Plateau United regained top spot in the Nigeria
Professional Football League after thrashing Adamawa
United 5-0 at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday,
Ibrahim Mustapha bagged a brace with Oche Ochowechi,
Uche Onwuasoanya and Abba Umar netting the other
goals for the former NPFL champions.
Abdu Maikaba’s men top the table with 28 points from 16 games.
Lobi Stars dropped to second spot in the table after they
were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Dakkada FC.
Against Pillars In Kano
The Makurdi club have the same points with Plateau
United but have an inferior goal difference.
At the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano Pillars edged out Akwa
United in a thrilling encounter
Nyima Nwagua poked home Chijoke Alakwe’s cross to
hand Pillars the lead in the 76th minute.
Rabiu Ali extended the home side’s lead three minutes
later from a direct free kick.
In Enugu, Rangers won their third successive game in a
row following a 3-1 win against Abia Warriors.
Ifeanyi George netted a brace for the Flying Antelopes,
while Ibrahim Olawoyin scored the other goal.
Lukman Bello scored the only goal for Abia Warriors.
Defending champions Enyimba lost 2-0 to FC Ifeanyiubah
Uche Sebastine and Ikenna Cooper got both goals for the
Wikki Tourists recorded their first win at the newly
refurbished Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, BauchI
following a 2-1 win against MFM.
Promise Damala put Wikki ahead after he was set up by Mansoor Sale.
Rangers, Kwara Utd Also Record Away Wins
Olushola Ajala doubled the host’s lead with a long- range
strike on the stroke of half time.
Chimezie Izuchukwu reduced the deficit two minutes after
the break after he was teed up by Tosin Olubobola.
Kwara United and Sunshine Stars battled to a draw in
Ilorin, while Heartland and Katsina United also share the
spoils at the Okigwe Township Stadium.
Rangers 3-1 Abia Warriors
FC Ifeanyiubah 2-0 Enyimba
Heartland 0-0 Katsina Utd
Kano Pillars 2-0 Akwa Utd
Kwara Utd 0-0 Sunshine Stars
Plateau Utd 5-0 Adamawa Utd
Wikki 2-1 MFM
Lobi 0-0 Dakkada