FC Ifeanyi Ubah – the Penalty FC of NPFL

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2016 Federation Cup champions FC Ifeanyi Ubah have been dubbed the ‘Penalty FC’ of the NPFL

The Anambra Warriors have been awarded the highest number of penalties in the ongoing NPFL 2016/17 season.

Sections of the media and fans are becoming uncomfortable with penalty decisions at various match centres. Couple with the fact that NPFL matches are not on Television. Suspicions sure can’t go away.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah won late penalties against El-Kanemi Warriors, Remo Stars and Shooting Stars in Nnewi.

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Away sides have also upped their game in the second round and clubs like Gombe United, Niger Tornadoes and FC Ifeanyi Ubah have been awarded penalties on the road.

Naijafootballplus.com put together the penalty statistics of all 20 teams after NPFL matchday 25.

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FC Ifeanyi Ubah have been awarded the most penalties this season, the Anambra Warriors have been awarded 11 penalties, while Akwa United have conceded the most penalties this season. The Solid Miners have conceded 10 penalties.

The NPFL penalties statistics after Matchday 25 matches:

  1. FC Ifeanyi Ubah: Awarded 11 penalties — Conceded 3 penalties.
  2. Niger Tornadoes: Awarded 8 penalties — Conceded 2 penalties.
  3. Lobi Stars: Awarded 8 penalties — Conceded 2 penalties.
  4. Plateau United: Awarded 7 penalties — Conceded 4 penalties.
  5. Enyimba International: Awarded 6 penalties — Conceded 3 penalties.
  6. MFM FC: Awarded 7 penalties — Conceded 4 penalties.
  7. Gombe United: Awarded 6 penalties —- Conceded 4 penalties.
  8. Nasarawa United: Awarded 5 penalties — Conceded 3 penalties.
  9. Sunshine Stars: Awarded 5 penalties — Conceded 3 penalties.
  10. Abia Warriors: Awarded 4 penalties — Conceded 6 penalties.
  11. ABS FC: Awarded 4 penalties — Conceded 6 penalties.
  12. El-kanemi Warriors: Awarded 4 penalties — Conceded 2 penalties.
  13. Katsina United: Awarded 4 penalties — Conceded 4 penalties.
  14. Enugu Rangers: Awarded 3 penalties —- Conceded 8 penalties.
  15. Shooting Stars: Awarded 3 penalties — Conceded 6 penalties.
  16. Wikki Tourists: Awarded 3 penalties — Conceded 6 penalties.
  17. Remo Stars: Awarded 2 penalties —- Conceded 3 penalties.
  18. Rivers United: Awarded 2 penalties — Conceded 7 penalties.
  19. Akwa United: They have been awarded one penalty this season —- Conceded 10 penalties.
  20. Kano Pillars: They have been awarded one penalty this season — Conceded 5 penalties.

 

Stats provided by: @NPFLSTATS

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