Lobi Stars failed to revenge for their 3-1 loss to Plateau United in the first leg as they were held to a goalles draw by league leader, Plateau United in Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi.
Rivers United were able to get 4 points from Kano Pillars this season after a 2-1 victory against Sai Masu Gida at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium with Rabui Ali scoring Pillars only goal as the pride of Rivers leapfrog Lobi Stars to occupy the second position on the log.
Akwa United search for first win over Warri Wolves in 7 games continues as Ndifreke stoppage time goal denied Warri Wolves all maximum points in Uyo after Wisdom Jumbo put the Seasiders in front in the 70th minutes through spot kick
Elsewhere, Nasarawa United were able to end Enyimba 5 games unbeaten run with goals from Chinedu Ohanachom in the 33 minutes and Dauda Maigishiri in the 87 minutes as the solid Miner’s continues their quest to move out of the relegation zone.
Also, it was a goalles draw in Lagos between MFM and Heartland FC and in Akure between Sunshine Stars and Enugu Rangers while Jigawa Golden Stars bounced back from a goal down to beat Wikki Tourist 2-1 in Kano.
Plateau United, Rivers United, Lobi Stars and Akwa United are the top 4 teams after match day 21 while Abia Warriors replace Warri Wolves to join Jigawa Golden Stars, Nasarawa United and Adamawa United in the relegation.
NPFL Match Day 21 Results
Akwa United 1-1 Warri Wolves
⚽️ Ndifreke Effiong 90’ – Wisdom Jumbo 76’ (PEN)
Jigawa Golden Stars 2-1 Wikki Tourist
⚽️ Ibrahim Saleh 54’, Abdullahi Lala 67’ – Promise Damala 2’
Rivers United 2-1 Kano Pillars
⚽️ Konan Ruffin N’Gouan 22’ (PEN), Cletus Emotan 88’ – Rabiu Ali 90+3’
FT: Nasarawa United 2-0 Enyimba
⚽️ Chinedu Ohanachom 33’, Dauda Maigishiri 87’
FT: Lobi Stars 0-0 Plateau United
Adamawa United 2-1 FC Ifeanyi Ubah
⚽️ Jibrin Abubakar 22’, Idris Abubakar 69’ – Ikenna Cooper 67’
Sunshine Stars 0-0 Enugu Rangers
MFM 0-0 Heartland
Katsina United 1-0 Abia Warriors
⚽️ Joseph Atule 6’