NPFL: Plateau United Maintain Top Spot; MFM Shock Rangers In Enugu


Plateau United maintained top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a 2-1 win against Wikki Tourists in their matchday-three encounter at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday.
Jackson Daniel gave Wikki the lead in the 12th minute but the home team rallied back with two goals from Mustapha Ibrahim and Abba Umar.
The Jos club who have now all three games this season occupy top spot with in the table with nine points.
Enyimba moved to second position in the table with a comfortable 3-1 home win against Akwa United in Aba.
The Peoples Elephant took the lead from the spot in the 13th minute through Austine Oladapo who converted from the spot.
Stanley Dimgba doubled the advantage on the half hour mark, while Samson Obi netted the third three minutes.
Mfon Udoh reduced the deficit against his former club six minutes before the break. It was his second goal of the campaign for the Promise Keepers.
In Enugu , MFM recorded a shocking 1-0 away win against six-time champions, Rangers.
Captain of the Olukoya Boys Kenedinum Chuks grabbed the winning goal on the stroke of half time.
It was the second away win for the Lagos club this season.
Douglas Achiv scored the decisive goal in the 62nd minute as Lobi Stars also defeated their hosts Kano Pillars 1-0 at the Sani Abacha Stadium.
FC IfeanyiUbah continued their impressive start to the season edging out Rivers United 1-0 in Nnewi with Chidozie Chilekwu scoring the only goal of the game in the seventh minute.
Rivers United are still searching for their first win of the season.
At the Okigwe Stadium, Heartland were held to a 1-1 draw by Akwa Starlets.
Moses Effiong gave Starlets the lead in the 18th minute,  while Samuel Noshiri levelled scores from the spot for Heartland in the 63rd minute.
Abia Warriors and Sunshine Stars also battled to a 1-1 draw in Umuahia.
Fuad  Ekelojuoti opened scoring for Sunshine Stars on 19 minutes, while Phillip Aura rescued point for the home team in the 32nd minute.
Delta Force recorded the biggest win of the day thrashing Jigawa Golden Stars 4-1 in Asaba.
Tasiu Lawal netted the winner from the spot as Katsina United defeated Katsina United 1-0 At the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium.

FULL RESULTSPlateau Utd 2-1 WikkiDelta Force 4-1Jigawa GSKano Pillars 0-1 LobiHeartland 1-1 Akwa StarletsFC Ifeanyiubah 1-0 Rivers UtdRangers 0-1 MFMWolves 2-0 Adamawa UtdAbia Warriors 1-1 Sunshine StarsEnyimba 3-1 Akwa UtdKatsina Utd 1-0 Nasarawa Utd

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