Lobi Stars

Lobi Stars

15th in Nigerian Professional League

Lobi Stars begin continental campaign with UMS de Loum loss Lobi Stars begin continental campaign with UMS de Loum loss

Cameroonian side UMS de Loum defeated Nigeria's Lobi Stars 1-0 in the first leg of their CAF Champions League preliminary round clash on Wednesday.

Lobi Stars win Nigeria Super Cup Lobi Stars win Nigeria Super Cup

Samad Kadiri was the match-winner for Lobi Stars, who emerged 1-0 winners against Enugu Rangers in the 2018 Nigeria Super Cup on Tuesday.

NPFL goal king Anthony Okpotu moves to Difaa El Jadida NPFL goal king Anthony Okpotu moves to Difaa El Jadida

The Moroccan side have signed the reigning NPFL top scorer from Lobi Stars on a three-year deal.

Akwa United close the gap on league leaders Akwa United close the gap on league leaders

Michael Ibe's goal for 10-man Akwa United sealed a 1-0 away victory against Yobe Desert Stars on a weekend in which league leaders Lobi Stars lost.

Lobi Stars pull further clear at the top Lobi Stars pull further clear at the top

Lobi Stars moved five points clear at the top of the NPFL table on Sunday thanks to a 1-0 home win against Sunshine Stars.

Saka extends Lobi's lead as Oriental Derby ends goalless Saka extends Lobi's lead as Oriental Derby ends goalless

Ayo Saka struck a late winner to extend Lobi Stars' lead to six points, while the ninth Oriental Derby of the season failed to ignite.

NPFL wrap: Top four remain unchanged NPFL wrap: Top four remain unchanged

The title-favourites in the Nigeria Professional Football League failed to show the stuff of champions on match-day 14.

NPFL: High-flying Lobi Stars looking to consolidate top spot NPFL: High-flying Lobi Stars looking to consolidate top spot

NPFL leaders Lobi Stars appear primed to consolidate top spot when they face Nasarawa United in the North Central Derby on Sunday.

NPFL wrap: Plateau miss a golden chance NPFL wrap: Plateau miss a golden chance

Plateau United failed to capitalise on MFM's slip up, while Enugu Rangers made it three wins on the trot.

Nigeria League wrap: Plateau suffer shock loss Nigeria League wrap: Plateau suffer shock loss

League leaders Plateau United suffered a shock defeat on a day when all 10 home teams walked away with three points.

NPFL Wrap: Akwa lose ground on leaders Plateau NPFL Wrap: Akwa lose ground on leaders Plateau

Plateau United and MFM maintained their fight for Nigerian Professional Football League honours on Sunday, but Akwa United lost further ground.

NPFL Wrap: Top four remain unchanged NPFL Wrap: Top four remain unchanged

Plateau United maintained their five-point lead at the top of the standings, while Akwa United kept the pressure on the league leaders.

Plateau United extend lead in Nigeria as MFM stumble Plateau United extend lead in Nigeria as MFM stumble

Nigeria league leaders Plateau United were the big winners on match-day 21, while champions Enugu Rangers suffered another heavy defeat.

Midweek games return, as top guns look to extend lead Midweek games return, as top guns look to extend lead

Midweek games return on Wednesday in the NPFL, and based on fixtures and form, fans shouldn't expect radical changes at the top of the standings.

Mike Idoko: Lobi Stars still a work in progress Mike Idoko: Lobi Stars still a work in progress

Lobi Stars chairman Mike Idoko has saluted his side's perfect start to the second round but made it clear they're still a work in progress.

Paul Onobi has point to prove at Lobi Stars Paul Onobi has point to prove at Lobi Stars

Super Eagles midfielder Paul Onobi has joined Lobi Stars and stated he has a point to prove to his doubters.

Nigeria Professional Standings

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

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