Wikki Maintain Top Spot, Rangers Move Up

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NFPL

Wikki Tourists consolidated leadership of the Nigeria league after they beat El Kanemi Warriors in a northeastern derby wednesday.

The Bauchi club now have 37 points from 20 matches.
Their match winner was former Flying Eagles striker Abubakar Lawal, who fired home in the 57th minute off a curling cross.

However, Enugu Rangers are within striking distance of the table toppers after they pipped Kano Pillars 1-0 in Enugu, also wednesday.

After a scoreless first half, defender Adamu Murtala sliced the ball into his own net in the 56th minute following pressure from Rangers striker Bobby Clement.

In other games , Abia Warriors played out a 1-1 draw at home with bottom club Ikorodu United, Niger Tornadoes beat Plateau United 1-0 and Akwa United and Sunshine Stars played out a thrilling 3-3 draw.