NPFL Matchday 10 Review: Pillars Go Top With Rangers Draw As Tornadoes Climb Off Bottom After Win

Kano Pillars have gone to the top of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) table after the former champions secured an impressive one-all draw at Enugu Rangers.

The league’s leading scorer, Junior Lokosa scored with three minutes left for his 9th league goal of the season to earn his a point for his side after Godwin Aguda had given Rangers a first half lead.

Another former champions Enyimba have moved into second spot and are level on points with new league leaders Kano Pillars following their 2-1 win over Sunshine Stars.

Ifeanyi Anaemena was the centre of attraction for the Aba Elephants as he scored a second half winner after he had earlier put through his own net to cancel put Stephen Chukwude’s opener.

In the pick of the other games, Rivers United recorded the only away win courtesy a 1-0 win over Kwara United via a Chikere Osita strike in added time while Niger Tornadoes have climbed out of the relegation after a 2-0 win over Abia Warriors.

Matchday 10 Results

Kwara United 0-1 Rivers United

Niger Tornadoes 2-0 Abia Warriors

Sunshine Stars 2-1 Enyimba

Enugu Rangers 1-1 Kano Pillars

Yobe Desert Stars 2-0 El-kanemi Warriors

MFM 0-0 Lobi Stars

Wikki Tourists 1-1 Katsina United

FC IfeanyiUbah 1-0 Nasarawa United

Standings (Top 4 via Points):

1. Kano Pillars 17

2. Enyimba 17

3. Akwa United 16

4. Rivers United 16

Bottom 4:

17. Nasarawa United 10

18. Go Round 10

19. Kwara United 10

20. Sunshine Stars 9