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NPFL wrap: Plateau miss a golden chance

Plateau United failed to capitalise on MFM's slip up, while Enugu Rangers made it three wins on the trot.

Akwa United 2 Lobi Stars 1
First half goals from Musa Newman and Gabriel Okechukwu secured third-place Akwa a win against Stars on Friday, a triumph which only just keeps them ahead of Enyimba. Ifeanyi's corner was met by the head of Newman in the 20th minute, before Newman turned provider for Okechukwu, who rounded goalkeeper Okiemute Odah to net just before the break. Kingsley Eduwo pulled...

NPFL Wrap: Akwa lose ground on leaders Plateau


Plateau United and MFM maintained their fight for Nigerian Professional Football League honours on Sunday, but Akwa United's hopes were dealt a hammer blow.

Plateau United 2 Shooting Stars 0
Plateau maintained their three-point lead at the top of the table thanks to a comfortable home win against Shooting Stars on a rainy day in Jos. Emmanuel Odafe and Ibeh Johnson scored in either half against a Stars side that now drop to 16th spot, level on points with ABS FC in the last relegation place.


NPFL Wrap: Top four remain unchanged

Emeka Ogbugh of Rivers United
Emeka Ogbugh of Rivers United

Plateau United maintained their five-point lead at the top of the standings, while Akwa United kept the pressure on the league leaders.

Akwa United 2 Nasarawa United 1
Akwa rallied back after going behind against Nasarawa, who took the lead just before the break through Aminu Kadir. However, Ubong Friday levelled matters three minutes later, before former junior international Christian Pyagbara scored what turned out to be the winner just after the restart. Akwa move into second spot, while Nasarawa...

Midweek games return, as top guns look to extend lead

Midweek games return on Wednesday in the Nigeria Professional Football League, and based on fixtures and form, fans shouldn't expect radical changes at the top of the standings.

Shooting Stars VS Kano Pillars
Two established Nigerian league teams, Shooting Stars and Kano Pillars, trade tackles in Ibadan, an interesting matchup which could see the result go either way.

The two teams have a combined total of nine league trophies, making them some of the most successful teams in the league's history.


Plateau United extend lead in Nigeria as MFM stumble

Nigeria Professional Football League leaders Plateau United were the big winners on match-day 21, while champions Enugu Rangers suffered another heavy defeat.

Lobi Stars 3-0 Shooting Stars
Kingsley Eduwo netted a first half brace and created an assist for the third as Lobi Stars secured a convincing 3-0 home win against Shooting Stars. The away team put up a lethargic display in Makurdi, their third successive loss as they struggle in the relegation zone. Eduwo opened the floodgates in the 11th...