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Mon, Jan

NPFL: Nasarawa Utd And Rivers Utd Claim Top Spots As Akwa Utd & MFM Fall To Defeats


Nasarawa United move to the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table in Game Week 2 after defeating Heartland FC 2-1; Omoniwari Fortune 19' goal was enough to see Rivers defeat Abia Warriors, while victories for Enugu Rangers and Lobi Stars means Akwa Utd and MFM ended the game week on 16th and 7th respectively.

Nasarawa is tied on same points as Rivers United following the later 2-1 win over Heartland FC on Sunday in Owerri after the former beat Abia Warriors 1-0 in Aba on Saturday. With this results, both teams are top of the league, however, Nasarawa is ahead on account of superior goal difference.

In other games, Kano Pillars defeated Katsina United 2-0 on Sunday at the Sani Abacha Stadium to climb to the third position after goals from club veteran Rabiu Ali and David Ebuka. Lobi Stars, Warri Wolves, Sunshine Stars and Enugu Rangers recorded 1-0 home wins over MFM FC, Adamawa United, FC IfeanyiUbah and Akwa United respectively.

Full Results

Abia Warriors 0 vs 1 Rivers Utd

Lobi Stars 1 vs 0 MFM

Warri Wolves 1 vs 0 Adamawa Utd

Kano Pillars 2 vs 0 Katsina Utd

Heartland 1 vs 2 Nasarawa Utd

Akwa Starlets 2 vs 1 Jigawa Golden Stars

Enugu Rangers 1 vs 0 Akwa Utd

Sunshine Stars 1 vs 0 Ifeanyi Uba