By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Seven games of matchday four of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) took place on Sunday, January 2, 2022, across different centres.
In Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Remo Stars FC forced Dakkada FC to a 1-1 draw.
Muritala Lawal’s 14th-minute goal was canceled out in the 42nd minute by Samuel Anakwe.
Enyimba suffered its second defeat of the season after a 2-0 loss to Kano Pillars.
Rabiu Ali’s penalty opened the scoring for Sai Masu Gida in the 45th minute before Kokoete Udo made it two in the 60th minute.
Nasarawa United earned its first win of the season with a 2-0 victory against defending Champions, Akwa United.
Tochukwu Michael Udeh and Silas Nwankwo scored for the host.
Wikki Tourist inflicted MFM FC with its third defeat of the season as Nelson Abiam, Isah Usman, and Ibrahim Emmanuel Sale converted for the Bauchi-based side.
Enugu Rangers were the biggest winners of the day with a 4-0 win over Niger Tornadoes.
Kenechukwu Augustine scored two goals coupled with a goal each from Shedrack Asiegbu and Christian Nnaji for Rangers.
Goals from Jesse Akila, Izuchukwu Chimezie, and Muhammad Zulkifilu lifted former Champions, Plateau United to a 3-0 triumph over Heartland FC.
The game between Rivers United and Sunshine Stars ended in a goalless draw.
2021/2022 NPFL Matchday Four Results and Goalscorer
Nasarawa United 2-0 Akwa United
(Tochukwu Michael Udeh 53′ Silas Nwankwo 83′)
Wikki Tourist 3-0 MFM FC
(Nelson Abiam 7′ Isah Usman 45′ Ibrahim Emmanuel Sale 60′)
Enugu Rangers 4-0 Niger Tornadoes
(Kenechukwu Augustine Agu penalty 58′ 70′ Shedrack Asiegbu 73′ Christian Nnaji 89′)
Dakkada FC 1-1 Remo Stars
(Muritala Lawal 14′, Samuel Anakwe 42′)
Kano Pillars 2-0 Enyimba International FC
(Rabiu Ali penalty 45′ Kokoete Udo 60′)
Plateau United 3-0 Heartland FC
(Jesse Akila 17′ Izuchukwu Chimezie 47′ Muhammad Zulkifilu 73′)
Rivers United 0-0 Sunshine Stars
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