NPFL: Rivers United Title Hope On Course As MFM Share Points In Ibadan

After a hard-fought 1-0 win over Remo Stars in Port Harcourt on Sunday, Rivers United increased their advantage at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League to seven points.

14 minutes from time, Kazie Enyinnanya scored the game-winning goal.

MFM held Shooting Stars to a 1-1 draw in the South West derby at the Lekan Salami Stadium in Adamasingba, Ibadan.

 

Two minutes before halftime, Chidera Ezeh put 3SC ahead.

On the stroke of 90 minutes, Micah Ojodomo equalised for the visitors.

In Uyo, holders Akwa United defeat Niger Tornadoes 1-0, with Etim Matthew scoring the game-winner from the penalty spot six minutes from time.

Kano Pillars beat Heartland 3-1 in Abuja to enhance their survival chances.

With a hard-fought 1-0 win over Enyimba at the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium, Katsina United kept their survival hopes alive.

Five minutes after the break, Ahmed Taofeek scored the game-winning goal.

In the first half, Pillars scored through Auwalu Ali and Ifeanyi Eze.

Heartland’s deficit was narrowed in the 61st minute, but Pillars’ two-goal lead was restored 13 minutes later by Daniel Mark.

Lobi Stars were held to a 0-0 draw by Sunshine Stars at the Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi.

Gombe United and Kwara United played a six-goal thriller at the Pantami Stadium.

For the hosts, Abdulazeez Yusuf (brace), Barnabas Daniel, and Samaila Bello all scored.

Kwara United scored through Jide Fatokun and Junior Lokosa.

Nasarawa United defeated Wikki Tourists 1-0 in Lafia, with Tochukwu Michael scoring the game-winning goal.

FULL RESULTSKatsina Utd 1-0 EnyimbaLobi 0-0 Sunshine StarsAkwa Utd 1-0 TornadoesGombe Utd 4-2 Kwara Utd3SC 1-1 MFMKano Pillars 3-1 HeartlandRivers Utd 1-0 Remo StarsNasarawa Utd 1-0 Wikki TouristsRangers 1-0 DakkadaAbia Warriors 2-0 Plateau United

 

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