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NIGERIAN PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE

2019/2020 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
16 Warri Wolves 6 5 8 23
17 Enugu 5 5 6 20
18 Jigawa 6 2 12 20
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Lobi Stars pull further clear at the top

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Saka extends Lobi Stars' lead

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NPFL big guns prepare for midweek clashes

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NPFL review: Lokosa strikes late for Pillars

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NPFL wrap: Plateau miss a golden chance

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Nigeria League wrap: Plateau suffer shock loss

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Enugu Rangers: The journey to ignominy

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NPFL Wrap: Top four remain unchanged

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Rangers' ex-coach Amapakabo arrested

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5 talking points from the NPFL weekend

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Ifeanyi George: Enugu Rangers, teammates pay tribute to Nigeria forward after another fatal road crash

Nigeria international Ifeanyi George has died aged 26 in a fatal road accident.
Tributes flooded in for Nigeria international Ifeanyi George who died on Sunday.

Tributes have been paid to Enugu Rangers and Nigeria striker Ifeanyi George, who was killed in a road traffic accident on Sunday morning along with two other players.

George, 26, was driving to Lagos from Enugu when his vehicle collided into a stationary truck.

The player was returning home after being granted leave by Rangers due to the NPFL suspension amid the coronavirus pandemic.

"It's a big shock to me," Rangers defender Ifeanyi Nweke told ESPN. "This was all caused by coronavirus. He was travelling...

Lobi Stars win Nigeria Super Cup

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

The big centre forward grabbed the winner in the first-half for the 2018 Nigeria League champions when he capitalised on Okey Odita's error.

The annual contest, which serves to usher in the new Nigeria football league season, is played between the league champions and Aiteo Cup winners.

Rangers, who secured a dramatic...

Absorbing Aiteo Cup final masked tournament's flaws

The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba had a carnival-like atmosphere ahead of the 2018 Aiteo Cup final on Wednesday, contested by traditional powerhouses Enugu Rangers and Kano Pillars.

Dignitaries, including state governors from Delta and Enugu States, the Deputy Governor of Kano State, and the top brass of the Nigeria Football Federation, graced the match, while A-list entertainers thrilled the spectators attending the conclusion of the Nigeria Cup, sponsored for a second year running by energy giants...

Aiteo Cup Final: Five hot talking points

Enugu Rangers broke a 35-year Aiteo Cup jinx to secure a sixth title, with their latest conquest coming at the expense of Kano Pillars at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, in Asaba on Wednesday.

However, the Flying Antelopes had to achieve victory the hard way, fighting back from a three-goal deficit to draw 3-3 in regulation time before edging the penalty shootout 4-2.

In this feature, KweséESPN takes a look at five hot topics to emerge from an exciting Aiteo Cup final, which produced one of the...

Kano Pillars, Enugu Rangers set for Aiteo Cup showdown

Five-time Nigeria cup champions Enugu Rangers meet Kano Pillars in Wednesday's Aiteo Cup final at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, with the winner securing a spot in the 2019 CAF Confederation Cup.

The Flying Antelopes will be desperate to end their hoodoo and win their first cup in 35 years, but they have a recent track record of falling at the final hurdle, having been defeated finalists three times since the turn of the millennium.

Despite Pillars' dominance in the NPFL, notably over the past...