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
17. Sunshine 13
18. El-kanemi Warriors 13
19. Go Round 13
20. Kwara United 11