2020 Season

2020 Schedule
11-12-15, 16th in Nigerian Professional League
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3yDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Lobi Stars pull further clear at the top

Lobi Stars moved five points clear at the top of the NPFL table on Sunday thanks to a 1-0 home win against Sunshine Stars.

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3yDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Saka extends Lobi Stars' lead

Ayo Saka struck a late winner to extend Lobi Stars' lead to six points, while the ninth Oriental Derby of the season failed to ignite.

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4yDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Top three on fire in NPFL

Title favourites Akwa United, Plateau United and Kano Pillars maintained their early season lead by scoring a combined 11 goals in a frantic match-day

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4yDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Akwa lose ground on leaders Plateau

Plateau United and MFM maintained their fight for Nigerian Professional Football League honours on Sunday, but Akwa United lost further ground.

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4yDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

NPFL Wrap: Top four remain unchanged

Plateau United maintained their five-point lead at the top of the standings, while Akwa United kept the pressure on the league leaders.

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4yDami Ugbane, KweséESPN

Eguavoen quits Sunshine Stars post after 45 days

Augustin Eguavoen has resigned as head coach of Sunshine Stars, the Nigeria Professional Football League club have confirmed on their Twitter handle.

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4yColin Udoh

Eguavoen wins Sunshine debut, Rangers slip

Sunshine Stars received a huge boost in a debut win under new manager Austin Eguavoen while Rangers's defeat drops the champions to 19th in the table.

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4yColin Udoh

Plateau United atop Nigeria Premier League

This week in the Nigeria Premier League saw Plateau United move to the top, throw-ins turn into scores and managers who are under pressure to produce.

2020-21 Table

TEAMGPWDLGDP
Akwa United3819145+2971
Enyimba3818128+866
Kwara United3819811+2065
Nasarawa United3820513+1765
Kano Pillars3819712+964
Rivers United FC3818911+1263
Enugu Rangers3818812+1262
Lobi Stars3817714+458
Plateau United3814915+1051
MFM FC38131213-151
Dakkada FC3815518-1050
Katsina United3814717-749
Heartland3813916-748
Abia Warriors38121115+647
Wikki Tourists3812917-745
Sunshine Stars38111215-1145
Jigawa Stars38111017-1743
Warri Wolves3811819-1541
Ifeanyi Ubah FC3891217-1739
Adamawa United3851023-3525