Akwa United claimed top position in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a comfortable 3-0 home win against Kwara United at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo on Sunday, reports.
Michael Ibe opened scoring for Akwa United in the 13th minute, while Victor Mbaoma doubled the lead in the 21st minute, slotting the ball past the Harmony Boys goalie, making the former Remo Star’s player third goal of the season.
Ubong Friday got the third for the Promise Keepers to seal off all three points.
In Makurdi, Lobi Stars stunned Niger Tornadoes 3-1 courtesy of a Samad Kadiri brace and Ezekiel Mbah target. Ibrahim Babawo scored the only consolation goal for the Ikon Allah Boys.
Promoted Heartland battled Yobe Deserts to a 1-1 draw in Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri.
Deserts went ahead, as Chinedu Ohanachom opened his goal account in the fifth minute, while Mohammed Azeez drew level for the Naze Millionaires in the 32nd minute.
Enyimba were held to a 1-1 draw to Rivers United at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt. Stanley Dimgba opened scoring for the visitors Enyimba through the spot kick, while substitute Israel Daniel rescued a point for the hosts Rivers United.
The other match fixture El- Kanemi Warriors and Kano Pillars in Maiduguri also ended in a stalemate.
Eric Dufegha, Joshua Agboola and Martins Usule helped Katsina United defeat Go Round 3-0 in Muhammadu Dikko Stadium.
Abia Warriors and Sunshine Stars ended their game in Umuahia in a 0-0 draw.
Plateau United moved three points clear following a 1-0 home win against MFM FC at the New Jos Stadium, on Saturday. Tosin Omoyele scored the winning goal for Peace Boys in the first minute of the game.