Fifteen goals were scored this week, with nine home wins and a barren draw. There were nine clean sheets this week, except for only one game in which both teams scored.
Akwa United 1-0 Lobi Stars
The defender champions are enjoying a new campaign under coach Deji Ayeni who has played six games and is yet to record a loss. Babatunde Martin’s strike in the 39th minute remains the only goal of the encounter. Akwa United is just a point behind Remo Stars who currently occupy the 4th place, Lobi is still battling relegation.
Wikki Tourist 0-0 Heartland
Heartland were the only team to pick a point away from home this week. They held Wikki to a barren draw at Bauchi. Despite the point picked, Heartland remains in the relegation zone as Wikki is sited in the middle of the table with 35 points.
Shooting 2-0 Enyimba
Shooting handed over to Enyimba their 10th loss of the season from Moses Onome and Emmanuel Lucky’s first-half goals. The elephants are having a rollercoaster campaign as they seem too likely to lose out on the CAF competition spot should this unstable form linger. They have now dropped to 9th place and have the same score as Gombe United. Meanwhile, Shooting is just behind them with two points.
Plateau United 1-0 Remo Star
Remo drops from the CAF spot on the log after a recorded defeat to Plateau in Jos. Ibrahim Buhari’s goal in the 53rd minute separates both sides. Plateau continues the chase on Rivers United on the log with four points adrift. Remo has dropped to 4th Place.
Enugu Rangers 3-0 Kwara United
Rangers produced excellent results against Kwara United. Ossy Martins scored twice and Chidiebere Nwobodo made it 3-0 for the Rangers. Rangers have pushed out Remo from the third place with a point and Kwara sits in the 6th place.
Other games of this round are as follows:
Katsina 2-1 Abia Warriors
Nasarawa 1-0 Dakadda
Rivers United 3-0 Niger Tornadoes
Gombe 1-0 Katsina
Kano Pillars 1-0 Sunshine.