Delta State Under 16 Elite League Set To Launch, Sodje Appointed CEOPublished: January 19, 2017
The newly created Delta State Under 16 Elite League is schedule to be launched in the coming days. The league is designed alongside the English Premier League and will serve as a platform where talents from the State are discovered and nurtured to stardom.This is a report from the Chairman/CEO of the League, ex-Nigeria...
Review Of The Nigeria Professional Football LeaguePublished: December 28, 2016
The Nigerian Professional Football League, Nigeria’s top tier of football, was established in 1972.The 45th season ended in October this year, with Enugu Rangers International lifting the trophy , followed closely by Rivers United, both of whom will compete in the 2017 CAF Champions League.At the other end of the...
Rivers United Star Named In Togo Provisional AFCON SquadPublished: December 24, 2016
Rivers United defender, Yaovi Joseph Douhadji has been named in Togo’s provisional squad to compete at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon.Douhadji is on the books of last season’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) runners up, Rivers United is one of seven defenders called up by Togo n...
Rivers United Draw With Spanish Club CD Roda In Six-Goal ThrillerPublished: December 20, 2016
Richi struck an opportunistic goal, deep into second half added time to rescue a share of the spoils for Spanish club, CD Roda in a cracking pre-season friendly match against Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Rivers United on Monday night.The rip-roaring contest which finished 3-3 at Estadio Ciudad Depo...
Ex-Real Madrid Striker Omoigui On Target Against VillarrealPublished: December 18, 2016
Former Flying Eagles invitee Cedric Omoigui was on target for Mallorca B in their 3-2 loss to Villarreal B in the Segunda B Group III on Sunday.The center forward equalized for his team in the 73rd minute but the home team eventually prevailed thanks to a goal from Mario Gonzalez with one minute left on the clock.Omoig...
Rivers United Supremo Surprised To See A Nigerian Playing For VillarrealPublished: December 17, 2016
On Wednesday, December 14, United beat Villarreal B 1-0 in a friendly game at Mini-Estadi with a Nigerian midfielder, Ipalibo Jack turning out for the Spanish outfit.Jack is a native of Akuku-Toru LGA in Rivers State and he joined the Yellow Submarines earlier this year.Leader of the United delegation to Spain and Spor...
Nduka Ugbade Proves He Is Better Than Nigeria U19 Coach Manu GarbaPublished: December 15, 2016
The Technical Adviser of Nigeria Professional League (NPFL) side, Remo Stars has expressed delight with his lads after defeating host state, Gombe United in the 3rd place match of the Nigeria National League (NNL) Super4 tournament. He appreciated the fact that both teams played the same way in the game, putting pressu...
Guy Kuemian Bags Winner For Rivers United Against Villarreal BPublished: December 14, 2016
Guy Kuemian headed home the decisive goal as Rivers United beat Villarreal B 1-0 in a tune up game at Ciudad Deportiva Valenciana on Wednesday.The Ivoirian marksman displayed his entire predatory skills as he sneaked onto the far post to head home Bernard Ovoke’s corner kick past the Villarreal goal keeper, Nico ...
Liverpool Star Matip Refuses To Play For Cameroon Ahead Of WCQ Against NigeriaPublished: December 09, 2016
Liverpool defender Joel Matip has refused to return to the Cameroonian national tam ahead of the African Cup of Nations and 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Nigeria.Cameroon coach Hugo Broos had contacted the Reds star to change his decision not to play for the Indomitable Lions but he decided against it, opting to re...
Burial Of Slain Izu : Parents, Shooting Stars, Ijaw Congress, NANPF Call For JusticePublished: December 03, 2016
The grieving parents of the slain Shooting Stars defender, Izu Joseph, Mr & Mrs George Joseph, have joined others to call on the Federal Government to bring the killers of their son to book.The calls came shortly after the burial rites of the player whose life was cut short by the bullets of armed security personne...
Rivers United Off To Madrid For Pre-Season TrainingPublished: December 03, 2016
Rivers United FC will round off their pre-season preparations for the 2016/17 season in Madrid, Spain.The contingent of 41 persons (28 players and 13 officials) will depart for Spain on Monday, December 12 via the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.General Manager of the Port Harcourt-based Nigeria Professiona...
Messi Stars As Rivers United Tame AlbatexPublished: December 02, 2016
Best ‘Messi’ Deemua made a huge statement as one of the stars to watch with a superb all round display to inspire Rivers United to their second successive win at the 2016 Shehu Dikko Annual Football tournament in Kaduna.The midfielder was the conductor of the orchestra at the Ranchers Bees Stadium and was u...
Wikki Tourists, FC IfeanyiUbah To Open 2016 NPFL Super4Published: November 30, 2016
Wikki Tourists and FC IfeanyiUbah have been drawn to play the opening game of the 2016/17 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) which flags off on December 7 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu.According to fixtures released by the League Management Company (LMC), the opening match will kick-off at 5pm with th...
Kogi United Set for Dana Cup in DenmarkPublished: November 28, 2016
If the news coming from Kogi United camp is anything to go by, the feeder team of the club will participate at the 2017 Dana Youth Cup taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark.Chairman of the club, Mallam Abdul Sule who disclosed on Monday this via a telephone conversation from Denmark noted that the arrangements was in the...
Revealed : Ogun Sports Commissioner, FA Boss Slap Each OtherPublished: November 02, 2016
Much has been said and written about the events that characterized the un-played but won match between Abubakar Bukola saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC Week 14 NNL Group B2 match with Gateway FC, except for some behind the scene incidences that will shock you.The Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development in Ogun state, Afola...
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