Matchday 23 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) provided high entertainment last weekend with an avalanche of 15 goals in nine games.
Plateau United’s top spot battle saw the Jos based club open the gap on the likes of Rivers United and Lobi Stars with a solid away win at Wikki Tourists. Giants Enugu Rangers underwhelmed with a goalless draw away at MFM.
At the bottom, relegation football saw Kwara United take a key loss in a six-pointer against fellow struggling Golden Stars. Rivers United did their job with victory over Ifeanyi Ubah but could not rise to the summit as Plateau made no mistake.
Full weekend results:
Dakkada FC 1-0 Heartland
Jigawa Golden Stars 2-1 Kwara
Lobi Stars 2-2 Kano Pillars
MFM FC 0-0 Enugu Rangers
Nasarawa 3-0 Katsina Utd
Rivers United 1-0 Ifeanyi Ubah
Sunshine Stars 1-0 Abia Warriors
Wikki Tourist 0-1 Plateau United.