Lobi Stars Over Take Remo Stars On NPFL Table - EDU-BIZNEWS


Monday, January 15, 2024

Lobi Stars Over Take Remo Stars On NPFL Table

Lobi Stars of Makurdi are now at the summit of Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL),after being held to one-all draw by the visiting Kano Pillars in a week 18 match played on Monday

The Makurdi based had took the lead through Oganbor's goal in the 5th minute before the visitors drew level in the 43rd minute to share the points and sustain their sixth position with 29points 

Remo Stars of Ikenne-Remo dropped from the top to the second position with 32points, after their 2-0 loss to homeside, Katsina United who moved up to the tenth position with 23points courtesy of goals from Okoko and Ibrahim in the 22nd and 90th minutes respectively 

Plateau United of Jos are now in the third position with 31points after their lone-goal win against visiting Enyimba International of Aba who are occupying fifth position with 29points while Doma United are in the fourth position with 31points after being humiliated by Abia Warriors who currently are placed eight on the table with 26points 

Seventh placed Bendel Insurance of Benin-city with 27points were also humiliated 2-0 by relegation threatened Bayelsa United of Yenegoa who currently in the 19th position with 17points while Enugu Rangers thrashed visiting Gombe United 4-1 

Rangers are in the ninth position with 25points while Gombe United are occupying the 14th position with 20points, ahead of the 16th placed Sports Lagos who drew one-all with the visiting Shooting Stars of Ibadan currently in the 11th position with 23points 

Sunshine Stars of Akure failed to take advantage of playing at home as they were forced to a goal less draw by the visitors, Niger Tornadoes of Minna

With the result, the Akure Gunners are in the 12th position with 22points ahead of the 13th placed Tornadoes with 20points 

The match involving bottom placed Heartland of Owerri with just 16points and the 15th placed Kwara United with 19 points has been postponed till later date, likewise the other match fixture between Rivers United of Port-Harcourt and visiting Akwa United of Uyo

The Pride of Rivers are currently in the 18th position with 17 points behind the 17th placed  Akwa United with 18points but they have five outstanding matches due to their continental engagement in the CAF Confederation Cup 

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