NPFL Wrap-up: Pillars Win, Lobi, Rangers Draw
NPFL Wrap-up: Pillars Win, Lobi, Rangers Draw

Rangers and Lobi Stars’ position on the log remains unchanged, while Remo Stars and Niger Tornadoes are second and last from the bottom of Group A respectively after the rescheduled Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) 2019 matches played on Wednesday.


Concise News reports that home side, Remo played goalless with former champions, Rangers International of Enugu while in a goalmouth melee, Michael Stephen salvaged a point at home for reigning champions, Lobi Stars against Niger Tornadoes.

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Jibrin Mustapha put visiting Tornadoes in front on 8 minutes before Yaya Kone scored from the penalty spot to equalise for Lobi. Therefater, Goyi Mohammed made it 2-1 for Tornadoes, but Stephen would then ensure a share of the spoils deep into injury time.

In Group B, a double from Nwagua Nyima (3rd and 62nd minute) and a penalty from long-term player, Rabiu Ali ensured Kano Pillars move within two points of Group B toppers Akwa United in the abridged NPFL season with a 3-0 win over visiting FC Ifeanyi Ubah.

However, Ifeanyi Ubah stay third on the log while the win takes Pillars one place up to No. 4 in place of Go Round FC.