Nigeria League NPFL: Remo Stars Bounces Back As Insurance Gets Another Away Win

Remo Stars bounced back to winning ways defeating Enyimba 1-0 on Matchday 5 of the Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL.

The Sky Blues scored the fastest goal so far this season in the NPFL as Samuel Anakwe put the hosts in front in 17 seconds.

Matchday 5 produced a total of 18 goals as high flying Bendel Insurance extended their unbeaten streak to five games with three away victories.

Deputy Echeta slotted home the winner a minute before the half hour mark.

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Rangers defeated Dakkada 1-0 on Wednesday in Awka to earn their first victory in the Nigerian Premier Football League this year.

On the hour mark, Mohammed Hadi scored the game-winning goal.

The victory undoubtedly relieves pressure on head coach Abdu Maikaba, who has faced criticism frequently as a result of the Flying Antelopes’ subpar performance this year.

Kwara United halted their winless streak in Ibadan after a spirited 2-1 victory over former champions Akwa United.

On the 15th minute, Wasiu Alalade scored the game-winning goal with a fierce strike from outside the box.

In the 69th minute, Cyril Olisema scored the equalizer from a cross from Ubong Friday.

With four minutes remaining on the clock, Muritala Dagbo netted the winner from a goal mouth scramble.

Defending champions, Rivers United handed their visitors, Wikki Tourists 2-0 at the Adokiye Amiesimieka Stadium.

At the Samson Siasia Stadium in Yenagoa, Bayelsa United settled for 1-1 draw against visiting Doma United while Gombe United gunned down Shooting Stars 2-1 at the Pantami Stadium.

Lobi Stars outshined Sunshine Stars 1-0 at the Aper Aku stadium in Markurdi.

Abia Warriors detonated Niger Tornadoes 1-0 to earn a vital three points.


Nasarawa United 1-2 Plateau United
Remo stars 1-0 Enyimba FC
Kwara united 2-1 Akwa united
El-kanemi 0-1 Insurance
Gombe United 2-1 Shooting Stars
Abia Warriors 1-0 Niger Tornadoes
Bayelsa United 1-1 Doma united
Rivers United 2-0 Wikki Tourists
Rangers 1-0 Dakkada
Lobi stars 1-0 Sunshine stars


Henry Usiayo is a practicing journalists with several years of experience covering sport events. He is currently a sport content creator with

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