Nigeria NPFL: Akwa United Stuns Enyimba As Rivers United Submerge Wolves

Akwa United defeated Enyimba by a lone goal to boost their chance of winning the Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) title.

A last gasp spot kick by Charles Atshimene saw the Promise Keepers clinched the points on Matchday 32 of the NPFL.

The victory saw Akwa United remain atop of the NPFL table with 60 points from 33 games.

In other NPFL Matchday 32 games played, Nasarawa United suffered a 2-1 loss to FC IfeanyiUbah at Nnewi.

Uzochukwu Ifejiofor 80th minute gave FC IfeanyiUbah the victory after Chigozie Obasi cancelled out Nonso Nzediegwu’s opener.

Sunshine Stars are save from the bottom following their 1-0 victory over Kano Pillars in Akure.

Sadeeq Yusuf goal in the 3rd minute was all Sunshine Stars needed to restore their hope of survival.

The lost saw Kano Pillars dropped to l

Pillars dropped to fourth position on the table.

Rivers United rallied back from a goal down to submerge Warri Wolves at the Adokiye Amesimeka Stadium in Port Harcourt.

Warri Wolves took the lead through Emmanuel Ihuezuo two minutes of the first half.

However, Godwin Aguda brace in the 22nd and 60th minute gave Rivers United the points as Warri Wolves plunged deeper into the relegation Waterloo.

At the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Rangers edged out Wikki Tourists 2-1.

Godspower Aniefiok put Rangers ahead on second minute, while Ugochukwu Ugwuoke added the second 18 minutes later.

Ernest Governor scored an own goal four minutes before the break for the visitors’ only goal of the game.

Nnamdi Mejuobi slotted home in the 32nd minute as Lobi Stars beat basement club Adamawa United 1-0 at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi.

Jigawa Golden Stars also beat former champions Plateau United 1-0 courtesy of Bature Sani’s 90th minute strike.

Abia Warriors eased their relegation worries edging out Kwara United 2-1 at the Okigwe Township Stadium.

Jide Fatokun gave Kwara United the lead in the 2nd minute, while Paul Samson and Chukwuemeka Obioma were on target for the hosts.

The game between MFM and Katsina United ended in a 0-0 draw.


Dakkada 1-0 Heartland

Akwa Utd 1-0 Enyimba

Jigawa Stars 1-0 Plateau Utd

FC Ifeanyiubah 2-1 Nasarawa Utd

MFM 0-0 Katsina Utd

Lobi 1-0 Adamawa Utd

Sunshine Stars 1-0 Kano Pillars

Rangers 2-1 Wikki 

Abia Warriors 2-1 Kwara Utdp

Rivers Utd 2-1 Wolves

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