NPFL: Heartland, Kwara United & Rangers get away win

NPFL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 16/01/2020

Heartland stunned Enyimba 2-0 in Aba International Stadium as Kwara United and Enugu Rangers get an away win in Nigeria Professional Football League matchday-15 encounter on Wednesday.

Sadiq Abubakar put the visitors ahead on the half-hour mark following a brilliant solo effort before Obioma Chukwuemeka sealed the victory for Heartland and condemned the People Elephant to their fourth defeat of the season.

Former champions Enugu Rangers also recorded a 2-1 away win against Warri Wolves at the Warri City Stadium with Kelvin Itoya and Kenechukwu Agu put the Flying Antelopes raced into a two-goal lead early in the game before Charles Atsemene pulled one back for the home team but was not a enough for the Delta State team.

Akwa United will still be dazed after they lost 2-0 to Kwara United right in front of their fans at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium with Alao Danbani netted a brace for the Ilorin outfit.

Joshua Akpuje scored a strange hat-trick for MFM FC to beat Jigawa Golden Stars 2-1 at the Soccer Temple Stadium in Agege he conceded an own goal on the hour mark but he later scored twice in the 41st and 69th minutes respectively to hand the Olukoya Boys all three points in the game.

Katsina United forced Kano Pillars to a 1-1 draw in the Northwest Derby, while Adamawa played out a scoreless draw with fellow strugglers Wikki Tourists.

Dakkada welcome Nassarawa United in the last fixtures Nigeria Professional Football League matchday-15 on Thursday evening.