Breaking: Again, crisis hits Nigeria football as clubs pull out of Aitep Cup

August 8, 2022 Editor 0

Clubs currently participating at the ongoing Federation Cup also known as FA/ Aiteo Cup have threatened to pull out after the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) sent Kwara United to Confederation of African Federation (CAF) as the country’s remauning representative for 2022/23 Confederation Cup. The remaining clubs at the quarter-final level of the Aiteo Cup are Niger Tornadoes, Lobi Stars, Wikki Tourists, Read More

Breaking: New NPFL winners, Rivers United, Angels dump NFF ‘s FA Cup

July 30, 2022 Editor 0

Just few days after winning 2021/22 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, Rivers United, have abandoned round of 64 Federation Cup match versus Dakkada FC. This was disclosed by the club management on Saturday. Also, former Nigeria Women Football League champions Rivers Angels have pulled out of the 2021/2022 Federation Cup. A statement from the club’s management reads, “This decision Read More

Dare reveals how formidable domestic league structure can trigger sustainable Nigerian football development

July 9, 2022 Editor 0

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has stated that the domestic league is the fulcrum that would give vitality to Nigerian football. In a chat in Abuja, the minister made reference to the working model of a robust league as a critical component of football vitality in any country. Dare emphasised the need for enforcing club licensing, governance Read More

Again, LMC slams top NPFL club with sanctions, chairman expelled

June 26, 2022 Editor 0

Three months after being sanctioned, fined ₦9 million and deducted three points, Kano Pillars of Kano have been again hit with another ₦2.750 millon for official’s rascality and unprofessionalism in their matchday 34 encounter against Dakkada FC. Announcing the new punishments on Saturday, the League Management Company, LMC also expelled Kano Pillars Chairman, Suraj Yahaya, from the Nigerian Professional Football Read More

Breaking: Rivers United win 2021/22 NPFL title

June 25, 2022 Editor 0

Rivers United on Saturday emerged champions of 2021/22 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) after Plateau United succumbed to Akwa United defeat in Uyo. With three matches to the end of the current league campaign and possible nine points at stake, Rivers United are ahead with 10 points against rival Plateau United. Rivers United will face Nasarawa United away on Sunday. Read More

Breaking: New Super Eagles coach storms Ilorin, to watch NPFL game

June 18, 2022 Editor 0

New Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro, on Saturday arrived Ilorin, capital of Kwara state to watch one of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches between Kwara United and Sunshine stars of Akure on Sunday. Peseiro few days ago led Super Eagles to Morocco where they thrashed Sao Tome and Principe 10-0 in the day two of African Cup of Nations Read More

AFCON qualifier: Peseiro axes NPFL stars, invites Osimhen, Umar, Lookman others ahead Sierra Leone, São Tomé and Príncipe clash

June 4, 2022 Editor 0

Head Coach José Santos Peseiro has called up captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong and 25 other players to the camp of the Super Eagles for this month’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Sierra Leone and São Tomé and Príncipe. The Portuguese tactician has also invited goalkeepers Francis Uzoho and Adewale Adeyinka, defenders Olaoluwa Aina, Calvin Read More

LMC makes u-turn, clears Isha Ali for NPFL action

May 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

The League Management Company (LMC) have revised its earlier decision to disqualify one of the two Remo Stars players allegedly involved in match fixing in Ghana. The news of the ban placed on Isah Ali and Andy Okpe by the LMC citing lack of “critical” information and documentation in the registration of the players for the 2021/2022 NPFL. According the Read More

Breaking: NPFL side, Lobi stars, sack coach Eddy Dombraye

March 13, 2022 Editor 0

At last, Lobi Stars have sacked coach Eddy Dombraye after not too impressive run at the 2021/22 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season. Dombraye leaves the Makurdi club he joined in 2021. He recorded five wins, four draws and nine losses. Stars scored just 12 goals while conceding 21 in 18 games. “Aftermath of the home defeat by Abia Warriors, Read More

Breaking: NPFL club Shooting stars General Manager, Rasheed Balogun, is dead

January 21, 2022 Editor 0

The death has been announced of the General Manager of Shooting stars Rasheed Balogun. Confirming the latest development, the club also known as 3SC said Balogun died Thursday night after a protracted illness. The club via its Twitter handle wrote, “We lost our General Manager. After a long battle with an undisclosed illness for months, Rasheed Balogun finally succumbed to Read More

Breaking: NPFL club, MFM, sack coach one month after

January 21, 2022 Editor 0

After recording defeats, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, MFM FC, have sacked Technical Adviser Balogun Shola Joshua, popularly known as Tella, one month after he was appointed. The club reportedly decided to relieve Tella of his duties shortly after the team lost in Lagos to Rivers United. With the defeat, MFM are now placed at the bottom of the Read More

Breaking: Popular NPFL coach, others escape death in auto crash

December 24, 2021 Editor 0

The head head coach Abia warriors football club of umuahia coach Imama Amapakabo has reportedly been involved in a motor accident. This was revealed via club’s Facebook page on Friday evening. According to the short press statement by the club,mthe coach and two other coaches were involved in a minor accident but no life was lost. “Our Head Coach, Imama Read More

New NPFL season: LMC rejects Kano Pillars, Tornadoes’ stadia

December 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

Few days to the commencement of the 2021/2022 season of the Nigeria Professional Football League, the hammer of the League Management Company (LMC) has fallen on the two stadia getting ready to stage matches. According to report, the two are Bako Kontagora Stadium in Minna and Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano. Minna-based stadium is the home of newly promoted Niger Read More

3SC prioritise 2021/2022 NPFL season

November 14, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Management of the Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan on Friday said the team’s priority is to present a formidable team for the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Addressing a press conference, the team’s general manager, Mr Rasheed Balogun, said the team is now set for 2021/22 season of the NPFL. Mr Balogun stressed that an excellent performance Read More

NPFL: We won’t compromise our standards – LMC

November 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

Organisers of the  Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), the League Management Company (LMC) have said that they have a standard which they will never compromise when it comes to stadium facilities where teams play their matches. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) of LMC, Alhaji Salihu Abubakar, stated this when he led a team of inspectors from LMC to inspect the Read More

FCT FA chairman backs Unity preseason tourney

September 18, 2021 Editor 0

The Chairman of FCT Football Association Abba Mourtar Mohammed has given his approval to the hosting of the Unity preseason tournament holding in Abuja from 30th October to 5th November 2021. Revealing this in Abuja, the Organising Committee Chairman, Patrick Ngwaogu (Odogwu Ndi Abia), said the Chairman was so excited of the programme, and has agreed to donate the main Read More

Breaking: Akwa United quench MFM fire, emerge Champions of 2020/21 NPFL season

August 1, 2021 Editor 0

After over two decades, and with a match to go in the current league campaign, Akwa United are the champions of 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season. The Uyo-based side were confirmed the League overall winners Sunday evening after they beat visiting Mountain of Fire Ministry (MFM) FC 5-2 in one of matchday 37 games. Details loading…

Pinnick reveals positives from Mexico vs Super Eagles friendly match

July 4, 2021 Editor 0

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Fifa Council member Amaju Pinnick have reacted immediately after the Nigeria match versus Mexico that ended 4 – 0 in favour of Mexicans. The NFF supremo revealed that, he was not disappointed by the result rather, he was more impressed by the performance of the boys as there are many positives Read More

Olympics: NRA hails World Cup bound Madu

April 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Nigeria Referees Association, NRA, congratulates FIFA woman referee, Ndidiamaka Patience Madu on the invitation extended to her by the world football governing body to be part of the match officials for the forthcoming Olympics Games, Tokyo 2021. Amaka, a member of the of the Enugu State council of the NRA will be among the few African referees from the Read More

Breaking: Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, returns to Kano Pillars, set for Ganduje’s unveiling

April 13, 2021 Editor 0

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has sensationally returned to Kano Pillars FC for the remainder of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League season (NPFL). Musa previously played for the Pride of Kano in 2009 where he ended the season as the top scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League with 18 goals before moving to VVV-Venlo in the Netherlands. A Read More