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4yColin Udoh

Rivers Utd head to CAS over Nigerian league table

The move bound to cause disarray given CAF deadline of Aug. 31 for federations to send in their inter-club representatives for the 2020/2021 season.

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4yColin Udoh

Nigeria footballers released after 3-day ordeal

Ekundayo Ojo and Abia Comets' Benjamin Iluyomade were released after "combined efforts of Enyimba Football Club and families of the players".

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4yColin Udoh

Footballer abducted by gunmen in Nigeria

Enyimba midfielder Dayo Ojo was on Sunday abducted by unknown gunmen on his way home to Akure, in what turned to a dark day for Nigerian football.

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4yEd Dove

Nigerian players describe 'scary' bus attack

Enyimba defender Stephen Egbe has described how the club's bus was attacked by armed robbers as they travelled home from a Nigerian league game.

5yDami Ugbane

Lobi Stars win Nigeria Super Cup

Samad Kadiri was the match-winner for Lobi Stars, who emerged 1-0 winners against Enugu Rangers in the 2018 Nigeria Super Cup on Tuesday.

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5yDami Ugbane

Ubah, Tornadoes fall in Aiteo Cup

The Aiteo Cup round of 32 fixtures on Sunday produced further upsets, FC Ifeanyi Ubah and Niger Tornadoes the latest big guns to exit.


Nigeria back down to FIFA, avoid ban

Nigeria acknowledged a FIFA-approved appointee as the sole head of its national federation on Monday to avoid being banned by the governing body.

Campeonato Nigeriano Standings

Lobi Stars211236+739
Remo Stars201136+1036
Kano Pillars211137+736
Plateau United211128+735
Enugu Rangers211047+834
Doma United21957+232
Bendel Insurance FC21876+431
Katsina United21876+231
Rivers United FC20767+327
Abia Warriors218310-227
Shooting Stars SC21768-227
Kwara United215106-225
Sporting Lagos21669-424
Niger Tornadoes21669-524
Bayelsa United21669-624
Sunshine Stars21588-623
Akwa United215610-521
Gombe United217311-1421