2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
10-3-11, 11th in Nigerian Professional League
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193dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Lobi Stars pull further clear at the top

Lobi Stars moved five points clear at the top of the NPFL table on Sunday thanks to a 1-0 home win against Sunshine Stars.

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235dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

NPFL wrap: Top four remain unchanged

The title-favourites in the Nigeria Professional Football League failed to show the stuff of champions on match-day 14.

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284dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Top three on fire in NPFL

Title favourites Akwa United, Plateau United and Kano Pillars maintained their early season lead by scoring a combined 11 goals in a frantic match-day

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433dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

NPFL Final Day: What to expect

A thrilling penultimate round of NPFL action has left various key storylines of the season unresolved ahead of the final day.

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473dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Akwa lose ground on leaders Plateau

Plateau United and MFM maintained their fight for Nigerian Professional Football League honours on Sunday, but Akwa United lost further ground.

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536dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Plateau extend lead as MFM stumble

Nigeria league leaders Plateau United were the big winners on match-day 21, while champions Enugu Rangers suffered another heavy defeat.

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536dDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Preview: Midweek games return in NPFL

Midweek games return on Wednesday in the NPFL, and based on fixtures and form, fans shouldn't expect radical changes at the top of the standings.

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561dColin Udoh

Timing is off for Odey's trials in Europe

MFM FC's Stephen Odey leads the Nigerian league in scoring and could have been on the national team. So why has he gone off to Europe ... for trials?

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584dColin Udoh

Firings, fights highlight Nigeria action

Match Day 18 in the Nigeria Premier League saw supporters get rowdy in two venues plus the Enugu Rangers losing patience and sacking their coach.