NPFL: Crimson card galore in Owerri, Remo Stars defeat Finidi George’s Enyimba, and Sporting Lagos stay winless on the highway

NPFL: Crimson card galore in Owerri, Remo Stars defeat Finidi George’s Enyimba, and Sporting Lagos stay winless on the highway

It was one other entertaining matchday within the Nigeria Skilled Soccer League, this time, a midweek affair. studies all the motion that ensued within the Nigerian top-flight league.

Plateau United took on Gombe United within the early kick-off fixture. Alexander Enejo broke the impasse on the New Jos Stadium within the second half, earlier than Silas Nenrot put his foot on the throttle to attain a hat-trick and take the match ball house. Following their 4-0 win, Plateau United at the moment are second on the league desk, two factors behind league leaders, Lobi Stars.

Nenrot Silas receiving his ball after scoring a hat-trick within the #PLAGOM match.

— PlateauUnitedFC (@plateau_united) March 13, 2024

Akwa United added to Bendel Insurance coverage’s woes with a 3-1 win. A brace from John Friday and one other purpose from Sani Suleiman cancelled out Zaidu Ayuba’s late first-half purpose for Monday Odigie’s boys.

Capturing Stars gained away from house, as they defeated Doma United by a lone purpose. Gideon Monday’s first-half strike was sufficient to seal all three factors for Gbenga Ogunbote’s aspect on the Isa Pantami Stadium. Doma at the moment are and not using a win of their final 5 video games, shedding 4.

It rained purple playing cards in Owerri, however the Crimson Hearts gained it for Heartland in opposition to Abia Warriors as they picked up three factors for the primary time since December 2023. Two purple playing cards had been proven within the sport as every crew had a participant despatched off, however a brace from Onyekachi Okafor was sufficient for the Naze Millionaires.

Kano Pillars performed a 1-1 draw in opposition to Enugu Rangers, and a lone purpose from Mohammed Alao gained the sport for Kwara United on house soil in opposition to Bayelsa United.

It rained targets in Benue as Lobi Stars defeated Rivers United 3-2 to stay high of the NPFL, fueling a dream to win their third League title.

Sporting Lagos couldn’t discover their goal-scoring contact in Niger State as they fell to a defeat to Niger Tornadoes regardless of their weekend Derby win over Remo Stars.

Remo Stars defeated the NPFL defending Champions, Enyimba, in Ikenne. Adams Olamilekan got here off the bench once more to attain the one purpose of the sport, identical to he did in opposition to Bayelsa United two weeks in the past.

The solar shone brightly in Akure as Ibrahim Yusuf’s first-half purpose secured the win for Sunshine Stars in opposition to Katsina United.

The title race now heats up between the highest 5 groups as simply 4 factors separate them and the scramble for security on the backside continues because the hole stays ever so shut.

Adefolahan Guerreiro

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