2020 Schedule

2020 Schedule
16-7-13, 8th in Nigerian Professional League
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Lobi Stars begin continental campaign with loss

Cameroonian side UMS de Loum defeated Nigeria's Lobi Stars 1-0 in the first leg of their CAF Champions League preliminary round clash on Wednesday.

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3yDami 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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Akwa United close the gap on leaders

Michael Ibe's goal for 10-man Akwa United sealed a 1-0 away victory against Yobe Desert Stars on a weekend in which league leaders Lobi Stars lost.

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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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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

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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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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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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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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Idoko: Lobi Stars still a work in progress

Lobi Stars chairman Mike Idoko has saluted his side's perfect start to the second round but made it clear they're still a work in progress.

2020-21 Standings

TEAMGPWDLGDP
Akwa United3618144+2768
Nasarawa United3619512+1662
Enyimba3617118+662
Kano Pillars3618711+961
Rivers United FC3617910+1160
Kwara United3617811+1559
Enugu Rangers3617811+1359
Lobi Stars3616713+555
Dakkada FC3615516-650
Plateau United3613914+1048
MFM FC36121212+148
Katsina United3613716-546
Heartland3612915-745
Abia Warriors36111114+544
Wikki Tourists3611916-842
Sunshine Stars36101115-1241
Jigawa Stars36101016-1840
Warri Wolves3610818-1538
Ifeanyi Ubah FC3681216-1636
Adamawa United3651021-3125