NPFL: IfeanyiUbah Back at the Top

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* Giwa, Rangers match inconclusive in Jos
FC IfeanyiUbah has regained the leadership of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) after a 1-0 win over Warri Wolves in a Week 12 game and the inconclusiveness of the game between Rangers and Giwa in Jos.
Erstwhile leaders Rangers were leading 1-0 before their game at Giwa was disrupted in the 74thminute.
IfeanyiUbah now top the league standings with 22 points from 12 games.
Maduabuchi Okereke scored the only goal of the game in the 59th minute.
In Port Harcourt, Bernard Ovoke’s lone strike earned Rivers United a 1-0 home win over Kano Pillars. The former Bayelsa United forward scored in the 77th minute.
David Obiazor in goal for Pillars prevented Rivers United from scoring in the 20th minute, before Fredrick Obomate’s flying header in the 30th minute missed by a whisker.
In the 41st minute, Pillars Rabiu Ali fired over the bar from the edge of the box
In Makurdi, Barnabas Imenger scored in the 52nd minute off Tony Okpotu’s assist to give a Lobi 1-0 win over Akwa United.
El Kanemi Warriors Head Coach, Ladan Bosso, has described his side’s massive defeat at Sunshine Stars as “bad day” at the office.
Warriors were handed a 0-3 defeat at Sunshine Stars in Sunday’s Match-day 12 clash at the Akure Township Stadium.
Bosso said it is unpardonable for his side to have created several chances at goal without making the chances count in their favour.
“Today (Sunday) is a bad day for us, we created as many as seven chances at goal without a goal to show for it.
“The defensive errors didn’t help us either as the home side made their chances count positively.
“I also do not understand the referee’s decision to award two penalties to Sunshine Stars while he completely overruled a just penalty call on our part.
“We will go back home to continue to work on our mistakes to come out a better side in subsequent matches,” said the former Abia Warriors coach to supersport.com.
The blowout at Sunshine Stars leaves the Maiduguri outfit’s total points at 13 from a possible 36 in the 12-week-old top flight.
El Kanemi Warriors’ next match will be against struggling side Ikorodu United in Maiduguri.
MATCH DAY 12

IfeanyiUbah 1-0 Wolves

Sunshine 3-0  El Kanemi

Tornadoes 2-0 Ikorodu

Rivers 1-0 Pillars

Lobi 1-0 Akwa

Nasarawa 2-1  Plateau

3SC 2-I  Heartland

MFM 1-0 Wikki