NPFL: Remo Stars Beat Wikki Tourists 2-1 In Bauchi, Sustain Lead - EDU-BIZNEWS


Sunday, January 16, 2022

NPFL: Remo Stars Beat Wikki Tourists 2-1 In Bauchi, Sustain Lead

Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) of Ikenne-Remo sustained its lead in the Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL with 14points , after securing a vital 2-1 win against host, Wikki Tourists in a week six match played at the Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa Stadium in Bauchi on Sunday

Dayo Ojo gave the visiting Remo Stars the lead, after connecting a beautiful pass from Andy Okpe and dribbled past his marker  

Abdullahi Oyedele doubled the lead for the Sky Blue Stars in the sixty-second minute after Andy Okpe provided  another assist  upfront from the midfield 

Salisu Adama however reduced the deficit for his side from Mustapha Abdullahi's corner, it deflected towards him, and he calmly slotted in for the Giant Elephants.

Head Coach of Remo Stars, Gbenga Ogunbote made only two changes to the squad that defeated Plateau United in the week five tie  by a lone-goal at Remo Stars Stadium in Ikenne-Remo, bringing in Shuji Oshobe and Sunday Williams in replacement for Kamal Sikiru and Tolulope Ojo.

Salam Ibrahim missed the golden opportunity to draw the homeside level  n the closing minutes, after failing to convert a penalty by  the referee against the visitors, as his kick hit the woodwork before the ball rolled out.

With the win for the visitors, the Sky Blue Stars maintain their position on the top of the league , after recording their second away victory this season as  they remain unbeaten in the NPFL alongside Rivers United.

Next for the Sky Blue Stars is a home against Abia Warriors at the Remo Stars Stadium in Ikenne-Remo, Ogun State.

Other matches played, saw Gombe United and Enyimba International of Aba in Gombe ending their tie goalless , Abia Warriors narrowly defeated Heartland FC of Owerri one/nil , Enugu Rangers beat Mountain of Fire and Miracles MFM of Lagos by  2-0 

In Kano, Pillars recorded a 1-0 slim victory over visiting Tornadoes of Minna, Nasarawa United beat  Lobi Stars 2-1 in Lafia,bPlateau United thrashed Dakkada FC of Port-harcourt 5-0 in Jos, second placed 
Rivers United humbled  Kwara United 3-0 while Shooting Stars and Sunshine Stars of Akure settled for a two-all draw in Ibadan 

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