Another mouthwatering encounters greeted football and sport enthusiast on Sunday in the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL), during the second day of match day 4, report.

Akwa United got a narrow win against Plateau United as they continued their resurgence with a consecutive win at the Eket Stadium.

James Ajako broke the deadlock for the home team with his second of the season after a several time of asking. He scored with a volley following a corner kick commotion in the 82nd minute which also proved to be the winner.

Sunshine Stars recorded their first win in this season's campaign after a one nil win over travellers, Abia Warriors at the Ondo State Sports Complex.

Samson Olasupo's 30 minutes goal was the decider for the Akure Gunners who had drawn all three matches prior to this match.

Another first time winner were Shooting Stars Sporting Club of Ibadan who got a solitary win over El-Kanemi Warriors at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba Ibadan.

A 78th minute goal by Tiza Samuel ensured the Oluyole Warriors can have a sigh of relief after three matches without a win.

Lobi Stars scored three times for the first time this season to ease pass Bayelsa United and continue their winning streak at the New Jos Stadium.

Kumaga Suur added to his goal tally making it three goals this season after scoring in the 67th and 78th. Abba U completed the rout in the 84th minute.

It was back to back draw for under fire, Abdu Maikaba's Rangers as they held Niger Tornadoes to a goalless draw at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna.

Wikki Tourist at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium could not go pass newly promoted side, Doma United as no goal separated the two sides.

Nasarawa United got their first point of the season as they were unlucky not to go with all points following a late penalty by Taye Yusuf which cancelled Chinedu Ohanachum's 20th minute goal in their match against Gombe United.


Bendel Insurance 3-0 Remo Stars Enyimba FC 3-0 Kwara United Gombe United 1-1 Nasarawa United Shooting Stars 1-0 El-Kanemi Warriors Akwa United 1-0 Plateau United Dakkada FC 1-2 Rivers United Lobi Stars 3-0 Bayelsa United Sunshine Stars 1-0 Abia Warriors Niger Tornadoes 0-0 Rangers Int'l Wikki Tourists 0-0 Doma United


By Uche Dozie