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NPFL23 Matchday 11: Remo Stars win away as Akwa United hold Insurance

Enyimba drop points, 3SC defeat Plateau

Remo Stars secured a second win since the restart in their NPFL23 Matchday 11 encounter with El-Kanemi Warriors in Maiduguri. The Sky Blue Stars claimed a 2-1 win away from home thanks to goals from Andy Okpe and captain Nduka Junior. The hosts pulled one back in the 90th minute through Mohammed Eboma to set up a tense finale before Remo Stars were reduced to ten men thanks to a red card to Adebayo Abayomi.

In a battle between first and second in Group A, Akwa United held Bendel Insurance to a 1-1 draw at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin. Imade Osarenkhoe scored his eighth goal of the season for the Benin Arsenal within two minutes of kickoff before Cyril Olisema equalised for the Promise Keepers in the 30th minute to take a point from the game.

Enyimba dropped points at home for the second consecutive game as they were held to a 1-1 draw by struggling Nasarawa United in their NPFL23 Matchday 11 meeting. The People’s Elephant took the lead through top scorer Chukwuemeka Obioma from the penalty spot with his ninth goal of the season before the Solid Miners found a late equaliser through

Shooting Stars came from behind to secure a 3-2 win over Plateau United in their league clash on Wednesday in Ibadan. The visitors opened the scoring through Adam Yakubu in the first half before Samuel Ayanrinde equalised for Shooting Stars. Ayanrinde scored his second of the match to put his side ahead before Ghali Falke made it three. The visitors found a second goal in the game but failed to get an equaliser.

Niger Tornadoes picked up their second win of the week as they held off Wikki Tourist in their NPFL23 Matchday 11 encounter. David Okoromi and Mark Daniel scored the goals in a 2-0 win for the Ikon Allah boys.

Anayo Ogbonna scored the only goal of the game for Gombe United as they came away with a 1-0 win over Kwara United at the Pantami Stadium in Gombe.

Abia Warriors triumphed in their Oriental Derby at home to Rangers, claiming a late 2-1 win in the match. Jimoh Gbadamosi opened the scoring for the home side with a penalty after 12 minutes before Uche John equalised for Rangers. Uche Moses scored with the last kick of the game to give the Umuahia Landlords a win at home.

Bayelsa United held Dakkada to a 1-1 draw at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo. Robert Mizo opened the scoring for Bayelsa United before Mmekut Udosen equalised for the Chosen Ones.

Sunshine Stars were held to a 1-1 draw by Doma United in their NPFL23 Matchday 11 clash. The visitors equalised through Paschal Nwabueze after Sunshine Stars had gone ahead Bidemi Owuko.


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