Archibong dumps Shooting Stars for Calabar Rivers
Utibe Archibong has linked up with Nigeria National League side (NNL) side, Calabar Rovers from Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan.
Ahead of the new NNL season's start, the midfielder signed with Calabar Rovers for an undisclosed sum.
When he was a member of the Shooting Stars, Archibong was a regular.
His expertise will be crucial to the effort made by his hometown team to gain entry into the Nigeria Premier Football League.
In the NNL, Archibong has represented a number of teams, including Dakkada FC, Akwa United, and Abia Warriors.
Shooting Stars captain sets target for new season
Shooting Stars captain Omololu Waheed has expressed optimism in the team’s ability to perform well in the Nigeria Professional Football League next season.Omololu said there is healthy competition on the team.He also hinted that player recruitment is done on merit without favoritism.“I must confess, the level of competition within the team is quite interesting,” he told Shooting Stars Media.“Every player wants to fight his way into the final squad for the season.“Wi...
Uko quits Shooting Stars after two years
Anietie Uko has parted ways with the Shooting Stars ahead of the 2023–24 Nigeria Professional Football League season.The attacking midfielder joined the Oluyole Warriors in 2021.Uko registered seven goals during his two-year stay with the Oluyole Warriors.The player is rumored to be negotiating a move to another NPFL team.Rivers United, Enyimba, and Lobi Stars are reportedly interested in Uko.The midfielder featured three times for the Golden Eagles in 2015.
Transfer: Alimi to join Enyimba after leaving Shooting Stars
Nigeria Premier League champions Enyimba are closing in on signing Sikiru Alimi on a free transfer.According to reports, talks are now at the final stage with his agent to complete the deal.Alimi was on the books of Shooting Stars last season but failed to agree to a contract extension.He missed the first half of the season as a result of an injury.Remo Stars and Rivers United were also interested in the player.
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