NPFL: Plateau United Pip Pillars, Rivers United Fall To Wikki

League leaders, Rivers United fell to a 1-0 defeat against Wikki Tourists, while their closest challengers, Plateau United defeated Kano Pillars 1-0 on Sunday.

Plateau United reduced the gap betweens them and Rivers United to seven points.

In Bauchi, Rivers United went behind on 14 minutes through a Manu Garba strike.

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Jesse Akila scored the decisive goal for Plateau United on 38 minutes.

In Ikenne, Remo Stars returned to winning ways after two consecutive defeats edging out hard fighting Gombe United 1-0 with Sikiru Alimi scoring the winner on 17 minutes.

MFM looked destiny for relegation from the NPFL after they were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Lobi Stars.

Elsewhere, Sunshine Stars defeated Nasarawa United 2-1 in Akure.

Chigozie Chilekwu and Ugochukwu Leonard were on target for the hosts, while Chinedu Ohanachom scored Nasarawa United’s only goal of the game.

Kwara United defeated Katsina United 2-0 with Issa Gata and Junior Lokosa scoring the goals.

FULL RESULTS

Heartland 1-0 Akwa Utd
Abia Warriors 2-0 Rangers
Tornadoes 2-1 Enyimba
Kwara Utd 2-0 Katsina Utd
MFM 0-0 Lobi
Remo Stars 1-0 Gombe Utd
Dakkada 2-0 3SC
Plateau Utd 1-0 Kano Pillars
Wikki 1-0 Rivers United
Sunshine Stars 2-1 Nasarawa Utd

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