NPFL Day-6: Nasarawa United Still Unbeaten, Halt Wolves 2-1 In Warri - EDU-BIZNEWS


Monday, January 25, 2021

NPFL Day-6: Nasarawa United Still Unbeaten, Halt Wolves 2-1 In Warri

Nasarawa United of Lafia continued with its unbeaten run in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), halting  Warri Wolves two/one on the road in a day-six match played on Sunday.

The visiting Nasarawa boys came from behind to defeat the home side, with Nwankwo's 63rd minute goal, canceling out the Ihuarulam 's 21st goal for Warri Wolves, before Ohanachom grabbed the winner in the 78th minute to end the Wolves' 100 percent home record this season.

With the result, the Nasarawa United remain the only team yet to be defeated, as they are now at the summit of the Nigeria's top flight league with 14 points, two points clear ahead of Rivers United of Port-harcourt who are still having outstanding match.

Also Dakkada United suffered similar defeat at home, losing  two/one to  visitors, Sunshine Stars of Akure in Uyo.

It was the same sad tale for another Uyo based side, Akwa United who lost on the road to host, Heartland of Owerri, with Nnosiri grabbing equalizer from the penalty spot in the 52nd after Udoh gave the visitors the lead in the 34th minute.

Eze's late goal in the 79th minute, ensured that the Naze Millionaire recorded their second win,after losing four matches, to move up to the 16th spot with six points from six matches.

In other matches played on Sunday, Enugu Rangers and Lobi Stars of Makurdi settled for a goaless draw, as they both sides are on the third and fourth positions respectively with 11 points each

The 19th placed Abia Warriors and MFM of Lagos as well as Katsina United and Plateau United also ended their encounter in goaless, while Kwara United managed a lone goal slim win against FC Ifeanyi Ubah in Ilorin.

In the rescheduled matches for today(Monday), bottom placed, Adamawa United take on Enyimba International of Aba while struggling Wikki Tourists in the 17th position will try Jigawa Golden Stars of Dutse for size in Bauchi.

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