NPFL: Bendel Insurance extend unbeaten run, Enyimba overcome 3SC


Bendel Insurance extended their unbeaten streak in the Nigeria Premier Football League to six games after a hard-fought 1-0 win against Nasarawa United on Wednesday night.

The Benin Arsenals have now won six and drawn two of their eight games so far this season.

Ebuka Akobundu scored the decisive goal on 52nd minutes.

Akobundu unleased a powerful shot inside the box which beat Nasarawa United goalkeeper, Jerry Isaac.

Insurance maintained top position in Group A with 20 points from eight matches.

In Aba, Red-hot Emeka Obioma bagged a brace in Enyimba’s 2-0 win against Shooting Stars.

Obioma opened scoring for the People’s Elephant with a header on second minutes.

The forward netted the second goal late in the first half after he was set up by Ekenne Awazie.

He is now top scorer in the NPFL with seven goals from eight games.

Plateau Utd 5-0 Elkanemi
Enyimba 2-0 Shootings
Insurance 1-0 Nasarawa Utd
Kwara Utd 0-0 Remo Stars
Doma Utd 1-0 Abia Warrior
Tornadoes 1-1 Bayelsa Utd
Wikki Tourists 2-1 Lobi Stars
Dakkada FC 2-1 Sunshine.

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