Warri Wolves continued their resurgence under interim head coach Paul Offor as they defeated FC IfeanyiUbah 3-1 at the Ozoro Polytechnic Stadium.
The Seasiders hosted FC IfeanyiUbah in Matchday 18 of the Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) after picking a point against Heartland FC last week.
The host settled down immediately into the game and just five minutes of play, Uche Ihuarulam scored from the spot to make it 1-0.
Jackson Eru doubled the lead in the 20th minute to give Warri Wolves a two goal cushion heading to the first half break.
The game became more intensed in the as the visitors came out with more determination and began to push for a goal.
However, it was Warri Wolves that scored the third goal through Emeka Uzor to pile up pressure on the Nnewi Warriors.
Christian Molokwu scored the consolation goal for the visitors to make it 3-1 in the 76th minute.
With the win, Offor who took over as interim head coach from Evans Ogenyi, has now gone three games unbeaten.
Warri Wolves have now moved away from the relegation zone.
The win today is their first in over a month after going six games without a win.
Their next game will be an away trip to Kano State where they will face Kano Pillars.
For FC IfeanyiUbah, they are now winless in 6 consecutive matches.
It is the longest they have gone without a win in a season since the 2015 season.
In other NPFL Matchday 18 games, Godwin Aguda solitary goal in the 34th minute was all Rivers United needed to get the maximum three points at home against Sunshine Stars.
Adamawa fumbling continued as they were held at home to a goalless draw by Wikki Tourists.
NPFL Matchday 18 Results
Akwa Utd 3-0 Lobi
Rivers Utd 1-0 Sunshine Stars
Plateau Utd 2-1 Rangers
Nasarawa Utd 5-3 Abia Warriors
Katsina Utd 1-2 Kwara Utd
Adamawa Utd 0-0 Wikki
Kano Pillars 2-1 Heartland
Wolves 3-1 FC Ifeanyiubah