The Nigeria Premier Football League Matchday 13 was rounded up on Sunday as Enyimba won the derby against the Abia Warriors after defeating them 2-1 in Aba on Sunday.
A total of 19 goals was scored with the 1-1 draw in the game between Shooting Stars and Katsina United as the only Stalemate of Matchday 13.
Doma United once again pulled one of the surprises of the week as they maintained their unbeaten run with a 1-0 win over Kano Pillars.
Defending champions, Enyimba grabbed another win as they are gradually getting back to their best against city rivals, Abia Warriors.
With six minutes remaining before halftime, the holders advanced through Happy Eze.
The lead was extended by Chidiebere Nnachi two minutes before the hour.
In stoppage time, Augustine Njoku cut the Abia Warriors’ deficit in half.
Remo Stars defeated Kwara United 2-0 to take back the top spot in Ikenne.
Daniel Ogunmodede’s team’s goal scorers were Adams Olamilekan and Samad Kadiri.
At the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna, former champions Plateau United defeated Niger Tornadoes 3-2 to earn their first away victory of the season.
After three minutes, Harrison Ebah gave Plateau United the lead.
Thanks to a brace by Bashir Usman, the hosts were in complete control of the match.
However, Plateau United prevailed due to goals from Silas Nenrot and Albert Hilary.
Akwa United defeated Lobi Stars with a goal from Seyi Oguntayo, giving them their third victory of the year.
Sunshine Stars was defeated 1-0 by Bendel Insurance at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.
That evening, a penalty kick by Benjamin Tanimu in the fourth minute divided the two teams.
In other news, Bayelsa United’s 2-0 victory over Rangers handed them a significant boost in their relegation battle.
Just one minute before halftime, Kehinde Lawal gave the Restoration Boys the lead.
The second twelve minutes were added by Ekeson Okorie.
Heartland was defeated 2-0 by Ezoic Gome United at Pantami Township Stadium.
NPFL MATCHDAY 13 RESULTS
Doma Utd 1-0 Pillars
Bendel Insurance 1-0 Sunshine Stars
Bayelsa Utd 2-0 Rangers
Enyimba 2-1 Abia Warriors
3SC 1-1 Katsina Utd
Akwa Utd 1-0 Lobi Stars
Remo Stars 2-0 Kwara Utd
Tornadoes 2-3 Plateau Utd
Gombe Utd 2-0 Heartland