By Uche Dozie
Sports Writer, kick442.com-Nigeria
The clash between the league leaders, Plateau United and defending champions, Enyimba climaxed match day twelve of the Nigeria Professional Football League.
The match ended in a four goal whitewash in favour of the Jos side, Plateau United.
The game had started cagey with both sides felling to find the back of the net until the thirty-eight minutes when Uche Onwuasoanya gave Plateau United the lead.
The league leaders continued on the same light with the second goal coming through Ibrahim Mustapha who scored in the fifty-nineth minutes.
Plateau United was not done yet as Abba Umar compounded the woes of the Aba Champions with a brace in the seventy-second and seventy-fourth minutes respectively.
Despite Plateau’s captain, Daniel Itodo was sent off for second booking offence. The hosts maintained the four zero win.
It was the first time Enyimba will concede four goals after the 4-3 defeat against Nasarawa United in June, 2018.
Plateau United, with the win, sits well in first position with twenty-one minutes and Enyimba slides to on the log.
The struggle to get a win away continues for the defending champions as they have only garnered three points away from home.
Enyimba will seek to move to winning ways as the play Kwara United in the next game on Wednesday at the Aba Township Stadium while Plateau United go away to Katsina United in match day thirteen.
Plateau Utd vs ENYIMBA XI #PLAENY
Nwabali, James, Darkwah, Opara, Adebayo, Mohammed, Ojo, Guera, Abdulrahaman, Mbaoma, Bala.
PLATEAU UTD XI:
Chinedu, Abubakar, Itodo, Ndala, Andrew, Ibrahim, Silas, Ochewechi, Ibrahim, Umar, Onwuasoanya.
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