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NPFL: Enyimba Beat Bayelsa United Away, Rangers Pip Shooting Stars

NPFL:  Enyimba Beat Bayelsa United Away,  Rangers Pip Shooting Stars

Holders Enyimba recorded a 2-1 away win against Bayelsa United at the Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenagoa on Thursday.

Enyimba took the lead through Ekenne Awazie on 65 minutes.

The team fought back with Israel Consul scoring the leveller seven minutes later.

Chijioke Mbaoma netted the winning goal for Enyimba from the spot nine minutes from time.

In Enugu, Rangers defeated old rivals Shooting Stars 2-0.

Kalu Nweke and Chukwuebuka Okorie scored both goals for the Flying Antelopes.

At the New Jos Stadium, Albert Hilary scored the winning goal as Plateau United defeated Sporting Lagos 1-0.

Leaders Remo Stars fell to a 3-1 defeat against Heartland at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri.

Promise Anyanwu gave Heartland the lead on 50 minutes, while Sikiru Alimi equalised 19 minutes later.

The hosts won with two late goals from Onyekachi Okafor and Chinedu Ike.

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Kumaga Suur scored the winning goal 15 minutes from time in Lobi Stars’ 1-0 victory against Niger Tonardoes.

Rivers United and Bendel Insurance battled to a 1-1 draw at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City.

Insurance took the lead through Chisom Okereke on 21 minutes, while Nyima Nwagua equalised for the home team seven minutes later.

Abia Warriors recorded a 3-1 win against Gombe United.

Samson Obi bagged a brace, while Pascal Nwabueze scored the other goal.

David Nnaji was on target for the visitors in the game.

Elsewhere, Katsina United claimed a 1-0 victory against Akwa United with Chidera Ezeh scoring from the spot on 21 minutes.

In another game, Kano Pillars rallied to beat Kwara United 2-1.

Emmanuel Ogbole gave the visitors the lead on 13 minutes.

Mohammed Aminu equalised for Pillars late in the first half,while Ibrahim Mustapha netted the winner deep into stoppage time.

Abia Warriors 3-1 Gombe Utd
Bayelsa Utd 1-2 Enyimba FC
Rangers 2-0 3SC
Heartland 3-1 Remo stars
Lobi stars 1-0Tornadoes
Plateau Utd 1-0 Sporting Lagos
Rivers utd 1-1 Bendel Insurance
Kano Pillars 2-1 Kwara Utd
Katsina Utd 1-0 Akwa Utd

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