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NPFL/La Liga U15 Promises: Pillars, Wolves, Akwa United & MFM FC Win



Kano Pillars, Warri Wolves, Akwa United and MFM FC all recorded victories at the NPFL/La Liga U15 Promises on Monday.

The Day 9 games produced a total of nine goals at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.

First half of the game between Kwara United and Kano Pillars ended goalless.

The match opened up in the final 10 minutes, with Idriss Khamsa and Imrana Musa helping Pillars conquer the Harmony Boys 2-0.

Defending champions, Katsina United were the next prey of Warri Wolves in a 4-1 defeat.

Umar Abubakar cancelled out Abdul Samuel’s opener.

But Wolves went hunting with Nwakwe Sampson, Vwegba Solomon and Uchenna Ejiogu successful in crushing the prey.

Nsikak Umoh was on target as Akwa United pipped Lobi Stars 1-0 at the Cathedral.

Wastefulness in front of goal from Heartland cost them as they were defeated 1-0 by MFM FC. Akinleminu Lucky accounted for the solitary goal.

Day 9 Results

Kwara United 0-2 Kano Pillars

Katsina United 1-4 Warri Wolves

Akwa United 1-0 Lobi

Heartland 0-1 MFM FC

Day 10: Tuesday 27th April, 2021

MFM FC v Akwa United

Lobi Stars v Heartland

Warri Wolves v Kwara United

Kano Pillars v Katsina United


NPFL/La Liga U15 Promises: Heartland, Kwara United & Pillars Crash Out



Defending champions Katsina United, MFM FC, Akwa United and Warri Wolves have qualified for the semi-final of the NPFL/La Liga U15 Promises.

The battle for slots in the last four wasn’t determined until today as the young lads thrilled at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.

Ajibona Uthmann became the first player to net a hat-trick in this year’s tournament as MFM FC disgraced Lobi Stars 6-1.

Madu Ebuka registered a brace while Akinleminu Lucky also scored for the Olukoya Boys.

Ihuee Bernard accounted for Stars’ solitary goal.

Akwa United humbled Heartland 2-0, thanks to goals from Idorenyen John and Ofofon James.

In their last game in Pool B of the competition, Wolves defeated Kano Pillars 2-1 in a keenly contested tie.

Prior to the encounter, Kwara United and Katsina United had played a barren draw in the first Pool B game of the day.

That result had set the stage for a-winner-takes-it-all clash between Pillars and Warri Wolves, as the young Seasiders had garnered four points from their two Pool B games earlier, while Kano Pillars were on three points.

The young Sai Masu Gida campaigners went ahead in the 35th minute of the tie through Ishaq Muktar from the penalty spot.

Four minutes later, Wolves had their perfect response when Jeffery Angayana scored the equalizer.

In the second half of the encounter, Manah Stephen scored the winner and deflated all hopes of qualification for Kano Pillars.

Meanwhile, MFM FC have a tricky semi-final test against defending champions Katsina.

The other fixture will see Warri Wolves lock horns with Akwa United.

Both games will take place at the Cathedral on Friday.

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NPFL/La Liga U15 Promises: Heartland consume Lobi Stars, Katsina United edge Pillars



Defending champions, Katsina United bounced back to winning ways after successfully overcoming Kano Pillars 2-1 in the NPFL/La Liga U15 Promises on Tuesday.

Umar Abubakar and Khalifa Aminu handed Katsina United a two-goal lead at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.

Ahmad Hassan set up a tensed home stretch when he reduced the deficit for Pillars.

Heartland defeated Lobi Stars 1-0 thanks to Uzom Testimony’s 19th minute goal.

MFM FC weren’t potent in front of goal and they drew 0-0 against Akwa United.

Kwara United and Warri Wolves settled for a 0-0 draw to wrap up the day’s games.

Akwa United are on top of Group A with four points same with MFM FC. Heartland are third with three points while Lobi Stars are pointless after two games in the second group phase of the competition.

In Group B, Warri Wolves have accumulated four points from two games, Kano Pillars and Katsina United have three points each. At the bottom is Kwara United with one point.

Day 10 Results:

Kano Pillars 1-2 Katsina United

Lobi Stars 0-1 Heartland

MFM FC 0-0 Akwa United

Warri Wolves 0-0 Kwara United

Day 11 Fixtures – Wednesday 28th April, 2021

Lobi Stars Vs MFM FC

Akwa United Vs Heartland

Kano Pillars Vs Warri Wolves

Katsina United Vs Kwara United

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REVEALED: Why Ahmed Musa Will Miss Majority Of Kano Pillars’ Away Matches



Ahmed Musa


Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa will not be available for all Kano Pillars’ away games in the Nigeria Professional Football League due to unsafe roads in the country, reports.

Musa made a high-profile return to his boyhood club, Kano Pillars last week until the end of the season after leaving Al-Nassr in October 2020.

READ MORE: Official: Ahmed Musa Completes Kano Pillars Move

According to the Chairman of the club, Surajo Yahaya, Ahmed Musa won’t be available for the majority of the club’s away game, but he will be ready to play all the home games.

“Ahmed Musa is a big player and at the moment we know the economic situation of the country and the bad roads in some regions. He is going to honour all our home matches and if there is an available flight in the state we have an away game, then he is going to attend,” Yahaya told The Punch.

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“He did not say that he’s totally going to be unavailable for our games on the road, but he is going to attend those matches by flight, but for the games that are close by, like a game at Katsina or Bauchi, he is ready to go. But we need to provide good facilities for him,” Yahaya added.

The 28-year-old is expected to make his debut for the club against Enyimba on May 5 at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.

READ MORE: Ndidi Asks Iheanacho To ‘Cut Soap’ For Him After Scoring Against Southampton (Video)

Musa started his professional career at Kano Pillars before joining VVV Venlo in 2010, after winning the NPFL top scorer award in the same year.


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