NPFL News Round-up: Akwa Utd Closer To Playoff, Yobe Stars Relegated (Matchday 19 Results And Standings)

Akwa United boosted its chances of qualifying for the Super Six after a 1-0 win against Yobe Stars in Matchday 19 fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL on Sunday at theGodswill Akpabio Stadium.

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Akwa United, with only three games to play, are now six-point advantage in Group B while Yobe Stars are relegated considering after it lost its 12th match of the campaign with just 15 points.

However, Ten-man Lobi Stars brighten its playoff chances after edging Rangers 1-0 in Markurdi to displace Eyimba to the second position on Group A standings.

Rangers had a six-point lead at the top going into the game while Lobi was just a spot outside the playoff positions and trailing third-placed MFM by four points,

Enyimba were made to pay for a lethargic performance as they were held 1-1 by Wikki Tourists in a Match Day 19 game at the Enyimba Stadium in Aba on Sunday.

NPFL Group A League Table

 

NPFL Group B League Table

 

NPFL Matchday 19 Group A Results

Kwara 0 – 0 Rivers UTD
Enyimba 1 – 1 Wikki
Lobi 1 – 0 Rangers
MFM 1 – 1 Remo Stars
Sunshine 1 – 0 Niger Tor
Bendel Insurance F.C. 2 – 1 Katsina

NPFL Matchday 19 Group B Results

Akwa UTD 1 – 0 Yobe
Kano Pillars F.C 2 – 0 GO Round
Plateau UTD 2 – 1 Nasarawa
El-Kanemi 0 – 2 Delta Force
Heartland 2 – 4 Abia
GO Round 0 – 1 Akwa UTD