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2nd Galadima Soccer Tourney: Over 100 Football Stakeholders To Be Honoured In Saturday’s Final

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Over 100 football stakeholders are expected to be honouring by the organisers of the second edition of Dr. Ibrahim Galadima soccer competition.

The competition’s chairman of the local organizing committee, Engr Sulaiman Musa stated this in a statement signed the chairman, Media and publicity, Ado Salisu.

The statement explained that all necessary arrangements are in pipeline toward the success of the final scheduled to hold at Sani Abacha Stadium, Kofar Mata on Saturday.

The chairman said that the competition which was organised in honour of Galadima’s contribution especially in the administration of football within and outside the country.

He hinted that those expected to be honouring at the final include the chairman of Kano state football association, Dr Sharif Rabiu Inuwa Ahlan, the former Special adviser in Kano and Gombe states, Dr. Ahmad Shuaibu Gara Gombe, the former chief of staff to the former Minister of Sports, Alhaji Abba Abdullahi Yola, former AFCON registrar, Alhaji Garba Bello Kankarofi and director of sports, Bayero University Kano, Professor Rabiu Muhd.

Others are Makaman Bichi and district head of Tofa local govt area, Alhaji Isyaku Umar Tofa, Sarkin Shanun Kazaure in Jigawa state, Alhaji Abdulkadir Adamu, former chairman of Kano Pillars football club. Alhaji Muhd Tukur Babangida, former director of sports, Alhaji Ibrahim Abba among others.

The chairman said that Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf is expected to be the special guest of honour while the state Commissioner for information, Baba Halilu Dantiye MNI MON is to grace the occasion.

The statement revealed that Junior Kano Pillars football club will host Ahzuba FC in the final match.

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NNL solicits for funds from cooperate organisation

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NNL solicits for funds from cooperate organisation

The Nigeria National League, NNL, has appealed to cooperate organisations for funds to assist in the effective running of the second tier league.

NNL chairman, George Aluo noted that the unavailability of funds has hindered the progress of his administration.

“I must continue to express my appreciation to Alhaji Gusau for finding me worthy to serve as NNL chairman and a board member of the NFF,” he stated.

“My appeal is that corporate organizations should come to our aid and do what GTI is doing for the NPFL.

“We’re not saying they should give us money to put in our pockets. Let them take care of referees indemnity and once this is done, the referees will not be intimidated but rather be at their best and it will now be possible for teams to be winning more on the road as is presently being witnessed in the NPFL.”

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NPFL reschedules matchday 30 fixtures

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NPFL reschedules matchday 30 fixtures

The Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL, has rearranged the matchday 30 fixtures, DAILY POST reports.

Three games were initially scheduled to take place on Saturday April 13th, 2024.

The games have now been moved to Sunday April 14th.

The matches affected are the ties involving Doma United and Remo Stars, Bendel Insurance versus Kano Pillars and the Oriental derby between Rangers and Abia Warriors.

The remaining matchday fixtures will be played on Tuesday, April 16th across all venues.

The NPFL Chief Operating Officer Davidson Owumi disclosed this in a memo sent to the affected
clubs.

Rangers currently occupy the top position in the NPFL table with 51 points from 29 games.

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Asuquo wins Enyimba Player of the Month award for March

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Asuquo wins Enyimba Player of the Month award for March

Uwana Asuquo has won Enyimba’s Player of the Month award for March.

Asuquo beat midfielder Elijah Akanni to the award.

The defender won 51.7 votes, with Akanni getting 48.3 votes.

The right back helped the People’s Elephant secure two victories at home against Niger Tornadoes and Doma United, respectively.

Asuquo has featured in 22 games for Enyimba in the Nigeria Premier Football League this season.

He has two assists to his name.

Asuquo will be hoping to continue with his standout performance as Enyimba continue their title fight.

Enyimba will face Heartland in a matchday 30 fixture in Aba on Sunday.

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