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In other venues, Dolphins will slug it out with El-Kanemi, Enyimba battle 3SC, Gombe United will entertain Lobi Stars while Heartland will lock horns with Sharks of Port Harcourt

The Oluyole Warriors entered the game with full optimism of picking the available points at stake but they got a shocker when Osas Jolly fire past goalkeeper Olaide Okanlawon to score the first goal in the third minute of the pulsating encounter

In a statement on Saturday, the NFF said the formation of the LMC, headed by Hon. Nduka Irabor, was its brainchild and that the club owners must see the body as deriving legitimacy from it

Irabor said the mandate given to him was to restructure the league, stressing that any team that fails to meet the requirements would be disqualified from taking part in the league from next season

Having established that the player was transferred from Enyimba FC of Aba to Rangers in December 2006, loaned to Dolphins FC of Port Harcourt and duly returned to Rangers, the Committee also affirmed that Rangers gave a ‘provisional clearance’ to the footballer to play for Warri Wolves between 2011 and 2013, but the player left Warri Wolves without any documentation back to Enugu Rangers and in fact was registered for the 2013 CAF Champions League by the Coal City club

Bitrus Dada’s first half goal at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu proved enough to claim the full points for the hosts in the 18th derby in the last 10 years between both sides

After several postponements caused by paucity of funds, legal war between prospective sponsors and change in leadership of the league board, Nigeria’s apex soccer league is billed to commence in spite of failure to resolve most of the issues

On Wednesday, contrary to the verdict of the Nigeria Professional Football League, through its Executive Secretary, Tunji Babalola, that Mba remains a bonafide player of Warri Wolves, the management of Rangers FC unveiled the former junior international alongside 11 others as new players for 2013 season

Team Manager of Sunshine Stars, Gabriel Aborowa, who disclosed to journalists, said that the NPFL inspector, retired General Emmanuel Chukwudi Okaro, toured all the renovated facilities