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CHAN Super Eagles: 5 Eligible NPFL Midfielders



The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation recently approved the recommendation of its Technical and Development Sub-Committee for the appointment of Salisu Yusuf as the Head Coach of the Super Eagles B (otherwise known as CHAN team) as well as the U23 (Olympics) team.

The reappointment, which was announced last week in a statement by the NFF, means that Yusuf will be responsible for the country’s team of domestic-based players, also known as the CHAN [African Nations Championship] team.

The Nigeria Home Based Super Eagles are majorly comprises of players plying their trade in the local Scene who participates in the Prestigious CHAN, a CAF organized tourney designed for home based National team.

As the CAF CHAN qualifiers series draws near, here are (5) exceptional, consistent and outstanding players who deserves a place in the Nigeria Super Eagles home based team. competition.

1. Daniel Wotlai (Abia Warriors)
Wotlai has seriously risen to prominence after an outstanding performance in his debut season in the Nigeria Professional Football League with Umuahia based outfit, Abia Warrior.

Wotlai’s ball rentention, eyes for goals, pocket spaces and his clincial tackles are the outstanding qualities of the utility Abia Warriors player which can be helpful to the Nigeria Super Eagles CHAN Team

2. Seth Mayi (Akwa United)
The Petit central midfielder played a pivotal role to the crowning of Akwa United as Ñigeria professional football league champions during the 2020/2021 season

Seth ability confront defenders and shot at goal as Central midfielder list him as one player every team deserves to have in their camp.

3. Kelechi Chimezie (Gombe United)
The Workaholic defensive midfielder since joining Gombe United from Heartland is yet to miss a match in the current campaign as of Matchday (22).

Kelechi ability to always provide an adequate shield for the backline makes him one of the best defensive midfielder in the Nigeria Professional Football League.

4. Aniekeme Okon (Kano Pillars)
The former Nigeria U20 playmaker qualities has never been in doubt, little wonder he has been described as the future of the Nigeria Senior National team.

The Petit midfielder who still functions from the wings is no doubt a top quality player who player who is worth having in a team.

5. Kalu Nweke (Abia Warriors)
Arguably one of the most skillful Midfielders in the Nigeria topflight league.

Nwekes ability to hold on play, detect the game pace and eye for goals makes him one one of the most complete midfielders in the Nigeria topflight league.

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Official: Nigerian International Junior Lokosa Shake Hands With Remo Stars



Nigerian top-flight league side, Remo Stars Football Club have completed the signing of former Nigeria professional football league ‘Goal king’ Junior Sewanu Lokosa from Saudi Arabia based side, Al-Rayyan Club.

Born on 23 August 1993, 29-year-old Junior Sewanu Lokosa started his professional football career with defunct Nigerian based clubside, First Bank FC in 2013.

After a 7years stint with the defunct Lagos based side, First Bank FC, scoring 92 goals in 128 apperances, Junior Sewanu Lokosa moved to team up with Kano Pillars in 2018.

In Kano Pillars, Junior Sewanu Lokosa blossomed into a dreaded striker in the top-flight league and also went ahead to emerge Nigeria professional football league top scorer in 2018.

After trials in China,[7] he joined Espérance Sportive de Tunis on 14 January 2019, signing a two-and-a-half-year contract.

On July 30, 2020 the Tunisian champions Espérance Sportive de Tunis announced Lokosa’s departure on their Official Twitter and cut his contract.

On 5 August 2022, Lokosa joined Saudi Second Division side Al-Rayyan.

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Kwara United Centre back, Ekpo Emmanuel and Ghanaian National has stated that he is super excited for the second half of the Nigeria Professional League season to commence.

The first half of the Nigeria Professional League Season was concluded on 22nd of February with Kwara United winning away at Elkanemi Warriors home in the last game of the league season to finish 8th on the Group A standing of the NPFL .

The team also changed Coaches with Coach Abdulazeez Mohammed making way for Coach Kabiru Dogo.

Emmanuel Ekpo when asked about the change in the technical bench and how it will affect the team going forward, the Ghanaian Centre Back had this to say “I believe the new coach has given us a new mentality, I am confident in his ability to steady the team well and i hope at the end of the season we will end in a respectable position.” He further stated that he is looking forward to the second half of the season and can’t wait for the resumption of the second half f the league season scheduled to commence on 26th of March, 2023.

Kwara United will take on El-Kanemi Warriors in a reverse fixture on March 26th

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Nigeria Top-flight League: Red-hot Nigerian Striker Obioma Chukwuemeka Bags Player Of The Month Award



Sensational Nigerian striker, Obioma Chukwuemeka, has been voted the League Bloggers player of the month for February.
Thanks to his remarkable goal-scoring form, the Enyimba International striker has clearly been a standout performer for the ‘People’s Elephant’ in the 2022–23 season.

The Enyimba talisman scored 5 goals in the 5 domestic league games in February, including a brace against El Kanemi Warriors. And indeed, this has helped him win the prestigious player award.

In the month under review,February, Obioma Chukwuemeka has been a smoking form in the league for his team to rank as the league top scorer with (7) goals and position his team on the second position.

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