Bendel Insurance held hosts Remo Stars to another 1-1 result to maintain their unbeaten run in 14 games of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) yesterday.
The 1-1 draw at the Ikenne Stadium home ground of Remo Stars is the fifth consecutive same score line for the Benin Arsenal who are maintaining the top spot of Group A of the NPFL’s 2022/23 season with 28 points.
Kwame Mawuena fired Remo into the lead in the 16th minute while Divine Nwachukwu restored parity for Insurance four minutes later.
Elsewhere, Plateau United defeated Akwa United 1-0 to jump to the fifth spot on 21 points. Mustapha Ibrahim scored the winner in the 37th minute for the Peace Boys at the New Jos Stadium.
Mbaoma Chijioke’s brace in the 29th and 76th minute gave Enyimba a 2-1 victory over Kwara United at the Akure Township Stadium.
Samad Kadiri scored the consolation for the Harmony Boys in the 36th minute.
It was the People’s Elephants’ first-ever away win over Kwara United whom they have lost to eight times as they moved to the second position with 24 points.
NPFL (Week 14)
Elkanemi 0-0 Shooting
Kwara Utd 1-2 Enyimba
Plateau 1-0 Akwa Utd
Remo 1-1 B’Insurance
Abia War 2-1 Sunshine
Bayelsa 3-0 Lobi Stars
Doma Utd 2-0 Wikki
Rangers 2-2 Tornadoes