Doma United have moved to second position after defeating Plateau United by a lone goal in the MatchDay 9 fixtures of the 2023/24 Nigeria Premier Football League at the Pantami Stadium.
The ‘Savannah Tigers’ won their fifth game in a row with a goal from Andrew Majalisa in the 22nd minute. This victory also marked their seventh clean sheet, which is the highest in the league.
The visitors who have now earned the fourth league loss put out everything in their arsenal to leave Gombe with a point.
Meanwhile, Bendel Insurance battled to a 2-2 draw against Kwara United to preserve their record of not losing at home since 2007.
Kwar United had stunned the home fans when Sad’eeq Ahmat opened the scoring in the 14th minute but Stephen Sodje restored parity in the 27th minute.
With six minutes left for the first half to end, Godwin Oshagbemi made it 2-1.
At the restart of the second half, the ‘Benin Arsenal’ who faced losing at home since 2007 desperately searched for the equalising goal.
With all hopes almost gone, Ismael Seriki popped up with a last-ditch goal in the 94th minute to end the game at 2-2.
However, action continues today as Gombe United host Niger Tornadoes at the Pantami Stadium while Remo Stars will be guests to Akwa United at the Eket Stadium, Uyo.
Shooting Stars will host Kano Pillars at the Lekan Salami Stadium while Akwa City Stadium will host Enugu Rangers and Katsina United.
Rivers United will trade tackles with Abia Warriors at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium while Sporting Lagos will welcome Heartland to Mobolaji Johnson Stadium. Sunshine Stars will be guests to Bayelsa United at the Samson Siasia stadium.