By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Remo Stars suffered its fourth straight away defeat in the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) after a 1-0 loss to Niger Tornadoes on Saturday.
Seun Ogunribide was adjudged to have handled the ball in the box as the referee pointed to the spot in the third minute for Niger Tornadoes’ penalty.
Wakili Abdullahi in the fourth minute converted the spot kick for the lone goal of the game.
Niger Tornadoes tried to double its lead to no avail before the end of the first half.
In the second half, Remo Stars put up a spirited performance to equalise but to no avail.
Remo Stars maintained its third position on the league table with 29 points from 18 games, a point ahead of Enugu Rangers which will face Defending Champions, Akwa United in Uyo on Sunday.
Elsewhere, Plateau United missed the chance of going top of the table after forcing Enyimba International FC to a 1-1 draw in Aba.
Victor Mbaoma scored the opening goal of the game for Enyimba in the 28th minute before Austine Opara’s equaliser for Plateau United.
Plateau United occupies the second position with 38 points, the same points as Rivers United which will place Gombe United.
2021/2022 NPFL Matchday 18 Results and Sunday Fixtures
Enyimba 1-1 Plateau United
Niger Tornadoes 1-0 Remo Stars
Kwara United vs Heartland FC
Sunshine Stars vs Dakkada FC
Katsina United vs Wikki Tourist
Lobi Stars vs Abia Warriors
Akwa United vs Enugu Rangers
Gombe United vs Rivers United
Nasarawa United vs MFM FC
Shooting Stars vs Kano Pillars
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