By Uche Dozie
Sport Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
A total of eight wins and a draw were recorded in Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) week 21 nine fixtures.
Four out of those wins were away wins gotten by Akwa United, Rivers United, MFM FC and Nasarawa United.
Akwa maintained their place at the top of the log with a two nil win over fellow Uyo club side, Dakkada International at the Nest of Champions.
Charles Atshimene scored a brace; one in the 11th and the other in the 48th minutes to sink Dakkada in the Ibom derby.
MFM also had an impressive result on the road after beating Warri Wolves by two goals to nil.
The Church Boys scored both goals in the first half through Ifeanyi Onyebuchi in the 26th minutes and Clement Ogwu in the 39th minutes.
Rivers United edged it at the Cathedral against Rangers International of Enugu after a first half one nil win.
Rivers’ Godwin Aguda scored from close range in the 8th minutes of the game.
Nasarawa United got a two goals to one win to take all three points at the end of regulation time against Wikki Tourist.
The Tourist started brightly scoring in the 22nd minutes through Many Garba.
However, Anas Yusuf of Nasarawa’s leveller in the 33rd minutes pegged them back.
Silas Nwankwo made it two in the 46th minutes of the game in the second half. The goal all but settled hostilities at the end.
Meanwhile, Rabiu Ali’s goal from debutant Ahmed Musa’s assist gave Kano Pillars all three points at the Sani Abacha Stadium and kept their streak without a loss in the league.
NPFL 21 FULL-TIME SCORES
Kano Pillars 1-0 Adamawa Utd
Heartland 2-0 Katsina Utd
Wikki 1-2 Nasarawa Utd
Kwara Utd 2-0 Plateau Utd
Rangers 0-1 Rivers Utd
Dakkada 0-2 Akwa United
Sunshine Stars 0-0 Jigawa GS
Lobi Stars 2-0 FC Ifeanyiubah
Warri Wolves 0-2 MFM
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