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NPFL Review: (20) Players Who Found Back Of The Net



The Nigeria professional football league new season kicked off today across many centers, producing lots of exciting results and jaw dropping goals.

The New Nigeria professional football league season recorded (24) goals, (4) Home wins and Draws. Below are (20) players who found back of the net.

1. ANDY OKPE (Remo Stars)
The former Inter Allies striker kicked started his campaign in the Nigeria topflight league as his goal aided his side to a big away win against, MFM.

2. QUDUS AKANNI (Remo Stars)
The petit winger scored the first goal of the new season to inspire his side to an away win against, MFM on Matchday (1)

3. PAUL SAMSON (Abia Warriors)
The sleeky winger scored the first goal for Abia Warriors in the new season as his goal was an equalizer for Aba Warriors in the Avia Derby.

4. EKENE AWAZIEM (Enyimba Int’l)
The former FCIU scored Enyimba’s first goal in the new season, a goal which aided his side to a win against a stubborn, Abia Warriors side.

5. CHIGOZIE OBASI (Enyimba Int’l)
The former Nasarawa United man with his trade mark free kick handed the Findi tutored side it’s first win

6. OSSY MARTINS (Enyimba Int’l)
The former Rivers United man braces aided his side to win away from home against, Katsina United.

7. STEPHEN JUDE (Kwara United)
The striker brace aided his side to a big win against, Dakkada at home.

8. JUNIOR LOKOSA (Kwara United)
The former NFL goal King bagged his first goal in the new season in his side win against, Dakkada.

9. KABIR ADENIJI (Niger Tornadoes)
The Striker goal was all the new comers, Niger Tornadoes, needed to bag first win of the season.

10. EZIKIEL BASSEY (Akwa United)
The former Barcelona man opened the flood gates of goals at the Nest of champions as Akwa bagged a (3-0) win against Kano Pillars.

The former Enyimba man got his debut goal against Pillars as he scored the Akwa United side second goal.

12. UBONG FRIDAY (Akwa United)
The Akwa United skipper started from where he stopped the last season as his 90th minute goal sealed it for his side.

13. ISHAQ KAYODE (Rivers United)
The left footed winger struck to put his side into early lead against, Lobi Stars.

The striker came through for his side with an equalizer when all hope seemed lost.

15. AJIBOLA OTEGBEYE (Nasarawa United)
The Nasarawa man pulled a brace to nail the Naze millionaires to a stalemate at the Dan Anyiam stadium.

16. IKENNA STEPHEN (Heartland)
Ikenna’s goal restored hope for the Naze millionaires after left trailing by the visitors.

The veteran striker came through for his side with a goal in their stalemate against, Nasarawa United.

18. NWODU CHUKWUDI (Heartland)
The Mecurial midfielder was not the score sheet regardless his side disappointing stalemate at home.

19. ABUBAKAR ABDULLAHI (Nasarawa United)
The Striker gave his side their second lead in the game against, Heartland, as they forced the home side to a stalemate.

20. SALISU MUSTAPHA (Katsina United)
The player came through and scored his side in their disappointing lose against, Rangers Intl.

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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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