Enugu Rangers returned to the summit of the Nigeria Skilled Soccer League following their 2-0 win over struggling Heartland on the Awka Metropolis Stadium, Soccernet.ng stories.
Targets in the beginning of every half from Kazeem Ogunleye and Kenneth Igboke have been all Rangers wanted to bag their fourth win in seven video games and leap above Remo Stars and Lobi Stars.
Doma United claimed the one away win of the weekend as they took Gombe United to the cleaners with a 0-3 triumph contained in the packed Pantami Township Stadium in Gombe.
The town rivals have been equally matched in wits and tactical nous within the opening half earlier than Emmanuel Ekpeyong broke the impasse within the 53rd minute.
Emmanuel Jesam then pounced on two lengthy passes from his goalkeeper to run away from the house aspect’s defences and rating the second and third objectives for Doma United.
Plateau United secured their first away level of the season as they held Akwa United to a goalless attract Eket.
There was additionally no victor and no vanquished in Port Harcourt as Rivers United scored late to share the spoils with Sunshine Stars in a 1-1 draw.
In Ibadan, Capturing Stars confirmed no mercy to Niger Tornadoes because the Oluyole Warriors strolled to a 4-1 victory.
Ayobami Samuel Adekunle headed dwelling the opener for Capturing Stars within the sixteenth minute, just for Chidiebere Ernest to attract Tornadoes again on levelled phrases ten minutes later.
The guests, nevertheless, had no reply to Capturing Stars’ second objective, a fierce long-range drive from Ayodeji Bamidele and their third objective from Gbolagade Adelowo.
Kareem Ayinde accomplished the rout three minutes earlier than time as Capturing Stars went equal on factors with league leaders, Rangers.
Abia Warriors moved momentarily into the highest 4 after edging to a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Katsina United.
Mbaoma Chijioke’s penalty in first-half stoppage time saved Enyimba Worldwide’s blushes as George Finidi’s males struggled to a slender 1-0 win over Kwara United.
On the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin Metropolis, Bendel Insurance coverage soared to a slim 1-0 victory over Remo Stars, ending the guests’ run of three straight wins.
On Monday, Bayelsa United will face a troublesome problem on dwelling soil in opposition to Lobi Stars, whereas Sporting Lagos will face Kano Pillars for the primary time of their brief historical past.