NPFL/LaLiga U15 Promises: ABS, Enyimba beaten on Day 1

NPFL/LaLiga U15 Promises: ABS, Enyimba beaten on Day 1

Defending champions ABS FC U15 side were beaten on the opening day of the 2019 NPFL/LaLiga U15 Promises which got underway in four different centres on Monday morning.

ABS who won the tournament in 2017 were only participating after one of the NPFL sides failed to raise a team for the competition. The youngsters from Ilorin were however beaten 3-1 by Kano Pillars in the opening match of the Abuja centre. In the group’s other game, Lobi Stars U15 edged Gombe United U15 1-0.

The Kaduna centre recorded the biggest score margin for the day as Kwara United hammered Plateau United 8-0. The group’s other game saw Niger Tornadoes defeat Yobe Desert Stars 2-0.

In Benin, Emeka Anyanwu scored a treble for Heartland as they demolished Enyimba 4-1 in the first game at the UNIBEN Sports Complex while Delta Force rallied from a goal down to beat Sunshine Stars 3-2 in the day’s other game.

At the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu, Bendel Insurance U15 smashed Abia Warriors 4-0 in the day’s opening game while Akwa United beat Remo Stars 2-1 in the other group game.

Day One results

ABS FC 1-3 Kano Pillars

Lobi Stars 1-0 Gombe United

Heartland 4-1 Enyimba

Sunshine Stars 2-3 Delta Force

Insurance 4-0 Abia Warriors

Remo Stars 1-2 Akwa United

Kwara United 8-0 Plateau United

Niger Tornadoes 2-0 Yobe Desert Stars

1 Comment

  • Reply Godwin August 14, 2019 at 6:46 pm

    Thanks u sir for this info, i want to participate in this tournament next year 2020 and am from ebonyi state how do i go about it. Thanks

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