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NPFL: Biffo loses in Sporting Lagos debut, Kano Pillars puts four past Gombe, Finidi George’s Enyimba plays stalemate against Sunshine Stars

Vaseline 2 months ago brings you the key highlights from an action-packed matchday 31 of the 2023/2024 season of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

Abia Warriors recorded a 1-nil win over Bayelsa United. An 84th minute strike from Obi Samson put Bayelsa United further into relegation trouble as they sit 17th on the NPFL table.

Kano Pillars went into turmoil at home as they put four past Gombe United. Umar Shehu and legendary NPFL midfielder Rabiu Ali scored two goals apiece to pour salt on Gombe’s injuries. Gombe United are currently 20th in the league.

Abdullahi Biffo had hoped for a better start for Sporting Lagos as they fell two goals behind against Katsina United. Goals from Andrew Idoko and Michael Ibe secured all three points for United, who are now dreaming of finishing in the top four.

Emmanuel Ogbole scored a 90+9th minute winner to seal three points for Kwara United against Akwa United while the match between Lobi Stars and Bendel Insurance ended in a goalless draw.

Niger Tornadoes put two past Doma United. Hussaini Mohammed and Bashiru Usman got on the scoresheet to get Tornadoes back to winning ways after being beaten 4-1 the previous matchday.

Plateau United recorded a 1-0 victory over Remo Stars. Both sides now sit 4th and 5th respectively on the NPFL table, with 50 points for each side.

Enugu Rangers remain top of the league despite losing 2-0 to Rivers United, while Sunshine Stars drew 1-1 against Finidi George’s Enyimba International.