FC Ifeanyi Ubah unbeaten run in the 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) came to an end as they were stunned 1-2 by visiting Abia Warriors in Nnewi on Sunday in the Matchday 6 game.
FC IfeanyiUbah who have not lost any of their previous five games took the lead through Emmanuel Ugwuka just three minutes to the game to hand the home team a perfect start before Samson Obi levelled for the visitors in the added time of first half. Shedrack Ashiegbu’s 59th-minute goal handed Abia Warriors the needed victory in the Oriental derby.
At the Aba Township Stadium, Enyimba defeated visiting Rivers United 2-0 to move up to fourth place in Group A.
A brace from Adamu Hassan in the 2oth and 24th minute and a goal from Chinedu Sunday was all Kano Pillars needed to send visiting Nasarawa United back to Lafia empty-handed at the Sani Abacha Stadium.
At the Agege Stadium in Lagos, MFM FC continued their impressive home record with a 1-0 victory against Wikki Tourists courtesy of a 69th-minute goal scored by Chijioke Akuneto as the Olukoya Boys return to the top of the Group A summit.
OTHER NPFL Matchday 6 Results
Katsina United 3-1 Niger Tornadoes
Heartland FC 3-2 Kada Stars
El- Kanemi Warriors 2-1 Yobe Stars
Akwa United 3-0 Go Round
Gombe United 0-0 Go Round FC
Sunshine Stars 2-1 Remo Stars