Lokosa closing up on NPFL goal record as Abia Warriors beat MFM
Kano Pillars goal poacher, Junior Lokosa netted a brace in Pillars 3-1 Victory against Katsina United.
Lokosa who is on course to break the 20 goals in a season record, scored twice for the Masu Gida boys to take his goal haul to 18 this season as Pillars move to the second place in the league table.
Lokosa opened the scoring in the 8th minute before completing his brave just three minutes to the second half. Nyima Nwagua made it three before Destiny Ashadi scored a consolation goal for the visitors.
Elsewhere at the Agege Stadium, visiting Abia Warriors gave MFM FC a shocker as they peeped them by a lone goal to move to 8th place in the league.
Rivers United got a vital away point as they shared the spoils with El Kanemi Warriors of Bornu.
Aghahowa Otakho scored a pen goal for the visitors who took the lead in the added time of the first half as the Port-Harcourt-based club almost ran away with all three points before Michael Ohanu equalized from the spot in the 90th minute to deny the visitors.
Debutants, Go Round FC continued to ensure they remain in the league and rub shoulders with the big clubs as they defeated visiting Wikki Tourists by 1-0 courtesy of a 54th-minute goal by Shedrack Oghali.
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