NPFL roundup- week 2


Plateau United recorded their second straight win in the NPFL after they won at promoted Jigawa Golden Stars, while Wikki Tourists also stopped hosts Nasarawa United in Lafia.

Enugu Rangers, FC Ifeanyiubah, Warri Wolves, Heartland and Enyimba are got a draw on their travels this weekend.

Nenrot Silas was the match winner for Plateau United after 34 minutes, while Wikki Tourists had to wait till the 80th minute to win at Nasarawa United courtesy of an 80th minute effort by Sixtus Forsah.

Like Plateau United, Wikki have also won their first two games of the new season.

Katsina United raced into a third minute lead through a penalty converted by last season’s leading scorer Tasiu Lawal, before Enyimba fought back to draw 1-1 with former Katsina United striker Martins Usule grabbing his third goal in as many games.

The biggest winners on the day were Lobi Stars, who thrashed Delta Force with striker Sikiru Alimi among the goals.

NPFL Match Day 2 Results

*Adamawa Utd 1-1 Rangers*

Sadiq Lawan 74’ – Dauda Madaki 57’

*MFM 1-1 FC Ifeanyiubah*

Adeniji Kabir 37’ – Christian Nnaji 6’

*Jigawa GS 0-1 Plateau Utd*

Nenrot Silas 34’

*Sunshine Stars 1-1 Wolves*

Israel Abia 36’ – Charles Upele 30’

*Nasarawa Utd 0-1 Wikki*

Sixtus Forsah 80’

*Katsina Utd 1-1 Enyimba*

Tasiu Lawal 3’ (PEN) – Martins Usule 44’

*Rivers Utd 1-1 Heartland*

Bakry Bamba 90’ (PEN) – Christian Pyagbara 15’

*Lobi 4-0 Delta Force*

Samuel Tiza 30’, Sikiru Alimi 66’, Abdulkareem Mumini 74’, Douglas Achiv 81




source scorenigeria