NPFL News

Rivers Utd star Oyowah desperate to take Confederation Cup scoring form into NPFL

By Ejimafor Itumo Rivers United attacking midfielder Alex Oyowah has urged his teammates to express themselves in Nigeria Premier Football League like...[Read More]

Lobi Stars ace Waheed: We must learn from Sunshine Stars defeat

By Ejimafor Itumo Lobi Stars attacker Adebayo Waheed feels there are lessons for his side to learn from their loss at Sunshine Stars. The high flying ...[Read More]

Enugu Rangers defender Onyebuchi: We are definite NPFL title contenders

By Ejimafor Itumo Enugu Rangers center-back Ifeanyi Onyebuchi says they can win the NPFL title this season. Onyebuchi insists they can take inspiratio...[Read More]

Katsina Utd goalscorer Falolu: I want to continue scoring goals

By Ejimafor Itumo Katsina United midfielder Azeez Falolu believes he must score more goals this season. The attacking midfielder, who is often at his ...[Read More]

Plateau United star Pam: Heartland saw our best football of the season

By Ejimafor Itumo Plateau United playmaker Samuel Pam expressed pride in the team’s victory at Heartland on Wednesday afternoon. Plateau United ...[Read More]

Ekeson willing to take Bayelsa United goalscoring responsibility after Doma Utd brace

By Ejimafor Itumo Bayelsa United sensational winger Ekeson Okorie has spoken about his role at the club following the exit of talisman, Robert Mizo. O...[Read More]

Tochukwu Micheal scores brace for Sporting to secure comeback victory against Akwa United

𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨 Sporting Lagos delivered a stunning 2-1 comeback victory over Akwa United in NPFL matchday 22 encounter in Wednesday. Despite traili...[Read More]

BREAKING: Enyimba vs. Gombe United fixture postponed: Here’s why (photos)

𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨 The NPFL matchday 22 fixture involving Enyimba vs. Gombe United has been postponed. Gombe United team encountered a mechanical issue...[Read More]

Ahmed Jimoh: Gombe Utd only focused on what we need

𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨 Gombe United playmaker Ahmed Jimoh insists that the Savannah Scorpions are only focused on their own results in the quest to move ou...[Read More]

Why victory over Sporting Lagos was crucial – Gombe United goalkeeper Itodo

𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨 Gombe United stopper Itodo Akor was delighted with their 2-0 defeat of Sporting Lagos on Sunday. Itodo was impressive for his fifth ...[Read More]

Katsina United fans favorite Azeez Falolu happy playing for Aboubakar Bala

𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨 Katsina United midfielder Azeez Falolu admits he’s enjoying his football under manager Aboubakar Bala. Katsina United have mad...[Read More]

Adebayo Waheed urges Lobi Stars teammates to maintain the ‘hunger’ for title

𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨 Lobi Stars winger Adebayo Waheed has called on his teammates to maintain their tenacious desire to win their league matches. Eugene ...[Read More]

Kazeem Ogunleye convinced Rangers back in title hunt

𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨 Enugu Rangers playmaker Kazeem Ogunleye is convinced they are now in the title race. Ogunleye feels that Rangers’ title hopes ...[Read More]

Abdullahi Lawal tells Shooting Stars teammates: Let’s continue Plateau United form

𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨 Shooting Stars midfielder Abdullahi Lawal has urged his teammates to keep up the form which earned them an away point in their 0-0 d...[Read More]

Nelson Abiam urges Doma Utd to move on quickly from Rangers loss as Bayelsa Utd awaits

𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨 Doma United defender Nelson Abiam has urged his teammates to move on quickly from Saturday’s disappointment against Rangers. T...[Read More]

Rangers defender Onyebuchi: We’ve used Doma United to send message to rest of NPFL teams

𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨 Enugu Rangers defender Ifeanyi Onyebuchi believes they proved their NPFL title credentials with victory at Doma United. The 1-0 win,...[Read More]

Hilary urges Doma Utd colleagues to be more clinical in front of goal

𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨 Doma United midfielder Hilary Ekawu has called on his team-mates to take their chances if they are to climb the Nigeria Premier Foot...[Read More]

Jawad tells Bayelsa Utd boss Okara: Keep me on and we’ll win more games!

𝐁𝐲 𝐄𝐣𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐈𝐭𝐮𝐦𝐨 Bayelsa United midfielder Mustapha Jawad was delighted to be involved in the 1-0 win at Akwa United. That Jawad was on the pitch to ...[Read More]

Remo Stars goalie Kayode Bankole aiming to beat Doma Utd’s Osayi to Golden Glove award

Remo Stars goalkeeper Kayode Bankole can shock Doma United’s Kingdom Osayi and win this season’s Goalkeeper of the Year award. Bankole is ...[Read More]

Doma United attacker Bidemi takes positives from Rivers Utd loss

Doma United winger Bidemi Owoku Oriel says there were a lot of positives to take from the 3-2 defeat at Rivers United on Sunday. Owoku was on the scor...[Read More]

Mustapha Jawad returns strong for Bayelsa United against Gombe United

Bayelsa United versatile midfielder, Mustapha Jawad, made a stunning return to action over the weekend and starred for their impressive 2-0 victory ag...[Read More]

Sporting Lagos matchwinner Tochukwu: Ufere’s chat key to free-kick success against Insurance (video)

Sporting Lagos matchwinner Tochukwu Michael admits Chinedu Ufere’s advice was key to his successful free-kick in 1-0 victory over Bendel Insuran...[Read More]

READ: Reasons why Enyimba midfielder Eze Ekwutoziam is one of Africa’s best (photos)

After another impressive performance in Enyimba’s 1-0 victory over Shooting Stars on Saturday, ace midfielder Eze Ekwutoziam continues to showca...[Read More]

Nelson Abiam wins NPFL Goal of the Month award (photos)

Doma United attacking center-back Nelson Abiam has won Sports Light NPFL Goal of the Month award. The 5-goal center-back won the January award for his...[Read More]

Rivers Utd full-back Odeh happy with Nwagwa assist for victory over Doma Utd

Rivers United left-back Odeh Paul was delighted after their 3-2 win against Doma United. Odeh laid on an assist for one of Nyima Nwagwa’s hattri...[Read More]

Plateau Utd star Samuel Pam: This is what I enjoy most about playing football

Plateau Utd’s Samuel Pam has revealed what makes him happiest about being a professional footballer. The Nigerian playmaker while interacting wi...[Read More]

​Sporting Lagos new signing Tochukwu Michael provides match winning assist against Rivers United

Tochukwu Michael was delighted to celebrate his Sporting Lagos home debut with 1-0 victory over Rivers United. It was Michael’s 52nd minute assi...[Read More]

Sporting Lagos 1-0 Rivers United: Naantuam helps Noisy Lagosians to vital win

Sporting Lagos returned to winning ways on Wednesday with a 1-0 defeat of Rivers United at Onikan Stadium. The Noisy Lagosians won their fifth game in...[Read More]

BREAKING: Nigeria AFCON winner, Godfrey Oboabona rejoins boyhood club, Sunshine Stars

Ex Nigeria AFCON-winning defender, Godfrey Oboabona, has rejoined his boyhood club in the Nigeria topflight division, Sunshine Stars. The 33-year-old ...[Read More]

Plateau United defender Elijah Ogene excited to rejoin Sunshine Stars

Plateau United defender Elijah is excited to rejoin his former club, Sunshine Stars. The versatile Nigerian defender has joined via a deal that will k...[Read More]

Chidiebere Ernest urges Niger Tornadoes to kick-on in second half of season

Niger Tornadoes 19 years old midfielder Chidiebere Ernest knows second half of the season is when the club have to step up their game. Tornadoes moved...[Read More]

BREAKING: Zorya complete signing of Plateau Utd defender Christopher Nwaeze

By Ejimafor Itumo Ukrainian topflight club, Zorya Luhansk have completed the signing of Plateau United defender Christopher Nwaeze. After passing his ...[Read More]

Rivers Utd center-back Ebedebiri: Enyimba win a massive three points

Rivers United center-back Endurance Ebedebiri was thrilled with the manner of their victory over reigning NPFL champions, Enyimba on Tuesday. Ebedebir...[Read More]

Enyimba midfielder Ekwutoziam: We were unlucky against Rivers United

Enyimba midfielder Eze Ekwutoziam was left disappointed with their 2-0 defeat at Rivers United on Tuesday. Early goals in both halves from Deputy Eche...[Read More]

Echeta happy with Rivers United brace in Enyimba win

Rivers United winger Deputy Echeta was delighted to score a brace in their matchday 14 victory over Enyimba. It ended 2-0 and marked Echeta’s fi...[Read More]

Five things we learned as Rivers United beat Enyimba 2-0

Rivers United climbed up to 11th on the table after beating reigning champions, Enyimba. It was former Bendel Insurance winger, Deputy Echeta, who sco...[Read More]

Kwara United midfielder ThankGod Ikeagwu: We can be happy with point at Heartland

Kwara United midfielder ThankGod Ikeagwu insists they can be happy with their point at Heartland. The Illorin outfit drew 1-1 at Heartland on Thursday...[Read More]

Bayelsa Utd midfielder Mustapha Jawad: We’re now in a relegation battle

Bayelsa United midfielder Mustapha Jawad have conceded they’re in a relegation battle after draw at Gombe United. The 1-1 stalemate leaves Bayel...[Read More]

Ajibola Adeleke insists Lobi Stars can win NPFL title this season

Ajibola Adeleke insists Lobi Stars are capable of winning the Nigeria Premier Football League this season. Adeleke is convinced that the league leader...[Read More]

Kazeem Ogunleye: I’m almost at top form for Rangers

Kazeem Ogunleye feels he’s close to hitting peak form for Enugu Rangers. The ace Nigerian midfielder scored his third freekick goal of the seaso...[Read More]

Bankole: This season best chance for Remo Stars to win league

Kayode Bankole is convinced this season is Remo Stars’ best chance of winning the league. Bankole is relying on Rivers United doing Remo Stars a...[Read More]

Lack of expectation from outsiders will push us towards NPFL title – Doma Utd’s Samuel Matthew

Samuel Matthew believes the fact that nobody expects Doma United to win the Nigeria Premier Football League title could work in their favour. The Sava...[Read More]

Nelson Abiam intent on scoring more goals to lift Doma United

Doma United defender Nelson Abiam drew some personal satisfaction after scoring his fifth goal in draw with Rivers United last weekend. With five goal...[Read More]

Enugu Rangers defender Onyebuchi: I love when I’m called a destroyer

Enugu Rangers defender Ifeanyi Onyebuchi admits he loves being a destroyer. Onyebuchi takes great pride in keeping opposition attacks silent. He told ...[Read More]

REVEALED: The career best stats of Remo Stars full-back Ismaila Sodiq

Remo Stars full-back Ismaila Sodiq is currently producing career best statistics in the Nigeria Premier Football League. The Nigerian has been superb ...[Read More]

Doma United star Bidemi Owoku impressed by mid-season break timing

Doma United winger Bidemi Owoku is delighted with the Nigeria Premier Football League’s mid-season break. With the January transfer window now o...[Read More]

Adebayo Waheed hopes Lobi Stars winning form not snapped by mid-season break

Lobi Stars winger Adebayo Waheed hopes they can continue their winning form after the mid-season break. The Makurdi outfit were on sparkling form with...[Read More]

Falolu proud of first Katsina United season

Katsina United midfielder Azeez Falolu is happy with his first-half of the season. The former Akwa United man moved to Katsina United last summer. ...[Read More]

Eze Ekwutoziam: This Enyimba team can successfully defend league title

Eze Ekwutoziam is convinced Enyimba displayed title-winning form in the first-half of last their title-defense season. The Nigerian box-to-box midfiel...[Read More]

Sunshine Stars playmaker Olalusi welcomes mid-season break

Sunshine Stars midfielder Michael Olalusi has hailed the Nigeria Premier Football League’s mid-season break. Olalusi, 20, feels it will help wit...[Read More]