Plateau United reclaimed top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League table following a convincing 4-1 win against ABS in a matc...
Plateau United reclaimed top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League table following a convincing 4-1 win against ABS in a matchday 15 clash at the Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos on Sunday.
A hat-trick from Reuben Bala and a goal from Joshua Obaje secured the win for Plateau United who were without head coach Kennedy Boboye who is still under suspension.
At the Pantani Stadium, MFM’s five game unbeaten run came to an end as they lost 1-0 to Gombe United. Gombe’s goal was scored by Sadiq Shuaibu in the 54th minute.
In Calabar, Mfon Udoh’s bagged all three points for Enyimba, the captain scoring from the penalty spot as they defeated last year’s runners-up Rivers United 1-0.
Champions Enugu Rangers’ poor run this season continued as they lost 1-0 to Katsina United. Timothy Danladi’s seventh penalty was enough to give Katsina their sixth home win this season.
Former NPFL champions Kano Pillars were outclassed 3-0 by home team Abia Warriors.
An own goal by Joel Djondang on eight minutes and a goal each from Sherif Bashir and Sunday Adetunji in the 30th and 48th minutes respectively sealed the win for Abia Warriors.
In Lafia, Shooting Stars of Ibadan’s poor away run continued as they lost 1-0 to Nasarawa United. Thomas Zenke scored the only goal of the game in the 84th minute to break 3SC’s resistance.
In other matchday 15 fixtures, Remo defeated visiting Wikki Tourist 2-1, El Kanemi beat Lobi 1-0, while Niger Tornadoes edged Sunshine Stars 2-1.