NPFL: Insurance hold Enyimba in Aba, MFM maintain spot despite Kwara loss

Enyimba failed to go top of Group A of the NPFL even after leaders MFM FC fell 1-0 at Kwara United, while Akwa United maintained leadership in Group B after 2-0 win over Gombe United.

MFM remain top of their section with 23 points, while Enugu Rangers leap-frogged Enyimba to move into second place after a 1-0 win over visiting Katsina United.

Both Rangers and Enyimba are on 21 points apiece but ‘The Flying Antelopes’ enjoy a better goals difference.

Niger Tornadoes remain rock bottom of the group after a first-half match winner by Wasiu Jimh for hosts Rivers United.

In Group B, Akwa United posted a comfortable home win over Gombe United even without injured NPFL leading scorer Mfon Udoh.

They have 25 points, same as El Kanemi Warriors, who lost 2-1 at Kano Pillars.

Visiting Heartland compounded the problems of Plateau United after they held the Jos club to a goalless draw.

Yobe Desert Stars are bottom of the group after they were held to a scoreless draw by Delta Force.

They have 11 points from 14 matches.

Results NPFL Week 14

Wikki 2-1 Remo Stars

(Isa Gata 42′, Abdullahi Musa 89′ – Victor Chidume 62′)

Rivers 1-0 Tornadoes

(Wasiu Jimoh 31′)

Rangers 1-0 Katsina

(Seka Pascal 17′)

Kwara 1-0 MFM

(Shamsudeen Hashim 54′)

Enyimba 0-0 Insurance

Yobe 0-0 Delta

Go-Round 1-0 Abia

(Chidubem Nwogbaga 78′)

Nasarawa 1-0 FCIU

(Adeshina Thomas 60′)

Plateau 0-0 Heartland

Pillars 2-1 El-Kanemi

(Gambo Muhammad 8′, David Ibuka 61′ – Bello Kofarmata 66′ PEN)

Akwa 2-0 Gombe

(Cyril Olisema 74′ PEN, Wisdom Fernando 90+2′)

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