- Published on Tuesday, 11 April 2017 21:40
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By Fisayo Daro
Rivers United's starlets on Tuesday opened their NPFL Under-15 Promises account with a 3-0 victory over tournament's whipping boys Abia Warriors at the Owerri centre.
Having been drawn bye on the opening day of the competition, the young boys from Port Harcourt produced a disciplined performance to outclass their opponents. Striker Kenneth Clinton scored the game's opener in the 28th minute when he latched on to a deep free kick by his captain Favour Arojameh to finish calmly beyond the goalkeeper.
Clinton got his brace with just seconds into the second half through a close range finish after Warriors goalkeeper, Kingsley Onyebuchi parried his initial effort into his path.
- Published on Tuesday, 11 April 2017 19:41
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By Tobi Samuel
ABS FC continue their impressive run in the ongoing NPFL Under-15 Promises tournament on Tuesday at the Osogbo City Stadium with an emphatic 2-0 victory over Sunshine Stars who made their debut in the championship.
Matchday 2 action in Group C produced just one victory, while MFM FC and Remo Stars boys shared the spoils in the second game that ended 1-1.
ABS FC captain Olusegun Olakunle's second half brace helped the Saraki Boys beat Sunshine Stars 2-0. Sunshine Stars got their baptism of fire in the tournament after being drawn-bye on Matchday 1 on Monday.
- Published on Monday, 10 April 2017 19:28
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By Fisayo Dairo
A 13-minute hattrick by Akwa United's Elisha Aniefiok Jonah was the opening day highlight at the Nigeria Professional Football League Under-15 Promises tournament at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri on Monday.
Owerri, one of the two centres playing hosts to the best of Under-15 talents across NPFL clubs this week is also having former African champions, Enyimba, FC Ifeanyiubah, Rivers United and Abia Warriors as the other teams that will showcase their budding talents for five consecutive days.
- Published on Monday, 10 April 2017 18:31
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By Tobi Samuel
Amazing results were recorded on Matchday 1 of the maiden edition of the NPFL U-15 Promises tournament which served off early hours of Monday at the Osogbo City Stadium for teams in Group C.
Remo Stars, Shooting Stars, MFM FC, ABS FC and Sunshine Stars made up Group C in Osun State at the end of which two will qualify for the quarter-final stage.
Okoromi David scored the lone goal for ABS FC to pip MFM in the opening game, while Shooting Stars spanked Remo Stars 3-0 to put the championship underway.