NPFL Day-Three: Rivers United, Thrash Kwara United 3-0, Top Table - EDU-BIZNEWS


Monday, January 11, 2021

NPFL Day-Three: Rivers United, Thrash Kwara United 3-0, Top Table

Rivers United FC of Port-harcourt

Rivers United Football Club of Port-harcourt are still at the summit of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL),after a three/nil thrashing of visiting Kwara United of Ilorin on Sunday in day-three of the top-flight league.

The Stanley Eguma tutored side sustained its impressive campaign in both the CAF Confederation Cup and domestic league with goals from Anaemena, Aguda and Okwara in the 33rd, 34th and second minute into the stoppage time of the thrilling encounter against Kwara United.

With the result, Rivers United are two points clear with nine points ahead of Nasarawa United who struggled to salvage a point at home in Lafia, after Hassan cancelled out visiting Kano Pillars' goal by Nwagua in the 47th minute.

Dakkada Football Club of Uyo, climed to the third position with the seven points, after a win on the road against FC Ifeanyi Ubah.

Also 8th placed Enugu Rangers defeated 12th placed Jigawa Golden Stars in another away encounter through 79th goal by Abia..

In other matches played on Sunday, Lobi Stars humiliated Warri Wolves, three/zero in Makurdi, MFM beat Sunshine Stars of Akure in Lagos by a lone-goal, Enyimba International recorded same margin at home in Aba against Wikki Tourists of Bauchi.

In Jos, Plateau United redeemed its image with a three/nil demolition of visiting Heartland of Owerri while Katsina United defeated Adamawa United by two/nil. 

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