By Olusola ‘Jide @jide_olusola
Bendel Insurance of Edo have secured their first win of the season against Lobi Stars of Markurdi in Match Day 6 of the abridged Nigeria Professional Football League.
The Benin Arsenal who just returned to top flight football had prior to this game drew three games and lost one, though they have one outstanding game.
The home side were all over 2018 champions, Lobi Stars showing the intention to win the game at all cost.
The determination was key to their victory as they unlocked the defence of the guest in the 68th minute through Charles Omokaro.
The goal seemed to spur Lobi Stars into life and made several attempts to find their way back in to the game with no luck.
Following this victory, Bendel Insurance have climbed to the 7th position on Group A while Lobi Stars are rooted on the 11th position having played three games so far due to their participation in continental football.