League leaders Akwa United have stretched their lead at the summit to one point after they were able to record an impressive 1-1 draw at FC IfeanyiUbah in their Matchday 6 clash on Wednesday evening.
Cyril Olisema gave the Promise Keepers the lead in the 12th minute but the home side levelled proceedings through Patrick Ikeokwu with three second half minutes gone and that was how the scoreline remained till the end of the game.
Champions Plateau United started the Matchday on the same points with Akwa United with an inferior goal difference but they could not keep up with Abdu Maikaba’s team after they were beaten 2-0 at former champions Kano Pillars through a Junior Lokosa brace.
Another former champion Enyimba continued their recent renaissance with a 1-0 home win over Abia Warriors with the only goal of the game coming in the 70th minute through the in-form Stanley Dimgba.
Matchday 6 Results
Enyimba 1-0 Abia Warriors
Yobe Desert Stars 1-0 Katsina United
Sunshine Stars 1-0 El-kanemi Warriors
FC IfeanyiUbah 1-1 Akwa United
Kano Pillars 2-0 Plateau United
MFM 2-1 Wikki Tourists
Standings (Top 4) via Points
1. Akwa United 13
2. Plateau United 12
3. Kano Pillars 11
4. Sunshine Stars 11
17. Enugu Rangers 6
18. Heartland 4
19. Go Round 4
20. Kwara United 3