Enyimba International are gradually pulling off from the crowd as they press on in their quest to...
Enyimba International are gradually pulling off from the crowd as they press on in their quest to win the Nigeria Premier League title this season.
The Peoples Elephant have now extended their lead at the summit of the Nigeria Premier League standings to three points after they forced Sharks FC to a goalless draw in Port Harcourt on Sunday.
The one point from the Week 26 game has taken Enyimba’s tally to 49 points while their closest rival Sunshine Stars who were defeated 2-1 by Wikki Tourist stay second with 46 points.
In Ibadan, Shooting Stars put up an impressive display in the presence of Super Eagles Coach Sunday Oliseh who was part of the crowd at the Adamasingba Satdium.
The Oluyole warriors defeated Abia Warriors 2-0 and it was Sunday Adetunji that scored both goals for the hosts.
Giwa FC and Dolphins FC also both secured 2-0 wins in their home games against Lobi Stars and Akwa United respectively.
However in Lafia, Nasarawa United recorded the biggest win of the weekend as they thrashed visiting Kwara United 3-0 .
In other games, there was drama in Kastina where El-Kanemi Warriors and Enugu Rangers played out a four-goal thriller.
Rangers were almost coasting to a vital away victory before El-Kanemi secured a last minute equaliser to have a share of the spoils.
It was Chinedu Ohanachom that salvaged the crucial point for El Kanemi with his late strike
Week 26 Results
Sharks 0-0 Enyimba
FC Ifeanyiubah 1-0 Bayelsa Utd
Giwa FC 2-0 Lobi Stars
Dolphins 2-0 Akwa Utd
El-Kanemi 2-2 Rangers
Wikki 2-1 Sunshine Stars
Heartland 1-0 Warri Wolves
Shooting Stars 2-0 Abia Warriors
Nasarawa Utd 3-0 Kwara Utd
FC Taraba 1-0 Kano Pillars