The much awaited opening fixtures of Nigeria second tier football league, Nigeria National League (NNL) 2019 season kicked off on Wednesday April 10, 2019 with some interesting results.
Top on the bill was Kogi United 5-0 triumph over Yarmalight. At MKO Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, Ekiti United held host Gateway United to a 0-0 draw. J. Atete defeated 36 Lions by a lone goal.
At Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan, Oyo state capital, traveling Abia Comet held Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) to a 1-1 draw.
10th minute goal from Samuel Akinbinu and 72nd minute confirmation goal from
Sunday Owoyemi gave host Bayelsa United a 2-0 triumph over Osun United.
The league is expected to continue next weekend.
Below is the full result of today’s matches as Abubakar Bukola Saraki FC (ABS FC) host Sokoto United on Thursday, April 11 2019.
Match DAY ONE
Nigeria National League,NNL 2019.
NAF FC 2 vs 1 EFCC
Kogi Utd 5 – 0 FC Yarmalight
FC Zamfara 1 vs 1 Jigawa G Stars
Green Beret 1 vs 0 Bimo SC
Rarara FC 1 vs 0 Road Safety
Giodano 0 vs 1 Mighty Jets
ABS FC vs Sokoto Utd (11/4/19)
Adamawa Utd 1 vs 0 Aklosendi Int’l
3SC FC 1-1 Abia Comets
Bayelsa 2-0 Osun Utd
FT: J’Atete 1-0 36Lion
Stationery Stores FC 3 vs 0 De Sapele Lions FC
Akwa Starlets 2 vs 1 Jossy FC
Rovers FC 0 vs 1 Dynamite FC
Gateway 0 vs 0 Ekiti Utd
Warri Wolves 2 vs 1 Ibom Youths FC
Words of life 2 vs 0 Lamry FC
*By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde*