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Nwosu, Gen Anosike applaud All Stars Cup

A one-time Super Eagles Midfielder, Henry Nwosu (MON) and Commandment of Abati Barracks Lagos, Major General Gerald Anosike have applauded concept of the All Stars 2017 Football Cup that kicked off last Saturday at the NPA sports ground, Bode Thomas, Surulere, Lagos. Nwosu who is chairman of the main organizing committee of the ongoing All…

James Peters for Lagos Junior League Symposium

The Lagos Junior League has named ex-Super Eagles coach James Peters (Jaypee) as chief resource person for their first symposium coming up on August 16, 2017. Executive Secretary of the Lagos Junior League, Tunde Dish (OFR) stated that Peters would lecture stakeholders on football coaching at the sports bar of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos….

Abia Warriors slam indefinite suspension on Zaki

The management of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Abia Warriors has announced the indefinite suspension of one of its players, Iorbee Godwin Zaki for acts of indiscipline and professional misconduct. The letter announcing the indefinite suspension of the player and signed by the club secretary, Oliver Ndife directed the striker to vacate the club’s camp…

Ejike Uzoenyi joins Ajax Cape Town

Super Eagles winger Ejike Uzoenyi has joined South African outfit Ajax Cape Town from rival Premier Soccer League club Bidvest Wits. Uzoenyi has been in South Africa’s Premier Soccer League (PSL) since 2014 when he joined Mamelodi Sundowns after six seasons at Nigeria Professional Football League side Enugu Rangers. After three seasons at Sundowns, Uzoenyi…

Federation Cup renamed AITEO Cup

AITEO, Nigeria’s foremost energy solution company, on Wednesday acquired the ‘Naming Right’ of the NFF Federation Cup, as an extension/addendum to the company’s sponsorship agreement with the Nigeria Football Federation. It is also part of the rights AITEO has under the original agreement. Those rights will enable the acquisition of additional commercial assets from the…

Nigerian defender slumped and died

A Nigerian defender who plays for local club Kwara United in the Nigeria National League, has died. Azeez Saka died after he slumped on the pitch during training on Friday. He was aged 24. Born Zakaria Lasisi, the defender is the son of late table tennis coach Kasali Lasisi. Azeez joined Kwara United in 2017…

LMC’s hammer falls on Kano Pillars, Katsina United over fans attacks

The League Management Company’s hammer has come down hard on some NPFL clubs. In review of the recent incidents, the LMC imposed sanctions on Kano Pillars, Remo Stars, Katsina United and Enyimba International. Kano Pillars was cited for violations of Rules B13.18 and C1 The club is to pay 7.25 million Naira as well as…

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