NPFL: Rangers, Enyimba fall as MFM closes in on Plateau

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with the aid of Chidera Akalonu

Kano Pillars Sunday night in Kano compounded the woes of League Champions Enugu Rangers this season with a 2-zero defeat on matchday 29 of the Nigeria skilled soccer League.

Jamiu Alimi inflicted the damage on the Flying Antelopes along with his two first 1/2 targets within the 33rd and 44rd minutes respectively.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah managed a slim 1-0 victory over Enyimba world within the Oriental derby in Nnewi.

Godwin Obaje was once the hero for IfeanyiUbah after scoring in the 50th minute to present his aspect their 2d win in their ultimate 5 games.

desk-toppers Plateau United suffered a setback of their quest to win this season’s league title as they lost 1-0 away to Niger Tornadoes.

A fourth minute penalty converted by Samuel Agba sealed the win for Tornadoes.

despite the defeat, Plateau United remain on top of the NPFL table with fifty one points.

In Lagos, MFM FC  narrowed down Plateau United’s lead to just two points following a troublesome-fought 1-0 win towards Wikki tourist  in Agege. MFM’s goal was once scored by way of league prime scorer Stephen Odey who now has  17 goals to his credit this season.

Odey scored within the 40th minute to offer MFM the win and in addition take them to forty nine factors to take care of their second spot on the log.

In Uyo, Akwa United moved as much as third on forty six points within the league table after thrashing Gombe United three-zero.

After a goalless first half of, Musa Newman broke the impasse in the 57th minute to place Akwa United 1-0 up.

home-based super Eagles ahead Ibrahim Alhassan made it 2-zero from the penalty spot on 75 minutes to take his intention tally to 12, ahead of Christian Pyagbara completed the scoring with an 83rd minute purpose.

In Maiduguri, El-Kanemi Warriors continued their chase for the league title as they edged Abia Warriors 1-zero.

Samuel Mathias obtained the one intention for El-Kanemi in the thirty first minute as his aspect moved to fourth on 46 points in the league table.

In Ibadan, taking pictures Stars gave their push for survival a tremendous increase with the aid of beating Katsina United 1-0.

Wasiu Jimoh bought taking pictures Stars’ goal within the forty fourth minute.

In different matchday 29 games on Sunday, Nasarawa United obtained the one away win with the aid of shocking Sunshine Stars 1-0 in Ijebu-Ode, Remo Stars’ relegation troubles deepened following their 3-2 loss away to Lobi and ABS have been held to a zero-0 draw through Rivers United.

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