Abia Warriors have secured a 1-0 victory over visiting Wikki Tourist in the MatchDay 13 of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League season at the Okigwe Stadium on Saturday.
Warriors began the season poorly with head coach, Imama Amakapabo hitherto had his job under threat as he faced possible sack but has been able to turn the fortunes of the club to secure their fourth victory.
Fatai Abdullahi’s goal from the penalty spot just before the first half ended was enough to give his side the three months as the club moved to ninth on the table with 16 points while scoring 15 goals in the process.
Meanwhile, Wikki Tourists have now lost a NPFL match played on a Saturday for the first time since September 2016, ending an unbeaten run of three games on Saturdays.
The Bauchi based club are 10th on the table and have 16 points as well from 12 games played so far.
Action continues on Sunday when Akwa United host a vengeful Rivers United while Enugu Rangers will trade tackles with Heartland FC at the Cathedral.
Plateau United will seek to defend their title when they visit IfeanyiUbah while Jigawa Golden Stars will battle against the superior firepower of Enyimba.
Warri Wolves will seek to defeat Kwara United when they take a trip to Ilorin while Lobi Stars will seek redemption against visiting Katsina United.
MFM FC will pray their way to victory over a resurgent Nasarawa United while Adamawa United will look to secure a second league victory over Sunshine Stars in Akure.