Remo Stars, Lobi Stars Battling For Top Position In NPFL - EDU-BIZNEWS


Sunday, January 7, 2024

Remo Stars, Lobi Stars Battling For Top Position In NPFL

Remo Stars of Ikenne-Remo and Lobi Stars of Makurdi continued  their battle for the top position  in the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL), as both teams garnered 32 points each, after week 17 round of matches played on Sunday

Remo Stars dimmed visiting Sunshine Stars of Akure 2-0 at the Remo Stars International Stadium in Ikenne-Remo, courtesy of a brace from Okon within stoppage time in 91st and 101mimutes, which consolidated the Skye-Blue side leadership position on the table of Nigeria's top flight league while Sunshine Stars dropped to the 11th position with 21points 

Second placed Lobi Stars of Makurdi recorded a very impressive 2-0 win on the road against homeside Kwara United  of  Ilorin who are currently occupying 14th position with 19points 

Doma United of Gombe are currently in the third position with 31points after their 2-0 victory over Katsina United occupying 12th position with 20points 

Defending champions Enyimba International of Aba are closely followed in fourth position with 29points after their 2-0 win against visiting relegation threatened Sport Lagos who are in the 18th position with 17points while Kano Pillars who managed a 2-1 win  against Plateau United of Jos , are in the fifth position with 28points while Plateau United are in the seventh position with 25points 

At Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin-city, Bendel Insurance secured the maximum three points, winning 2-0 against Enugu Rangers,to move to the sixth position with 27points while Rangers are placed in ninth position with 22points 

Abia Warriors are occupying eight position with 23points after 1-3 loss to homeside Akwa United of Uyo who in the 16th  position with 18points while Shooting Stars of Ibadan are in tenth position with 22points After their 1-0 win against visiting Bayelsa United of Yenegoa who are still languishing at the bottom of the table with just 14points 

The 13th placed Gombe United with 20points  played a one-all draw with Rivers United of Port-Harcourt who are in the 17th position with 1 with 17points and still have outstanding matches to play

In Minna , Niger Tornadoes occupying 15th position with 19points compounded woes of Heartland of Owerri with a 3-2 win . 
The  Owerri Naze Millionaire currently in the 19th position  are still swimming in relegation water with just 16points 

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