A moment of magic from Samuel Nnochiri gave Heartland a crucial 1-0 win at Nasarawa United, as the away side claimed maximum points.
Kano Pillars and Akwa United drew 1-1 at the Sani Abacha Stadium while Kwara United edged Enyimba 3-2 to move top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
FC Ifeanyi Ubah secured a vital point against Go Round FC at the Krisdera Hotel Stadium.
Here is TheCable’s team of the week:
Segun Fatunwase – Heartland
A couple of crucial saves for the substitute as the Naze Millionaires pipped Nasarawa United 1-0 at the Lafia City Stadium.
Udeh Chinonso – FC Ifeanyi Ubah
The former FC Taraba full back was an absolute machine on the left flank throughout the game.
Chris Madaki – Kano Pillars
A goal and efficient defensive work in the 1-1 at home to Akwa United.
Uche Oguchi – Heartland
Simply insuperable at the back, it was a rock solid performance from the defender.
Charles Okafor – FC Ifeanyi Ubah
Okafor never allowed the Go Round attackers get past him. He peppered them while the game lasted. Can it get any better?
Julius Ubido – Heartland
Dominated in midfield and was energetic for Heartland in the game against Nasarawa United.
Ndifreke Effiong – Akwa United
He scored a wonder goal as well as the usual quality and hard work all round.
Ubong Essien – Akwa United
A disciplined and hardworking display from the midfielder who gave Rabiu Ali a run for his money.
Samuel Nnochiri – Heartland
He was the heartbeat of Heartland’s attack and scored a goal which turned out to be the winner.
Segun Alebiosu – Kwara United
A vital brace for Kwara United on a difficult afternoon, with the second goal being a stunner.
Charles Omokaro – Bendel Insurance
A true No.9. He scored a goal and contributed to the positive result for his team.