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NPFL: Plateau United defeat El-Kanemi to maintain unbeaten run

NPFL: Plateau United defeat El-Kanemi to maintain unbeaten run
February 08
21:09 2017

Plateau United, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) leaders, on Wednesday, overcame El-Kanemi Warriors to secure another home victory.

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Two first-half goals were enough for the Jos-based side to increase their lead at the top of the log to four points, at least for the next 24 hours.

Plateau United started the match at a frenetic pace, getting the opening goal through Salomon Junior who headed home Daniel Itodo’s long throw-in as early as the 12th minute.

Jimmy Ambrose’s rocket shot from 35 yards sealed the victory as the Kennedy Boboye-led team secured their fifth victory of the season.

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It was another heartbreak for newly promoted Remo Stars as they lost 1-0 at home to Niger Tornadoes.

Chidiebere Ajoku scored the only goal in the 21st minute.

Abia Warriors came from a goal down to secure a 1-1 draw at home against Sunshine Stars.

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Gombe United left it late to beat Nasarawa United 1-0 at home.

Two other matches will be played on Thursday when Enyimba will take on Akwa United in Calabar while ABS will host MFM.

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