Yobe Desert Stars F.C

Yobe Desert Stars F.C. is a Nigerian football club based in the city of Damaturu. Owner: Yobe State Ground: Damaturu

Yobe Desert Stars F.C. is a Nigerian football (soccer) club based in the city of Damaturu. They started as an Amateur club and eventually were promoted to the Second Division in 2000. After winning promotion to the top level in 2001, they spent just one season in the NPFL before being relegated with just 11 wins in 34 games.

They also made it to the final of the 2002 Nigerian FA Cup where they lost 3-0 to Julius Berger FC. They were relegated to the Amateur League in 2007. After being promoted from the Nigeria Nationwide League in 2016, the Desert Stars won promotion to the NPFL on the last day of the National League season when they beat Adamawa United 2-0, returning to the top-flight for the first time in 15 years. They finished the season with twelve wins, four draws and seven losses.


Pokistum Township Stadium, Potiskum

Pokistum Township Stadium, Potiskum


Nigeria Professional Football League
NPFL 2017/2018