NPFL'23: Remo Stars collapse in Jos as Gombe overcome Plateau in 5 goals triller

Published on: 21 February 2023

Remo Stars winless run extends to four in the Nigeria Premier Football League as they were beaten 2-0 by Nasarawa United on Monday evening, reports

The Skye Blues Boys are having one of their worst moments since they return to the topflight last season with results that as pushed them down the ladder of group A.

Nasarawa took the lead as early as the 8th minutes and could've gone now before the break. They then took the game beyond the reach of their visitors 2 minutes into the second half, a scoreline which they maintained till the regulation time.

After failing to win any of their first 6 games, Nasarawa United have now picked up the maximum points from two out of their last 3 league games.

Meanwhile in Gombe, host Gombe United overcome resilient Plateau United 3-2 at the Pantami Stadium.

In the mouthwatering match day 9 encounter, Ogbonna shoot Gomve ahead in the 12th minute. Plateau United responded off the boots of Hilary I'm the 18th minutes

Gombe United retook the lead via Olanrewaju 6 minutes later, a lead thru held onto going into the break.

Two minutes into the second half, Vincent restored parity for Fidelis Ilechukwu's men and when they thought they had secured another valuable away point, Souley converted from the spot in the 90+5 minutes to hand Gombe United the maximum points.

The fixtures marks the end of the first stanza for the four teams who will now focus on preparations ahead of the second stanza billed for March.


By Oluwayemi Omolagba