NPFL Wk 2: Insurance Dim Shooting Stars 2-0, Doma Dis-unite Bayelsa Utd - EDU-BIZNEWS


Saturday, October 7, 2023

NPFL Wk 2: Insurance Dim Shooting Stars 2-0, Doma Dis-unite Bayelsa Utd

Bendel Insurance Football Club returned to the local scene with an impressive 2-0 home win in Benin city against  old rivals, Shooting Stars of Ibadan, after their narrow exit from the CAF Confederation Cup to defending champions, Moroccan RS Berkane on  3-2 aggregate score

Gali Falke conceded an own-goal to give the Benin Arsenal an early lead within ten minutes of the thrilling encounter in the second week of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) played on Saturday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium 

Insurance doubled their lead through Evan Ogbonda's strike  in the 79th minute which eventually sealed the three maximum  points for the side who are currently at the summit of Nigeria's topflight league

At Township Stadium in Gombe, Doma United dis-united high riding visiting Bayelsa United with a goal in each half of the match 

Andrew Majalisa opened scoring in the 21st minute before Charles Terwar  secured the needed  maximum three points for the homeside, after scoring the second goal in the 58th minute 

With the win , Doma are currently in the third position with three points while Bayelsa United of Yenegoa with the same points are in the seventh position on the league table

Also in Arewa derby, returnees , Kano Pillars defeated rivals, Katsina United 1-0 at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano 

Mustapha scored the only goal of the keenly contested match in the 27th minute

Kano Pillars are in the eight position with three points while Katsina are closely follow in the ninth position with the same number of points

Matches continue this Sunday in the remaining venues 

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