Olukokun edged former winner, Sikiru Alimi of Sunshine Stars, to clinch the Match Day 21 award, which comes with a cash reward of N150,000.
Alimi in the contest emerged the last man standing, shaking off tough challenge from Chijioke Alakwe of FC IfeanyiUbah and Kano Pillars, Alassan Ibrahim
The state’s Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development, Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye, told newsmen in Akure that Udi was still a staff of a government parastatal in charge of the club.
The Owena Whales thought they had clinched a place in the grand finale when Franklin Sasere scored to make it 2-1, meaning they would go through on the away goals’ rule. But Super Eagles’ midfielder Ifeanyi Ifeanyi netted a third that took…
The return fixtures are scheduled for Wednesday
The club’s Chairman, Chuma Ubah, who described the incident as pathetic and excruciating, said the team was coming out of the trauma.
In the women’s competition, in which the first ball will be kicked on Wednesday, the match between Premier League teams FC Robo Queens and Delta Queens of Asaba at the Legacy Pitch of National Stadium, Lagos, headlines the Round of 32.
The Akure-based side, who were eager to make up for the shock 1-0 defeat to Nasarawa United at home on Sunday, put up a gusty display from the start of the tie, though United were slightly the dominant side during the early exchanges that…
“Mathematical’ Segun Odegbami, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria said that the situation was sad
Eguavoen made the disclosure in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria
The matches were played on Wednesday
The mandate to keep Sunshine stars in the Nigeria Professional Football League was only recently handed over to honourable Gbenga Elegbeleye, a former Vice Chairman of Sunshine stars Football Club, a former Deputy Chairman of the House of…
The Nigeria Women Premier League Week Four games saw some frenetic action on Wednesday and Thursday, with interesting results recorded across the seven match centres