NPFL: Enyimba extends lead as Rivers United host Nasarawa United today

Ugochukwu Iwuchukwu

Two-time African Champion Enyimba FC of Aba extended their lead on Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL table after a two-one victory over Plateau United at the Enyimba International Stadium Aba.

The victory now moves Enyimba to 21 points on the log after nine matches while Kwara United is now second on the log with18points also from 9 games.

The People’s Elephant has now gone four matches unbeaten garnering 12 points on the process.

Elsewhere, Dakkada FC of Uyo defeated Abia Warriors two one while another Uyo based club Akwa United thrashed Katsina United three-nil.

In other NPFL Results, Enugu Rangers defeated Warri Wolves FC by one goal to nil while Jigawa Golden Stars also pip Adamawa United by the same goal margin.

Elsewhere Lobi Stars of Makurdi played out a goalless draw with Wikki Tourist of Bauchi as Mountain of Fire Ministries MFM FC lost one-two to Heartland of Owerri while Kwara United beat Sunshine Stars on the road by two goals to one in Akure.

Dakkada FC 2 – 1Abia Warriors

Akwa United 3 – 0Katsina United

Enugu Rangers1 – 0Warri Wolves FC

Jigawa Golden Stars1 – 0Adamawa United

Lobi Stars0 – 0Wikki Tourist

MFM FC 1 2 Heartland Owerri

Sunshine Stars 1 2 Kwara United

In today’s fixtures, Rivers United FC of Port Harcourt will host Nasarawa United in the match-day nine of the Nigeria Professional Football League while Ifeanyi Ubah United will file out against Kano Pillars at the Adokiye Amaesimaka Stadium.

Ifeanyi Ubah United vs Kano Pillars game will kick-off by 2 pm while the match between Rivers United and Nasarawa United will commence by 4 pm at the same venue.