Lobi Stars F.C

Lobi Stars Football Club is a soccer club based in Makurdi, Benue. Manager: Godwin Uwua Founded: 1981 Ground: Aper Aku Stadium Chairman: Mike Idoko

History
SeasonLeagueRankPlayedPointsW/D/LGoalsPlayers
2017NPFL U155431/0/37:150
2016/2017NPFL7385415/9/1443:390
2015/2016 SeasonNPFL5365516/7/1341:350
2014/2015 SeasonNPFL14384711/14/1334:390

 

Lobi Stars F.C was founded as Hawks of Makurdi in 1981 by the Benue State sports council, the club was renamed Benue Breweries Limited (BBL) Hawks Football club, when the state-owned Breweries acquired the club in 1985. There was another change again when state-owned Lobi Bank acquired the club in 1990 and named it Lobi Bank Football Club.

In 1999, the Nigeria Football League was played in a new format which saw the top four teams squaring up in a knock out Super League at the National Stadium, Surulere. Lobi Stars therefore won the maiden edition of the Nigerian Super League under the managerial acumen of coach Godwin Koko Uwua.Lobi Stars won its first and only FA Cup title in 2003 after beating Sharks Fc of Port Harcourt, In 2005 they reached the finals of the domestic FA Cup where they lost to Enyimba. They finished the 2008–09 season with an official record of 13 wins 10 draws & 15 losses after winning a game on appeal against Enugu Rangers, avoiding the drop by one point.

In August 2009, the Benue State government announced the club will be leased to private ownership, ending direct support from the state,that never materialised. Lobi finished 3rd in Glo premier league in 2012 they also reached the Federation Cup final that season but lost to Heartland Fc of Owerri

Results

Warri Township Stadium

FC Ifeanyi Ubah International Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Sani Abacha Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

New Jos Stadium, Jos

Agege Stadium, Lagos

Agege Stadium, Lagos

Agege Stadium, Lagos

Agege Stadium, Lagos

Agege Stadium, Lagos

Osogbo Township Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Yakubu Gowon Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Kwara Sports Stadium, Ilorin

Aper Aku Stadium

Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium

Agege Stadium, Lagos

Akure Township Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

New Jos Stadium, Jos

Muhammadu Dikko Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Bako Kontagora Stadium, Minna.

Aper Aku Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Uniben Sport Complex

Aper Aku Stadium

Bako Kontagora Stadium, Minna.

Krisdera Hotel Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

New Jos Stadium, Jos

Aper Aku Stadium

Akure Township Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Umuahia Township Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Lafia Township Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Okigwe Township stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Agege Stadium, Lagos

New Jos Stadium, Jos

Aper Aku Stadium

Kwara Sports Stadium, Ilorin

Aper Aku Stadium

Pokistum Township Stadium, Potiskum

Aper Aku Stadium

Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium

Aper Aku Stadium

Leagues
Nigeria Professional Football League
Seasons
NPFL 2016/2017, NPFL 2017/2018, NPFL 2018/2019 GROUP A, NPFL 2018/2019, NPFL 2019/2020, NPFL CHAMPIONSHIP PLAYOFFS
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