Nigeria League NPFL MATCHDAY 6: Doma United Stuns River As Abia Warriors Win Away

The Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL produced some scintillating results in Matchday 6 games played across various venues.

The Matchday 6 games was rounded up on Sunday with eights after two games played on Saturday.

Twenty goals were scored in total with Abia Warriors scoring the highest goals in their 4-2 away win against fumbling Dakkada FC.

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Defending champions, Rivers United tasted their first defeat of the season to newly promoted Doma United 2-1.

Rivers United drew the first blood through Dennis Ndasi in the 25th minute but their lead could only last for nine minutes before Usman Musa equalized for Doma United.

Musa made it a brace in the 68th minute as Stanley Eguma boys effort to equalize proved abortive.

Enyimba bounced back to winning ways with a convincing 2-0 win against visiting El Kanemi Warriors in Aba.

Chukwuemeka Obioma was the hero of the day for the People’s Elephant as he scored a brace.

Akwa United saw off Remo Stars 3-1 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.

The Promise Keeper took the lead through Enyimba former player, Cyril Olisema who scored from the spot.

Remo Stars levelled matters in the 24th minute through Qudus Akanni.

Etim Matthew’s cross was properly directed into the net by Uche Collins to restore Akwa United lead in the loss time of first half.

Andy Okpe second yellow card reduced Remo Stars to 10-men which Akwa United capitalized on as Olalere Segun directed Olisema’s cross into his own net on the hour mark for Akwa United’s third of the game.

At Akure, Sunshine Stars outshone Bayelsa United by 1-0.

Earlier on Saturday, Gombe United dented Bendel Insurance winning streak ad they shared the points at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin.


Dakkada 2-4 Abia Warriors

Insurance 0-0 Gombe Utd

Enyimba 2-0 Warriors

Akwa Utd 3-1 Remo Stars

3SC 2-0 Nasarawa

Plateau Utd 1-0 Kwara Utd

Tornadoes 0-0 Lobi Stars

Doma Utd 2-1 Rivers Utd

Wikki 1-0 Rangers

Sunshine 1-0 Bayelsa Utd


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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