–Enyimba Extend Streak; 3SC Stop Sharks; Rangers Edge Pillars
By Adeboye Amosu:
Sunshine Stars and Enyimba secured impressive wins in match day 15 of the Glo Premier League on Wednesday to displace Wikki Tourists at the top of the table.
Sunshine Stars moved to first position on the log, edging Enyimba on goal difference, courtesy of a 3-1 home win against Akwa United.
The Akure Gunners opened scoring as early as the eighth minute through Kehinde Adeleye.
Dayo Ojo and Prince Agrrey put the result beyond doubt with two second half goals while Nnamso Edo scored the consolation goal for the visitors five minutes from time.
Enyimba leapt to second position following an emphatic 3-1 road trip win against Kwara United in Ilorin.
It was the eighth consecutive game without defeat for the Peoples Elephant.
Wikki Tourists failed to hold on to top position as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Giwa FC.
Champions Pillars continued their poor run of form as they fell to a 2-1 defeat to Rangers in Enugu.
Godpower Aniefiok opened scoring for Okey Emordi's men in the 10th minute but the Flying Antelopes rallied back to win the game through beautiful strikes by Aguda and Bobby Clement.
3SC defeated Sharks 1-0 in Ibadan to extend their unbeaten streak under Gbenga Ogunbote to five.
Nasarawa United beat Taraba United 2-0 in the all northern affair, while El-kanemi Warriors pipped Dolphins 1-0 in Katsina.
The Oriental derby between Heartland and FC IfeanyiUbah ended 1-0 in favour of the hosts.
The Naze Millionares needed a late Saibou Badarou strike to win the tie.
Warri Wolves enjoyed a 1-0 narrow win against Lobi Stars with Onyekachi Okafor scoring the match winner in the 14th minute.
Abia Warriors were in form at home as they beat Bayelsa United 3-1 despite their top scorer Chisom Chikatara missing the game.
ALL THE RESULTS
Abia Warriors 3-1 Bayelsa Utd
Nasarawa Utd 1-0 Taraba Utd
Sunshine Stars 3-1 Akwa Utd
Rangers 2-1 Kano Pillars
Warri Wolves 1-0 Lobi Stars
Kwara Utd 1-3 Enyimba
El-kanemi 1-0 Dolphins
Wikki Tourists 1-1 Giwa FC
Heartland 1-0 Ifeanyi Ubah
3SC 1-0 Sharks