agba, who denied Katsina United a clear penalty to the dismay of the fans at the stadium after Chinedu Sunday blocked a goal-bound strike by Adah Joseph with his hand only for the referee to award a corner. The video of this match will clearly show off the several poor calls of the referee against visiting Katsina United. And after the match the Kwara United coach Maji Muhammed assaulted the Katsina United team manager. ‘The Chanji Boys’ dominated the proceedings as they forced their opponents to play in their own half in what appeared to be a one sided game in ...
NPFL Match Day 7: Akwa, Plateau United In Top Gear, Rain Goals
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NPFL Match Day 7: Akwa, Plateau United In Top Gear, Rain Goals

Akwa United Football Club of Uyo maintained top spot on the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) log with a 4-0 thumping of Wikki Tourists FC on Sunday. After the emphatic win at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, the hosts have now garnered 16 points from seven games, one more than Plateau United FC of Jos. The defending champions also enjoyed a comfortable afternoon with their 5-0 trouncing of Sunshine Stars FC of Akure in Jos.‎ Ubong Friday, Victor Mbaoma, Micheal Ibe and Christian Pygbara were all on target in the 14th, 67th, 82nd and 89th minutes respectively for Akwa United. The heavy defeat suffered by Wikki Tourists saw them slipped four steps to 12th position on the NPFL log. Plateau United were in devastating form against Sunshine S...
NPFL: Akwa United Rout Kwara United To Top League Table
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NPFL: Akwa United Rout Kwara United To Top League Table

Akwa United are the new leaders of the NPFL after they routed Kwara United 3-0 at home with champions Plateau United, Lobi Stars and Wikki Tourists all in the chasing pack. Both Akwa United and Plateau United are on 12 points from five matches, but ‘The Promise Keepers’ are top of the standings courtesy of their superior goal difference. Lobi Stars turned back Niger Tornadoes 3-1, Kano Pillars pegged back El Kanemi Warriors in Maiduguri and Wikki Tourists won by a lone at home against FC Ifeanyiubah to all keep up the pressure on Akwa United. Akwa United are the highest scoring team in the league with nine goals and have let in two goals. Goals from Michael Ibe and Victor Mbaoma in the first half and a second half goal from Ubong Friday helped the team to secure all three point...
NPFL: John Obuh Sets Top-10 Target For Kwara United
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NPFL: John Obuh Sets Top-10 Target For Kwara United

Coach John Obuh has said he hopes Kwara United finish within the top 10 on their return to the Nigeria professional Football League (NPFL). Kwara United were runaway winner of the northern conference of the Nigeria National League (NNL) to head back to the top flight after two seasons in the lower division. “We have tried to keep the team from last season because most of them have experience of playing in the NPFL,” Obuh said. “We hope that with this team will can place in the top 10 in the new season.” ‘The Afonja Warriors’, for one, have been able to hold on to striker Michael Ohanu, who fired 21 goals in the NNL last season. The former FC Ifeanyiubah striker has rejoined the Ilorin team after they demanded for a transfer fee of six million Naira from Akwa United for the p...
Enyimba Beat Kano Pillars To Katsina United Skipper Nasiru Sani
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Enyimba Beat Kano Pillars To Katsina United Skipper Nasiru Sani

Kano Pillars have been dealt a big blow after they lost out to rivals Enyimba in the race to sign Katsina United skipper Nasiru Sani. The former Kwara United wing-back arrived Aba yesterday evening ahead of a medical with Enyimba scheduled for today after which he will sign for the seven-time Nigeria champions. Nasiru Sani said: “Yes, I am in Aba now ahead of my medical. “Every other terms and conditions have been discussed and we have reached an agreement.” He also revealed Kano Pillars were also keen to sign him. “I thought I was going to join Pillars because they have been pushing for my signature since the end of last season, but the deal could not go through,” Nasiru said. The leftback or central defender said his transfer to Enyimba will enhance his profile. “I h...
Top Ten Defenders In Nigerian Professional Football League
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Top Ten Defenders In Nigerian Professional Football League

As part of our usual top ten list of individuals in the NPFL, today we shift to focus on the defenders in the league. There is a real shortage of genuinely world-class defenders in the Super Eagles team at present and with the NPFL highlighting a number of talents, NPFL, they are a sought-after breed. Today Cheapgoals.com break down 10 defensive anchors in NPFL, based on criteria of current shape, form and potential abilities. 10. Isiaka Oladuntoye - Enyimba. The centre back attracted interest from Rivers united and Enyimba FC before settling for the Aba elephants. Though relatively unknown, Isiaka has played for Kwara united and Sunshine stars where he signed from. He is a defender to look out for. CC:LALASTICLALA SEUN MYND44 ISHILOVE