Delta State Comes Alive With Ughelli NLO Pre-Season Soccer Tournament

  The home of grassroot football in the Niger Delta region, Delta State, will be agog this February with the best of football made in the Nationwide League One, NLO, as the famous Ughelli Pre-season tournament will take the center stage. Various NLO clubs will take part in this year’s edition of the tournament that will be staged at the Ughelli Township Stadium beginning from February 29th. The 16-team competition is opened to all teams from NLO 1, 2, and 3, and registration fee is twenty thousand naira. All 16…

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Bobbies United Crashes Out Of 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup

 By Jahrock Ujewe, It was an emotion-ladened encounter between Bobbies United and Lord Honour, when the semifinal battle for a place in the final of the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup took place on Tuesday, December 3 at the Kwale Township Stadium with the latter going home with a 3 – 1 triumph over the former. The fame enjoyed by Bobbies United’s prodigy, Anderson Esiti, and Lord Honour’s leading light, Oghenekaro Etebo, with the Super Eagles precedes these two grassroot clubs in Delta State. And that seemed to have given this…

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2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup Semifinalists Emerge

By Jahrock Ujewe, The four semifinalists in the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup have emerged following the completion of the quarterfinal action on Wednesday, November 21 in Warri. The semifinalists are Rolly FC of Koko, Bobbies United of Warri, Lord Honour FC of Warri, and Osevan FC of Kwale. From the pairings, it is mathematically certain that a Warri-based team will play in December 14 final, as Bobbies United will go up against elite conquerors, Lord Honour FC, in the first semifinal tie. Osevan FC will hope to deplore all ammunitions…

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NPFL: MFM FC Held Impressive Warri Wolves To A Score Draw

  By Jahrock Ujewe,   Warri Wolves continued their impressive streak of picking priceless results on the road, as their host, MFM FC of Lagos, had to come from a goal down to force the Seasiders to a 1 – 1 draw in a Matchday 4 fixture of the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL. It was the second time in the current campaign that Wolves, who are unbeaten in their last five NPFL games, had gone ahead in an away tie and the home team had to savage a…

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My Ambition Is To Make More Females Appreciate And Play Chess- Eboagwu

The future of any nation is in the hands of the youth and Eboagwu Nneoma Favour, is already carving a niche for herself in Chess. The Igbodo born 18 year old student of Geology at the Niger Delta University is making the right choices and developing her skill to fulfill her ambition of making more females appreciate and play chess. In this interview with Omamuzo Efidhere, she shares her inspiration, future plans, the need to make chess popular and more. Excerpt: Can we meet you? I am Eboagwu Nneoma Favour, I…

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2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup: Rolly FC Cruise to Semis

By Jahrock Ujewe   Rolly FC of koko have advanced to the semifinals of the 2019 edition of the Bet9ja Royal Cup after beating De Unique FC of Asaba 2 – 0 at the Kwale Township Stadium on Monday, November 18. The tie, which was the second quarterfinal tie, saw Rolly FC putting up a dominant display against Unique. The koko-based club opened scoring through Ediale Precious within the final quarter of the first stanza of the encounter, before John Obasi doubled the advantage midway in the second half with…

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NPLF: Warri Wolves Draws Sunshine Stars Away

By Jahrock Ujewe, Wolves last visit to the Ondo State Sports Complex,home ground of Sunshine Stars of Akure in the 2016 season ended with the home side smiling home with a lone goal victory scored by Dare Ojo, for the Akure based team as Wolves got relegated from the elite division. Getting into Sundays league game against host Sunshine stars, Wolves’ Technical Adviser, Evans Ogenyi, made three Changes from the Wolves team that drew 1-1 with Akwa United last weekend at home in Warri. Atshimene Charles, Oluwasegun Olaleke and Efe…

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Tori 4 Pidgin: Everi Everi Don Set for 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup Quarterfinals

By Jahrock Ujewe, Everi everi don set for de 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup quarterfinal stage, as all de matches go happen between 16 and 23 November for inside Agbor, Kwale, Oleh and Warri stadium dem. According to wetin de Local Organizing Committee, wey be LOC, yan tru dia talk talk persin, Jahrock Ujewe, de first quarterfinal game go shelle between Young Professionals and Bobbies United for Agbor Township Stadium on November 16 by 12noon. Jahrock talk say two days later, wey be November 18, De Unique FC of Asaba go…

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Bet9ja Abia State Super League: Aba Warriors To Tackle Okpulu FC

By Jahrock Ujewe,   Aba Warriors will trade tackles with Okpulu Football Club in the opening game of the Bet9ja Abia State Super League football tournament in Abia State on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, as the two Aba-based sides will begin the quest for bragging rights in the competition formally. The 1st edition of the Bet9ja Abia State Super League, which is a grassroot soccer competition, will have about 64 clubs taking part in the competition across the state who will be participating for free without paying any registration fee,…

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Warri Wolves Maintain their Unbeaten Run Against Akwa United

  Warri Wolves began their campaign in the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, season with a 1 – 1 draw with Akwa United on Sunday, November 3 at the Warri City Stadium, as the Seasiders maintained their unbeaten run against the Promise Keepers. Warri Wolves went ahead in the 2nd minutes of the encounter, when Amadi Samuel hit the ball into the net after receiving a brilliant cross fromVictory Omodiagbe from the left flank. That goal not only created excitement and belief among the home supporters, but was celebrated…

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