NPFL News

DONE DEAL: El Kanemi Warriors complete signing of Katsina United goalkeeper Yusuf Mohammed

Nigeria Professional Football League newly promoted side, El Kanemi Warriors have completed the signing of Katsina United goalkeeper Yusuf Mohammed. T...[Read More]

Lobi Stars sees deal for Gombe United’s Itodo collapse

Itodo Akor is set to stay with Gombe United for next season, it’s been confirmed. The shotstopper’s rumored move from Lobi Stars has colla...[Read More]

Abiam Nelson delighted to sign one-year Wikki Tourists extension

Wikki Tourists have taken up their option to extend Abiam Nelson’s contract through to 2023. The Nigerian center-back expressed his joy over the...[Read More]

Itodo Akor proud to accept Gombe United captaincy

Gombe United goalkeeper Itodo Akor is proud to be named new club captain ahead of the 2022/2023 NPFL season. The Nigerian has inherited the armband on...[Read More]

Free agent striker, Dalu Ambrose on his way to the Nigeria Professional Football League after leaving Yobe Desert Stars

Dalu Ambrose (born 4 April 2004) is a Nigerian professional footballer and former Yobe Desert Stars player who plays as a center forward. Born in Aba,...[Read More]

Wikki Tourists center-back Abiam Nelson happy to be back in training

Wikki Tourists defender Nelson Abiam is happy to be back working with his teammates again. During the break, the defender had spent time with his fami...[Read More]

Plateau United new signing Christopher Nwaeze ready for his debuts

Plateau United defender Christopher Nwaeze has revealed he feels like a schoolboy getting set for his first day of school as he prepares for his debut...[Read More]

Nigerian football league is on its deathbed – Sunday Dare

Minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare has described the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) as a league on its deathbed. Speak...[Read More]

Nigeria international, Ishaq Rafiu expresses delight after completing NK Maribor move from Rivers United

Rivers United winger Ishaq Rafiu is delighted with his move to NK Maribor. The Super Eagles player, 21, moves to NK Maribor on a permanent deal after ...[Read More]

OFFICIAL: NK Maribor announce signing of Rivers United forward Ishaq Rafiu

NK Maribor have announced the signing of Rivers United and Super Eagles winger, Ishaq Kayode Rafiu. Ishaq, 21, made the switch after helping Rivers Un...[Read More]

Nigerian attacker, Yusuf Abdulzeez delighted with move to Mjällby AIF (photos)

Yusuf Abdulazeez is delighted with his move to Mjällby AIF. The former Gombe United talisman joined the Sweden Allsvenskan outfit earlier this week af...[Read More]

​Seidu Mutawakilu sends message to Rangers fans after joining Rivers United

Rivers United signing Seidu Mutawakilu has sent a heartfelt farewell to Rangers fans. He completed his Bosman transfer move to Adokiye Amiesimaka Stad...[Read More]

Rangers in talks to sign Akwa United left-back Evans Iyebi

Enugu Rangers are in talks to sign Akwa United left-back Evans Iyebi. Lodgexpress says the Nigerian wingback, only joined Akwa United last season from...[Read More]

Done deal: Rivers United completes deal for Akwa United’s Akpesiri

Rivers United have completed the signing of Akwa United striker Naibe Akpesiri. Akpesiri has completed his move to current NPFL champions on a free tr...[Read More]

Abiam Nelson confirms talks with Wikki Tourists over contract extension

Wikki Tourists star Nelson Abiam has stated his intention to stay at the club for the next NPFL season. The center-back has been in good form for his ...[Read More]

Edidiong Ezekiel completes Remo Stars move

Dakkada Football Club forward, Edidiong Ezekiel has been unveiled as Remo Stars latest business after helping his former employers survive relegation ...[Read More]

NPFL clubs jostle for Mohammed Yusuf signing from Katsina United

Katsina United shotstopper, Yusuf Mohammed feels really good to return to action after recovering fully from a knee problem that sidelined him all thr...[Read More]

Akwa United in pole position to beat Enyimba for Anthony Anioke signature

Akwa United could be in line to beat Enyimba for the signing of Sunshine Stars center back Anthony Anioke. Anioke was mightily impressive at the back ...[Read More]

Adewale Adeyinka joins boyhood club Kwara United from Akwa United

Super Eagles and Akwa United goalkeeper, Adewale Adeyinka has officially sealed a move to Kwara United from ex NPFL title winners, Akwa United. The mo...[Read More]

Kwara United rival Lobi Stars & Plateau United for Itodo signature

One of the high profile players who could be on the move from Gombe United is shotstopper, Itodo Akor. Itodo is reportedly holding talks with top team...[Read More]

Lodgexpress owner Itumo on FWC Champions FC midfielder Stephen Danjuma: A top class player

Nigeria sports journalist and Lodgexpress owner Ejimafor Itumo admits he’s a fan of NNL side, FWC Champions FC midfielder Stephen Danjuma. Itumo...[Read More]

MUZA FC star Adebayo Mustapha welcomes interests from Nigeria Professional Football League clubs

Nigerian striker Adebayo Olayemi Mustapha has spoken of his desire to seal a switch to the Nigeria Professional Football League as their transfer wind...[Read More]

Aiteo Cup: Bello delighted with role in Akwa Utd 3-0 win

Babatunde Bello was happy to be part of Akwa United’s Aiteo Cup win over Essien Ayi FC. Bello started for the Promise Keepers in their 3-0 FA Cu...[Read More]

Aiteo Cup: Sunshine Stars center-back Anioke relieved with Osun United win

Anthony Anioke admitted some relief with Sunshine Stars’ win Aiteo Cup win over Osun United. In the end, it was penalties which ensured Sunshine...[Read More]

Rangers playmaker Asiegbu scores in man-of-the-match Aiteo Cup performance

Enugu Rangers attacking midfielder Shedrack Asiegbu was delighted with his goal in their Aiteo Cup win over ABJ FC on Sunday. Rangers’ Man of th...[Read More]

16 clean sheets: Adewale Adeyinka congratulates Bankole & Sochima

Super Eagles and Akwa United goalkeeper, Adewale Adeyinka has congratulated the duo of Kayode Bankole (Remo Stars) and Victor Sochima (Rivers United),...[Read More]

Nasarawa United star Tochukwu Micheal reveals key to flying form

Nasarawa United midfielder Tochukwu Micheal has spoken about the reasons for his excellent form during the just concluded season. The midfielder was o...[Read More]

NPFL teams eyes move for Wikki Tourists defender Nelson Abiam

Wikki Tourists defender Nelson Abiam is one of the players who could be on the move next month. Wikki wants to keep hold of their key players next sea...[Read More]

Abia Warriors attacker Kalu: We followed Imama’s instructions for Lobi Stars win

Abia Warriors playmaker Nweke Kalu was delighted with their 3-0 win over Lobi Stars. The result has Abia Warriors well placed to secure their spot in ...[Read More]

Nelson Abiam happy Wikki Tourists delivered Katsina United win to fans

Nelson Abiam has thanked Wikki Tourists’ fans for cheering them to victory over Katsina United on the weekend. “The fans got right behind ...[Read More]

Ikefe reveals ‘teamwork’ key to Plateau United season success

Andrew Ikefe believes it is the teamwork that exists between all the players that drove Plateau United forward this season. The Peace Boys experienced...[Read More]

Terrific ​Andy Okpe scores perfect hat-trick as Remo Stars trounce Niger Tornadoes

Andy Okpe was at it again on Sunday evening, scoring all three goals in Remo Stars’ 3-0 victory over Niger Tornadoes in Ikenne. The towering str...[Read More]

Edidiong Ezekiel brace rescues Dakkada FC from relegation

Dakkada Football Club impressed with victory over Sunshine Stars in their last crucial game of the NPFL season. Dakkada needed a must-win against the ...[Read More]

Wike presents 2021/2022 NPFL trophy to Rivers United

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has presented Rivers United Football Club with the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League trophy in ...[Read More]

Rangers goalie Seidu: It’s been an eventful season. We’re glad it’s come to an end

Enugu Rangers goalkeeper Mutawakilu Seidu admits he’s enjoyed a good 2021/2022 campaign in the Nigeria Professional Football League. Rangers ble...[Read More]

Gombe Utd Star Jimoh: Expect more to come from us next term

Gombe United attacker Ahmed Jimoh says there’s more to come from manager Aliyu Zubairu’s team next season. Jimoh is adamant Gombe United w...[Read More]

Niger Tornadoes star Jonas: Some weeks back they said we’d be relegated but….

Niger Tornadoes striker Emmanuel Jonas is happy to have silenced their doubters after a string of wins. The Ikon Allah Boys are now 11th on the table ...[Read More]

Andrew Ikefe excited about Champions League football with Plateau United

Plateau United center-back Andrew Ikefe says it is exciting just thinking about competing in the Champions League next season. The Jos outfit have gai...[Read More]

Nasarawa Utd midfielder Tochukwu Michael: 11 goals, 6 assists, my best season

Tochukwu Michael says he’s delighted with his form at Nasarawa United this season. Nevertheless, the Nigerian midfield-maestro feels he can do b...[Read More]

Sunshine Stars fullback Habib: Fantastic campaign with good football under manager Deutsch

Sunshine Stars fullback Habib Yakub says the players have enjoyed this season under manager Emmanuel Deutsch. Habib says Sunshine Stars’ first c...[Read More]

Wikki Tourists defender Nelson Abiam: It’s been a good season

Wikki Tourists defender Nelson Abiam insists they can be happy with their season. Wikki will play their last game of the season sitting in 12th positi...[Read More]

Nasarawa United whiz Tochukwu Micheal delighted with role for Osanga winner

Nasarawa United midfielder Tochukwu Micheal hailed the fighting spirit shown for victory over Kano Pillars on Sunday. King Osanga struck the only goal...[Read More]

Ahmed Jimoh records his 9th assist, says Gombe Utd deserved victory over Rangers

Ahmed Jimoh was delighted to be part of Gombe United’s 1-0 win against Rangers. Ibrahim Yahaya’s finish in the 47th minute at Pantami Stad...[Read More]

Nweke Kalu hails Abia Warriors attacking duo, says they could have scored Akwa Utd more goals

Abia Warriors playmaker Nweke Kalu was full of praise for their attack after 2-2 draw at Akwa United on Sunday. Kalu who was involved in the build-up ...[Read More]

Edidiong Ezekiel confident Dakkada can win relegation ‘mini league’ this Sunday

Dakkada Football Club forward Edidiong Ezekiel insists they are now favorites to win the relegation battle. A one-point gap now separates 16th-place A...[Read More]

Emmanuel Jonas tribute to ex club Heartland: ‘They must get back to NPFL as soon as possible’

Heartland Football Club are on the brink of exiting from the Nigeria Professional Football League following their 2-1 defeat at Niger Tornadoes on Sun...[Read More]

Bello: Akwa United will not take lightly Abia Warriors

Akwa United midfielder Babatunde Bello says they must go into their clash with Abia Warriors not thinking the game is already won. Much has been made ...[Read More]

Nwaeze proud of relationship with Akwa Utd fans

Akwa United center-back Christopher Nwaeze is delighted with the relationship he has with fans as they prepare to play their last home game of the sea...[Read More]

Wikki Tourists can stun Lobi Stars right before their supporters, insists Nelson Abiam

Wikki Tourists defender Nelson Abiam is confident they can upset Lobi Stars this Sunday – if they can convert all their chances in front of goal...[Read More]