By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Remo Stars suffered its fourth defeat of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season as two times African Champions, Enyimba earned a 2-1 win over the Sky Blue Stars in Aba on Wednesday.
Former Remo Stars player, Victor Mbaoma opened the scoring for the People’s Elephant in the 37th minute.
Ekene Awazie increased Enyimba’s lead in the 49th minute before Nduka Junior reduced the deficit for Remo Stars from the penalty spot in the 70th minute.
Remo Stars occupy the third position with 26 points while Enyimba FC seats in the seventh position with 24 points.
League leaders, Rivers United recorded a 0-1 win over Kano Pillars away as Nwangwa Nyima’s 70th minute goal was enough to hand the Port Harcourt side its third away win of the season.
Goals from Izuchukwu Chimezie and Albert Hilary gave Plateau United a 0-2 away win against Lobi Stars in Makurdi.
Akwa United, Gombe United, Sunshine Stars, and Katsina United won their home games while Nasarawa United forced Kwara United to a 1-1 draw.
Niger Tornadoes and MFM FC also played out a 1-1 draw, the same score-line between Shooting Stars and Enugu Rangers in Ibadan.
2021/2022 NPFL Matchday 16 Results
Akwa United 2-0 Wikki Tourist
Enyimba FC 2-1 Remo Stars
Gombe United 1-0 Abia Warriors
Kano Pillars 0-1 Rivers United
Katsina United 4-1 Dakkada FC
Lobi Stars 0-2 Plateau United
Nasarawa United 1-1 Kwara United
Niger Tornadoes 1-1 MFM FC
Sunshine Stars 3-1 Heartland FC
Shooting Stars 1-1 Enugu Rangers
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