Bendel Insurance kicked off the NPFL24 Matchday Two action with a well-deserved 2-0 win over Shooting Stars at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. Experienced Shooting Stars defender Ghali Falke conceded an atrocious own goal to hand the Benin Arsenal the lead in the first half before Evans Ogbonda curled home a beauty in the second half to wrap up the points for the Federation Cup holders.
Kano Pillars claimed a massive win at home to North-West rivals Katsina United for their first win of the season in the derby. Sai Masu Gida picked up a 1-0 win thanks to a first-half effort from former Plateau United man Ibrahim Mustapha Yuga.
Doma United picked up a first win of the season by defeating Bayelsa United 2-0 at the Pantami Stadium in Gombe. Andrew Majalisa fired home a venomous strike to open the scoring in the first half before providing the assist with a cross for Charles Terwar to score his first for the Savannah Tigers in the second half.