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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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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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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Osevan FC, Rolly FC, Advance To 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup Q/Finals

By Omoghene Benedict   Action continued on Saturday, November 2, 2019 in the Round of 16 of the Bet9ja Royal Cup with Osevan FC of Kwale and Rolly FC of Koko all progressing to the quarterfinals. Osevan FC narrowly beat 90FC of Asaba by alone goal in the first game after playing a goalless draw during normal time and taking it to extra time. Echune Ifeanyi’s solitary effort gave Osevan FC all the needed advantage, as it was enough to stop the tie from being decided via the lottery of…

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The Return Of Warri Wolves Finest To The NPFL

  By Jahrock Ujewe The return of Warri Wolves will not only trend or dominate the discussions on social media or conventional media, but also the home coming of two of the finest and experienced football exports from the now rustic oil city with the Seasiders. Since Warri Wolves came to national consciousness at turn of this millennium, the name: Julius Ubido, has never featured in any of the club’s matchday squad lists, banners, or landmarks within the Warri City Stadium. Same can be said of Braye Okpus Brown too.…

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NPFL 2019/2020:  No Team Would Be A Pushover, Says Ogenyi

  By Jahrock Ujewe Ahead of Warri Wolves’ clash with Akwa United, the technical adviser of the team, Evans Ogenyi, has said that every team is capable of getting the desired results in the new season, saying that no team is a pushover now. Speaking in an exclusive interview, Ogenyi stated that any team that could translate its concepts into reality would take care of any situation on the pitch. He noted that craze for some teams to use big stars to intimidate opponents shows sheer ignorance, as names do…

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FC Galaxy Crashes Out Of 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup

  It was goals galore at the Kwale Township Stadium yesterday, as De Unique FC of Asaba narrowly pipped Golden Friends FC of Oreokpe to victory in an exciting five-goal thriller in the Round of 16 of the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup. Olueh Ugeh scored his fifth goal of the competition for Golden Friends when he opened scoring in the 9th minute for his side after a frantic goal mouth scramble. Three minutes thereafter, De Unique FC equalized through Ibiang Apla, who delivered a sumptuous freekick few metres from the…

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