NPFL'23: Insurance unbeaten still as Enyimba compound Kwara United's woes

Published on: 17 April 2023

With four games left to end the regular season, Bendel Insurance remain the only unbeaten team in the league following yet another draw on Sunday, this time with Remo Stars at Ikenne, reports

With just 16 minutes into the encounter, Franck Kwame puts the host ahead with his debut goal after glancing home a header after a flick on from Nduka Junior.

Insurance responded with the equaliser 4 minutes later through Divine Nwachukwu.

The scores remain the same till the end of the game extending Insurance winless run to five and their unbeaten run to 14.

Remo Stars on the other hand have now gone 3 games without a win.

Enyimba compound Kwara United woes as they condemned them to a back to back home loss at the Akure Township Stadium.

Mbaoma taps in Obot's cutback to give Enyimba the lead in the 29th minute. The lead lasted only for 6 minutes as Kadiri levels for the host from the spot 10 minutes into the break.

Mbaoma bounced on a defensive error from the host for get his brace and Enyimba's second if the evening in the 78th minutes and that was all the People's Elephant needed to move 2nd on group A log.

Bayelsa United resurgence continues as they put 3 pass Lobi Stars in Yenagoa. It their 3rd win on the bounce after beating WIkki Tourists 2-1 away from home last week and hammering Abia Warriors 5-1 the week before. They are now unbeaten in four.

Elsewhere, Plateau United narrowly defeat Akwa United to further boost their push for a Super Six ticket.

Doma United put 2 unreplied goals past Wikki Tourist to move second on group B log.

Rivers United versus Dakkada FC match to be completed this morning. The game was halted in the 52nd minutes due to heavy downpour with Rivers United leading by a lone goal.

Matchday 14 Results

Remo Stars 1-1 Bendel Insurance

Kwara United 1-2 Enyimba

Abia Warriors 2-1 Sunshine Stars

Doma United 2-0 Wikki Tourist

Bayelsa United 3-0 Lobi Stars

Rangers Intl 2-2 Niger Tornadoes

El-Kanemi Warriors 0-0 Shooting Stars

Plateau United 1-0 Akwa United

Nasarawa United 1-1 Gombe United

Rivers United 1-0 Dakkada FC* (postponed)


By Oluwayemi Omolagba