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NPFL: Remo Stars Stay Top Despite Pillars Defeat, Lobi End Doma United’s Unbeaten Run

NPFL: Remo Stars Stay Top Despite Pillars Defeat, Lobi End Doma United’s Unbeaten Run

Leaders Remo Stars went down to 2-1 defeat against Kano Pillars at the Sani Abacha Stadium on Saturday.

Ibrahim Mustapha gave Pillars the lead five minutes after the break.

The visitors fought back with Dayo Ojo netting the equaliser in the 72nd minute.

Veteran midfielder Rabiu Ali fired home the winning goal six minutes later.

Remo Stars maintained top position on the Nigeria Premier Football League table despite the defeat.

At the Lafia City Stadium, Solomon Oganbor and Suleiman Mojereola were on target as Lobi Stars defeated Doma United 2-1.

It was Doma United’s first defeat in nine league outings.

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Former champions Plateau United thrashed Bayelsa United 5-1 at the New Jos Stadium.

Albert Hilary scored a hat-trick for the hosts with Silas Nenrot and Izuchukwu Chimezie scoring the other goals.

Ekeson Okorie netted Bayelsa United’s only goal of the game.

Five-time winners Heartland defeated Akwa United 1-0 at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri with Chidiebere Ajoku netting the winner late in the first half.

In Awka, Rangers claimed a 2-0 victory against Sporting Lagos.

Austin Onyemaechi and Kenechukwu Agu were the goal scorers for the Flying Antelopes.

Kwara United and Niger Tonardoes battled to a 0-0 draw in Ilorin.


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Rangers Int 2-0 Sporting Lagos
Heartland 1-0 Akwa Utd
Kwara Utd 0-0 Tornadoes
Lobi stars 2-0 Doma Utd
Plateau Utd 5-1 Bayelsa Utd
Sunshine Star 1-1 Gombe Utd

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