NPFL: Leaders Pillars Crumble in Garden City to Leave Top Spot Open


Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) leaders, Kano Pillars FC, suffered setback in Port Harcourt yesterday with hosts Rivers United snatching a 2-0 victory at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium.

The defeat for the Sai Masu Gida has now created another window for second placed Akwa United to assume top spot today when they host Heartland in Uyo.

Nasarawa moved a place up to No 3 with a 3-1 defeat of Warri Wolves in Lafia.

The Pride of Rivers climbed into the top four bracket on same points with Nasarawa United but with inferior goal difference.

Kwara United dropped out of the top four as Enyimba step up to sixth spot.

Warri Wolves are back among the bottom four with Wikki Tourists out of that zone.

FC IfeanyiUbah, Sunshine Stars and Adamawa United remain in the drop zone.


Plateau Utd 2-0 Katsina Utd

Enyimba 2-1 Adamawa Utd

Rivers Utd 2-0 Kano Pillars

Jigawa GS 1-1 Wikki

IfeanyiUbah 2-1 Kwara Utd

Sunshine 1-0 Dakkada FC

Lobi Stars 1-0 Rangers

Nasarawa 3-1 Warri Wolves

MFM FC v Abia Warriors (PP)


Akwa Utd v Heartland