NWFL21 Wrap-Up: Bayelsa Queens wins big as Rivers Angels, Sunshine Queens share points

By Isma’eel Abba Tangalashi (TangaSports) The Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL) matchday eleven games played across various centers on Wednesday saw Bayelsa Queens thrashed Royal Queens by 3 goals to 1 away from home to maintain top spot on the log. Bayelsa Queens are not the only away winners on Wednesday as Delta Queens traveled all the way to Osogbo to beat Osun Babes by a lone goal. Nasarawa Amazons and Sunshine Queens recorded a 0-0 away draw to Dreamstar Ladies and Rivers Angels respectively while Abia Angels played out…

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Coaches Vow To Change Football Trend As NLO Berackiah/Abigol Football Coaching Clinic Ends In Lafia

The North Central Zone of NLO Berackiah/Abigol Football Coaching Clinic came to an end in Lafia, Nasarawa State with participants pledging a new approach to football development. Coach Rabo Bello, one of the participants who received his certificate at the closing ceremony of the 5-Day clinic on Friday at the Lafia City Hall commended the organizers for the initiative which he said has widening their horizon about the dug-out dealings and will bear a positive impact on their players. Rabo who also thanked the Nasarawa State Government for providing the enabling…

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SWAN calls for the relocation of Kano Pillars FC back to Kano ahead NPFL 2nd stanza

By TangaSports Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, Kano state chapter, has called on the Kano state government, under the leadership of Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, to renovate Kano Pillars stadium, Sabon Gari, to ensure the state darling team, Kano Pillars FC relocated back to the Pyramid City for their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches ahead of the second stanza. In a communique issued by the body at the end of its Congress on Thursday, the Association said, it is crucial for the team to relocate back to Kano…

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Australian Open: ‘It’s going to be a rough few days’ – Serena reacts to Victoria lockdown

Serena Williams labelled Victoria’s five-day lockdown “rough” as the Australian Open prepares to go behind closed doors amid the coronavirus pandemic. Fans will not be allowed to attend Melbourne Park – where crowds have been capped at 30,000 per day – from 11:59pm (local time) on Friday until Wednesday after the Victorian government announced a new state-wide lockdown to control an outbreak of the UK COVID-19 strain. Victorian premier Daniel Andrews made the announcement as Williams booked her spot in the fourth round of the Australian Open, where the 23-time…

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‘It is my duty to score more goals for Pillars’ – Auwalu Ali Malam

By TangaSports Kano Pillars speedy forward, Auwalu Ali Malam aka ‘Malam Action’, has opened his goal account in the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League season (NPFL), for the Sai Masu Gida on Monday, and he has promised to help them win more games with his goals. Malam Action, who scored 11 goals for the Pride of Kano last season in told the official websites of the club, he is pleased to have scored his first goal in a 1-0 away victory over Ifeanyi Ubah in Monday’s Nigeria Professional Football League…

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Principals Cup Kicks Off February 26th

The Main Organising Committee of the National Principals Cup has announced that the revived National competition earlier scheduled to kick off on February 12 will now start from February 26. The secondary school showpiece will be heralded with an opening ceremony and match between Government College Kaduna and Igbobi College, Lagos at the Agege Stadium, Lagos. According to the Director of Grassroots Sports in the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Dr Ademola Are, the postponement became necessary in order to sort out a few logistics and to ensure…

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Mamman Ibrozinii Ibrahim Kolo Awaits Work Permit To Make FC Olimpik Kropyvnytskyi Debut

3rd August 2019 Steve Mugoka The 24-year-old is yet to make his debut for FC Olimpik Kropyvnytskyi because his work permit has not been finalised. “The club have sorted everything and we are waiting for the final documents to be out hopefully early next week. I can’t wait to make my debut,” Kolo said. The Nigerian who recently joined Ukrainian club from Yobe Desert Stars on a two-year deal has missed the club first two opening fixtures due to work permit being finalized. Olimpik Kropyvnytskyi are hoping all the documentation…

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Nigeria winger joins FC Olimpik Kropyvnytskyi from C.O.D. Football Club

07th July 2019 Steve Mugoka Ukrainian Second League giants secured the services of Nigerian left winger Victor Achugbue Michael. Achugbue Michael has joined the Kropyvnytskyi based club on a two-year deal from Nigerian outfit C.O.D Football Club. He arrived at the Ukrainian – his third move abroad– after his contract with C.O.D Football Club out in before the start of the 2019-2020 season. On completing the switch, the 23-years old expressed joy over the move to Ukraine and is eager to hit the ground running in the coming days with…

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NPFL21: January’s LBA Manager, Player of the Month nominees reveal

By TangaSports The influential League Bloggers Awards (LBA) has announced eight nominees that would vie for the Manager and Player of the month awards for January 2021 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Formed in 2019, the LBA is the foremost independent awards in Nigeria that recognizes outstanding performers in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Four top coaches in the running for the coveted Manager for January are Enyimba’s Fatai Osho, Bala Nikyu of Nasarawa Utd, Gbenga Ogunbote of Sunshine Stars and Stanley Eguma of Rivers Utd. Both…

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I WANT TO SCORE MORE GOALS FOR AKWA UTD__ATSHIMENE

MFON PATRICK Akwa United’s new striker Charles Atshimene on Sunday announced himself to the fans when he scored his first goal for the club in their 3-0 victory over Katsina United on Match-day 9. Atshimene scored the Promise Keepers second goal of the game in the 61st minute after a beautiful work by strike partner Ndifreke Effiong. The former Bendel Insurance and Warri Wolves hitman made his first start for Akwa United against Katsina United after series of substitute appearances. In a reaction after opening his goal account for the…

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