NPFL: Lobi back on top; Plateau, Rivers draw

NPFL: Lobi back on top; Plateau, Rivers draw

Lobi Stars of Makurdi returned to the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table on Sunday after a 2-1 win over Nasarawa United at the Aper Aku Stadium.

Chigozie Obasi and Samad Kadiri scored both goals for Gbenga Ogunbote’s side who now go clear at the top after Plateau United were held 0-0 by MFM FC at the Agege Township Stadium in Lagos.

Rivers United remain in third after they were held 0-0 by Wikki Tourists in Port Harcourt while Ndifreke Effiong scored twice as Akwa United came from behind to beat Heartland 3-1 in Uyo.

Okon Otop who left Warri Wolves two weeks ago to join Abia Warriors punished his former side in Umuahia as he scored a 90th minute goal to give Warriors a 1-0 win on Sunday.

Match Day 17 Results

Dakkada FC 2-0 Jigawa Golden Stars
Osimaga Duke 47’, Spencer Bassey 71’

Adamawa Utd 2-1 Kwara Utd
Idris Abubakar 36’, Isa Garba 45’ – Alao Danbani 14’

Katsina Utd 1-0 FC Ifeanyiubah
Tasiu Lawal 3′

Sunshine Stars 2-2 Kano Pillars
Anthony Omaka 36’, 61’ – Auwalu Ali 49’, 70’

MFM FC 0-0 Plateau United

Lobi Stars 2-1 Nasarawa Utd
Chigozie Obasi 8’, Samad Kadiri 90+1’ – Chinedu Ohanachom 90+3’

Akwa Utd 3-1 Heartland FC
Ndifreke Effiong 19’, 54’, Akarandut 38’ – Chukwuemeka Obioma 15’

Abia Warriors 1-0 Warri Wolves
Okon Otop 90’

Rivers United 0-0 Wikki Tourists

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