NPFL News

​Niger Tornadoes star Chinedu Ufere excited for Kwara United reunion

Niger Tornadoes ace Chinedu Ufere is ready to face former club Kwara United today. Ufere, Kwara United The midfielder spent 2 seasons at Kwara United ...[Read More]

Adebayo Alimi hails MFM FC fight-back to defeat Enyimba

Center-back, Adebayo Alimi hailed MFM FC’s spirit after victory over matchday 34 opponents Enyimba on Sunday. David Nduka popped up and fired ho...[Read More]

Gombe United goalkeeper Itodo: Plateau Utd draw one of our best performance this season

Gombe United Goalkeeper Itodo Akor says they deserved more after last Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Plateau United. Plateau United went ahead via Andre...[Read More]

Akwa Utd defender Sholumade: Sometimes we ‘stop and look’ at Wisdom Fernando’s dazzling brilliance

Boluwaji Sholumade has revealed that Akwa United players are often left stunned by Wisdom Fernando’s dazzling skills. Wisdom Fernando Fernando h...[Read More]

Abia Warriors playmaker Nweke Kalu proud of Obaje assist in Kano Pillars win

Nweke Kalu was in a buoyant mood after Abia Warriors beat Kano Pillars 3-2 on Sunday. The midfield lynchpin came off the bench to supply Obaje with a ...[Read More]

Ahmed Jimoh delighted to provide his 7th assist for Yahaya’s Plateau United equalizer

Ahmed Jimoh was happy with his assist for Ibrahim Yahaya’s leveller as Gombe United drew 1-1 at Plateau United. Back to Aliyu Zubairu’s st...[Read More]

Abia Warriors star Nweke Kalu: We must win remaining fixtures

Abia Warriors playmaker Nweke Kalu says they need a 100 per cent record from their remaining four games of the season. Abia Warriors narrowly escaped ...[Read More]

Plateau United goalscorer Andrew Ikefe admits frustration after Gombe United draw

Plateau United center-back Andrew Ikefe admits there’s great disappointment after their 1-1 draw with Gombe United on Sunday. Ikefe was defensiv...[Read More]

Emmanuel Jonas delighted to help Niger Tornadoes overcome stubborn Nasarawa Utd

Niger Tornadoes frontman Emmanuel Jonas admits Nasarawa United proved stubborn opponents following their 1-0 on Saturday. Ace midfielder, Jimmy Abdul ...[Read More]

Wikki Tourists defender Nelson Abiam nets twice in FA Cup triumph

Meet one of those rare center-backs with the heart of a striker in the Nigeria Professional Football League. Wikki Tourists’ Nelson Abiam netted...[Read More]

Race for the NPFL Golden Glove remains still after matchday 33

Remo Stars goalkeeper Kayode Bankole is the favorite to equal Adewale Adeyinka’s 16 cleansheets in a particular season. He will be playing at ho...[Read More]

Babatunde Bello continues to impress at Akwa United with another assist in Remo Stars win

Ekiti United midfielder Babatunde Bello has continued to impress on-loan at Akwa United. Bello caught the eye for Akwa United during their 1-0 win ove...[Read More]

Match referee turns ball-boy during a Nigeria Professional Football League game (watch)

This moment was captured live at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium on Sunday, June 12, during an NPFL game involving Akwa United and Remo Stars. According ...[Read More]

Nasarawa Utd midfielder Tochukwu Micheal Utd scores AGAIN in Rangers win. His 10th goal this season

Nasarawa United midfielder Tochukwu Micheal can’t stop scoring for his side this season. Tochukwu scored his 10th league goal on Sunday as Nasar...[Read More]

Anietie Uko grabs assist in Shooting Stars win over Plateau United

Shooting Stars playmaker Anietie Uko was happy to play a crucial part in their narrow 2-1 triumph over Plateau United on Sunday. Uko was industrious a...[Read More]

Abdulazeez Yusuf scores again in Gombe United draw with Dakkada. His 15th goal

Gombe United drew 2-2 at home against matchday 33 opponents Dakkada Football Club on Sunday. The result keeps Aliyu Zubairu’s charges distance a...[Read More]

Akpesiri second half header nicks win for Akwa United over Remo Stars

Naibe Akpesiri was once again the hero for Akwa United against Remo Stars on Sunday. The goalless affair was brought to life with twenty-four minutes ...[Read More]

Sunshine Stars defender Yakub happy with assist for Cooper in Niger Tornadoes win

Habib Yakub was the hero as Sunshine Stars edged Niger Tornadoes 2-1 at Akure Township Stadium on Sunday. Despite the long list of high-calibre forwar...[Read More]

MFM FC defender Adebayo Alimi: We must make possession count against Katsina United

MFM FC center-back Adebayo Alimi Jr says he and his teammates are ready to face Katsina United. The Olukoya Boys travel to Katsina this Sunday to face...[Read More]

Ahmed Jimoh: Gombe Utd won’t underestimate Dakkada

Gombe United playmaker Ahmed Jimoh says they won’t take Sunday’s opponents Dakkada Football Club lightly. The Savannah Scorpions will take...[Read More]

Niger Tornadoes striker Jonas: Let’s continue winning momentum against Sunshine Stars

Niger Tornadoes forward Emmanuel Jonas says they must continue the momentum ahead of Sunday’s clash with Sunshine Stars. The Ikon Allah Boys hea...[Read More]

Akwa Utd attacking duo Naibe Akpesiri and Wisdom Fernando confirmed fit to face Remo Stars

Akwa United medics says the duo of Naibe Akpesiri and Wisdom Fernando are fit to face Remo Stars on Sunday. Naibe Akpesiri Akpesiri have missed Akwa U...[Read More]

Super Plateau United defender, Andrew Ikefe delighted with assist in Kano Pillars victory (video)

Andrew Ikefe was happy with his assist for Jesse Akila’s winner as Plateau United won 1-0 over Kano Pillars on Sunday. Playing against an in-for...[Read More]

​Sunshine Stars defender Anioke says fun at the club is back after Nasarawa United win

Sunshine Stars defender Anthony Anioke was delighted with the performance they put in for their win against Nasarawa United on Sunday. The Owena Whale...[Read More]

Emmanuel Jonas delighted with his assist in Niger Tornadoes win over Enyimba

Niger Tornadoes striker Emmanuel Jonas says every member of the team deserved praise for 2-1 victory over Enyimba on Sunday. Musa Wakili netted the wi...[Read More]

Nweke Kalu admits Abia Warriors buzzing after oriental derby win over Rangers

Abia Warriors playmaker Nweke Kalu admits he loved being part of their oriental derby victory over Enugu Rangers. Kalu featured in the game before com...[Read More]

Abia Warriors star, Nweke Kalu fires derby-day warning to Rangers

Abia Warriors deep-lying playmaker Nweke Kalu has assured he’ll be up for the oriental derby with Rangers International. Sunday’s eagerly-...[Read More]

Mustapha Lawal returns to full-scale Sunshine Stars training

Shotstopper Mustapha Lawal has returned to training at Sunshine Stars. The promising talent, who has been sidelined with illness for over three weeks,...[Read More]

Huge boost for Akwa United as striker Naibe Akpesiri recovers from hamstring injury

Naibe Akpesiri is returning to training at Akwa United. Lodgexpress.com says the Promise Keepers have received a rare boost with Naibe Akpesiri expect...[Read More]

Plateau Utd defender Ikefe concedes title hopes now over after Rivers Utd defeat

Plateau United defender Andrew Ikefe concedes 2-0 defeat at Rivers United has all but dampened their title hopes. Ikefe believes the Peace Boys will f...[Read More]

Rangers star Shedrack Asiegbu believes in CAF Confederation Cup hopes after Wikki Tourists win

Rangers International playmaker Shedrack Asiegbu still believes in their CAF competition chances after victory over Wikki Tourists on Wednesday. Chris...[Read More]

Akwa United center-back Chris Nwaeze says MFM FC draw was two points lost

Akwa United center-back Christopher Nwaeze feels they should’ve beaten MFM FC on Wednesday afternoon in Uyo. In the end, the tie finished in a f...[Read More]

REVEALED: Why we celebrated Akwa United point like win – MFM FC star, Aminu Azeez

MFM FC midfielder Aminu Azeez admits there were big celebrations after drawing 0-0 with Akwa United on Wednesday. Relegation-threatened MFM FC battled...[Read More]

Tochukwu Micheal form continues as Nasarawa Utd survive scare against Abia Warriors

Nasarawa United survived a scare against Abia Warriors to secure all three points in their 2-1 win that saw them move up to 11th position on the log o...[Read More]

Gombe United playmaker Jimoh: Abdulazeez Yusuf one of Africa’s best for his position

Gombe United attacking midfielder Ahmed Jimoh feels teammate, Abdulazeez Yusuf has no equal in terms of his attacking role. Jimoh reckons he is the co...[Read More]

MFM FC center-back Alimi Jr hails draw at Akwa Utd

MFM FC defender Adebayo Alimi Jr says they’re pleased after their 0-0 draw at Akwa United on Wednesday. Alimi Jr feels their deserved draw with ...[Read More]

Abdulazeez Yusuf delighted to score his 14th league goal in Gombe United win over Heartland

Gombe United superstar Yusuf Abdulazeez admits he thrives playing in big games. The Nigerian attacker scored his 14th goal of the season to tie with R...[Read More]

Lodgexpress owner Itumo: Rivers United can beat Plateau Utd for title

Media personnel and Lodgexpress owner Ejimafor Itumo believes Rivers United can beat Plateau United on Wednesday and confirm their stance as title win...[Read More]

Team of the Week: Plateau United dominate; Tochukwu again scores; Habib excellent

A handful of new faces feature in Lodgexpress.com’s latest edition of NPFL team of the week for matchday 30. Rivers United striker Malachi Ohawu...[Read More]

Nelson Abiam stunned by ‘incredible’ Wikki Tourists teammate Fa’ud Ekelejuoti: A nightmare to play against

Center-back Nelson Abiam says Wikki Tourists teammate Fa’ud Ekelejuoti is a nightmare to play against. The diminutive playmaker who joined at th...[Read More]

Nasarawa United midfielder Tochukwu: I’m not happy celebrating my goal in a loss

Nasarawa United midfielder Tochukwu Micheal says maintaining his goalscoring form mattered little after he scored during their 3-2 loss to Enyimba on ...[Read More]

Enyimba defender James Abel credits strong mentality for Nasarawa United 3-2 triumph

James Abel believes that team spirit and a strong mentality is why Enyimba won against Nasarawa United on Saturday. The center-back watched from the b...[Read More]

Ikefe: Plateau Utd must beat Rivers United to prove title credentials

Plateau United center-back Andrew Ikefe feels they can end Rivers United’s title hopes this Wednesday when both sides clash in the biggest fixtu...[Read More]

Sunshine Stars ace Habib: Fans deserved victory over Katsina United

Habib Yakub is immensely proud of Sunshine Stars for their cleansheet victory over Katsina United on Saturday. Sunshine Stars ended the halftime at 0-...[Read More]

Tochukwu Micheal scores his 9th goal in Nasarawa Utd loss to Enyimba (photo gallery)

Nasarawa United midfielder Tochukwu Micheal netted in their thrilling 3-2 loss to Enyimba over the weekend. The in-form midfielder has been mightily i...[Read More]

MFM FC defender Alimi: Victory over Gombe United well deserved

MFM FC defender Adebayo Alimi hailed their performance for victory over Gombe United. Alimi won 3-1 at Dipo Dina on Saturday afternoon producing a dom...[Read More]

Gombe Utd attacker Yusuf frustrated after MFM FC loss: Just not good enough!

Abdulazeez Yusuf admits Gombe United did not play well enough to beat MFM FC on Saturday. The Savannah Scorpions suffered a 3-1 loss to the bottom-pla...[Read More]

MFM FC defender Adebayo Alimi turns a year older today (photos)

MFM FC center-back Alimi Adebayo, is a year older today, May 29, and to mark the day, he took to his Facebook page to celebrate himself. He captioned;...[Read More]

Akwa United center-back Nwaeze expects Ubong Friday to torment Kwara United

Christopher Nwaeze has faith in teammate, Ubong Friday causing havoc in Kwara Sports Complex when he faces his former club, Kwara United in matchday 3...[Read More]

Niger Tornadoes midfielder Chinedu Ufere excited to face former club Lobi Stars

Niger Tornadoes star Chinedu Ufere is delighted that he will get a chance to face his former club in the Nigeria Professional Football League. The Iko...[Read More]

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