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Nigerian Professional League News

Nigeria FA to investigate viral penalty shootout for match fixing

Nigeria's football federation will launch an investigation into a case of suspected match fixing in a regional FA Cup final match.

Could Finidi George's unbeaten start at Enyimba put him in line for the Nigeria job?

Former Ajax star Finidi George has got off to a spectacular coaching start at Enyimba, which could see him fast-tracked to the Super Eagles job.

New-look Nigeria out to prove a point against Mexico in L.A.

An inexperienced Nigeria side takes on Mexico in California on July 3, and the Super Eagles have more at stake than the empty fixture suggests.

Nigeria Power Rankings: Onuachu's scoring boots catch fire for Genk

It's been a goal fest for Nigerian players across Europe in 2021, and even the Nigerian domestic league has seen the net rattled aplenty in January.

Rivers United heading to CAS over Nigerian league table after points-per-game decision

The move bound to cause disarray given CAF deadline of Aug. 31 for federations to send in their inter-club representatives for the 2020/2021 season.

Nigeria Professional Football League weighing up resumption options

The NPFL still has 13 rounds of matches to play, and officials are now considering various options for concluding the season.

Super Eagles footballers do their part in Nigeria's coronavirus relief efforts

Many Super Eagles players have pitched in with donations of all kinds as their country grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.

Nigeria league clubs will continue paying wages

Clubs will also ensure testing of all players, officials and staff prior to kickoff of games whenever the league resumes.

Gernot Rohr does pick Nigerian domestic players, actually, and they benefit from it

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr gets a lot of heat for not picking home-based players, but evidence shows he does, and they often benefit greatly from it.

Super Eagles coach Rohr hits back at demands to use Nigeria-based players

Gernot Rohr addresses criticism that he does not select enough Nigeria-based players, telling ESPN that the best players are simply all overseas.

Goalkeeper Charles Tambe out of hospital after Nigerian shooting

Tambe was on a workout as part of a program arranged by club coaches during the coronavirus shutdown when he was accosted near his home.

Kidnapped Enyimba midfielder Ekundayo Ojo, Abia Comets' Benjamin Iluyomade released

Ekundayo Ojo and Abia Comets' Benjamin Iluyomade were released after "combined efforts of Enyimba Football Club and families of the players".

Nigerian Professional League Table

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Rivers Utd 38 +34 77
2 Plateau Utd 38 +21 67
3 Remo Stars 38 +17 62
4 Kwara Utd 38 -2 58
5 Enugu 38 +11 56
6 Nasarawa 38 -6 53
7 Enyimba 38 +3 52
8 Gombe Utd 38 0 52
9 Akwa Utd 38 -1 52
10 Wikki Tourists 38 -1 52
11 Sunshine Stars 38 0 51
12 Tornadoes 38 -6 51
13 Abia Warriors 38 +6 50
14 Dakkada 38 -7 49
15 Lobi Stars 38 -12 49
16 Shooting Stars 38 -4 48
17 Katsina Utd 38 -8 48
18 Heartland 38 -16 47
19 Kano Pillars 38 -4 45
20 MFM FC 38 -25 36
Full Standings