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Enyimba, Akwa United return to winning ways as Sporting, Heartland share spoils in Lagos



Present NPFL champions, Enyimba FC returned to successful methods on Sunday night as they defeat Lobi Stars 1-0 due to Orinate’s 88th minutes objective, writes.

The Folks’s Elephant as soon as once more struggled to transform created probabilities in entrance of their followers, a state of affairs which has positioned the group within the relegation zone since matchday 4. Nonetheless, we lower than 2 minutes to the tip of the regulation time, Orinate ship the house followers into wild jubilation as he scored to win the three factors for the group, their first since November fifth after they defeated Kwara United by the same scoreline in Aba.

The objective was additionally Enyimba’s first since November 5 and their first open play objective since October fifteenth.

Elsewhere, it was a sigh of aid for Fatai Osho as his facet Akwa United defeated high-flying Remo Stars 3-2 in Uyo. The sport which ended with the host’s coach and official seating on the fringe of their sits produced some scintillating moments as each groups fought until the tip for the utmost factors.

Sikiru Alimi shoot the guests forward within the fifteenth minutes however the lead lasted just for 8 minutes because the host responded with two fast hearth objectives off the boots of Moses Ojo (’23) and Collins (’26). Collins accomplished his brace within the 62nd minutes to place Akwa United 2 objectives up however Okon decreased the deficit for the guests 12 minutes away from regulation time.

The strong defensive play by the host helped them secured the utmost factors, their second because the begin of the league season.

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Sunshine Stars picked an important away level in Bayelsa as they held Bayelsa United to a 1-all draw.

Taking pictures Stars pip Kano Pillars by a lone objective as Rivers United defeated Abia Warriors 2-1.

Sporting Lagos scored deep into additional time as they shared the spoils with visiting Heartland on the Mobolaji Johnson Enviornment Lagos.

Rangers title ambition suffered a setback as they had been held to a goaless draw at dwelling by Kastina United as Gombe United defeated Niger Tornadoes 1-0 within the Northern derby.


Matchday 9 outcomes 

Sporting Lagos 1-1 Heartland

Enyimba 1-0 Lobi Stars

Doma United 1-0 Plateau United

Akwa United 3-2 Remo Stars

Taking pictures Stars 1-0 Kano Pillars

Bendel Insurance coverage 2-2 Kwara United

Gombe United 1-0 Niger Tornadoes

Rivers United 2-1 Abia Warriors

Bayelsa United 1-1 Sunshine Stars

Enugu Rangers 0-0 Kastina United


By Oluwayemi Omolagba