NPFL: Shooting Stars End Barren Run, Lobi Stars Win Away

NPFL: Shooting Stars End Barren Run, Lobi Stars Win Away

Shooting Stars ended their six-game winless streak courtesy of a hard-earned 1-0 victory against Bayelsa United at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan on Sunday.

Kareem Ademola scored the decisive goal on 11 minutes.

Holders Enyimba defeated Sporting Lagos 2-0 in Aba.

Ekwutoziam Eze and Elijah Akanni were the goal scorers for the Aba giants.

Enyimba are now unbeaten in their last five league games.

Lobi Stars recorded the only away win of the day, edging out Kwara United 2-0 in Ilorin.

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Godwin Oshagbemi gave the visitors the lead on 21 minutes, while Stanley Oganbor netted the second a minute before the break.

In Ikenne, Remo Stars returned to the summit after a 2-0 victory against Sunshine Stars.

Aniekeme Okon scored the two goals late in the game.

At the Eket Township Stadium, Akwa United rallied from a goal down to beat Abia Warriors 3-1.

The visitors went in front through Emmanuel Onu on 27 minutes.

Saidu Mubarak, David Philip and Mohammed Hadi were the goal scorers for Akwa United.

Kano Pillars won the battle of former champions claiming a 2-1 win against Plateau United.

Plateau United went in front through Albert Hilary on the stroke of half time.

Pillars however fought back through goals from Haruna Abdullahi and Abdullahi Musa.

Former champions Rivers United were held to a 1-1 draw by Gombe United at the Pantami Township Stadium.

Andy Okpe put Rivers United in front on the stroke of half time.

Wasiu Alalade restored parity for the home team two minutes later.

Akwa Utd 3-1 Abia warriors
Enyimba FC 2-0 Sporting Lagos
Kano pillars 2-1 Plateau Utd
Kwara Utd 0-2 Lobi stars
Tornadoes 3-2 Heartland
Remo stars 2-0 Sunshine Stars
3SC 1-0 Bayelsa Utd
Gombe Utd 1-1 Rivers utd

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