The opener game into the new season was between MFM and newly promoted Remo Stars. Remo Star stunned MFM at their own home ground, grinding needed results of 0-2 away from home.
In the same week, Enugu Rangers edged Katsina united at home soil to a surprise 1-2 defeat. There were reports that Katsina United fans had held Enugu Rangers hostage after the match, a report that was denied by the Katsina United manager.
In week two, it was the Oriental Derby between Enyimba FC and Enugu Rangers. Although the game was played at Ifeanyi Ubah International Stadium, Nnewi Anambra State a neutral ground, Enyimba won the tie by 0-1 scoreline.
In Week three, Rivers united came confidently to secure all three points at Aba. Isahq Kayode was the man who kept history for the promise keepers, scoring at the 51st minutes of the game. Enyimba were spirited but couldn’t get themselves into the match with an equalizer after several attempts.
Other games were played on Wednesday of the week3, 6 wins were recorded with two games ending in barren draws. Two games are scheduled to play on 30th December.
As it stands Remo Stars go to the top of the log with goals difference, they have secured 7 points winning two and drawing against Nassarawa United away from home.
Both Akwa United and Rivers United have a replica of results. Both are on 7 points, scored 5 goals and conceded 1 each. Both occupied the 2nd and 3rd spot with Akwa United sitting on the 2nd log with Alphabet advantage.
Ishaq Kayode is currently the top scorer with 4 goals, he has scored in every river united tie this season, hopefully, he can surpass Silas Nwankwo 19 goals landmark of last season. Silas won the golden boot last season scoring 19 goals for Nassarawa United.