NPFL : Bayelsa Utd Loss To Remo Stars In Yenegoa As Kwara Utd Force Rivers To A Draw In Port-Harcourt - EDU-BIZNEWS


Sunday, October 15, 2023

NPFL : Bayelsa Utd Loss To Remo Stars In Yenegoa As Kwara Utd Force Rivers To A Draw In Port-Harcourt


It was certainly a bad day for Bayelsa United who lost the visiting Remo Stars of Ikenne-Remo 1-2 in the ongoing Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) 

The Skye-Blue side became the first team in the 2023/2024 season to win away from home on Sunday in Yenegoa, after two goals from Adam Olamilekan and Sikiru Alimi  in each half of the encounter secured the maximum three points for the visitors against high scoring homeside 

In Port-Harcourt, the Stanley Eguma tutored Rivers United were held to a goal less by the visiting Kwara United of Ilorin who shared the available points with the homeside 

Defending champions, Enyimba International of Aba won at home against hard- fighting Akwa United of Uyo  in a five goals thriller 

The interesting match, saw both sides recording exciting moment with the last two goals coming from free-kicks  

Simiarib Alalibo grabbed the winner to make the score line 3-2, through a well taken free kick in the 69th for the Aba Elephants after David Philip had earlier drew level for the Promise Keepers through free-kicks 

Similarly Rangers International of Enugu came from behind to defeat the resilience Niger Tornadoes of Minna 2-1, courtesy of goals from Joe Odoh and Godwin Obaje after Bashiru Usman's strike in the 54th minute 

Shooting Stars recorded similar margin 2-1 win against Gombe United  at the Lekan Salami Stadium in Ibadan, with a brace from Skipper Taofeek Malomo 

At the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin-city, Bendel Insurance beat Plateau United of Jos by a lone-goal just as Abia Warriors won against the visiting Kano Pillars while Sunshine Stars of Akure and Heartland of Owerri settled for a one-all draw 

High flying Sporting Lagos were held to a goal less draw by the visiting Doma United of Gombe, just as both Katsina United and Lobi Stars of Makurdi ended in a stalemate and shared  the same one point each  

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