The two teams lost several goalscoring chances in the match played at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu, but the Makurdi-based Lobi Stars have more reasons to rue their failure.
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Tope Olusesi, Captain of the team, gave the assurance in Enugu.
Just like in Aba, the home side scored first, and early too.
All 10 matches were played starting on Saturday when Akwa United turned back Abia Warriors 2-1 at the Nest of Champions in Uyo, while former champions: Enyimba, Lobi Stars and Plateau United, all won at home on Sunday, with Enugu Rangers and Dakkada stunning their respective hosts.
A classy Rivers United performance culminated in a 2-1 victory over Kano Pillars at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt in one of the stand out fixtures of the Nigeria Professional Football League on Sunday.
Goals from Esor Nelson and Malachi Ohawume proved decisive for Rivers United in their 2-1 victory over Lobi Stars in the Nigeria Professional Football League on Wednesday.
Former African champions, Enyimba of Aba, and their Nigerian counterparts: Kano Pillars, Lobi Stars of Markurdi and Akwa United of Uyo, have been ranked month top 50 clubs on the continent.
Lobi Stars have announced former Rangers International head coach, Gbenga Ogunbote, as their new head coach ahead of the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League season.
The Rangers International FC management has given its players and officials two weeks break after the club’s ouster from the Nigeria Professional Football League and the Aiteo Cup in the round of 32.
The remains of former Lobi Stars of Makurdi technical adviser, Solomon Osemwengie Ogbeide, will be buried on June 28 in Benin City, Edo State.
The pairing of 2018/2019 CAF Champions League campaigners Lobi Stars of Makurdi and CAF Confederation Cup contenders Rangers International of Enugu is the pick of the Round of 32 fixtures of this year’s AITEO Cup men’s competition.
Enyimba Football Club have penned a bold statement of intent at the Nigeria Professional Football League playoffs with an impressive 3-1 win over Lobi Stars at the Agege Stadium in Lagos.
Head coach Evans Ogenyi believes that his team’s display should not be unexpected considering the level they came from at the CAF Champions League
Seven times Nigeria Professional Football League winner, Enyimba International, on Tuesday set up a bright start for the NPFL playoff as they sealed a 1-0 win over their rival and another seven times winners, Rangers International FC, at the Agege Stadium in Lagos.
The Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday in Abuja expressed deep shock over the death of Head Coach of Nigeria Professional Football League club Lobi Stars of Makurdi, Solomon Ogbeide.
The management of Ondo State Football Agency has expressed profound sadness and heartfelt condolences to the family, club and associates of late coach Solomon Ogbeide.
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Enugu State chapter on Tuesday expressed shock on the sudden death of Lobi Stars Head Coach, Solomon Ogbeide.
Ogbeide, the coach of the champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League side, died in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, on Monday.
Players of Rangers International Football Club Enugu on Tuesday hailed Nigeria Football Federation and Aiteo company for recognising Coach Olugbenga Ogunbote’s tremendous achievements and emerged the Nigerian Coach of the Year (Male).
Ahead of their first round, first leg Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifying match against Libya in the Tunisian city of Bengerdan on Wednesday, the Nigeria U23 squad departed the shores of the country through Lagos in the early hours of Monday aboard a Royal Air Maroc flight.