Enyimba Draw 0-0 With Sharks, Extend Lead At The Top

Enyimba Draw 0-0 With Sharks, Extend Lead At The Top

–Wikki pip Sunshine; 3sc, Heartland win

By Adeboye Amosu:

Enyimba extended their lead at the top of the Glo Premier League to three points on Sunday courtesy of a 0-0 draw against Sharks in Port Harcourt.

The six-time champions still without their top scorer, Christain Obiozor, who is  out with injury, failed to break down their opponent with Burkinabe import, Ahmed Kone their biggest threat in the encounter.

Enyimba's main challenger for the title, Sunshine Stars, fell 2-1 to Wikki Tourists in Bauchi.

The home side scored two quick goals in the first half through Victor Yakubu in the 13 minutes and Mubarak Umar who added the second three minutes later.

The visitors pulled one back through Dele Olorundare late in the first half, but  failed to get the much equalizing goal after second stanza.

In Ibadan, 3SC beat Abia Warriors 2-0 with Sunday Adetunji scoring both goals.
The forward has now scored three goals in his last two games for the Oluyole Warlords.

Champions kano Pillars suffered a shocking 1-0 loss to Taraba United in Jalingo with Stephen Adah scoring the winner in the 31 minute.

At the Dan Ayiam Stadium Owerri, Heartland edged  out Warri Wolves 1-0 in a closely contested game.

Bright Ejike converted a penalty for the hosts in the 31 minute. It was his first goal in seven games for the Naze Millionaires and his 12th of the season.

El-kanemi Warriors and Rangers played a 2-2 draw at the Karkanda Stadium, while Ifeanyi Ubah narrowly beat Bayelsa United 1-0 in Umuahia.

Giwa United needed two late  goals through Hassan Abubakar (83mins) and Aminu Mbai (88mins) to secure a 2-0 win against Lobi Stars in Jos.

The biggest scoreline of the day was recorded in Lafia with Nasarawa United edging out Kwara United 3-0.

Dolphins also  recorded a 2-0 win against Akwa United in Port Harcourt.


FC Taraba 1 v 0 Kano Pillars
3SC          2  v 0 Abia Warriors
El-kanemi 2 v  2 Rangers
Ifeanyi U.  1 v  0 Bayelsa United
Giwa FC    2 v  0 Lobi Stars
Sharks       0 v  0 Enyimba
Nasarawa   3 v  0 Kwara United
Heartland   1 v  0 Warri Wolves
Dolphins     2 v  0 Akwa United
Wikki          2 v   1 Sunshine Stars