Heartland FC of Owerri became the third club side to earn an away win in the current abridged NPFL with a 0-1 triumph over Nasarawa United.
In other fixtures, Kwara United moved to the top of Group A of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) yesterday with a 3-2 defeat of Enyimba, Freekicknaija reports.
The Ilorin team is just one point better that the People’s Elephant. Wikki Tourists who defeated Niger Tornadoes 2-1 is third on the log.
Segun Alebiosu struck in the 31st minute to level scores for Kwara United’s after Ibrahim Mustapha had put the visitors ahead after 12 minutes. Joseph Osadiaye scored from the spot kick to hand Enyimba a 2-1 lead.
Alebiosu made it 2-2 in the 68th minute with a brilliant shot.
Mohammed Usman sealed the first win of the NPFL season for Kwara United in the 73rd minute of the match.
At the Dipo Dina Stadium in Sagamu, Bendel Insurance got the lead in the 58th minutes through Charles Omokaro but Victor Mbaoma drew Remo Stars level in the 76th minute to share points one apiece.
Plateau Utd recorded their first win of the season yesterday when they trounced El Kanemi Warriors 2-0.
Plateau United had earlier recorded a draw and a defeat in their previous two games.
In Bauchi, Aminu Ahmad scored the only goal of the encounter, Wikki Tourist defeated Niger Tornadoes 1-0.
Ahmad fired in a low drive second into the second.
Abba Umar doubled the lead for Wikki in the 83rd minute. Tornadoes halved the deficit through a strike from Ismaila Sarki in the
stoppage time of the game.
In Kano, Chris Madaki denied Akwa United maximum points at the Sani Abacha Stadium when he headed past Jean Efala to restore parity for the Sai Masugida. Ndifreke Effiong had shot Akwa United into the lead after 22 minutes.
In Kaduna, Kada City kicked off their NPFL campaign with a 2-1 win at home against Gombe United.
Umar Mohammed fired in from a free-kick to give Kada City the lead in the 19th minute.
Enesi Sani equalized after thirty seconds for Gombe United. Sadiq Suleiman restored Kada’s lead with a half volley.
In Omoku, Go Round were held to a goalless draw at home to FC Ifeanyiubah.
Heartland FC edge past Nasarawa United 1-0 to record an away win for this season.
Samuel Nnoshiri struck in the 15th minute to throw Lafia City Stadium into silence.
That was the only away victory in the NPFL matchday three ties played on Sunday.
The victory takes Heartland to top of group B with six points.
Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde