Nasarawa United FC is a Nigerian football club based in Makurdi, Benue. The club currently plays in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), the country’s highest level of professional club football.
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Lobi Stars FC History
The now-defunct clubs that formed the foundation of Lobi Stars were both located in Benue State, in the middle of central Nigeria. BBL Fc was formerly known as Hawks of Makurdi before the ownership of the team was sold to Benue Breweries Limited in 1985. Following this, the club changed its name to BBL Fc to more accurately reflect the identity of its new owner.
The ownership of the club was transferred to the Lobi Bank, which is controlled by the government, in 1990, which led to the establishment of the club as it is known today. Lobi Bank F.C., which would later change its name to Lobi Stars in 1994, was one of the teams that received a license to play in the first season of the Nigeria Professional Football League in 1990. At the time, the Nigeria League Board was the governing body of the league (NPFL).
Lobi Stars have competed on behalf of Nigeria in six different continental events, including twice in the CAF Champions League, thrice in the CAF Confederation Cup, and once in the West African Football (WAFU), although they have been unsuccessful in winning any of these competitions. Its finest achievement was in the CAF Champions League in 2000 and 2019, when it advanced to the group stages in both competitions.
The Club’s bench has been graced by some great Nigerian Coaches, including the late Amodu Shuaibu, who coached the Nigerian national team, and the late Solomon Ogbeide. Gbenga Ogunbote is currently coaching the club for the 2019 season. Notable players who have played for the club in the past include former Super Eagles full back Taiye Taiwo, winger Barnabas Imenger, and Tony Okpotu, who finished as the most goals scored player in the 2020 Tunisian division. Other notable players from this club include David Tyavkase, who would go on to win the CAF Champions League with Enyimba in 2004; Sikiru Alimi, Sibi Gwar, and Isiaka Olawale, who led Nigeria to success in Beach Soccer; and Isiaka Olawale, who led Nigeria to success in Beach Soccer.
Lobi Stars FC Stadium
Aper Aku Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria. The governor of the Second Republic, Aper Aku, was the one who came up with the idea to build the stadium. Monimichelle Sports Facility Construction Ltd. was responsible for the construction of the pitch that used 100 percent natural geo technology.
It is the primary venue for football matches at the moment and serves as the home turf for the Lobi Stars football team. The Aper Aku Stadium can fit up to 15,000 people inside of it.