By Uche Dozie
Sport Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Former League leaders, Nasarawa United were on Sunday on the winning side after three matches without a win in the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.
The Solid Miners defeated Akwa United by two goals to one at the Lafia Township Stadium.
The goals came in the second half as eleven minutes into the half, Adamu put the home team ahead in the 55th minutes.
However, red hot striker, Ndifreke Effiong restored parity for the Orange Boys in the 63rd minutes.
Evils Anaekwe made sure his team went home with all points as he scored the winner at the nick of time.
At the Ilorin Stadium, Kwara United ran riot over another Uyo side after a three nil win over Dakkada International.
The Afonja Boys showed the same fine performance that have resulted in a eight match unbeaten run to put their opponents to the sword.
The Ilorin Boys didn’t score their second until the 74th minutes when Michael Ohanu scored from a follow up after a save by Dakkada goalie.
Alao Danbani in the 81st minutes added salt to Dakkada’s injury after he scored Kwara’s third.
Kano Pillars moved to third pending Rangers International’s game after a one nil victory over struggling MFM FC of Lagos.
Umar Hassan scored the only goal in the 90 plus additional minutes to give the Sai Masu Gida the win over the Church Boys.
Kastina United also won by one nil against Jigawa Golden Stars. Samuel Kalu’s 33rd minutes goal settled scores between the two sides.
Adamawa United played out a one all draw against Nnewi side, FC Ifeanyi Ubah at the Stadium. Idris Abubakar had given the home team the lead in the 21st minutes of the game, but Christian Molokwu made sure the Anambra Warriors went home with a point and further keep the Justin Madugu’s side at rock bottom of the log.
Wikki Tourist and Sunshine Stars settled for a goalless draw after 90 minutes at the Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi.
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