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Kano Pillars Derby Win Pile Pressure On Lobi Stars

Kano Pillars now have the NPFL top spot within view after they beat Katsina 3-1 in a Northwest Derby.

Pillars now have 35 points from 21 matches, two points behind Lobi Stars, who have played two games less.

NPFL leading scorer Junior Lokosa scored a brace and provided an assist for Pillars, while Destiny Ashadi pulled a goal back for Katsina United.

League defending champion, Plateau United moved to third place after they beat Nasarawa United 2-1.

They now have 33 points after 20 matches.

Abia Warriors have also climbed up the standings courtesy of a 1-0 win over MFM FC and are now placed eighth with 29 points.

Sunshine Stars eased their relegation fears when they stopped bottom team Heartland 2-1 at home.

Akwa United, Kwara United, FC Ifeanyiubah and Rivers United all recorded away wins against Enugu Rangers, Niger Tornadoes, Yobe Desert Stars and El Kanemi Warriors, respectively.

NPFL Results

Niger Tornadoes 1 Kwara United 1

Kano Pillars 3 Katsina United 1

Plateau United 2 Nasarawa United 1

Go Round FC 1 Wikki Tourists 0

El Kanemi Warriors 1 Rivers United 1

MFM FC 0 Abia Warriors 1

Enugu Rangers 0 Akwa United 0

Yobe Desert Stars 1 Fc Ifeanyiubah 1

Sunshine Stars 2 Heartland 1

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