*In another encounter, Okiki Musampa brace handed the Baribote boyz NEMBE CITY a deserving 3 points when they pipped GOMBE UTD 2:0 to take them to 5th position on the log.
*John Kollins strike cancelled out Victor Namo spot-kick to ensure both NASARAWA UTD and LOBI STARS shared the point in Lafia township stadium.
*Goal from Chiamaka Madu and Abraham Ezeoha handed SHARKS FC a 2:1 win over BAYELSA UTD. Gomo Onduku strike has put BAYELSA boyz in front in the early half-hour but the blue angels turn the match around to give Gbenga Ogunbote the 2nd win of the season.
*In Ilorin, Ibrahim Abdullahi strike for ABS ensured that 3SC quest to get at least a point on the road for the past 2 seasons prove abortive when the young lad struck home the winner for Abubakar Bukola Saraki boyz to end the stalemate encounter 1:0.
*HEARTLAND also beat WIKKI TOURIST by 3:0. Happy Okuoka 6th minutes strike, Isah akor 51st minutes goal and Esom Tochukwu 89 minutes strike command the 3 maximum points for the Naze Millionaire over Bauchi based team.
*SUNSHINE STARS walloped AKWA UTD 3:0 in Akure township stadium. Dele Olorundare's brace and Ajani Ibrahim strike gave the Akure gunners a well deserving victory over their counterpart from Akwa-Ibom state. Meanwhile, this victory has pushed them into 2nd position in the log with 17 points but only goal difference separate them with Rangers who occupied the 1st position.
*The peoples elephant secure a 2:0 victory over DOLPHINS FC in Aba township stadium. Ifeanyi Edeh's 10th minutes strike and Ugo Nwachukwu 61 mins goal ensure the former Africa champion ENYIMBA FC moved to 10th position with 12 points in 9 games.
*WARRI WOLVES also pipped 10-man Afonja warrior by 2:1. Musa Najare struck twice in the 13th and 26 mins before Sidi Lawal pull one back for KWARA UTD in the 36th minutes. Goalkeeper Suraj Aiyeleso see red in the 56 minutes for a bad tackle on the star man Musa Najare but Warri based team failed to capitalize on the opportunity of the red card as both teams failed to score in the 2nd 45 minutes.
*It was the rain of goals at the Nnamdi Azikwe stadium in Enugu as the star match of the week 9 between the RANGERS INT'L vs KANO PILLARS ended 4:0. Goal from Dada Bitrus 14th, Oduokpe Oghogho 17th and Alhaji Gero 24th mins ensured the flying antelopes are leading 3:0 in the 1st half before the former Gombe united player Sanusi Sani brought in and finished off the Maisugida side. This victory has set RANGERS into 1st position with 17 points in 9 games.
Therefore, the Nigeria Professional Football League will go on break as the transfer windows has opened and the league will resume back on the 8th of MAY.
Article by Raji Kazeem