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.
MATCH DAY 26
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