Rivers United have moved up to second spot on the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) table following their 1-0 win over Nasarawa United at home.
Sochima Eluma was the hero for the hosts as he scored the only goal of the game after 57 seconds to secure the maximum points at stake.
Kwara United have climbed off the bottom after they earned an impressive goalless draw at Enugu Rangers.
In the pick of the other games, Katsina United are up to fourth spot following their 1-1 draw at Abia Warriors with Joshua Agboola’s penalty cancelling Samson Obi’s opener for the hosts.
Matchday 17 Results
Rangers 0-0 Kwara United
Abia Warriors 1-1 Katsina United
El-kanemi Warriors 3-0 Heartland
Go Round 1-1 Niger Tornadoes
Rivers United 1-0 Nasarawa United
Sunshine Stars 2-1 Wikki Tourists
Standings (Top 4 via Points):
1. Lobi Stars 30
2. Rivers United 26
3. Kano Pillars 25
4. Katsina United 24
17. El-kanemi Warriors 19
18. Go Round 18
19. Kwara United 17
20. Heartland 17