By Uche Dozie
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Kwara United continued their fine run so far in the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) as they defeated Sunshine Stars at the Akure Township Stadium.
The Afonja Warriors recorded their second away win after ending the Owena Waves’ unbeaten at home.
Sadeeq Yusuf continued his goal scoring streak after he scored his 7th goal in the 50th minutes to give the home side the lead.
However, substitute Issa Gata equalled scores four minutes later. Stephen Jude gave the away side the three points in the 86th minutes as he slot the ball pass the goalkeeper.
Kwara United remain unbeaten in seven matches in the NPFL after the game with 4wins and 3 draw.
Akwa United were ruthless against Katsina United beating them by three goals to nil at the Nest of Champions thanks to striker Ndifreke Effiong’s brace and assist.
Ndifreke Effiong’s scored his 5th goal of the season to ensure the Promise Keepers took the lead at half time.
Charles Atshimene got his first goal of the season to double Akwa’s lead in the second half after Ndifreke Effiong
The man of the day made it three at the 79th minutes from the spot after he was brought down.
At the Agege Stadium, Lagos, MFM FC failed to utilise the home advantage as former coach Fidelis Ilechukwu and Heartland Boys left a bitter taste in their mouth at the end of 90 minutes.
Emmanuel Adachi scored from the spot after Akuneto was fouled in the box earlier to put Heartland ahead in the 8th minutes.
Muyiwa Balogun headed MFM FC into the game after connecting a cross from Micheal Mbonu in the 46th minutes to make it one all.
10 minutes later Heartland regained the lead as Jimoh Gbadamosi blasted a low shot pass from Akuneto.
Despite pressure from the home side, it couldn’t stop the Naze Millionaire from taking their first three points away from home this season.
Match Day nine Sunday result
Dakkada Int’l 2-1 Abia Warriors
Akwa Utd 3-0 Katsina Utd
Jigawa GS 1-0 Adamawa Utd
MFM 1-2 Heartland
Lobi 0-0 Wikki
Sunshine Stars 1-2 Kwara Utd
Rangers 1-0 Wolves
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