Remo Stars Disunite Plateau Utd 1-0 , Move To Summit Of NPFL As Rivers Utd Fail In Ghana In CAF Confederation - EDU-BIZNEWS


Monday, December 4, 2023

Remo Stars Disunite Plateau Utd 1-0 , Move To Summit Of NPFL As Rivers Utd Fail In Ghana In CAF Confederation

Remo Stars of Ikenne-Remo returned to the summit of Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) with 22points , after a hard-earned lone-goal win against visiting Plateau United of Jos in a week 11 match played on Sunday

Top Striker Sikiru Alimi's goal in the 61st minute secured the needed maximum three points for the Skye-Blue side in the encounter held at Remo Stars Stadium against Plateau United who are now in the 12th position with 13 points

Doma United of Gombe are next in second position with 21points, after the Savannah Tigers defeated Niger Tornadoes of Minna who are still struggling in the relegation zone with 18th position and 11points 

In Benin-city, Bendel Insurance in sixth position with 17points narrowly defeated visiting Lobi Stars of Makurdi who are currently in third position with 20 points ahead of defending champions Enyimba International of Aba with 19points who won against Sunshine Stars of Akure occupying the 13th position with 13points 

The fifth placed Shooting Stars with 18points and visitors Heartland of Owerri currently at the bottom with seven points settled for a goal less draw in Ibadan

It was eight goals thriller in Gombe, as  Kano Pillars recorded a massive 5-2 win  against homeside Gombe United with Yusuf Abdullahi scoring all the five goals for his side in 11th , 14th ,33rd as well as 45th and 60th minutes respectively

With the result, Pillars are occupying seventh position with 16 points while their host, Gombe United currently in the 16th position with 12 points are battling to survive relegation 

Eight placed Abia Warriors with 16points and relegation threatened Bayelsa United of Yenegoa currently in the 19th position with just ten points , settled for a two-all draw in Yenegoa

Sporty Lagos are occupying 10th position with 15points, after managing a slim 1-0 win against visiting Katsina United who are currently in the 14th position with 13points while Kwara United of Ilorin are in the 11th position with 14 points after one-all draw with homeside,  17th placed Akwa United of Uyo who are swimming in relegation water with 11points 

Enugu Rangers and Rivers United of Port-Harcourt match  could not hold, because of the continental assignment of the pride of Rivers who suffered a 1-2 defeat in the hands of host, Dream FC in Ghana in the CAF Confederation cup group C match 

Rivers United are now in second position behind Club Africain  of Tunisia who defeated Academica Lobito of Angola in the other match in the group

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