While Sunshine Stars woes continue, there was just no stopping for Enyimba on matchday 23 of the Nigeria Professional Football League.
The People’s Elephants were back to winning ways courtesy of a 2-1 victory against Wikki Tourists at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium.
Goals from Reuben Bala and Tosin Omoyele rendered Stephen Gopey’s effort a consolation.
It was jubilation galore in the camp of Enyimba as they ended an unwanted three winless streak on the domestic scene.
Having drawn at Katsina United, Kano Pillars were on the joyous side on, thanks to a 1-0 victory over Nasarawa United. Auwalu Ali Mallam scored to undo the Solid Miners at Ahmadu Bello Stadium.
Madu Gida sit three points above second-placed Akwa United, who face Abia Warriors at the Okigwe Township Stadium on Thursday.
Basement boys, Adamawa United surprisingly pipped Katsina United thanks to Sanusi Abdulmutalib’s own goal.
Ninth on the ladder, Heartland were denied the chance to claim three points as their game with Plateau United didn’t hold due to torrential rains in Okigwe The match has been rescheduled for tomorrow.
At the Kwara Stadium Complex, 10-man Rivers United were forced to a 1-1 draw by Kwara United.
Joseph Onoja silenced the Harmony Boys in the 47th minute but Christopher Nwaeze equalized for the home side. A late red card to Fabian Nworie didn’t deter the Pride of Rivers from picking a crucial away point.
Efe Yarhere was the hero in Ozoro as Warri Wolves preyed on Lobi Stars 1-0.
Isaac George struck a brace as Dakkada FC deservedly edged FC Ifeanyi Ubah 2-1. Remo Stars product Ekene Awazie was on song for the Anambra Warriors.
Sunshine Stars recorded their ninth draw of the season, having played to a 0-0 stalemate against MFM FC in Akure. The Owena Whales are 18th with 21 points while Olukoya Boys have 31 points on 11th spot.
Rangers host Jigawa Golden Stars at the Cathedral on Thursday.