Nigeria League Done Deals: January transfer window

Looking to stay updated on the latest player movement within Nigerian football? You’ve arrived at the right place! This page serves as your comprehensive guide to all confirmed transfers and loan deals involving Nigerian footballers playing in the domestic leagues. Whether you’re a die-hard fan tracking your favorite team’s acquisitions, a scout on the hunt…

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Sunshine Stars Sign Prolific Striker Sodiq Tunde on Loan from Ekiti United

Sunshine Stars FC acquire the services of Sodiq Tunde on loan from Ekiti United. In a significant move to bolster their attacking options, Sunshine Stars have successfully acquired the services of Sodiq, a highly-rated goal poacher on loan from Ekiti United Football Club in the Nigeria National League (NNL). The completion of this transfer was…

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Elijah Akanni

From Humble Beginnings to the Big Leagues, Enyimba’s Elijah Akanni Shared the Challenges he Faced Growing Up

From humble beginnings to the big leagues, Elijah Akanni ‘s story is one of determination and sacrifice. In an exclusive interview with Futball Naija, he shared the challenges he faced growing up in Agbado, Lagos. “Life was tough,” he said, reflecting on his journey. But that didn’t stop him from pursuing his dreams on the…

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Kano Pillars' Yusuf Abdullahi

Kano Pillars’ Yusuf Abdullahi Makes History with Five-Goal Spectacle in NPFL Match

In a jaw-dropping performance, 18-year-old Yusuf Abdullahi, popularly known as Dan Tsamage, etched his name in the annals of Nigerian football history during the NPFL Match Day 11 fixture. Playing for Kano Pillars against Gombe United at Pantami Township Stadium, Gombe, Abdullahi made headlines as the first player ever to score five goals away from…

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Akwa United

Akwa United FC’s Struggles Continue: Goalless Draw and Missing Star Cyril Olisema Amplify Frustration

It was a familiar tale for Akwa United, one of despondency that unfolds at the end of their matches. The echoes of disappointment reverberate from the pitch to the stands, punctuated by the frustration of dropped points. The fans at Eket Stadium, their adopted home ground, expressed their displeasure with boos as Akwa United once…

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Pure Talent: In Fatai Abdullahi, Rivers United have a player who can be compared to Tottenham’s Yves Bissouma

There’s a lot of similarities between Rivers United midfielder Fatai Abdullahi and Yves Bissouma of Tottenham Hotspur. Rivers United secured Abdullahi’s services from Enyimba Int’l Football Club during the last transfer window after his standout performance that helped Enyimba clinch the league title. Despite being six years younger than Bissouma, Rivers United is hopeful that…

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Kwara United

Kwara United FC’s Unusual Man of the Match Award Sparks Curiosity

In a surprising turn of events, Kwara United Football Club recently raised eyebrows in the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) with a rather unconventional Man of the Match (MOTM) award presentation. After their hard-fought victory against Abia Warriors, instead of the usual plaque or trophy, the MOTM was presented with something that looked remarkably like…

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Nigerian Premier Football League

2023/24 Nigerian Premier Football League(NPFL) Week 1 Reports and Highlights

Full-time whistles echoed across all NPFL matchday venues, bringing an exciting start to the 2023/24 Nigerian Premier Football League season. Here are the key takeaways from Week 1: NPFL MATCHDAY ONE RESULTS: Monday (01/10/2023) NPFL Matchday One Fixture: READ ALSO: NPFL Takes a Stand: Kano Pillars Barred from Signing New Players Highlight Moments: The 2023/24…

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