Sunshine Stars

Sunshine Stars

11th in Nigerian Professional League

Shooting Stars, Heartland dumped out of Aiteo Cup Shooting Stars, Heartland dumped out of Aiteo Cup

KwesèESPN rounds up the 64 matches of the 2018 Aiteo Cup played across various centres on Sunday.

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.

Top three on fire in NPFL Top three on fire in NPFL

Title favourites Akwa United, Plateau United and Kano Pillars maintained their early season lead by scoring a combined 11 goals in a frantic match-day

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.

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.

Augustin Eguavoen quits Sunshine Stars post after 45 days Augustin Eguavoen quits Sunshine Stars post after 45 days

Augustin Eguavoen has resigned as head coach of Sunshine Stars, the Nigeria Professional Football League club have confirmed on their Twitter handle.

Sunshine Stars win Austin Eguavoen's debut, Rangers, Rivers falter Sunshine Stars win Austin Eguavoen's debut, Rangers, Rivers falter

Sunshine Stars received a huge boost in a debut win under new manager Austin Eguavoen while Rangers's defeat drops the champions to 19th in the table.

Plateau United reassert themselves atop the Nigeria Premier League table Plateau United reassert themselves atop the Nigeria Premier League table

This week in the Nigeria Premier League saw Plateau United move to the top, throw-ins turn into scores and managers who are under pressure to produce.

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

Team Leaders

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