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THE STATISTICS FROM MATCH DAY ONE OF NIGERIA PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

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As we get set for Match Day two games in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) owngoalnigeria.com take a look at the statistics from match day one.

Rivers United 1-0 Enyimba – It was Rivers United (formerly known as Dolphins) first win over Enyimba in 10 league games.

Rivers United 1-0 Enyimba – Enyimba have now gone four successive seasons without a victory in their first match.

Frederick Obomate – Obomate’s goal for Rivers United ended Enyimba’s run of 546mins of play without conceding a goal in the NPFL.

4 Away Win – It took 4 Matchdays for 4 away wins to be recorded last season, It has taken just 1 Matchday to equal that record this season.

4 Away Win – Before this season, Matchday 38 of the 2013/14 season was the last time 4 away wins were recorded in a Matchday of the NPFL.

Godspower Agudia – The Akwa United forward is the first player to be sent off in the 2015/2016 NPFL season.

Godwin Obaje: The Wikki Tourist striker has now scored six goals away from home since the start of 2014/2015 season, no any other player has scored more.

Nassarawa Utd 1- 2 MFM – The lafia based side are beaten at home for the first time since 2009, a run of 61 matches.

Kano Pillars 2-1 Rangers – Pillars have now scored in 65 consecutive NPFL home matches.

Kano Pillars 2-1 Rangers – In their last three home side games against the team from Enugu, the home side have come from behind to win.

Kano Pillars 2-1 Rangers – The flying antelopes from Enugu have won just one of their last 19 away NPFL games, a 1-0 win over Warri Wolves.

*Extracted from @optangr & @NPFL statistic