The News Agency of Nigeria reports that FC IfeanyiUbah had before the Match Day 6 fixture kept five consecutive clean sheets for the first time in their NPFL history
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Pius Henwan, the General Manager of the 2017 Nigeria Professional Football League champions, said the management decided to bring him in order to fill the vacuum created by the departure of the former coach, Kennedy Boboye.
Enugu Rangers Football Club on Wednesday in Kano beat Akwa United 4-2 through penalty shootout at the Sani Abacha Stadium to reach semi-finals in the ongoing 2018 AITEO Cup.
Bala told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lagos that the team’s target was to win the Aiteo Cup for the good people of Kwara.
Reigning champions Akwa United will face Hope of Glory of Calabar in the Round of 64 of the 2018 Federation Cup, with Nigerian topflight rivals Kano Pillars taking on Ngwa FC.
The made the disclosure on its twitter handle @fcviktoria en on Monday.
They thus crashed out of the competition on a 1-0 aggregate after they lost 1-0 at home to the experienced campaigners from Bamako.
The former African champions, who drew 1-1 in the first leg tie in Johannesburg, qualified after playing a goalless draw with visiting Bidvest FC of South Africa.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 2017 AITEO Cup winners had lost 0-2 in the first leg tie of the play-off round in Omdurman on April 8.
The development means the four clubsides can reach the group phase of the competition if they overcome their opponents over two legs in April
The Nigerians bowed 1-0 in the first leg played at the King Abdullah Sports City and they need at least two unreplied goals to scale through.
Two goals very early in the game gave the former African champions a valuable result, which will serve them in good stead in the second leg match on March 18
Two goals very early in the game gave the former African champions a valuable result which will serve them in good stead in the second leg match on March 18.
The hosts created two scoring chances but they were unlucky not to get the opening goal as Adebayo Waheed and Olatunbosun Sikiru failed to hit target
They finished head and shoulders ahead of six other nominees from LBA’s shortlist of four each in the player’s and manager’s categories
The LBA will announce the winners for the January awards next week
Rangers had lost their first two matches of the season against Akwa United and Lobi Stars, but they redeemed their image in Owerri with a hard-fought 1-0 victory.
The week three match in the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League played at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium saw Akwa United scoring their two goals in the first half.
The preliminary rounds will be played between February 9 and 18, while the second round is slated for March 9 to 18.
Plateau United are drawn in Group A along with Enyimba and the CHAN Eagles, while Group B has host team Kano Pillars, Akwa United and MFM FC.