NPFL : 3 Important Things That Happened Today Across Nigerian Football

The Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) witnessed some outstanding outcomes over the weekend; reports.

The Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) is Nigeria’s top flight division as it concerns male football.

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And over the weekend, a lot of outstanding things was noted as club’s engage their opponents in matches.

First; Ogun State-based outfit Remo Stars SC, returned to the top of the NPFL table after beating Bayelsa United in Ikenne on Saturday evening. The Daniel Ogunmodede boys, are yearning for a continental ticket after making it’s debut in the CAF Champions this 2023/2024 season.

Secondly, the the chief executive officer (CEO) of a former NPFL champions Rangers International, Amobi Ezeaku, made his professional debut today against Niger Tornadoes.

The businessman, according to reports has been training with the Rangers players since the restart of the second stanza of the league.

Rangers International CEO Amobi Ezeaku makes his NPFL debut
Amobi Ezeaku in action with Rangers International

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The football executive, was brought on when his side was already leading their hosts; and it was indeed a debut to remember.

Finally, Nigeria’s representative at the ongoing CAF Confederations Cup (CACC) Rivers United on Sunday came from behind to defeat Ghanaian outfit Dreams FC at the Godswill Akpabio stadium Uyo, AkwaIbom State, to qualify for the tournament’s Knockout stages.

Rivers United’s captain Nyima Nwagua

It was a keenly contested fixture with the Ghanaians striking first in the 40th minute  through Issah. Rivers United playmaker, Deputy equalized for the hosts a minute past the hour mark; and Godswill completed the comeback in the stoppage time

Your NPFL Matchday 23 Results are the following

Heartland – Sunshine Stars 1:1
Lobi Stars – Katsina Utd 2:0
Niger Tornadoes – Enugu Rangers 0:2
Plateau United – Bendel 2:0

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