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NPFL WRAP: NO OBAJE,NO PROBLEM AS WIKKI RETAINS TOP SPOT WITH COMEBACK WIN OVER KANO PILLARS

Wikki Tourist of Bauchi showed there’s life in them even without their top scorer Godwin Obaje coming from behind to beat 8 man Kano Pillars 3-1.

New signing Ibrahim Alhassan popularly refereed to as Muazam scored a brace but only after Emmanuel Edmund has given Kano Pillars the lead in the 35th minute.

Abubakar Lawal scored Wikki’s other goal of the game with Kano Pillars ending the encounter with 8 men after the sending off of three of their players which include Jamiu Alimi and Tijjani Adamu.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah relied on their new signings Wasiu Jimoh and Ismaila Gata to power them to victory against Rivers United while Shooting Stars continue their climb off the relegation spots with a 1-0 win in Lagos against MFM FC courtesy of an 82nd minute goal from Ebitimi Agogu.

Niger Tornadoes failed to break down a determined Rangers International of Enugu side who ran out with a point thanks to Osas Okoro who canceled out Mustapha Musa first half strike with a goal at the death for the visitors.

Abia Warriors had Uche Ihuarulam to thank as his 28th minute goal was the difference between them and visiting Heartland FC of Owerri while two first half goals from Aniekan Ekpe and Michael Ikpe gave Akwa United a deserving 2-0 win over El-Kanemi Warriors in Uyo.

*Ade Santos (NPFL)