Sunday, 5 March 2017

NPFL Sunday Roundup: Plateau Hold 3SC, Stay Top As 10-Man Pillars Beat Enyimba

Here's Sunday's Nigerian Professional Football  League roundup...
Shooting Stars 1 - 1 Plateau United 

Plateau United maintained their leadership in the league table after holding Shooting Stars to a 1-1 draw at the Lekan Salami Stadium in Ibadan on matchday 12 on Sunday.

Johnson Ibeh gave Plateau United the lead in the 45th minute.  But in the 70th minute, Ibrahim Adebayo equalised from the penalty spot for Shooting Stars.

The game was temporarily held up but the situation was resolved and the NPFL leaders held on.

Plateau now have 22 points following the draw against Shooting Stars.

Akwa United 1 - 0 El Kanemi Warriors
Ibrahim Alhassan scored the only goal of the game on 82 minutes as Akwa United beat El-Kanemi 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.

 El-Kanemi stay second in the league table on 21 points, one point behind leaders Plateau United.

Ifeanyi Ubah United 2 - 2 Abia Warriors

IfeanyiUbah were held to a 2-2 home draw by Abia Warriors.

Sunday Adetunji put the visitors in front in the 19th minute before Stephen Eze scored to level matters for the hosts after goalkeeping error by Ekoi.

Ifeanyi Ubah thought they have sealed the win when King Osanga scored to give them the lead after smashing home, however, Chinedu Ozor equalised for Abia Warriors to end the tie in draw.

Lobi Stars 1 - 0 Gombe United 

Okpotu scored from Eduwo's assist to give Lobi Stars a 1-0 win over Gombe.

MFM FC 1 - 0 Remo Stars 

Stephen Odey scored from the spot to give MFM a 1-0 win over Remo. His 7th of the season.

Niger Tornadoes 2 - 0 Nasarawa United

Musa Wakili scored a penalty and substitute Ebenezer Odeyemi slotted home a good pass from Babawo to give Tornadoes a 2-0 win over Nasarawa.

Rivers United FC 1 - 0 Enugu Rangers 

Esosa Igbinob's  strike in the first minute gave Rivers United a 1-0 victory over Enugu Rangers at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt, as the Nigerian champions woes continued this season.

Sunshine Stars 1 - 0 Wikki Tourist 

Ambrose Onyema scored the only goal as Sunshine Stars beat Wikki Tourist 1-0 at home.

Kano Pillars 3 - 1 Enyimba

10-man Kano Pillars beat Enyimba 3-1 thanks to a brace from Kabiru Balogun in the 24th and 61st minutes, and a late goal from Gambo Mohammed at the Sani Abacha Stadium.

Enyimba’s only goal was scored by Stephen Chukwude on 69 minutes from the penalty spot after former Enyimba defender Chinedu Udoji handled the ball inside the box and was sent off.

ABS FC 1 - 0 Katsina United

Babangida Chindo handed ABC the win as the home team beat Katsina 1-0.

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