Nigeria Premier League NPFL: Sporting Lagos Get Back To Back Win As Remo Stars Reclaim Top Spot

Hostility returned in the 2023-2024 Nigeria Premier Football League NPFL after the league went on break.

Matchday 20 of the NPFL produced scintillating results as teams continued to fight for the title and as well avoid relegation.

A total of 18 goals was scored on Matchday 20 with three games ended in draws.

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Only the goalless draw between Abia Warriors and Remo Stars was the game that did not produced goal.

On Saturday, Michael Ohawume rescued Heartland FC from losing to Kano Pillars after he scored a last gasp goal to cancel out Mustapha 26th minute goal.

Chijioke Mbaoma 44th minute goal was enough to hand Enyimba FC a 1-0 win against visiting Shooting Stars.

Remo Stars returned to top of the league table after a goalless draw with Abia Warriors.

Doma United was defeated 3-2 by Rivers United at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt.

For the home team, captain Nyima Nwagua scored each of the game’s three goals.

Hilary Ekawu and Bidemi Owoku scored goals for Doma United.

Enugu Rangers claimed a vital 1-0 victory over Akwa United in Enugu.

Kazeem Ogunleye scored the decisive goal three minutes after the break.

Plateau United defeated Lobi Stars 3-2 at the New Jos Stadium.

Four minutes prior to halftime, Mohammed Umar gave Plateau United the lead, and in the 53rd, Albert Hilary added the second.

Three minutes later, Kumanga Suur cut the deficit for the visitors.

In other match, Tochukwu Michael scored the game-winning goal as Sporting Lagos defeated Bendel Insurance 1-0.

At Yenagoa’s Samson Siasia Stadium, Bayelsa United defeated Gombe United by a score of 2-0.

After 13 minutes, the hosts took the lead thanks to an own goal by Bashir Mansur.

Ifeanyi Assurance nets the second eight minutes from time to save the points.

NPFL MATCHDAY 20 RESULTS

Heartland FC 1-1 Kano Pillars

Enyimba FC 1-1 Shooting Stars

Plateau Utd 2-1 Lobi stars

Abia Warriors 0-0 Remo Stars

Sunshine Stars 1-1 Kwara Utd

Rivers Utd 3-2 Doma stars

Rangers Int 1-0 Akwa Utd

Sporting Lagos 1-0 Bendel Insurance

Bayelsa Utd 2-0 Gombe Utd

Katsina Utd 1-0 Tornadoes


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