NPFL Matchday Six Wrap – Brace From Red Hot Lokosa Powers Pillars To Win Over Plateau United

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Kano Pillars picked up a 2- 0 win over Nigeria League Champions Plateau United in a game that was billed by many as the star game of Matchday six of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) .

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A quick fire brace from the rave of the moment in the Nigerian domestic league Junior Lokosa helped the Kano based side triumph 2-1 at the Sani Abacha Stadium.

Lokosa achieved his brace by finding the back of the net in the 21st and 27th minute of the encounter, and in so doing took his goal tally for the season ‎to six goals in six games.

Despite playing at their adopted home in Calabar, Enyimba Fc of Aba edged a keenly contested derby game against city rivals Abia Warriors 1-0 ‎thanks to a sublime free kick goal by Stanley Dimgba.

In Akure Kehinde Adedipe 26th minute strike was good enough to help Sunshine Stars to a slim 1-0 win over visiting El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri.

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MFM Fc of Lagos battled their way to a hard earned 2-1 win over Wikki Tourist. The Olukoya Babes took the lead in the 6th minute through Waheed Adebayo before Wikki pegged them back via the spot 11 minutes later through Nafiu Kabuga after Shammah Tanze was fouled in the box.

Akila Jesse restored MFM’s lead five minutes before the half time break, and his goal ended up as the winner for his team helping them bounce back from the loss they suffered in the last round of games.

In Nnewi FC Ifeanyiubah were stunned when Cyril Olisema put visiting Akwa United up in the 12th minute. Ikeokwu equalised for the home side three minutes after the restart and despite all the pressure mounted by the home side the game ended one all.

Chinedu Ohanachom goal in the 49th minute earned Yobe Desert Stars a 1-0 win over Katsina United to round up Wednesday games of Matchday six of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

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The rest of matches will be played tomorrow and next tomorrow with Kwara United taking on Lobi Stars tomorrow, same day when Enugu Rangers will take on Rivers United.

Same tomorrow Go Round FC will trade tackles against Nasarawa United in Omoku with Thursday game between Niger Tornadoes and Heartland FC in Lokoja rounding up the matchday six games.

Ade Emmanuel