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Five (5) NPFL Stars To Look Out For



With a tentative date of December 17 for the kick off of the new Nigeria professional football league season, clubs has intensified preparations to welcome the new season.

It has been a busy transfer market in the Nigeria professional football league as teams bolster it’s squad ahead of next season campaign in the Nigeria top-flight League.

Below are some outstanding stars to be on the look out for when the new Nigeria professional football league season get underway next month.

1. Valentine Odoh (Abia Warriors)
The energetic Abia Warriors new striker is one top talent who promises to be the new season revelation.

Since joining Abia Warriors ahead of the new season, Odoh seems to have comfortably filled the vaccum created by the exist of Abia Warriors striker, Obioma Chukwuemeka.

The Striker has virtually been involved in every Abia Warriors goals during their Pre-seson games.

2. Andy Okpe (Remo Stars)

The 6ft attacker has shown the stuff he is made of in it’s past games in the colours of the Sagamu based outfit.

Andy Okpe who joined Remo Stars after a delightful stint with Ghanaian top-flight League side, Inter Allies, is one top talent to look out for in the new Nigeria professional football league season.

The striker goals during the Ogunjobi Pre-Season tournament single handedly propelled his side to claim the prestigious trophy.

3. Adekunle Adeleke (Enyimba Int’l)
The Super Eagles defender will be donning the Jersey of its former side bitter rival’s, Enyimba Int’l, when the new season comes underway.

Adeleke last season justified his call up to the Nigeria Senior National team with an exciting season with Umuahia based outfit, Abia Warriors.

The now Enyimba defender is one talent to be on the watch out for when the new season gets underway.

4.Nyima Nwagwa (River United)
After years of successful stint with far North side, Kano Pillars, Nyima has made a return to his State based clubside, Rivers United, ahead of the new season.

A household name, Nyima is a talent and a player to have a keen eyes fixed on in the new season.

5. Aniekeme Okon Asuquo
The former Nigeria U20 midfielder Aniekeme Okon Asuquo, will be saddled with the responsibility of helping the Kano based side acheive it’s season aspiration when the new season comes underway.

Blessed with an exceptional passing and shooting skills, the petit Midfielder is one player to watch out for in the new Nigeria professional football league season.

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Seamoriow FC Shines Bright in Thrilling Victory Against Leads United FC.



In a gripping showdown at the Seamoriow Sports Complex earlier today, Seamoriow FC once again showcased their prowess on the field, clinching a sensational 4-3 triumph over Leads United FC.

The match, marked by breathtaking goals and intense moments, kept fans from the neighbourhood who saw the game on the edge of their seats until the final whistle.

The action-packed encounter saw Seamoriow’s Paul Salako setting the tone early with a stunning goal in the 15th minute, swiftly followed by Saka’s precise strike from a low angled shot in the 20th minute. Akinjide Johnson further fueled the team’s momentum with a good finish in the 29th minute, leaving the opposition reeling. Despite a valiant effort from Leads United FC, Adeshina Lekan’s penalty in the 62nd minute sealed the victory for Seamoriow FC.

Reacting to the exhilarating win, the Chairman/Proprietor of Seamoriow FC expressed immense pride in the team’s performance, stating, “We are thrilled by this victory, which is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our players. Our commitment to nurturing young talent remains unwavering, and we are actively expanding our scouting network to unearth passionate individuals who embody the spirit of Seamoriow FC. Our ultimate goal is to provide promising Nigerian talents with a platform to shine and pursue successful careers in football, and we are determined to attract the best talent from across the nation.”

Seamoriow FC will next take on Breeding Professionals FA at the Legacy Practise pitch on Sunday, 25th of February in preparation for the Africa Selected All Stars Scouting Tournament the club will be participating in billed for 26th – 28th February at the practice pitch, Surulere, Lagos

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ABIA Warriors Vs Remo Stars: CEO Banana Island Offers Free Bus To Fans On Sunday



The Banana Island CEO, Mr Francis Chilaka, will provide free bus to Abia Warriros fans, who come out en mass to support the team as they host Remo Stars Football Club at the Enyimba FC Stadium on Sunday.

Following the Umuahia township stadium ban by the League Organizers, the Umuahia based will welcome the ‘Sky Blue Stars’ in their temporary home stadium in Aba in one of the Matchday 20 fixtures billed for the weekend.

“Playing away from your traditional home ground can be difficult in football but we’re planning to make it a home away from home for the Abia Warriros with our usual support”

“The free bus will ensure the fans will be on the stands to cheer the team this will be added advantage for the team playing at its temporary home ground”

“Efforts has been made by the Club Chairman, Chief John Obuh, to return the team back to Umuahia soonest as their has been steady progress in work on the playing turf as well on the stadium environs”

“Before we return back to Umuahia, the team needs to bounce back to winning ways and that’s why the fans will be present to ginger their spirit “ he concluded.

Mr. Francis Chilaka who doubles as a Board member of the Abia Warriors management has been in the frontline in ensuring massive support for the Umuahia warlords as he offers different kinds of moral and financial support to the Abia Warriors team.

Amongst the contingent moving from Umuahia to Aba for the crunchy fixture is Chairman Abia State House Member on Sports, Hon. Chinasa Abiola, as well as other well meaning Abians.

When the games gets underway in ABA on Sunday, Abia Warriros who lost to Remo Stars on Matchday 19 will be out to make up for the lost points when the trade tackles on Matchday 20 in the first game of the league second round.

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NPFL Youth League: The Abia Warriors Boys Were Brave Enough- Francis Chilaka



Abia Warriors Board member and football enthusiast, Francis Chilaka, has thumbed up Abia Warrior’s Under-17 lads for their bravery following their 2-2 stalemate against city neighbors, Enyimba International Under-17, in it’s first game in the South-East, zone of the on-going NPFL youth league in Enugu State.

The popular philanthropist and business guru who has been in the Coal City with the team affirmed the boys resilience which earned the team a point in the keenly contested fixture.

“It’s a derby game and the fixture lived up to it’s billing as the two young lads displayed their football artistry”

“Kudos to the boys, Abia Warriros, for their efforts as there is more room for improvement going into the next game”

In the excited fixture which ended in a stalemate, Abia Warriors side were the side who stole the show as they came with a late goal to steal headline in the fixture watched by NPFL dignitaries.

To earn the South-East slot to the National level, Abia Warriors Under-17 in it’s subsequent games will trade tackless with Heartland, Rangers Under-17 sides

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