The AthleticNG presents a review of 2023/2024 Nigeria Premier Football League [NPFL] matchday-eight games decided last weekend.
Nine matches were played across the country in the NPFL .
On Saturday, November 11 at the Pantami Stadium in Gombe, Doma United FC gunned down former NPFL champions Akwa United FC 1-0 to get the week-8 fixtures underway.
On Sunday, November 12, the biggest game of the day pitched Kano Pillars FC Vs Enyimba FC at the Sani Abacha Stadium.
Abdul Maikaba tutored Pillars beat the reigning NPFL champions 1-0 courtesy of an Abba Adam goal in the 19th minute of the match.
In Ikenne, Remo Stars Sports Club thrashed Gombe United FC 4-0 to pile more misery on the Savannah Scorpions who last weekend fell 0-3 at home to Doma United FC.
For the Remo Stars win, Sikiru Alimi netted twice for Daniel Ogunmodede’s in the game to go top of the goalscorers chart while Franck Mawuena and Aniekeme Okon scored the other goals.
At the Kwara Sports Complex, Kwara United rallied to hold Shooting Stars to a 1-1 draw Malomo Taofeek gave Shooting Stars the lead a minute before the break before getting a red card to reduce Gbenga Ogunbote’s men to 10-men.
Buoyed by the numerical advantage, Kwara United fought back to earn a point with Alao Mohamed equalising two minutes from time.
The Antelopes continued the Flying start to life under Fidelis Ilechukwu with a hard-fought 2-2 away draw Vs Sunshine Stars In Akure.
In summary, eighteen-goals were scored in nine matches, with six home wins and three draws.
Doma 1-0 Akwa United
FULL RESULTS ON SUNDAY
Katsina Utd 1-0 Rivers Utd
Sunshine Stars 2-2 Rangers
Lobi 1-0 Sporting Lagos
Kano Pillars 1-0 Enyimba
Kwara Utd 1-1 3SC
Tornadoes 0-0 Insurance
Remo Stars 4-0 Gombe Utd
Plateau Utd 3-1 Abia Warriors