NPFL: Doma United ends Rivers United unbeaten run while Enyimba, 3CS, Akwa United and Plateau United grab home wins

Akwa United players celebrating after scoring

After Bendel Insurance’s goalless home draw against Gombe United and Abia Warriors huge 2-4 away win on Saturday, Matchday six action continued on Sunday.

Group A

Plateau United defeated struggling Kwara United 1-0 at the new Jos stadium in Jos courtesy of a Murtala Dagbo’s half hour mark own goal to help the plateau state based team moved up to fifth in group A.

Samuel Ayanrinde on his first appearance for shooting stars this season scored a first half brace to help the Ibadan based team to a 2-0 home victory over Nasarawa United while Akwa United retured to the Best of champions in Uyo with a 3-1 win over Remo Stars.

Earlier, Enyimba FC moved to their position the group with a 2-0 home victory at the Enyimba international stadium in Aba, thanks to Chukwemeka Obioma’s first half double.

Group B

Champion Rivers United fell to their first defeat of the season after a 2-1 away loss to league’s debutants Doma United. Cameroonian Ngweni Denis Ndasi’s 22nd minute goal was canceled by Musa Usman’s brace which helped the home side to their second win of the season.

An early goal by Stephen Chukwude ensured Sunshine Stars get their second win of the season at home to Bayelsa United while Abubakar Aliyu Ibrahim’s goal at the at the stroke of halftime hands Wikki Tourist a 1-0 win to Enugu Rangers.

Matchday six fixtured ended with Niger Tonardoes drawing 0-0 to Lobi stars. The draw moved the away side to the top of the table on goal difference while the home side remained in sixth position in the group.

NPFL Match Day six Results;

Group A

Bendel Insurance 0-0 Gombe United
Akwa Utd 3-1 Remo Stars
Plateau Utd 1-0 Kwara Utd
Enyimba 2-0 El-Kanemi Warriors
Shooting Stars 2-0 Nasarawa Utd

Group B

Niger Tornadoes 0-0 Lobi Stars
Doma Utd 2-1 Rivers Utd
Wikki Tourists 1-0 Rangers
Sunshine Stars 1-0 Bayelsa Utd.
Dakkada FC 2-4 Abia Warriors

League table after Matchday six results;

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