NPFL Round-Up: Abia Warriors Shock Kano Pillars, Pick Away Win As Akwa United Beat Enyimba


Abia Warriors under the tutelage of Bethel Orji secured a vital win in Kano against Kano Pillars in a match day 23 NPFL encounter.

Daniel Ijeh’s 79th minute rocket for the visitors was all the Umuahia based side needed to shock Kano Pillars in front of a packed Sani Abacha Stadium.

In Uyo, it was a glorious home coming as Akwa United returned to the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium with a 3-1 win over Enyimba FC.

Suleiman Sani got a brace for the Promise Keepers while David Philip was also on the scoresheet as Akwa United overpowered Enyimba despite a late penalty by Chijioke Mbaoma.

At the Pantami Stadium, Doma United were held to a stalemate by Sporting Lagos despite a man advantage.