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NPFL21: Abia Warriors remain winless as Nasarawa Utd go top

Nasarawa United are the new leaders of the Nigeria Professional Football League after they secured a 2-1 away win over Warri Wolves on Sunday in Ozoro.

They came from behind to defeat Warri Wolves 2-1 in Ozoro.

Uche Ihuarulam had given Wolves the lead in the 21st minute and they held onto that slim lead all through the first half.

Nasarawa United’s breakthrough came a little after the hour-mark when Silas Nwankwo netted the equaliser in the 63rd minute before Chinedu Ohanachom fired the visitors in front 15 minutes afterwards.

Hard as Warri Wolves tried to rescue at least a point from Sunday’s game, it was Nasarawa United who held onto their unbeaten start to the season.

Nasarawa United now have 14 points from six matches to topple Rivers United, who have 11 points and a game in hand.

In Uyo, Sunshine Stars also recorded their first away win of the season as they pipped Dakkada FC 2-1.

Sadeeq Yusuf scored both goals for the Akure Gunners. The away win by Sunshine Stars means they are now sixth as against 11th prior to this Matchday,

Elsewhere, Lobi Stars and Rangers cancelled themselves in Enugu to remain in the top four, while Kwara United compound the woes of FC IfeanyiUbah and leap from 10th to 5th.

Heartland came from behind to beat Akwa United 2-1 while Abia Warriors remain winless this season as they could only register a barren draw against MFM.

 

Heartland 2-1 Akwa Utd
Kwara Utd 1-0 FC Ifeanyiubah
Abia Warriors 0-0 MFM
Rangers 0-0 Lobi
Dakkada 1-2 Sunshine Stars
Wolves 1-2 Nasarawa Utd

 

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