Halftimeng NPFL Team of the Week: MD7

A weekend to forget it was for Sunshine Stars FC of Akure who lost scandalously in Jos to the league defending Champions, Plateau United; the least that's said about the players fiasco on the Sunshine side the better.  A total of 20 goals were recorded at all match centres with

Halftimeng NPFL Team of Week 2 (2018)

A total of 19 goals were scored in the week 3 of the Nigeria Professional Football League last weekend. An average of 1.9 goals per game. Nine home wins and one away win for Rangers' first points of the season, coming from the 'Oriental derby' in Owerri against their fiercest

THE PREVIEW-NPFL IS BACK!

The 2017/18 Nigeria Professional Football League season is upon us again as matches resume across all centres of the Federation. Plateau United of Jos, against all odds did the unthinkable last season, beating the likes of Enyimba International of Aba and the erstwhile defending Champions, Rangers International of Enugu (who

An Epic Story devoid of any Positives

You need to see my face as I type this end of season review of the Nigerian Professional Football League after  making so many awkward calls at the start of the season. I must tender my unreserved apology to both Kennedy Boboye and Fidelis ''The Working One'' Ilechukwu for rubbishing

THE NPFL MUST REMAIN ON TV & THIS IS WHY

A couple of days ago, news broke on various online media and twitter handles that South African Television giants Super-sports who were the official broadcast partners of the National Professional Football League were on the verge of pulling out from their coverage of the Nation’s top flight league. What began

The Nigerian Professional Football Club: From a Political Tool to Publicly Traded Companies; the Pros and Cons.

Growing up in the eighties; the Nigerian League football landscape was controlled and dominated by privately owned clubs run by billionaire individuals or private companies; clubs like  Abiola Babes, Leventis United, Iwuanyanwu Nationale, Stationery Stores; just to mention a few. Interestingly, most of the clubs mentioned above have gone extinct