By Taiwo Ibrahim
The NPFL returned this weekend with a mammoth clash between Enyimba and Bendel Insurance as the pick of the bunch, Sportivationng.com reports.
The People’s Elephants hosted the Benin Arsenal in Aba on Sunday evening, the match ended 1-1.
Enyimba took the lead just before halftime through Chukwuemeka Obioma from the spot.
Imade Osehenkhoe brought Insurance back into the game with a sublime free kick with nine minutes to go.
Obioma has now scored eight goals in the league, while Imade has seven goals in 10 NPFL matches this season.
Akwa United earned a well-deserved 2-0 win over Shooting Stars to move up to second on the Group A log.
Ubong Friday finished off a brilliant pass from Cyril Osilema to open the scoring for the hosts.
Taiye Muritala added the second goal to wrap up the maximum points for Akwa United.
Rivers United played out a 1-1 draw with Abia Warriors in Port-Harcourt.
Nweke Kalu gave the visitors the lead just after the restart before Morice Chukwu rescued a point for Rivers United deep into the stoppage-time.
Doma United earned a stunning 2-0 win over Lobi Stars at the Pantami Stadium courtesy of goals from Daniel Barnabas and Maurice Chigozie.
In Ikenne, Remo Stars defeated Nasarawa United 1-0 thanks to a first half goal from Samuel Anakwe.
FULL NPFL RESULTS
Enyimba 1-1 Bendel Insurance FC
Akwa United 2-0 Shooting Stars SC
Kwara United 2-0 El-Kanemi Warriors
Plateau United 2-0 Gombe United
Remo Stars 1-0 Nasarawa United
Rivers United 1-1 Abia United
Wikki Tourists 1-1 Sunshine Stars
Dakkada 1- 2 Niger Tornsdoes
Doma Utd 2-0 Lobi Stars