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NPLF Match Day 31: Shooting Stars beat Eyimba, Rangers back In Relegation Zone

Enyimba missed the chance to close the gap on Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) leaders, Plateau United, on Sunday as they were beaten 1-0 by relegation threatened Shooting Stars in Ibadan.

Abayomi Adebayo scored the only goal of the encounter in the 8th minute.

Shooting Stars are now in the 16th position on 40 points in the league table, while Enyimba remain fourth on 47 points.

Leaders Plateau United were held to a goalless draw in Makurdi by Lobi Stars.

Title contenders Akwa United came from behind to defeat Nasarawa United 2-1, El-Kanemi Warriors lost 1-0 to Sunshine Stars in Ijebu Ode and ABS won 2-0 against champions Enugu Rangers.

At the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano, Remo Stars’ relegation woes worsened as they lost 2-0 to Kano Pillars.

Abia Warriors held Niger Tornadoes to a 0-0 draw in Minna, FC IfeanyiUbah were forced to a 2-2 home draw by Gombe United while Rivers United, who have two games in hand, beat Wikki Tourists 3-1 in Port Harcourt.

The fixture between MFM FC and Katsina United in Lagos, was called off as a heavy downpour left the pitch waterlogged. It will now be played on Monday by 8am.

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