NPFL News

Rivers United goalkeeper, Sochima Victor delighted with clean sheet in Champions League win against Young Africans

Sochima Victor was delighted with his clean sheet in Rivers United’s victory over Tanzanian giants, Young Africans in CAF Champions League first round...[Read More]

CAF Champions League: Sochima Victor set to lead Rivers United to victory against Young Africans

Rivers United goalkeeper, Sochima Victor will be in action later today when his side play host to Tanzanian giants, Young Africans in a second leg tie...[Read More]

Sochima Victor pleased with winning start on his debut for Rivers United

Rivers United summer signing, Sochima Victor has expressed delight after making his debut for his new club in their CAF Champions League 1-0 win over ...[Read More]

Ubong Friday lone strike against CR Belouizdad hands Akwa United first ever CAF Champions League win

Akwa United kick-started their continental journey on a winning note against the reigning Algerian champions, CR Belouizdad. It was skipper Ubong Frid...[Read More]

We still have rooms for more arrivals – Akwa United coach, Kennedy Boboye

The Coach of the newly crowned NPFL Champions, Akwa United, Kennedy Boboye has expressed optimism that the team is still working to sign more players ...[Read More]

NPFL Transfer Live Updates: Get all your latest gists on Nigeria Professional Football League transfer activities

DONE DEAL Enyimba International Football Club have sealed the deal for Nasarawa United right-back, Chidozie Obasi. The defender has joined on a three-...[Read More]

Heartland Football Club goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa shares adorable photos of himself and his sons (photos)

Nigeria international and Heartland Football Club shotstopper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has taken to Instagram to share some adorable photos of himself and hi...[Read More]

Horvel Prime Academy graduate, Stephen Danjuma shines for FC Ifeanyi Ubah on his NPFL debut against Warri Wolves

FC Ifeanyi Ubah midfield star, Stephen Danjuma was finally given his long-awaited debut by Coach Uche Okagbue in the Nigeria Professional Football Lea...[Read More]

Enyimba Football Club reacts to suspension of its captain, Austin Oladapo by CAF for one year over doping

Nigeria football powerhouse, Enyimba Football Club, have officially released a press statement to show solidarity with club captain, Austin Oladapo af...[Read More]

Drama in Akure as Sunshine Stars see off Plateau United in a 5-goal encounter

Sunshine Stars FC stepped away from relagation zone in the Nigeria Professional Football League, after they secured a dramatic 3-2 victory over Platea...[Read More]

Joseph Onoja scores as Rivers United held to a 2-2 draw by MFM FC

Late minutes double strikes from MFM FC earned them a point against continental contenders Rivers United in matchday 36 of Nigeria professional footba...[Read More]

“I only took a drug prescribed by the club doctor, a pain relief medication” – Enyimba captain, Austin Oladapo reacts to 1-year ban from football by CAF

Embattled captain of Nigeria football giant, Enyimba, Austin Oladapo has opened following his one year ban levelled on him by the Confederation of Afr...[Read More]

Captain fantastic Ubong Friday scores brilliant free-kick against FC Ifeanyi Ubah to edge Akwa United closer to NPFL title (Watch)

Akwa United are officially one point away from clinching their maiden NPFL title thanks to the genius of skipper, Ubong Friday with a fantastic free-k...[Read More]

Enyimba Football Club captain, Austin Oladapo suspended for one year by CAF after for an alleged doping violation

Austin Oladapo, captain of Nigeria football giants, Enyimba, has bagged himself a one-year ban from football by the Confederation of African Football ...[Read More]

“Don’t panic, we will not be relegated” – FC Ifeanyi Ubah wonderkid, Nonso Nzediegwu tells supporters

The Anambra Warriors have won four of their past 10 games and are 19th – four points and three spots behind 16th placed Jigawa Golden Stars R...[Read More]

Warri Wolves striker, Uche Ihuarulam vows to sink Jigawa Golden Stars in Kaduna

Warri Wolves center-forward, Uche Ihuarulam has vowed that he is ready to help his team overcome Jigawa Golden Stars in their matchday 36 clash on Wed...[Read More]

Massive boost for Akwa United as goalkeeper, Adewale Adeyinka recovers from injury, set for FC Ifeanyi Ubah showdown

Akwa United No.1 Adewale Adeyinka is back in training after making a full recovery from a shoulder problem few weeks ago. Adeyinka was forced to watch...[Read More]

The battle to escape relegation is still in progress – FC Ifeanyi Ubah goalkeeper, Sharp Uzoigwe reacts to 2-0 loss to Rivers United

Shotstopper Emmanuel ‘Sharp’ Uzoigwe has admit that his side “won’t give up” their fight to survive relegation after suffering another los...[Read More]

Warri Wolves striker, Uche Ihuarulam delighted with team’s sprit after 1-0 triumph against Wikki Tourists

Sea Siders forward, Uche Ihuarulam has praised the spirit of his Warri Wolves teammates following their slight 1-0 victory against Wikki Tourists on S...[Read More]

FC Ifeanyi Ubah defender, Tochukwu Anueyiagu admits battle to escape relegation isn’t over after 2-0 Rivers United loss

Lookman Binuyo and Sunday Adetunji’s halftime strikes piled more pressures on FC Ifeanyi Ubah who are battling to survive relegation this season...[Read More]

Captain fantastic, Ubong Friday calls for calm after scoring in 3-0 win against Jigawa Golden Stars

Akwa United made it two wins in last three games in the Nigeria Professional Football League League with a straight-forward 3-0 victory over Jigawa Go...[Read More]

FC Ifeanyi Ubah wing-back, Eric Oguocha expects epic battle against Rivers United on Sunday

FC Ifeanyi Ubah right-back, Eric Oguocha has disclosed that he and his teammates are looking forward to their matchday 35 showdown with Rivers United....[Read More]

Meet this season NPFL revelation, FC Ifeanyi Ubah defender, Simeon Umeh (photos)

Coach of FC Ifeanyi Ubah, Uche Okagbue has named a strong 18-man squad for matchday 35 big clash against Rivers United which is scheduled to go down t...[Read More]

Kwara United striker, Michael Ohanu sends message to Heartland Football Club after netting a hat-trick against Wikki Tourists (photos)

Michael Ohanu, Kwara United talisman, is hunger for more goals after netting a hat-trick in 3-1 victory over Wikki Tourists in matchday 34 on Thursday...[Read More]

FC Ifeanyi Ubah teenage prodigy, Chidiogo Muoebonam tenders apology to supporters following his role in late minutes Enyimba equalizer

Chidiogo Muoebonam has tendered an apology after his decision while playing against Enyimba cost FC Ifeanyi Ubah a potential three points on Thursday ...[Read More]

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Uzochukwu scores from Evans’ 13th assist as FC Ifeanyi Ubah held 1-1 at home by Enyimba

FC Ifeanyi Ubah were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw at home to Enyimba after Benin Republic international, Nabil Yarou late minute diving header equa...[Read More]

I came back here to win something for myself, the club and the fans – Akwa United captain, Ubong Friday

Akwa United winger Ubong Friday has set his sights on winning the NPFL title for the Promise Keepers with the Nest of Champions club taking the League...[Read More]

“Listen, we still have a job to finish above relegation zone” – Uche Ihuarulam urges teammates after Akwa United loss

Warri Wolves center forward Uche Ihuarulam has told his teammates they still have a chance to finish the season strongly. The Seasiders are currently ...[Read More]

Let’s forget about Plateau United game and focus on Enyimba – FC Ifeanyi Ubah defender, Tochukwu Anueyiagu urges teammates

FC Ifeanyi Ubah centre-half, Tochukwu Anueyiagu has called on his teammates to forget about the 4-0 thrashing by Plateau United over the weekend, and ...[Read More]

Huge boost for FC Ifeanyi Ubah as utility star, Patrick Egeonu recovers from illness and fit for Enyimba clash

Following Sunday’s 4-0 disappointing loss to Plateau United, FC Ifeanyi Ubah have another League match scheduled for today, Thursday against Enyimba i...[Read More]

Don’t write Enyimba off from title chase – Austine Oladapo

Enyimba star Austine Oladapo has said that the club has not yet conceded defeat in their title chase this season. The People’s Elephants are pla...[Read More]

Charles Atsimene shines in Akwa United 1-1 draw with Rivers United

Akwa United were held back in the title chase after Rivers United equalized late in the game to deny them all maximum points in matchday 33. The Promi...[Read More]

No Ahmed Musa, no problem as Kano Pillars beat Dakkada 2-0

Northern giants, Kano Pillars kept continued their title chase this season after beating Dakkada FC 2-0 at the Sani Abacha Stadium on Sunday to move i...[Read More]

Heartland Football Club ruins Rangers’ hopes of continental qualification following a 2-1 victory

Heartland Football Club yesterday, Sunday July 18, dashed the hopes of Rangers International qualifying for continental game next term thanks to a 2-1...[Read More]

Improve your performance or face salary cut decision – Lobi Stars vice chairman tells team

The management of Lobi Stars have reportedly issued two-game ultimatum to head coach Kabiru Dogo to turn things around at the club. The Markudi-based ...[Read More]

NPFL Matchday 32: Summary of what happened over the weekend

What an exciting week of Nigeria football in was across various centers in the country as chase for the title gets intensed on every matchweek with al...[Read More]

NPFL: Fantasy story after Matchday 32

🚨🚨🚨 The only time Nasarawa United and Kano Pillars came together to discuss a way forward….. Kano Pillars: Guy why you go  fall hands for Nnewi ...[Read More]

Versatile FC Ifeanyi Ubah defender, Tochukwu Anuenyiagu turns a year older today, July 13 (photos)

FC Ifeanyi Ubah combative center-back, Tochukwu Anuenyiagu has turned a new age today, July 13. Anuenyiagu is a versatile center-back, who has the abi...[Read More]

High-flying FC Ifeanyi Ubah wing-back, Evans Ogbonda again sets new NPFL record after another assist in 2-1 win over Nasarawa United

Football Club Ifeanyi Ubah left-back Evans Ogbonda has vowed to continue with his high goal threat following his assist for Nonso Nzediegwu’s 28...[Read More]

Teenage sensation, Nonso Nzediegwu scores and provide assist in FC Ifeanyi Ubah 2-1 win over Nasarawa United

FC Ifeanyi Ubah winger Nonso Nzediegwu can only be proud with his performance in triumph over Nasarawa United on Sunday, knowing fully well he was a c...[Read More]

Meet FC Ifeanyi Ubah teenage sensation, Stephen Danjuma who’s set to make his NPFL debut against Plateau United

FC Ifeanyi Ubah youngster, Stephen Danjuma is gearing to make his Nigeria Professional Football League debut on Sunday, July 18, when his side pay a v...[Read More]

Illness rules FC Ifeanyi Ubah utility star, Patrick Egeonu out of Nasarawa United party

FC Ifeanyi Ubah will be without key player, Patrick Egeonu for their Matchday 32 game against Nasarawa United later today, Sunday July 11, after the p...[Read More]

Let’s reawaken the giants living in us and play for the badge – FC Ifeanyi Ubah defender, Tochukwu Anueyiagu urges teammates

No player in the Anambra Warriors’ dressing room can afford to write-off Nasarawa United later today when they play FC Ifeanyi Ubah in matchday ...[Read More]

FC Ifeanyi Ubah forward, Uche Onuoha ruled out of Nasarawa United clash

Captain Uche Onuoha is unlikely to be available for FC Ifeanyi Ubah’s Matchday 32 clash with Nasarawa United but is confirmed to be fit for of next we...[Read More]

Rivers United playmaker, Joseph Onoja set for Warri Wolves showdown

Rivers United star, Joseph Onoja has warmly welcomed their Matchday 32 oppoents, Warri Wolves ahead of their thrilling encounter set to go down later ...[Read More]

NPFL Matchday 32: FC Ifeanyi Ubah Vs Nasarawa United

It’s Gameday 32 in the Nigeria Professional Football League 2020/2021 season. FC Ifeanyi Ubah welcomes Nasarawa United to Nnewi for the encounte...[Read More]

Preview: NPFL Matchday 32 – Lobi Stars Vs Adamawa United

LOBI STARS HOME TO BOTTOM PLACE ADAMAWA UNITED. As the 2020/2021 NPFL pedalled down the twilight with seven games to go, realities are staring in the ...[Read More]

NPFL 2020/2021: How will the season end next month??

The Nigeria Professional Football League 2020/2021 ends next month with lots of breathtaking moments set to be witnessed… This is how it stands ...[Read More]

Nigeria Professional Football League Matchday 31 general Build-up

Nigeria Professional Football League matchday 31 kickoffs on Sunday with actions set to take place in different centres across the country. Let’...[Read More]