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NPFL: Kwara United Pip MFM, Insurance Hold Enyimba In Aba

NPFL: Kwara United Pip MFM, Insurance Hold Enyimba In Aba

MFM maintained top spot in Group A of the Nigeria Professional Footba going down to a 1-0 defeat against Kwara United in Ilorin on Sunday.

Shamsudeen Hashim scored the decisive goal for the home team in the 54th minute.

MFM top the table with 23 points from from 14 games.

Former champions Rangers moved to second position in the table following a 1-0 win against Katsina United at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu with Seka Pascal netting the decisive goal on 13 minutes.

The Flying Antelopes have garnered 21 points from 10 games.

In Aba, Enyimba failed to make home advantage count as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Bendel Insurance.

Wikki Tourists jumped from eighth to fourth place in the table following a hard fought 2-1 home win against Remo Stars at the Pantami Stadium.

Isa Gata put the hosts ahead three minutes before the break, while Victor Chidume levelled scores for Remo Stars two minutes after the hour mark.

Abdullahi Musa however scored the winning goal a minute before regulation time.

At the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt, Rivers United extended their unbeaten streak to two games following a 1-0 win against Niger Tornadoes.

Wasiu Jimoh got the winning in the 31st minute of the keenly contested encounter.

Akwa United returned to first position in Group B after a comfortable 2-0 win against Gombe United at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo.

Cyril Olisema scored the opener from the spot in the 74th minute, while Wisdom Fernando make the points save by grabbing the second deep into stoppage time.

Kano Pillars defeated El-Kanemi Warriors 2-1 at the Sani Abacha Stadium courtesy of two fine strikes from Gambo Muhammed and David Ibuka.

Former Pillars winger Bello Kofarmata scored the away side only goal of the game.

Plateau United and Heartland battled to a 0-0 draw in Jos, while Delta Force also held their hosts Yobe Desert Stars to a barren draw in Damaturu.

Adeshina Thomas netted the winner in Nasarawa United’s 1-0 win against FC IfeanyiUbah in Lafia

Wikki 2-1 Remo Stars
Rivers 1-0 Tornadoes
Rangers 1-0 Katsina
Kwara 1-0 MFM
Enyimba 0-0 Insurance
Yobe 0-0Delta
Go-Round 1-0 Abia
Nasarawa 1-0 FCIU
Plateau 0-0 Heartland
Pillars 2-1 El-Kanemi
Akwa 2-0 Gombe

By Adeboye Amosu

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