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NPFL: Remo Stars Get Another Away Victory Despite Last Minute Penalty

Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) continues its impressive form after outclassing Wikki Tourists 1-2 at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium in Bauchi in one of matchday six (6) fixtures. Head Coach of Remo Stars, Gbenga Ogunbote bestowed faith in his starting Xi that got a 1-0 victory over Plateau United in Ikenne-Remo last weekend, made […]

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NNL: “Nothing Like Home Or Away, The Officiating Should Just Be Fair,” Says Joy Cometh’s Playmaker Jide Taiwo After Disappointing Draw With Abia Cometh

Abia Warriors held Joy Cometh to a 1-1 draw in Lagos and it was a dramatic game that saw and once again indicated the power in the fans being the twelfth man on the pitch. In the build-up to Joy Cometh’s goal, the referee sounded the whistle for an infringement which he felt was outside […]

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My experience in Super Eagles camp is Valuable- Adekunle

Abia Warriors defender Adekunle Adeleke says he’s delighted to work with the Super Eagles as the experience improved him as a player. Adekunle replaced Kenneth Omeruo, who pulled out Nigeria’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin Republic and Lesotho. The Center Back has been ever-present for the Aba Warriors this season, helping them […]

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Adekunle Adeleke hopes for more opportunities with Super Eagles

Abia Warriors Defender Adeleke Adekunle failed to make his much anticipated debut for Nigeria during the AFCON qualifying matches against Benin Republic and Lesotho, but insists he didn’t feel any disappointment. Adekunle was one of three home based players invited by coach Gernot Rohr for the final two Afcon qualifiers. The Defender watched both matches […]

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The league is still open – Imama Amapakabo

Abia Warriors head Coach Imama Amapakabo is optimistic that the team will bounce back from the defeat to Nasarawa United. Amapakabo watched his side’s 8-match unbeaten run come to an end in a 5-3 defeat on Sunday in Lafia. In a chat with brila.net, the Abia Warriors Gaffer said he’s proud of the effort of […]

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Bala Nikyu Gloats after Nasarawa ends Abia Warriors Unbeaten Run

Nasarawa United head Coach Bala Nikyu was a delighted man as he celebrated his side’s win over Abia Warrior, and the victory ended ended the latter’s 8-match unbeaten run. Silas Nwankwo scored an hat-trick, while Chinedu Ohanachum and Ikenna Offor also got on the score sheet as Nasarawa United trounced Abia Warriors 5-3 at the […]

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Abia Warriors: Bello, Samuel Agree Contract Extension

Abia Warriors duo of Bello Lukman and Christian Samuel have agreed to a contract extension with the club. Both players have been part of a team that has recovered well from a poor start to the season under Imama Amapakabo. The duo whose former contracts end at the end of this campaign agreed to a […]

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Abia Warriors overpower Katsina United to stretch Unbeaten to 10 games

Abia warriors continued their excellent league form with an emphatic 3-1 victory over Katsina United on Sunday. Imama Amapakabo made few changes to the team that drew 1-1 against Adamawa United last  time out, while Katsina United gaffer Godwin Bazuaye stuck with the same eleven that started Thursday’s win over Rangers. The first chance of […]

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We should have scored 50 goals against Kano Pillars – Amapakabo

Abia Warriors coach Imama Amapakabo said his side should have scored more goals, despite beating Kano Pillars 4-1 on Sunday. A brace from Obioma Chukwuemeka and a goal each from Godwin Obaje and Daniel Wotlai secured the impressive victory for Abia at the Okigwe township. In his reaction to victory, Amapakabo said his players executed […]

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Ruthless Abia Warriors whitewashed Kano Pillars

Abia Warriors thrashed Kano Pillars 4-1 on Sunday to continue their incredible run of form in the 2020-2021 Nigeria professional football league. Pillars struggled to cope with Imama Amapakabo’s side, who were at their attacking best all through the match at the Okigwe township Stadium. Abia Warriors took the lead in the 21st minute through […]

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Fatai Abdullahi’s penalty punishes wasteful Wikki Tourists in Okigwe

Abia Warriors extended their unbeaten run in the 2020-2021 Nigeria professional football league to five matches after a 1 – 0 win over Wikki Tourists of Bauchi on Saturday. Abia Warriors hosted the Usman Abdallah led side at the Okigwe township Stadium on Saturday for their NPFL matchday 13 clash. The first real chance of […]

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Imama thanks Players for keeping Faith with him

Abia Warriors coach Imama Amapakabo has thanked the Management and players for giving him time to turn the Club’s fortunes around. Imama started the season’s campaign on a disappointing note, losing the first four league games. With the team languishing at the bottom of the table, the Coach was handed a three-match ultimatum to save […]

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NPFL 2020/21: Operation Abia Warriors, Warri Wolves Must Fall – Biffo

After losing their first game in 8 matches, Kwara United head coach, Abdullahi Biffo has declared operation must win on the next two home games against Abia Warriors and Warri Wolves. The table toppers’ balloons were deflated by Rangers on Sunday after Chiamaka Madu scored the match-winner for the Flying Antelopes. Giving his thoughts ahead […]

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Abia Warriors’ victory over Rangers is well deserved – Amapakabo

Abia Warriors head Coach Imama Amapakabo says the team’s 1-0 win over Rangers was “well deserved”, as they continue to move up the table. Paul Samson, who returned after an injury spell, scored a nice curling shot from the edge of the box in the 25th minute. The goal proved to be the match winner, […]

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NPFL 2020/21: Asiegbu Set To Shock Former Teammates As Abia Warriors Host Rangers International

Enterprising midfield maestro of Rangers International F.C, the ‘Flying Antelopes’, Shedrack Asiegbu has said that he is prepared for the tackles that his former teammates at Abia Warriors F.C will throw at him in the matchday 10, 2020/2021 NPFL fixture expected to happen at Okigwe Township stadium, this weekend. Asiegbu in a chat with RangersMedia, […]

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NPFL Match Week 8 Summary: Rangers, Abia Warriors Registers Big Wiins, As Enyimba, Akwa United Picks Maximum Points On The Road

The NPFL season continued to produce interesting and ventilating football actions as Match week 8 fixtures were played on Wednesday across various centers, as the campaign continued its mouth-watering football excitements. There were big wins for the Eastern-based club sides, with Enugu Rangers and Abia Warriors winning emphatically at home, while the likes of Akwa […]

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Amapakabo Reacts to Abia Warriors’ first win of NPFL season

Imama Amapakabo welcomed his side’s first win of the season, but says he wished it had come earlier. After going seven matches without a win, Abia Warriors ran riot in a 4-1 trouncing of Sunshine Stars in Okigwe. The victory also brought an end to their winless run of nine matches against the Owena Whales, […]

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Abia Warriors thrash Sunshine Stars to record first win of the season

Abia Warriors put an end to their winless run in the 2020-2021 NPFL season with a 4 – 1 thrashing of Sunshine Stars in Okigwe on Wednesday. Warriors got off to a flying start inside the opening 16 minutes as Fatai Abdullahi curled in a perfect free kick from the edge of the area. The […]

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The Big Decision as Three-Match is Ultimatum Gone: What Next For Abia Warriors?

The mood is down, the management is pondering, the ship is sinking with the whole of the team in it, but one man seems to have failed to bring the Calvary to rescue Abia Warriors. In the wake of the poor start to the season and the series of terrible results that saw Abia Warriors […]

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LMC Sledge Hammer To Fall On Abia Warriors FC For Breach Of Contract

By Ramadan Olaifa After sanctioning Akwa United for several breaches of the League’s Frameworks and regulations, the League Management company LMC is expected to move the punishment train to Abia Warriors for also breaching the rules as stipulated in the rule book. The Abia State-based Nigeria Professional Football League outfit unlawfully terminated the contract of […]

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