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NPFL: Enyimba Beat Pillars In Aba; Rangers Hold MFM

NPFL: Enyimba Beat Pillars In Aba; Rangers Hold MFM

Enyimba beat Kano 2-1 Pillars in a Nigeria Professional Football League matchday five encounter in Aba on Sunday, reports Completesports.com.
Anayo Iwuala opened scoring for Enyimba In the 21st minute.

Gabriel Orok scored the second goal for Enyimba seven minutes from time following a through ball from Dayo Ojo.

Fahad Usman reduced the deficit for Pillars four minutes from time curling home a brilliant free kick.

In Port Harcourt, Rivers United returned to winning ways following a 3-1 win against Heartland.

Godwin Aguda, Kazie Enyinanya and Malachi Ohawume were on target for Rivers United in the game.

Shedrack Oghali scored Heartland’s consolation goal 12 minutes from time.

At the Agege Stadium MFM held former champions Rangers to a 1-1 draw.

Ugochukwu Ugwuoke put Rangers ahead in the 23rd minute, while Muyiwa Balogun equalised for MFM six minutes later.

Lobi Stars ended Dakkada unbeaten run inflicting a 2-1 defeat on the Uyo club in Makurdi.

Samuel Mathias scored the curtain raiser for Lobi on 15 minutes, while Christian Ekong equalised for the visitors in the 70th minute.

Austine Ogunye netted the winner for the hosts from the spot on 90 minutes.

Abia Warriors picked their first point of the season after they were held to a 1-1 draw in Nnewi by FC IfeanyiUbah.

Christian Samuel put Abia Warriors ahead in the 19th minute, with Christian Molokwu equalising for FC IfeanyiUbah 16 minutes from time.

Also on Sunday, Plateau United recorded their second win of the campaign thrashing Adamawa United 3-0.

Innocent Kingsley bagged a brace, while Amos Gyan scored the other goal.

Nasarawa Utd 1-0 Katsina Utd
Plateau Utd 3-0 Adamawa Utd
Enyimba 2-1 Kano Pillars
Rivers Utd 2-1 Heartland
Jigawa GS 0-0 Kwara United
FC Ifeanyiubah 1-1 Abia Warriors
MFM 1-1 Rangers
Lobi 2-1 Dakkada FC
Sunshine Stars 1-0 Wolves

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