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Ali battles Akwa star, Lawal & Ibrahim for NPFL Golden boot

NPFL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 21/05/2019

Kano Pillar veteran Rabiu Ali is battling Akwa United striker Mfon Udoh, Katsina United's Tasiu Lawal and Sunusi Ibrahim of Nasarawa United forward for Nigeria Professional Football League Golden boot award.

The 32-year-old attacking midfielder scores a 19th-minute penalty to take his tally to eight in the league before two second-half goals from Auwalu Ali Malam and Yusuf Maigoro completed the 3-0 drubbing over Delta Force at the Kofar Mata stadium.

The win ensures Kano Pillar secure Super-Six playoff with four points clear of third-placed Ifeanyi Ubah in Group B but Akwa United striker Udoh is the leading the goalscoring chart with 10 goals followed by Tasiu Lawal of Katsina United, Nasarawa United star Sunusi Ibrahim and Pillars midfielder Rabiu Ali with eight goals each.

Top Scorer Chart

10 Goals

Mfon Udoh -Akwa Utd

8 Goals

Tasiu Lawal – Katsina Utd

Sunusi Ibrahim -Nasarawa Utd

Rabiu Ali -Pillars

7 Goals

Philip Auta -Yobe Stars

Abba Umar – Wikki tourist

6 Goals

Musa Usman – Gombe Utd

Yaya Konè – Lobi Stars

Ndifreke Effiong – Akwa Utd

Kabiru Sanusi -KADA City/Delta Force

Godwin Aguda – Rangers

Ossy Martins – Rivers United

Martins Usule – Katsina Utd

Ifeanyi Anaemena -Enyimba

Samson Obi – Abia Warriors

5 Goals

Bashir Abdulrahaman – Enyimba

Seka Pascal – Rangers

Akuneto Chijoke -MFM FC

Uche Ihuarulam – FC Ifeanyi Ubah

Chibundu Amah – Sunshine Stars

Adamu Hassan – Kano Pillars

Victor Mboama -Remo Stars

Adeniji Kabir – MFM FC
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