2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
9-11-15, 17th in Nigerian Professional League
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3yDami 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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3yDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Saka extends Lobi Stars' lead

Ayo Saka struck a late winner to extend Lobi Stars' lead to six points, while the ninth Oriental Derby of the season failed to ignite.

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3yDami 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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4yDami 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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4yDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

NPFL Wrap: Top four remain unchanged

Plateau United maintained their five-point lead at the top of the standings, while Akwa United kept the pressure on the league leaders.

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4yDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Eguavoen quits Sunshine Stars post after 45 days

Augustin Eguavoen has resigned as head coach of Sunshine Stars, the Nigeria Professional Football League club have confirmed on their Twitter handle.

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4yColin Udoh

Eguavoen wins Sunshine debut, Rangers slip

Sunshine Stars received a huge boost in a debut win under new manager Austin Eguavoen while Rangers's defeat drops the champions to 19th in the table.

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4yColin Udoh

Plateau United atop Nigeria Premier League

This week in the Nigeria Premier League saw Plateau United move to the top, throw-ins turn into scores and managers who are under pressure to produce.

2020-21 Standings

TEAMGPWDLGDP
Akwa United3518134+2767
Nasarawa United3519412+1661
Kano Pillars3518710+1061
Enyimba3517108+661
Rivers United FC3517810+1159
Kwara United3516811+1456
Enugu Rangers3516811+1256
Lobi Stars3516613+554
Dakkada FC3515416-649
Plateau United3513913+1148
MFM FC35121112+147
Katsina United3513715-446
Heartland3512914-545
Abia Warriors35101114+141
Wikki Tourists3510916-1039
Jigawa Stars3510916-1839
Sunshine Stars3591115-1338
Warri Wolves3510718-1537
Ifeanyi Ubah FC3581116-1635
Adamawa United3551020-2725