LMC Mourns Udoji, To Honour Late Player on Match Day 10

The League Management Company (LMC) has sympathised with the Management and players of Kano Pillars FC on the death of their Center back, Chinedu Udoji and directed that a minute silence be observed in honour of the fallen star during match day 10 fixtures this weekend. It also asked players to wear black armbands during…

How Deji Tinubu Help Activate NWFL Champions Shield – Falode

Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Professional League (NWPF), Aisha Falode, says she will be eternally grateful to late Lagos State Sports Commission Chairman and former NFF Executive Committee member and Chairman of the Marketing Committee, Deji Tinubu, for his contribution to making the NWFL Champions Shield a reality. The Championship will be between Aiteo Cup…

NPFL Matchday 9: Rivers United Go For Broke Against Tornadoes

Rivers United will face Niger Tornadoes in Port Harcourt on today as the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) enters match day. United have yet to hit expected heights this term even though they boast a near-impeccable record at home after four matches. The ‘Pride of Rivers’ come into the game on the back of a…

NPFL Matchday 8: MFM FC Conquer Akwa United

CAF Champions League debutants, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries FC beat Akwa United 1-0 in a Matchday 8 rescheduled game of the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season played on Friday February 16 2018, at the Soccer Temple, Agege Stadium. It was indeed an exciting game for the two teams as they entertained…

Now That The Pitch Is Over – Jide Olaniran

Sometime ago the Nigeria Football Federation called a press conference to announce that it is going to organize its own awards ceremony to recognize and reward excellence in the game. According to one of the executive members of the football body “The stock of Nigerian Football is on the upward trajectory” emphasis is mine. If…

Lagos Bubbles As First – Ever AITEO/NFF Awards Holds

There is huge excitement and expectation in the Nigerian Football firmament as the inaugural edition of the NFF Football Awards, supported by partners AITEO as Sponsors and Lagos State as Host City, holds at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Monday, 19th February 2018. It is the first time that the nation’s…

ENYIMBA CLAIM BRAGGING RIGHTS AGAINST REIGNING NPFL CHAMPIONS

A tense, occasionally fractious encounter between Enyimba and Plateau United in Calabar was settled by an early Stanley Dimgba strike on Wednesday. Ahead of the rescheduled Matchday 8 clash, Technical Adviser Paul Aigbogun welcomed back a number of his key men from the sidelines. Thus, he made five changes from the side that got a…

NFF Names Coaches For Various National Teams

The Nigeria Football Federation on Monday released the names of coaching crews of all the National Teams, bar those of the Senior Men Team (Super Eagles), U20 Women (Falconets) and U17 Women (Flamingos) whose contracts are running. Chairman of the Technical and Development Committee, Alhaji Yusuf Ahmed ‘Fresh’ told thenff.com that the appointments are with…

MFON UDOH: I THOUGHT I WOULD NEVER PLAY AGAIN

It is no surprise that, having been out for about five months, the foremost emotion for captain Mfon Udoh is relief. Over and over, as he spoke to Enyimba Media on the day he fully returned to action, he declared himself “glad” – “glad I’m up now”, “glad I’m back on my feet”. The road…

NFF Mourns as Austin Mgbolu Passes On

The Nigerian Football family was again thrown into mourning on Wednesday after news spread of the death of one-time image–maker of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Austin Mgbolu. Mgbolu, who served as public relations officer of then NFA between 1993 and 2001, was a highly conscientious, energetic and dedicated professional and left giant marks for…

Ejidike, Ubogu, Others Celebrate Ikpea @ 50

Concerned stakeholders and lovers of Nigerian football rose up in praises and in unison, thanked God for the life of the national chairman of Nigeria football supporters club, Rev. Samuel Ikpea on his 50th birthday. The well attended celebration which held Tuesday, at The Assembly of Faithful Church, Maryland, Lagos, was indeed, epochal as it…