NPFL Week 17 Wrap: Nasarawa United’s Struggles Continue, Elkanemi Warriors Cruise Past Heartland

Nasarawa United lacked the strength to cope with the form of Rivers United at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium where they lost 1-0 on Sunday in the week 17 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Elkanemi Warriors and Sunshine Stars also picked crucial victories in their home games.

Kwara United, Katsina United and Niger Tornadoes had good values for their impressive show on the road with a point each.

Futbalgalore.com takes a look at how games turned out in the six centres on Sunday.

Rivers United 1-0 Nasarawa United

Nasarawa United’s struggles on the road continued after they suffered a 1-0 loss to Rivers United at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium.

Sochima Elum was the hero as he lashed home the winning goal in the 3rd minute.

Abia Warriors 1-1 Katsina United

A well struck penalty kick from Joshua Agboola canceled out Obi Samson’s strike as Abia Warriors drew 1-1 with Katsina United at the Umuahia Township Stadium.

Elkanemi Warriors 3-0 Heartland FC

Elkanemi Warriors proved too strong for Heartland as they registered a 3-0 win in Maiduguri.

Striker Anthony Yeful bagged a brace while Bello Koformata also netted for the hosts.

Go Round FC 1-1 Niger Tornadoes

Go Round and Niger Tornadoes played to a 1-1 draw at the Krisdera Hotel Stadium, with Segun Alebiosu canceling out Nelson Esor’s 3rd minute strike.

Sunshine Stars 2-1 Wikki Tourists

Sunshine Stars boosted their campaign with a 2-1 win over Wikki Tourists thanks to goals from Sikiru Alimi and Franklin Sasere.

Enugu Rangers 0-0 Kwara United

Enugu Rangers were held to a goalless draw by struggling Kwara United at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium.

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