Azubuike Egwuekwe is one of the few players from the domestic scene that broke into the Super Eagles first team and making it to the 2013 Nations Cup and 2014 World Cup. He says, " I grew up watching and following in the footsteps of former Super Eagles defense trojan Uche Okechukwu"- Azubuike Egwuekwe on Meet your League Stars
Want-out of' Giwa FC forward, Edoh Ocheme opens up on Meet Your League Stars as he continues to seek a move away from Jos to Dolphins FC Port Harcourt. The former Crown FC attacker reveals how he started football at a tender age but more for fun than a career and now has his eyes set on netting 25 goals this season
Former Bridge Boys, Gateway FC and Shooting Stars forward, Kingsley Eduwo sees his new club mate, Kingsley Udoh as the most troublesome defender he always want not to play against and has a dream to emerge the highest goal scorer this season. Welcome Eduwo to Meet Your League Stars
In 2011, Center back, Chinedu Efugh ended Heartland's trophy drought when he captained the Naze Millionaires to beat Enyimba International 1-0 in the Federation Cup finals at the Teslim Balogun Stadium. Efugh had made two futile journeys with Rangers to the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos for the same Federation Cup and with Heartland, he scored the all important goal to hand the then newly sworn in Governor Rochas Okorocha the trophy of the oldest football competition in Nigeria. Ahead the 2014/15 Glo Premier League season, Efugh says " I will work hard to ensure my team wins trophies in the 2014/2015 NPFL Season, thats my target as captain of the Naze Millionaires" He is our guest on Meet Your League Stars.
He shot to limelight about three seasons ago when he featured as the lead striker for Abubakar Bukola Saraki FC of Ilorin getting double digits in his first season in the elite division. In the 2013/14 Glo Premier League Pre-season Super-4 Tournament, he emerged the top scorer featuring for Enyimba International and netting a hat trick against Bayelsa United in one of the fixtures. Today, Abdulrahman Bashir has grown into one of the most feared attackers in the League. Lets meet him on Meet your league stars.
His story started somewhere on the streets of the Garden City of Port Harcourt and his never-say-die attitude later saw him become the first choice goalie of Sharks FC of Port Harcourt. Okeimute Odah's sparkling career has endeared him to his goalkeeper peers and football followers in the country including National team coaches. He now stands between the sticks for his state club, Warri Wolves. Meet Goalkeeper Okeimute Odah of Warri Wolves FC on Meet your league stars.
On Meet Your League Stars is Leonard Ugochukwu, another product of Aminci Football Academy, Jos who ended the 2013/14 Glo Premier League season as the top scorer for Nasarawa United with nine goals, all scored in the second stanza of that season. Ugochukwu netted a hat trick and double brace against Kaduna United, FC Taraba and Bayelsa United but says he would have been a doctor or lawyer if he weren't in the business of scoring goals
From Abubakar Bukola Saraki Stars to Dolphins and Shooting Stars Sports Club, Azeez Shobowale always had the ambition of winning laurels and now at Kano Pillars and with the Glo Premier League title under his belt, the defensive midfielder has upped his ambition: to win the CAF Champions League with the Masu Gida side. Shobowale is our guest on 'Meet Your League Stars'
Victor Ezeji is a graduate of Accountancy who has enjoyed many years of action in the Nigeria Premier League. He has won trophies with Sharks of Port Harcourt and Enyimba International and had his eyes on finding expression for his football talents with one of the european clubs. This was not to be as the player who settled last season at Akure-based Sunshine Stars told npfl.ng in Meet Your League Stars that " My dream was to play abroad, but that didn't happen. I'm proud of my achievement in the Nigeria Professional Football League".
Etim Mathew is another player from the Akwa United youth football lineage and has since joining Rangers International become a permanent fixture in their defensive midfield. His stunning goal against Crown FC in a 3-0 win at Ibadan earned him nomination for the Wonder Goal Award. Listen to 'Meet Your League Stars' and get to know more about the player who wants to model his play after Ghana's Michael Essien.
Photo Gallery : Football Action
Abubakar (Nas) andOgbugh
Ayo Saka (Rivers)
Abubakar (Nas) and Ogbugh
Emeka ogbugh (Rivers) Olayinka (Nas)
Emmanuel Makama (Nas)
Odah (Rivers) and Makama (Nas)
Ogbugh [Rivers] and Seun [Nas]
Odumegwu, Saka (Rivers) and Seun(Nas)
Ogbugh (Rivers) and Olayinka (Nas)
Rivers Chinedu Ogbugh & Nasarrawa Olayinka Onolapo
William (Nas) and Ogbugh (Rivers)
William (Nas) and Odah (Rivers)
A Rangers supporter with his Vuvuzela
Afolabi Abdulwaheed of Gombe United challenges Orji Kalu of Rangers
Ahmed Yusuf of Gombe United is beaten for the winning goal by Rangers
Ahmed Yusuf of Gombe United is helped up by the referee
LMC News Update
- Created Date: 28 May 2017The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) enters its 21st matchday after the first matchday...Read more