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Enyimba Stumble, Pillars Go 5 Points Clear

Enyimba Stumble, Pillars Go 5 Points Clear

–Rangers, Dolphins, Giwa, Kaduna win at home as Akwa hold Sunshine in Akure

Enyimba International stumbled in their push to unseat leaders, kano Pillars following a scoreless draw with Oriental rivals and neighbours, Heartland in a Glo Premier League week 29 game decided Sunday at Aba.

The six time domestic champions inability to make their home advantage count ensured that leaders, Kano Pillars who comfortably dispatched Lobi Stars 2-0 moved five points clear at the top of the table.

Goals from Theophilus Afelokhai, captain and goalkeeper who converted a penalty kick and former 3SC striker Azeez Shobowale helped the back-back winners to a 2-0 win and five points clear at the top of the table.

Nasarawa United who were second on the log going into Sunday’s games crashed 1-2 at Dolphins as Emem Eduok’s brace sealed a hard fought 2-1 win for Dolphins who moved three places up on the table.

Debekeme Tamakuro reduced the deficit for the visitors as Stanley Eguma’s team moved to the second spot on the table.

Sunshine Stars of Akure were held to a scoreless draw by visiting Akwa United. It was a night of hisses for the Erasmus Onuh side as center back Stephen Eze was sent off in the 74th minute while captain Sunday Abe missed a 46th minute penalty kick.

Coal City Flying Antelopes, Enugu Rangers extended their unbeaten run to four games with a 1-0 win over FC Taraba. Osaguona Ighodaro scored the match winner to take his tally so far in the season to 15 goals.

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