Ahmed Musa put up a fantastic performance as Kano Pillars beat Nasarawa United 1-0 to regain top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League, reports Completesports.com.
Musa was a thorn in the flesh of Nasarawa United defenders, who struggled to cope with his strength and pace throughtout the game.
Auwalu Ibrahim netted the winning goal for the home team in the 25th minute.
Pillars top the table with 43 points from 22 games.
Former champions Enyimba recorded the only away win of the day edging out Wikki Tourists 2-1 at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi.
Reuben Bala turned in Tosin Omoyele’s pass to hand the People’s Elephant the lead on 15 minutes.
The hosts fought back and got the equaliser through Stephen Gopey two minutes after the half hour mark.
Omoyele scored the winning goal for Enyimba from Anayo Iwuala’s cross in the 67th minute.
Elsewhere, Kwara United and Rivers United battled to a 1-1 draw in a thrilling contest in Ilorin.
Joseph Onoja silenced the home fans with a superb strike two minutes after the break, while Christopher Nwaeze equalised for Kwara United 16 minutes before regulation time.
The South West derby between Sunshine Stars and MFM in Akure ended in a barren draw.
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Bottom club Adamawa United beat Katsina United 1-0 with Sanusi AbdulMutalib scoring an own goal in the 57th minute.
At the Ozoro Stadium, Warri Wolves boosted their survival hopes following a hard-fought 1-0 win against Lobi Stars.
Efe Yarhere fired home the only goal of the game in the 36th minute after he was set up by Williams Sunday.
Three more matches will be played on Thursday with Abia Warriors hosting Akwa United at the Okigwe Township Stadium, while Plateau United will be up against Heartland in Jos.
The Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, Enugu will host the encounter between Rangers and Jigawa Golden Stars.
Adamawa Utd 1-0 Katsina Utd
Kano Pillars 1-0 Nasarawa Utd
Wikki 1-2 Enyimba
Kwara Utd 1-1 Rivers Utd
Dakkada 2-1 FC Ifeanyiubah
Sunshine Stars 0-0 MFM
Warri Wolves 1-0 Lobi Stars
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