NPFL Matchday 17 Review: Rivers United Go Second With Nasarawa Win As Kwara United Climb Off Bottom With Draw At Rangers

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

Bottom 4:

17. El-kanemi Warriors 19

18. Go Round 18

19. Kwara United 17

20. Heartland 17