NPFL Matchday 12 Review: Lobi Got Top As Rangers Edge Enyimba In Oriental Derby; IfeanyiUbah In Oriental Home Draw With Abia Warriors

Lobi Stars have gone to the top of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) after they defeated Katsina United 1-0 in their Matchday 12 clash on Sunday evening.

Veteran forward David Tyavkase proved to be the matchwinner as he scored the only goal of the game on 69 minutes to hand his side the maximum points at stake.

In another league game, immediate past league champions Enugu Rangers edged the battle of two heavyweights at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium with a 1-0 win over Enyimba.

Bright Silas scored the only goal of the game on 5 minutes to give Gbenga Ogunbote’s side an important win in the Oriental Derby.

In the pick of the remaining games, IfeanyiUbah failed to fire in front of home fans after they were forced to a 1-1 draw by Abia Warriors in another Oriental Derby clash.

Matchday 12 Results

Lobi Stars 1-0 Katsina United

Wikki Tourists 3-0 Rivers United

FC IfeanyiUbah 1-1 Abia Warriors

Kwara United 1-1 El-kanemi Warriors

Niger Tornadoes 1-0 Plateau United

Yobe Desert Stars 2-0 Kano Pillars

Go Round 1-0 Sunshine Stars

Rangers 1-0 Enyimba

MFM 3-0 Heartland

Standings (Top 4 via Points)

1. Lobi Stars 23

2. Kano Pillars 20

3. Yobe Desert Stars 19

4. Plateau United 18

Bottom 4:

17. Sunshine 13

18. El-kanemi Warriors 13

19. Go Round 13

20. Kwara United 11