Enugu Rangers reclaimed the top spot of the premier league after defeating Shooting Stars of Ibadan by three goals to two. The goals for the Flying Antelope’s were scored by Chikeluba Ofoedu, Rasaq Adegbite and Chinedu Sunday, while Talabi Olumakinde scored the two goals for shooting stars of Ibadan.
At the Aba township stadium, Enyimba were held to a 1-1 draw by Akwa United. Enyimba who are now second on the league table got their goal from Onyekachi Okoye while Dauda equalised for the visitors.
Heartland of Owerri lost at home to Sharks of Port Harcourt by a goal which came from Gomo Onduku. Two minutes to the end of the match Heartland was awarded a penalty but was unable to score.
In the other matches played during the weekend in the Nigeria Premier League, the games ended;
Kaduna United 1-0 Ocean Boys
Gombe United 1-0 Wikki Tourists
Kwara United 2-0 Rising Stars
ABS FC 3-0 Jigawa Golden Stars
Niger Tornadoes 1-1 Lobi Stars
Sunshine Stars 1-1 Warri Wolves