Nigeria Premier League NPFL Matchday 15: Remo Pip Lobi To Reclaim Top Spot As Doma Return To Winning Ways

Remo Stars defeated Lobi Stars 2-0 in Ikenne on Thursday to take back the top spot in the Nigeria Premier Football League.

In the ninetieth minute, Sikiru Alimi scored a header to give the home team the lead.

Deep into stoppage time, Adams Olamilekan pounced on a stray ball in the area and hammered home the second goal.

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Evans Ogbonda scored the game-winning goal as Bendel Insurance defeated Abia Warriors 1-0 at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.

Moreover, Niger Tonardoes defeated Kano Pillars 1-0 at Kaduna’s Ahmadu Bello Stadium.

In stoppage time, Bashir Usman scored the winning goal.

In a thrilling match, Sporting Lagos and Bayelsa United drew 1-1 at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Onikan.

Robert Mizo gave the visitors the lead after 24 minutes.

In stoppage time, Aliu Salawudeen tied the score for Sporting Lagos.

Sunshine Stars held Akwa United to a scoreless draw at Eket.

In a different matchday fifteen match, Kwara United overcame Plateau United 2-1 in Ilorin.

Albert Hilary gave Plateau United the lead after 19 minutes.

In the 71st minute, Kabiru Balogun equalised for the home team as they rallied back.

Ten minutes later, Sad’eeq Yusuf scored the game-winning goal.

Mojeeb Odufeso scored the game-winning goal with 14 minutes remaining to help Gombe United overcome Katsina United 1-0.

Earlier on Wednesday, Enugu Rangers overcame a goal deficit to hold Enyimba Int’l to a 1-1 draw in a thrilling Oriental Derby match in Aba.

When Chijioke Mbaoma nodded past the Rangers custodian in the 12th minute, the Aba landlords were ahead 1-0 after to some excellent attacking football.

When Kazeem Ogunleye received the ball from Daniel Daga and sent a long-range shot past Ojo Olorunleke in the 87th minute, the Flying Antelopes managed to steal a point from their opponents.

Auwalu Naziru grabbed the ball, ran past the Enyimba defence, but was unable to defeat the Enyimba custodian in a one-on-one situation. Olorunleke’s last-minute save kept Rangers from winning.

Rangers have not picked up a point away at Enyimba since July 31, 2016, thus the draw assured that they would do so at last after seven years in Aba.

Doma United of Gombe defeated Heartland FC of Owerri by a slim one-nil margin, extending their winning streak at home.

The Savannah Tigers easily won all three points thanks to Nelson Abiam’s header in the 42nd minute, as they became the only team in the league without a home loss this year.

NPFL Matchday 15 Full Results

Akwa Utd 0-0 Sunshine
Bendel 1-0 Abia Warriors
Kwara Utd 2-1 Plateau Utd
Tornadoes 1-0 Kano Pillars
Remo stars 2-0 Lobi Stars
Sporting 1-1 Bayelsa Utd
Gombe Utd 1-0 Katsina Utd
Enyimba 1-1 Enugu Rangers
Doma United 1-0 Heartland FC

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