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NPFL: Rivers United, Remo Stars Stay Unbeaten; 3SC Thrash Heartland

Rivers United and Remo Stars maintained their unbeaten run in the Nigeria Professional Football League after picking a win and draw in yesterday’s matchday 10 fixtures.

At the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt , Rivers United defeated Dakkada 2-1.

The hosts’ top scorer Isaq Rafiu bagged a brace in the game, while Emmanuel Anyaosi was on target for Dakkada.

Second placed Remo Stars held Kano Pillars to a 0-0 draw at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna.

Plateau United moved to third position on the log following a 1-0 away win against Enugu Rangers.

Buhari Ibrahim scored the decisive goal for Abdu Maikaba’s men on five minutes.

Holders Akwa United were held to a 1-1 draw by Kwara United at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo.

Stephen Chukwude put the home team ahead on 18 minutes, while Samad Kadiri equalised for Kwara United 20 minutes from time.

Elsewhere  Eight time champions Enyimba lost 2-1 away to Nasarawa United in Lafia.

Victor Mbaoma gave Enyimba the lead in the 13th minute.

Tolulope Oluwole equalised for the Solid Miners five minutes later, Mohammed Shamassu scored the winning goal on the dot of 90 minutes.

3SC recorded the biggest win by thrashing Heartland 4-0 in Ibadan.

Daniel Kolawole, Taofeek Malomo, Ayo Adejubu, and Nafiu Raheem were all on target for the Oluyole Warlords.

In Makurdi, Lobi Stars and Niger Tornadoes battled to a 1-1 draw.

Shamsudeen Hashim put the visitors in front three minutes after the break, while Ifeanyi Ogba levelled scores for Lobi Stars in the 57th minute.

In another matchday 10 fixture, Abia Warriors defeated Wikki Tourists 3-0.

Valentine Odoh bagged a brace, while Godwin Obaje scored the other goal.

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