By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Enyimba International FC returned to winning ways after mid week’s defeat to Shooting Stars, recording a 3-0 triumph over Gombe United on Saturday in Matchday 26 of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) in Aba.
The three goals were scored within the first 30 minutes of play.
Emeka Obioma opened scoring for the People’s Elephants in the sixth minute.
Victor Mbaoma increased the lead in the 15th minute before Cyril Olisema’s first goal of the season in the 29th minute for Enyimba.
Enyimba International FC occupy the sixth position on the league table with 38 points while Gombe United with 35 points occupy the ninth position.
Elsewhere, Emmanuel Charles scored the winning goal as Dakkada FC edged second placed Plateau United 1-0 in Uyo.
Niger Tornadoes had to come from a goal down to earn a 2-1 win over Kano Pillars.
Ageless Rabiu Aliu had given Kano Pillars a fifth-minute lead before two goals from Jonas Emmanuel and Musa Wakili’s 90th-minute penalty sealed victory for the host.
Niger Tornadoes with 33 points occupy the 12th position as Kano Pillars’s struggle continues in the relegation zone.
The Sai Masu Gida occupy the 17th position with 26 points from 25 games.
2021/2022 NPFL Results for Saturday, April 30, 2022
Dakkada FC 1-0 Plateau United
Enyimba International FC 3-0 Gombe United
Niger Tornadoes 2-1 Kano Pillars
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