Enyimba maintain top spot
Enyimba FC yesterday maintained their grip on the Nigeria Premier League top spot with a 2-1 win over visiting Shooting Stars of Ibadan in Aba. The win took the two-time CAF Champions League winners’ points tally to 61 from 33 games, while Warri Wolves who held host Rangers to a 1-1 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium occupy the second position with 56 points from 33 games.
Wikki Tourists who lost 0-2 to host Sharks in Port-Harcourt occupy the third spot with 54 points, while Giwa FC who are fourth on the log with 54 points after beating visiting Dolphins 1-0 in Jos.
Also yesterday, Lobi Stars defeated visiting Kwara United 2-1 at the Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi, FC Taraba were 1-0 better than visiting Heartland of Owerri, while Nasara United recorded the only away win of the week, beating hosts Bayelsa United 2-1.
In other matches, Akwa United defeated Abia Warriors 1-0 in Uyo, whhile Kano Pillars also defeated visiting Sunshine Stars 2-1 in Kano.