Akwa United Drub Kano Pillars 3-0, Top Group B

Akwa United
Akwa United

Akwa United United have whitewashed Kano Pillars by 3-0 to remain on top of Group B of Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL table.

In the match played on Sunday at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, the coach Rafael Everton-tutored team defeated the Kano team in their match 15.

The Promise Keepers who got a 1-1 draw in the reverse fixture tore their fierce rivals apart with goals from Ndifreke Effiong, Emmanuel Charles and Kodjovi Dadzie.

By this victory, they now get 28 points to top the group.

Meanwhile, in Group A game, Enugu Rangers are the leading team in Group A of the NPFL after the impressive results.

Rangers got the weekend’s only away victory as they pipped Sunshine Stars 2-1 in Akure.

Ivorian Seka Pascal got the two goals for Rangers in the 29th and 44th minutes while Sunshine Stars’ only goal was scored by Anthony Omaka in the 32nd. But it was not enough to earn the home team a share of the spoils from Sunday’s game.

With the latest win by Coach Gbenga Ogunbote’s men, Rangers now have 27 points from 12 games as they hold a firm advantage at the summit of the log in Group A even with three outstanding games.

Enyimba International are now second in Group A following their 2-0 win over Kwara United on Sunday. Stanley Dimgba got the two goals that gave the People’s Elephant the three points from their home game.

MFM were held to a barren draw by Lobi Stars in Lagos on Sunday. It is the second time this season that the Olukoya Boys will be dropping points at home; having also played a 1-1 draw against Enyimba in their last home game before Sunday’s outing.