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NPFL wrap-up: Enyimba thrash Gombe as MFM inch closer to relegation

NPFL wrap-up: Enyimba thrash Gombe as MFM inch closer to relegation
May 02
08:02 2022

Seventeen goals were scored in the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) games played this weekend. 

TheCable takes a look at how teams fared across various venues on matchday 26 of the NPFL campaign.

Kwara United 2-1 Rivers

Nelson Okwa got Rivers United ahead in the third minute but home-side Kwara United came from behind to claim all points at stake with goals from Samad Kadiri and Jide Fatokun in the 57th and 75th minutes respectively.


Sunshine Stars 0-0 Shooting Stars

It was a goalless affair between Sunshine Stars and the Oluyole Warriors of Ibadan.

Lobi Stars 2-1 Nasarawa United


Lobi Stars edged Nasarawa United 2-1 to win all three points at stake in Makurdi.

MFM 0-0 Rangers

Relegation-bound MFM could only salvage a point against visiting Rangers International at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.

Katsina United 1-0 Akwa United


Destiny Ashadi’s 57th-minute strike made the difference between Katsina United and Kennedy Boboye’s Akwa United at the Ahmadu Dikko Stadium.

Heartland 2-1 Abia Warriors

Heartland beat Abia Warriors 2-1 to claim all maximum points at stake in Okigwe, Owerri

Remo Stars 1-0 Wikki Tourists


Olamilekan Adebayo’s solitary goal for Remo Stars in the 26th minute was the difference between the Ikenne-based side and Wikki Tourists.

Niger Tornadoes 2-1 Kano Pillars


On Saturday, Rabiu Ali’s early curtain-raiser for Kano Pillars was not enough to earn any point for the Mai Su Gida against Niger Tornadoes as they fell to a 1-2 defeat.

Enyimba 3-0 Gombe United


Enyimba routed Gombe United 3-0 with goals from Victor Mbaoma, Emeka Obioma and Cyril Olisema.

Dakkada 1-0 Plateau United

All Dakkada needed to edge Plateau United in Uyo was Emmanuel Charles’ 61st-minute header.


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