NPFL20 Matchday 16 Round up: Enyimba struggles continue as Plateau United reclaim top spot 

 

Plateau United reclaimed top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League after they pummeled Adamawa United 5-0 at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday.

Ibrahim Mustapha bagged a brace with Oche Ochowechi, Uche Onwuasoanya and Abba Umar on the score sheet for the former NPFL champions.

Abdu Maikaba led side top the table with 28 points from 16 games.

The win see Plateau United leapfrog Lobi Stars to second spot in the table after the Markudi based side were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Dakkada FC.

The Gbenga Ogunbote side have the same points with Plateau United but have an inferior goal difference.

Kano Pillars edged out Akwa United in a thrilling encounter at the Sani Abacha staduim. Nyima Nwagua diverted home Chijoke Alakwe’s cross to hand Pillars the lead in the 76th minute.

Rabiu Ali extended the Masu Gida’s lead three minutes later from a free kick.

In Enugu, Rangers won their third successive game on the bounce following a 3-1 win against Abia Warriors.

Ifeanyi George netted a brace for the Flying Antelopes,Ibrahim Olawoyin scored the other goal for the 2018 NPFL champion.

 

Defending champions Enyimba struggle continues as the lost 2-0 to FC Ifeanyiubah in Nnewi.

Uche Sebastine and Ikenna Cooper got both goals for the Anambra Warriors.

Wikki Tourists recorded their first win at the renovated Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, BauchI following a 2-1 win against MFM.

 

At the Ilorin Township stadium, Kwara United played out a goalless draw with Sunshine Stars , while Heartland and Katsina United also share the spoils at the Okigwe Township Stadium.

 

FULL RESULTS

Rangers 3-1 Abia Warriors

FC Ifeanyiubah 2-0 Enyimba

Heartland 0-0 Katsina Utd

Kano Pillars 2-0 Akwa Utd

Kwara Utd 0-0 Sunshine Stars

Plateau Utd 5-0 Adamawa Utd

Wikki 2-1 MFM

Lobi 0-0 Dakkada

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