Akwa United Downs Shooting Stars, Abia Warriors Hold Rivers United In Port-Harcourt


Akwa United confirmed their superiority over the Shooting Stars of Ibadan on Sunday with a comfortable 2-0 win in Uyo.

Two quick-fire goals from Ubong Friday and Muritala ensured victory for the host.

Abia Warriors did enough to hold the league-defending champions Rivers United to a 1-1 draw.

Nweke Kalu opened the scoring for Abia Warriors in the 48th minute before the host leveled to end the game 1-1.

In Awka, Rangers international came from a goal down to beat Bayelsa United 2-1.

It was the away side that got the opening goal in the 35th minute through Alex Oyowah before two second-half penalties from Godwin Obaje gave the host a 2-1 win.

Bendel Insurance continued its unbeaten run as they secured a 1-1 draw against Enyimba International in Aba.

Emeka Obioma opened the scoring for the host in the 44th minute from the spot before Imade Osaranekhoe restored parity for Benin Arsenal.


Full-Time Results

Rivers United 1-1 Abia Warrior

Enyimba 1-1 Bendel Insurance

Rangers 2-1 Bayelsa United

Remo Stars 1-0 Nasarawa United

Akwa United 2-0 Shooting Stars

Kwara United 2-0 El Kanemi

Plateau United 2-0 Gombe United

Dakkada 0-2 Tornadoes

Wikki 1-1 Sunshine Stars